Mr Tebala is an experienced consultant surgeon with a strong academic background. He has been trained as an abdominal surgeon at the Catholic University School of Medicine of Rome, graduated in 1992 and achieved the specialization Master degree (MS - CCT) in General Surgery in 1999. He then attended internationally renowned tertiary centres in Italy and abroad to obtain subspecialistic training. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
He obtained advanced training in colorectal surgery, upper gastrointestinal surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, laparoscopic surgery, proctology and pelvic floor surgery, emergency and trauma surgery, upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy.
From 1999 to 2013, Mr Tebala worked as a Consultant Surgeon at the Aurelia Hospital in Rome, where he was in charge of the Digestive and LaparoEndoscopic Surgery Unit from 2007 to 2013. In the same period he was Visiting Professor of Human Anatomy at the Catholic University of Rome and Surgical Tutor at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”.
In march 2013, he was appointed as a Consultant Gastrointestinal, Laparoscopic and General Surgeon and Colorectal Lead at the Noble’s Hospital, NHS Isle of Man, where he restarted colorectal surgery and implemented a Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery programme and an Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery Programme. The utterly positive results obtained in colorectal surgery and in advanced laparoscopic surgery allowed me to be awarded with the Freedom of the City of London in 2017. In that period, he was an Educational and Clinical Supervisor for North West Health Education England and Clinical Tutor for the University of Edinburgh. In addition, he covered the role of Clinical Director of the Department of Surgery at the Noble’s Hospital.
After five years at the Noble’s, he felt the need to play a more active role in the wider surgical UK community, so he accepted the offer of a post as a Consultant Colorectal and Emergency Surgeon at the East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, William Harvey Hospital, in Ashford, Kent. However, in November 2018, Mr Tebala moved again to take up a post of Consultant Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire.
He has conducted several clinical and experimental researches and is an Author of over 100 articles, most of them published on international journals.