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Dr Alberto Murino is a consultant gastroenterologist specialized in therapeutic endoscopy. He has a particular interest in luminal endoscopy in particular lesion resection and small bowel endoscopy. His practice also covers general gastroenterology, including irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux, coeliac disease, etc.

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Specialties and sub-specialties

Gastroenterology
Therapeutic endoscopy
Double balloon enteroscopy
Transnasal endoscopy
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) & Endoscopic Mucosal Dissection (ESD)
Luminal stricture management including endoscopic dilatation

Professional profile

Dr Alberto Murino is a consultant gastroenterologist and advanced gastrointestinal endoscopist at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust in London. He is also an honorary associate professor at the UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health.

His practice covers general gastroenterology, including irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux, coeliac disease, gastrointestinal dysmotility disorders, colonic and gastric lesions management, small bowel diseases and bloating. He is specialised in luminal therapeutic advanced endoscopy.

Dr Alberto Murino qualified in medicine and surgery in Italy, becoming a specialist in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy (gastroenterology MRCP equivalent) in 2009, with the highest score: 50/50 cum laude.
Between 2010 and 2014 he completed three prestigious endoscopy fellowships in internationally renowned institutions, where he was trained in various fields of advanced endoscopy.

  • Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Mark’s Academic Institute, Imperial College London. May 2010 – September 2012
  • Department of Gastroenterology, Hepato-Pancreatology and Digestive Oncology at Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. October 2012 – November 2013
  • Department of Gastroenterology at Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Nagoya University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan. December 2013 – July 2014.

He then worked as a consultant gastroenterologist in one of the most prestigious endoscopy units in Europe, Istituto Clinico Humanitas in Milan, Italy, before joining the gastroenterology department at the Royal Free Hospital in 2016, where he currently works as a gastroenterology consultant with a special interest in endoscopy.

Dr Alberto Murino is co-director of one of the largest international endoscopy conferences, the International Advanced Endoscopy Masterclass London. He has also been invited, as an expert in the field to attend several national and international endoscopy conferences.

Dr Alberto Murino is an honorary associate professor at the UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health and currently coordinates the gastroenterology centre of the Institute for Liver and Digestive Health.

He has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in international gastroenterology journals. Furthermore, he is a reviewer for the top endoscopy peer-reviewed journals Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Endoscopy.

He is co-director of one of the largest international endoscopy conferences, the International Advanced Endoscopy Masterclass London, and he is often invited to national and international conferences as faculty member.

Dr Alberto Murino is part of the educational committee of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and World Endoscopy Organization (WEO). In addition, he is involved in the development of the European endoscopy guidelines.

He is a member of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), the Italian Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (SIED) and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).

Clinical interests

  • General gastroenterology
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea and constipation

Current posts

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and GI Endoscopist
    Royal Free Unit for Endoscopy, The Royal Free Hospital

Current teaching posts

  • Honorary Associate Professor
    Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, University College London

Awards and accolades

He was awarded a research prize, the Oral Free Paper Prize, during UEG Week in Vienna in October 2014 for a research project developed during his fellowship in Japan, “Effectiveness of endoscopic ultrasonography during double balloon enteroscopy for suspected small bowel tumours,” by Murino A, et al.

Medical training

Year qualified 2005
  • University of Sassari 1999 - 2005

Languages spoken

Italian

Publications

Small bowel endoluminal imaging (capsule and enteroscopy)
Authors: Alberto Murino, Edward J Despott
Year: 2017
Published by: Frontline Gastroenterology
Minimally invasive endoscopic management of buried bumper syndrome by use of a novel dedicated resection device
Authors: Deborah Costa, Edward J Despott, Nikolaos Lazaridis, Nikolaos Koukias, Alberto Murino
Year: 2019
Published by: Video GIE
Effectiveness and safety of underwater techniques in gastrointestinal endoscopy: a comprehensive review of the literature
Authors: Maida M, Sferrazza S, Murino A, Lisotti A, Lazaridis N, Vitello A, Fusaroli P, de Pretis G, Sinagra E.
Year: 2020
Published by: Surgical Endoscopy

Personal interests

I enjoy spending the majority of my spare time with my family, traveling abroad and trying to understand different cultures. I love sport in general and I used to play rugby and football. I enjoy cooking and I consider books, movies, art and music an essential part of my personal culture.

Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444 Appointments: 020 7616 7693 Self-Pay: 020 3219 3315

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Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708Press office 020 7616 7676

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