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Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust RGB BLUE

Mr Luca Ponchietti

Consultant General Surgeon - MD, FEBS, EBSQ-C

Appointed: October 2015

I have completed my training at the University of Florence, Italy. After becoming Consultant, I went to work in Spain, at Torrevieja University Hospital in 2009 as a Consultant Surgeon with special interest in Colorectal Surgery and Emergency Surgery.

I am Member of the European Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery and I represent the Section of Emergency Surgery in the Educational Committee of the Society. I am experienced in point-of-care ultrasonography and I am instructor for ESTES of an ultrasound course (MUSEC).

I speak fluently English, Italian and Spanish.

My qualifications:

  • European Board Certified in General Surgery (Fellow of the European Board of Surgery, F.E.B.S.)
  • European Board Certified in Coloproctology (EBSQ-Coloproctology)
  • Specialist in General Surgery. Awarding Institution:  University of Florence, Italy; Italian Ministry of Health; Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
  • Postgraduate Specialist Research Project: “Surgical options for lower limb amputations. Common procedures analysis and a new personal technique”.
  • State Exam (Italy) in Medicine and Surgery. Examining Body: Italian Ministry of Health; Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
  • Medical Degree Research Project “Laparoscopic left colectomy” Awarding Institution: University of Florence, Italy.
  • Degree in Medicine & Surgery  (summa cum laude). Awarding Institution: University of Florence, Italy

From 2015: Consultant General Surgeon with special Interest in Emergency Surgery.

From 2016: Emergency Surgery Lead