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Mr Nicola de Liguori Carino

Consultant General and HPB Surgeon

MD Specialist in General Surgery

Practices at: The Highfield Hospital, The Alexandra Hospital

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Personal Profile

 Mr de'Liguori Carino completed his surgical training in 2005 in Italy with a period spent at the Ohio University Hospital, Columbus, USA. Mr de' Liguori Carino spent 4 years training in HPB and transplant surgery at the University of Liverpool and Leeds before being appointed as a Consultant in Manchester in 2009.

Mr de'Liguori Carino specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole), hepatobiliary and pancreatic (HPB) surgery, working in one of the busiest HPB Unit in Europe, It provides state of the art care for a vast population of the North West of England exceeding 3.5 million.

Often referrals come from other areas of the UK and from abroad. His work and that of his colleagues is recognised around the country and abroad for innovation and excellent results.

Clinical Interests

His main interests are in disease of the liver, gallbladder, biliary system and pancreas. He also has an extensive practice in hernias repairs.

He has experience in the treatment of gallstone disease with the most modern techniques with emphasis on rapid access to treatment and recovery.

He treats extremely complex cases of benign and malignant tumours of the liver and of the pancreas.

His skills include advanced laparoscopic surgery and Irreversible Electroporation (IRE), for which he has given a major contribution to establish this technique in the UK. His unit is currently one of the very few offering this service in the UK.

He is committed in liver and pancreas cancer research programs taking part in multiple ongoing international clinical trials.

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • British Medical Association
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britan and Ireland
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology
  • International Society of Geriatric Oncology