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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Dr Alberto Murino is a consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Associate Professor at the Royal Free Hospital in London. His main area of expertise are therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy and general gastroenterology.
Dr Murino completed his training as gastroenterologist (MRCP gastro equivalent) in Italy in 2009 with the final score of 60/60 cum laudae.
Between 2010-2014 he completed three prestigious research fellowships in gastroenterology with a special focus in advance endoscopy in three internationally well known and recognised academic Institutions:
1. Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy. St. Mark’s Institute and Academic Centre, Imperial College, London. May 2010 – September 2012
2. Department of Gastroenterology, Hepato-Pancreatology, and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. October 2012 – November 2013
3. Department of Gastroenterology. Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology. Nagoya University Hospital. Nagoya, Japan. December 2013-July 2014
He then worked as Consultant Gastroenterologist in Italy until 2016 when he finally joined the Gastroenterology department at the Royal Free Hospital becoming a permanent consultant.
Dr Alberto Murino is Honorary Associate Professor at UCL and has authored more that 30 peer reviewed publications on international gastroenterology journals. He is member of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), British society of Gastroenterology and Italian Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (SIED). He is a reviewer of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal and Endoscopy Journal.
He is part of the educational committee of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE).
He was awarded with a research prize during UEG Week 2014 (one of the largest gastroenterology congress) for a research project developed during his fellowship in Japan: Oral Free Paper Prize UEG Week 2014. Poster in the spothlight “Effectiveness of endoscopic ultrasonography during double balloon enteroscopy for suspected small bowel tumors.” Murino A, et al. UEG Week, Vienna, October 2014
Dr Alberto Murino is co-director of a large international endoscopy congress: the Royal Free International Advanced Endoscopy Masterclass (www.londonendoscopymasterclass.com) and he has attended several national and international congresses as faculty member.
Areas of interest
Colonoscopy; flexiblesigmoidoscopy; oesophagogastroduodenoscopy; transnasal endoscopy; endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD); endoscopic mucosal resection; small bowel capsule endoscopy; double and single balloon enteroscopy; endoscopic dilatation; percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy;
General gastroenterology; Irritable bowel syndrome; Dyspepsia; Gastroesophageal reflux;
Coeliac disease; Bloating; Gastrointestinal; dysmotility disorders; Diarrhoea & Constipation; Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease); Colonic and gastric lesions management; Small bowel diseases
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gastroenterologist & GI Endoscopist
Honorary Associate Professor
Royal Free Unit for Endoscopy
Department for Gastroenterology
UCL Institute for Liver & Digestive Health
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
London, NW3 2QG
Oral Free Paper Prize UEG Week 2014. Poster in the spotlight: progress in endoscopic evaluation of the small intestine. Effectiveness of endoscopic ultrasonography during double balloon enteroscopy for suspected small bowel tumors. Murino A, Nakamura M, Yamamura T, Furukawa K, Funasaka K, Ohno E, Miyahara R, Kawashima H, Watanabe O, Hirooka Y, Ando T, Goto H. UEG Week, Vienna, October 2014
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Italian - Native or bilingual
Courses offered to GPs
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