Mr Stephen Farrell


MB BCh BAO, B Med Sci, PhD, FRCS (paed) , PGDip

GMC number: 4538046

Practicing since: 1998


Paediatric Surgery

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Mr Stephen Farrell is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital.  He qualified in medicine from Queen’s University Belfast in 1998, where he also completed a doctorate degree in paediatric gastro-oesophageal reflux, in 2005.

He successfully completed his Paediatric Surgical training at The Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia, receiving his paediatric surgery Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2008.  He returned to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, in 2011, to undertake a Paediatric Transplant Fellowship, and also acted as a Deputy Chief Resident Medical Officer. 

He was appointed as a Consultant Paediatric surgeon position at Cambridge University Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust in 2010, initially as a locum, and was appointed as a substantive consultant in March 2013. He completed nearly four years as Clinical Director for the Surgical Paediatrics Directorate, incorporating a number of children's surgical specialities, in January 2018.

Since his initial appointment as a consultant surgeon in 2010 he has specialised in both paediatric gastrointestinal surgery and paediatric oncology surgery, as well as providing a general paediatric surgical practice, including vascular access and general surgery of childhood.





Special interests

General Surgery of Childhood, Gastrointestinal Surgery

Other interests

Oncology Surgery

Personal interests

Family, Sport, Running

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Stephen Farrell at Nuffield Health

  • Paediatric medicine

Locations Mr Stephen Farrell works with

Related experience


  • British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • European Paediatric Surgical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ


Mr Stephen Farrell does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Stephen Farrell does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Stephen Farrell does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.