Miss Laura Spanu

Personal profile

I am a Consultant General Surgeon at the North Middlesex University Hospital, London since January 2014, currently the Clinical Lead for General and Emergency Surgery. I've been registered on the GMC Specialist Register since 2009. 

I qualified as a General Surgeon in Spain, in 2006, Barcelona Clinic Hospital, with solid training in General and Emergency Surgery, Laparoscopic GI surgery and HPB surgery. I worked as a Consultant General and Upper GI Laparoscopic Surgeon in Spain from 2006 until 2013. 

I expanded my clinical skills with extensive training in UK, during Clinical Fellowships in Hepato- Bilio – Pancreatic and Liver transplant surgery in Royal Free Hospital, London, then Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery in Whittington Hospital London and Trauma/Emergency Surgery and Endocrine Surgery at the King’s College Hospital in London, between 2011 and 2014. 

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council Member
  • Col.legi Oficial de Metges Barcelona (COMB -Barcelona Official Medical College) Member
  • Spanish Association of Surgeons (AEC - Spanish Association of Surgeons) Member
  • World Society of Emergency and Trauma(WSET) Member

Clinical Interests

Special interest in all general surgery including:

  • Benign colorectal, upper GI – benign biliary pathology
  • Laparoscopic surgery

Extensive experience in open and laparoscopic emergency surgery (adults and children) and expertise in acute surgical treatment for acute cholecystitis (laparoscopic) and pancreatitis. 

Special comprehensive dedication attending women with any general surgical condition.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • North Middlesex University Hospital, London

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