Mr Fausto Palazzo: General surgery

Mr Fausto Palazzo

General surgery


  • Not Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Endocrine

About me

Mr Fausto Palazzo is Clinical Lead for Endocrine Surgery at Hammersmith Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. He has been a consultant since 2005 having trained in London, Oxford, Sydney and Marseille. He has one of the UK’s largest practices in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery and to 2017 had performed in excess of 4000 parathyroidectomies, thyroidectomies & laparoscopic or retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomies. His specialist interest is thyroid cancer, parathyroid surgery and re-operative parathyroid surgery and minimally invasive endocrine surgery.

He teaches and lectures nationally and internationally courses and has published extensively on all aspects of endocrine disease and surgery.

Areas of interest

Parathyroid disease;
Thyroid cancer
Adrenal disease
Minimal access endocrine surgery;
Quality assurance in endocrine surgery.

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Procedures completed

  • E3520

    Microlaryngoscopy/laryngoscopy +/- endoscopic excision of lesion of larynx - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • E2500

    Diagnostic nasolaryngopharyngoscopy +/- biopsy as sole procedure - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • B1450

    Parathyroidectomy - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • B0830

    Total thyroid lobectomy & isthmectomy - (5-50)


  • B0900

    Operations on aberrant thyroid tissue (including excision/removal of retrosternal goitre) - (5-50)


  • B1250

    Thyroid : re-operation - (1-5)

  • T8723

    Selective dissection of cervical lymph nodes, Levels 1 to 5 (+/-6) - (1-5)

  • T3910

    Excision of retroperitoneal tumour, +/-ureterolysis - (1-5)

  • B1680

    Parathyroid : re-operation - (1-5)

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