Dr Alberto Murino


Consultant Gastroenterology & GI Endoscopist

Dr Alberto Murino is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Gastrointestinal Endoscopist at Royal Free Hospital NHS trust.

He became a specialist in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy (MRCP gastro equivalent) in 2009 in Italy (University of Sassari) with the final score of 60/60 cum laudae.

Between 2010-2014 he completed three fellowship in advance endoscopy and gastroenterology:

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

He then worked as Consultant gastroenterologist in Italy until 2016 before joining the Royal Free Hospital.

His interests include endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy, endoscopy dilatation, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD).

He is also interested in general gastroenterology including irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux and gastrointestinal dysmotility disorders.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

Year qualified


Country of qualification


Languages spoken

English, Italian


  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology


  • GMC registered
  • ESGE registered
  • SIED registered

Registration and licensing


Procedures offered

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Double balloon Enteroscopy
  • Endoscopy Dilatation
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)

Clinical interests

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Endoscopy Dilatation
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)
  • He is also interested in general Gastroenterology including:
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Gastrointestinal Dysmotility Disorders

Research interests

Dr Alberto Murino is deeply involved in endoscopy research with more than 20 publications and many presentations both a national and international medical conferences. The research project regarding the effectiveness of endoscopic ultrasonography during double balloon enteroscopy for suspected small bowel tumors, conducted during his fellowship in Japan was awarded at the UEG week: Oral Free Paper Prize UEG Week 2014.

Dr Alberto Murino, Consultant Gastroenterology & GI Endoscopist is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London