Mr Francesco Di Fabio

Personal profile

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.

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
  • Diverticular disease
  • Peritoneal surface malignancy
  • Pelvic floor problems
  • Bowel function after surgery

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