Mr Francesco Di Fabio

Consultant colorectal surgery and peritoneal malignancy

FRCS (Gen Surg), FEBC, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • European Society of Coloproctology
  • The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

Clinical Interests

  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Diverticular disease
  • Peritoneal surface malignancy
  • Pelvic Floor dysfunctions & problems
  • Bowel function after surgery
  • Colorectal screening
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Staging laparoscopy
  • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
  • Rectal polyps and early rectal cancers
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Hemorrhoid
  • Pilonidal sinus disease
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Fissure
  • Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoigoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Proctoscopy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Open hernia repair
  • Second opinion for Colorectal Cancer and Peritoneal Malignancy

Useful Links

Call 0808 101 0337

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Please note you must have a referral from your GP or health professional prior to your appointment with this Consultant.  


If you are being referred for a second opinion please request details to be sent from your consultant or GP including your medical history, details of any relevant procedures, treatment, or scans to [email protected] and we will respond to you as soon as possible. Please also note second opinion appointments are £400 (not including any additional tests needed).


Mr Di Fabio became a Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Brescia (Italy) in 1998. He underwent Higher Surgical Training at the University Hospital Southampton and Basingstoke North Hampshire Hospital.

He was awarded a PhD and Doctor Europeaus in Translational Biomedical Sciences, University of Verona, Italy, in 2015. He became a Fellow of the European Board of Coloproctology in 2014 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2015.

Mr Di Fabio has extensive interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and peritoneal malignancy. He has been a Senior Laparoscopic and Peritoneal Malignancy Fellow at Basingstoke North Hampshire Hospital. Mr Di Fabio has published numerous papers on colorectal cancer, peritoneal malignancy, enhanced recovery after surgery and patient-reported outcome measures (quality of life and bowel function after colorectal surgery).

He has been a research fellow at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (2006-2007) and a clinical fellow at the Philipps University Hospital, Marburg, Germany (2002 and 2004).

Mr Di Fabio is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Basingstoke North Hampshire Hospital – Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and is one of the Basingstoke Colorectal Partners at The Hampshire Clinic.

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