Mr Stefano Giuliani

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer


Mr Stefano Giuliani is a Consultant Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London (UCL).

Mr Giuliani qualified as a specialist paediatric surgeon in 2006 at the University of Padova, Italy. He then worked for four years at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (USA) achieving excellent skills in neonatal, oncologic, transplant and minimally invasive surgery for children. Mr Giuliani has been a consultant paediatric surgeon working in London since 2010. 

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish


  • General paediatric surgery (inguinal hernia, undescended testis, circumcision, umbilical hernia, acute appendicitis, lumps and bumps, recurrent abdominal pain, severe constipation etc.)
  • Neonatal surgery (oesophageal atresia, intestinal atresia, diaphragmatic hernia, imperforate anus/anorectal malformations, gastroschisis/omphalocele etc.)
  • Upper and lower gastro-intestinal paediatric surgery (gastro-oesophageal reflux surgery, achalasia, gastrostomy/jejunostomy, gallbladder stones, splenectomy, anorectal anomalies, Hirschsprung’s disease etc.)
  • Paediatric surgical oncology (neck, chest and abdominal masses, soft tissue and muscle lesions, etc.)
  • Prenatal surgical counselling (foetal cysts, congenital anomalies, etc.)
  • Neonatal surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)
  • Upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery
  • Surgical oncology


  • 2015 Global Clinical Scholar Research Training (GCSRT), Harvard Medical School, USA
  • 2011 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS)
  • 2011 Honorary Senior Lecturer
  • 2010 PhD in Developmental Medicine and Health Planning Science, University of Padova, Italy 
  • 2007-09 International Fellowship in Paediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, USA
  • 2001-06 CCT in Paediatric Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
  • 2006 MD (USA) USMLE/ECFMG Certificate
  • 2000 MD (Ita), University of Udine, Italy


  • Member of Medical Protection Society (MPS)
  • Member of British Association of Paediatric Surgeons (BAPS)
  • Member of European Association of Paediatric Surgeons (EUPSA)
  • Member of the Anorectal Malformation Network (ARM-net)

Mr Giuliani holds a PhD in developmental biology from the University of Padova (Italy) and he is Honorary Senior Lecturer at UCL. His main research focuses are: necrotizing enterocolitis in premature babies, minimally invasive surgical techniques, oncology and neonatal surgical outcomes. 

He has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and regularly presents his research at national and international conferences. 


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News & Publications

Bandi, A.S., Bradshaw, C.J., Giuliani, S., 2016. Advances in minimally invasive neonatal colorectal surgery. World J Gastrointest Surg. 8(10) pp. 670-678.

Connor, M.J., Springford, L.R., Giuliani, S., 2016. Transition Risk Assessment Score to stratify Health Care Needs and Interventions in Adolescents with Anorectal Malformations: A Pilot Study. Eur J Pediatr Surg.

Jacobs, R., Boyd, L., Brennan, K., Sinha, C.K., Giuliani, S., 2016. The importance of social media for patients and families affected by congenital anomalies: A Facebook cross-sectional analysis and user survey. J Pediatr Surg. 51(11) pp. 1766-1771.

Rigueros Springford, L., Connor, M.J., Jones, K., Kapetanakis, V.V., Giuliani, S., 2016. Prevalence of Active Long-term Problems in Patients With Anorectal Malformations: A Systematic Review. Dis Colon Rectum. 59(6) pp. 570-80.

Giuliani, S., Decker, E., Leva, E., et al. 2016. Long term follow-up  and transition of care in anorectal malformations: An international survey. J Pediatr Surg. 2(9) pp. 1450-7. 

Giuliani, S., Tan, Y.W., Zheng, D., et al., 2016. Coagulation Gene Expression Profiling in Infants With Necrotizing Enterocolitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 63(6) pp. 169-175.

D'Antonio, F., Virgone, C., Rizzo, G., Khalil, A., Baud, D., Cohen-Overbeek, T.E., Kuleva, M., Salomon, L.J., Flacco, M.E., Manzoli, L., Giuliani, S., 2015. Prenatal Risk Factors and Outcomes in Gastroschisis: A Meta-Analysis. Pediatrics. 136(1) pp. 159-69.

John, R., D'Antonio, F., Khalil, A., Bradley, S., Giuliani, S., 2015. Diagnostic Accuracy of Prenatal Ultrasound in Identifying Jejunal and Ileal Atresia. Fetal Diagn Ther. 38(2) pp. 142-6.

Connor, M.J., Springford, L.R., Kapetanakis, V.V., Giuliani, S., 2015. Esophageal atresia and transitional care--step 1: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature to define the prevalence of chronic long-term problems. Am J Surg. 209(4) pp. 747-59.

Giuliani, S., Cecil, E.V., Apelt, N., et al. 2016. Pediatric Emergency Appendectomy and 30-Day Postoperative Outcomes in District General Hospitals and Specialist Pediatric Surgical Centers in England, April 2001 to March 2012: Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 263(1) pp. 184-90. 

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