Professor Palazzo is clinical lead consultant in endocrine surgery at Hammersmith Hospital, the UK's largest endocrine surgical service. He specialises in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery.
Mr Palazzo qualified in medicine in 1992 and undertook surgical training on the Cambridge & North East London rotations. Following 2 years of thyroid research at St Bartholomew's Hospital culminating in a Master of Surgery from University of London he undertook endocrine surgical specialist training in Oxford, Sydney and Marseille. He is one of the UK's highest volume endocrine surgeons having performed (to 2020) over 2400 thyroidectomies, over 2200 parathyroidectomies and over 500 adrenalectomies. Prof Palazzo was conferred the title of Professor by Imperial College in 2019 has a an exclusively thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery practice. His main interests are in thyroid cancer, complex and re-operative parathyroid surgery and adrenal surgery. All surgery is minimally invasive when appropriate.
Prof Palazzo teaches at Imperial College and nationally and internationally to postgraduates. He has published in excess of 130 peer reviewed papers on all aspects of endocrine disease and surgery, has authored national guidelines both in the UK and overseas. He represents UK endocrine surgery internationally as UK delegate to the European Society of Endocrine Surgery and as a member of council of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons.
Mr Palazzo is a nationally and internationally renowned Endocrine Surgeon. He has impressive knowledge of the surgical management of endocrine diseases and applies this knowledge to the care of his patients collaboratively and meticulously. A surgeon at the top of his game.