Mr Nicola de Liguori Carino

Personal profile

Mr Nicola de’ Liguori Carino is Consultant General Surgeon who specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole), hepatobiliary and pancreatic (HPB) surgery . His main interests are in disease of the liver, gallbladder, biliary system and pancreas. He also has an extensive practice in hernias repairs. He completed his surgical training in Italy with a period spent at the Ohio University Hospital, Columbus, USA. Before being appointed as a Consultant in Manchester, Mr de' Liguori Carino spent 4 years training in HPB and transplant surgery at the University of Liverpool and Leeds. His unit at Manchester Royal Infirmary, University of Manchester, is one of the largest HPB unit's in the UK and Europe. 

He has experience in the treatment of gallstone disease with the most modern techniques with emphasis on rapid access to treatment and recovery. Mr de' Liguori Carino performs laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic and open hepatobiliary(liver) , pancreatic and digestive surgery, including very complex liver, biliary and pancreatic resection. He also treats a consistent number of hernia cases with both laparoscopic and open approach.

He is committed in liver and pancreas cancer research programs taking part multiple ongoing clinical trials.

Professional Membership



  • General Medical Council

  • British Medical Association

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

  • International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association

  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britan and Ireland

  • European Society of Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interests



  • Gallstones disease

  • Laparoscopic surgery

  • Treatment of benign and malignant disease of the hepatobiliary (liver) and pancreatic system

  • Open and laparoscopic liver and pancreas surgery

  • All aspects of open and laparoscopic hernia surgery

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