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Dr. Valerio Di Nicola

Dr. Valerio Di Nicola

University Hospitals Sussex (UHSussex) NHS Foundation Trust.

Valerio Di Nicola, m.d.

Valerio Di Nicola M.D, PhD, FRCS, was born in Rome (Italy) and graduated in Medicine in 1989.

From 1989 until 1999 he worked at the Sapienza University-Policlinico Umberto I-Rome first as Specialty Trainee (ST) during his General Surgery Specialization and then, during his PhD in Microsurgery, he worked as Researcher and Academic. Specifically, he was engaged to research on Connective Tissue Regeneration activating residential MSCs through jellified nucleotides Pdrn, HSPs (Heat Shock Proteins) and Growth Factors (GFs). 

In the next years, he improved his skills in Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive surgical procedures (Fellowship of ACOI- Italian Surgeons Association). Afterwards, he increased his knowledge in Colorectal surgery with a Fellowship in “Minimally Invasive and Open Surgery in Colorectal Cancer”.
Later he achieved a Master in Coloproctology at the Sapienza University-Policlinico Umberto I-Rome. 

From 2006 to January 2010 he was Leader Consultant of the General Surgery Department at San Marco Hospital in Latina, Italy.  

From February 2010 he was Consultant in General and Colorectal Surgery at the Israelite Hospital of Rome.  

From November 2010 to June 2013 he worked as Consultant in General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery at the Aurelia Hospital- Rome (DEA I) . 

On May 2013, he was appointed Scientific Director of the Interbion Foundation for Basic Biomedical Research. Montedato, CH-6595 Riazzino, Switzerland ( 

From July 2013 to October 2017 he worked at Noble’s Hospital- Isle of Man (UK), in the General Surgery Department, as Consultant in General and Colorectal Surgery. Core member of the Colorectal and Upper-GI MDTs. Since June 2015 he was the leader of the Surgical Educational program, managing the Surgical Teaching meetings and the Mortality & Morbidity meetings. 

On December 2015 he was appointed at Noble’s Hospital, Leader of the Pediatric Surgery.

On July 2017 he was appointed Consultant in General, Emergency and Lower GI Surgery at West Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Worthing Hospital; BN112DH (UK). 

On the February 2018 he has got the clinical Leadership of the Day Surgery at West Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Southlands Hospital; BN43 6TQ (UK).

On December 2018 he was recognized privileges to work privately at BMI Goring Hall Hospital, Worthing BN12 5AT (UK).

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