Mr Pasquale Giordano is a consultant surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital Barts Health NHS Trust where he was appointed in 2004. In October 2012 Mr Giordano was also appointed as the Clinical Lead for the Colorectal Department of Barts Health.
Since his appointment as Consultant Colorectal Surgeon Mr Giordano has rapidly built a personal reputation for very high standard of care and training attracting the most senior colorectal trainees from the region as well as many visiting fellows from overseas. Many of the patients treated are referred from all across the UK and abroad.
He qualified in Medicine from the University of Naples, Italy in 1990. After finishing his specialist surgical training in Italy in 1995 he moved to the UK to pursue further higher surgical training. His colorectal training includes a Fellowship at the Department of Colorectal Surgery of the Cleveland Clinic Florida and a Senior Colorectal Fellowship at the Centre for Academic Surgery the Royal London Hospital. In 2002 he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Academic Surgery the Royal London Hospital. Since 2004 he has been working as a Consultant Surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Barts and the London Medical School, Queen Mary University of London.
His specialist interests are advanced laparoscopic surgery, functional bowel problems, benign proctological disorders and complex abdominal wall reconstructions.
During these lat few years he has concentrated on the development and application of new treatment modalities for common coloproctological conditions such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and faecal incontinence. He has been the first surgeon to introduce the THD technique in the UK in 2002 and is currently the surgeon with the largest experience in the UK. He also has a special interest in difficult abdominal wall defect reconstruction using biological material and he has been amongst the very first surgeons in the world to develop these complex reconstructive techniques to treat the most difficult hernias.
Mr Giordano has built an international reputation and has produced a numerous scientific papers and publications on these subjects and given numerous invited lectures and live surgical demonstrations.
Mr Giordano is a clinical supervisor at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is actively involved in appointing, educating and training future surgeons.
He is the director of the only THD training course currently available in the UK and accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons. Many surgeons from the UK and overseas already have been trained.