Dr Farrugia is a consultant gynaecologist and minimal access surgeon in East Kent at Spencer Private Hospitals in Margate and Ashford, and the Chaucer Hospital in Canterbury. He obtained his MD from the University of Malta in 1990. He became a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1996 and a Fellow of the College in 2015. His PhD, awarded in 2009 by the University of London, focused on the effects of hysteroscopic electrosurgery on uterine tissue.
Dr Farrugia was accredited in laparoscopy and hysteroscopy by the RCOG in October 2000 and in advanced laparoscopy and hysteroscopy by the Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy in July 2001. He is also certified for the use of lasers in open and endoscopic surgery. He is also trained in advanced early pregnancy and obstetric ultrasound and accredited by the RCOG and the Royal College of Radiologists in October 2001. He has served on the Boards of the ESGE and AAGL. He is a member of the BSGE and a preceptor for training in both advanced hysteroscopy and laparoscopy. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgery, the publication of the AAGL.
His endoscopic interests include advanced hysteroscopy, outpatient operative hysteroscopy and in particular bipolar electrosurgery. A major part of his practice includes fertility sparing and enhancing endoscopic procedures.