Editor-in-Chief

Andrea Bondurri, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website
Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
Interests: emergency surgery; colorectal cancer; AIN and anal cancer; stoma; IBD surgery; proctology (complex fistula-in-ano, faecal incontinence, ODS, haemorrhoids)

 

Editorial Board Members

Filippo Banchini, MD          Email   |   Website
Department of General Surgery, Guglielmo da Saliceto Hospital, Piacenza, Italy
Interests: colorectal surgery; liver surgery; gastric surgery; laparoscopic surgery; oncologic surgery; hernia surgery; coloproctology

Leonardo Barellini, MD, PhD          Email 
Dipartimento di Chirurgia generale, USL Toscana Nord-Ovest. U.O.C. Chirurgia oncologica ricostruttiva della mammilla, Livorno, Italy
Interests: breast surgery; oncoplastic surgery; breast unit; reconstructive surgery; inherited tumoral  syndromes; teaching; tutoring. ultrasonography; breast lesion localization

Pietro Bertoglio, MD          Email   |   Website
Division of Thoracic Surgery, IRCCS Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: lung cancer; minimally invasive surgery; thymic neoplasm; multidisciplinary; molecular feature lung cancer; thoracic malignancies

Stefania Brozzetti, MD, PhD          Email   
University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Interests: liver resections; metastases; geriatric surgery; hepato-biliary-pancreatic  surgery

Damiano Caputo, MD, FACS          Email   |   Website 1   |   Website 2
University Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy
Interests: pancreas cancer; colorectal cancer; laparoscopic surgery; minimally invasive surgery; robotic surgery

Donato Casella, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website 1   |   Website 2
Chirurgia Oncologica Della Mammella, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy
Interests: breast surgery; oncoplastic breast surgery; plastic surgery; breast reconstructive surgery

Piero Chirletti, MD          Email   |   Website
Università di Roma, Rome, Italy
Interests: chirurgia digestiva; chirurgia pancreatica

Salvatore Cocuzza, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website
Department of Medical, Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies G.F. Ingrassia, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: ENT cancer; larynx cancer; post laryngectomy rehabilitation; OSAS; laryngopharyngeal reflux; CRS

Daniele Crocetti, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website
Department of Surgery, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: colorectal surgery; hernia repair surgery; laparoscopic surgery; robotic surgery

GIUSEPPE D’ERMO, MD          Email   |   Website
Department of Surgery, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Interests: oncological surgery; precision cancer prevention; genetic and epigenetic of cancer; no-profit sector organization

Paolo Del Rio, MD          Email   |   Website
Surgical Departmemt of University Hospital of Parma, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: miniinvasive surgery;colon surgery; thyroidectomy;parathyroidectomy; adrenal surgery; neuromonitoring; health organization

Paolo De Simone, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website
University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: liver surgery; liver transplant; organ donation; liver cancer; hepatocellular carcinoma; cholangiocellular carcinoma

CHIARA DOBRINJA, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website
UCO Clinica Chirurgica, Department of Medical, Surgery and Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
Interests: endocrine surgery; thyroid surgery; parathyroid surgery; surgical oncology; adrenal surgery; general surgery

Mario D'Oria, MD         Email   |   Website
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Clinical Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy 
Interests: vascular surgery; endovascular surgery; vascular imaging; clinical epidemiology; perioperative care

Gianluca Franceschini, MD          Email   |   Website
Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Interests: breast cancer; breast surgery; oncoplastic surgery; mastectomy; breast reconstruction; breast cancer treatment

Francesca Gaino, MD          Email   |   Website
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, Pieve Emanuele, Milan, Italy; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
Interests: head and neck surgery; head and neck oncology; transoral robotic surgery; salivary glands tumors; thyroid tumors; translational research in head and neck oncology

Roberto Gazzerit, MD          Email   |   Website
San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
Interests: spine surgery; pain therapy; spinal cord stimulation; herniated disc; spinal osteoporosis; peripheral nerve surgery; brain surgery

Matteo Ghilli, MD          Email
Breast Centre, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: breast cancer; oncoplastic surgery; conservative mastectomies; axillary surgery; quality indicators in breast centre; certification of breast centre; patient reported outcomes measures; DCIS; B3 lesions

Weihua Gong, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website
Department of Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Interests: gastrointestinal tumors; hernia; pro-inflammatory cytokines; organ transplantation

Simone Guadagni, MD          Email   |   Website
General Surgery Unit (Director; Prof. Luca Morelli), Department of Translational Research and New Technologies in Medicine and Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: general surgery; robot; minimally invasive; colon-rectal; surgical ultrasound

Alfredo Iandolo, PhD          Email   |   Website
University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Interests: endodontics; endodontic surgery; regeneration; oral surgery; dental biomaterial; apicoectomy; dental materials; CBCT 3D

Giulio Illuminati, MD          Email   
Department of Surgery, University of Rome "La Sapienza" - Policlinico Umberto Primo, Rome, Italy
Interests: vascular surgery; aortic surgery; carotid arteries; pancreatic cancer; gastric surgery; colorectal surgery

Monir Jawad, MD          Email   |   Website
Central Hospital in Kristianstad, Kristianstad, Sweden; Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Interests: perioperative medicine; long-term surgical outcomes; global surgery; international multicentre trials; postoperative pulmonary complications; patient blood management; registry-based studies; intensive care

Yue Jin, PhD          Email   |   Website
Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, National Clinical Research Center for Child Health, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Interests: anesthesia; sedation; sepsis; ALI; macrophage; TREM2

Dimitrios K. Filippiadis, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website
2nd Department of Radiology, University General Hospital "ATTIKON", Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: interventional oncology; ablation; pain; cancer; navigation; robotics; musculoskeletal interventions

Hui Lu, MD          Email   |   Website
The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Interests: orthopedics; limb fection; peripheral nerve injuries; tendon adhesion; hand surgery; limb tumors 

Antonino Maniaci, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website 1   |   Website 2
Department of Medicine and Surgery, School of Medicine, University Enna Kore, Enna, Italy
Interests: head and neck cancer; larynx; obstructive sleep apnea; voice rehabilitation; chronic rhinosinusitis

Fabio Medas, MD          Email   |   Website   
Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Interests: thyroid cancer; thyroidectomy; primary hyperparathyroidism; adrenalectomy; endocrine surgery

Marcello Migliore, MD, PhD           Email   |   Website
Thoracic Surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Excellent, Organ Transplant Centre of Excellence (OTCoE), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; General Surgery and Medical Specialties and Program of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and New Technology, Policlinic Hospital, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: innovation in surgery; minimally invasive thoracic surgery; uniportal VATS; HITHOC; mesothelioma; lung metastases; advanced chest tumor; debulking surgery

Filippo Missiroli, MD          Email   |   Website
Università di Roma Tor Vergata - Policlinico Tor Vergata, Vale Oxford 81, Rome, Italy
Interests: macula; retina; cataract; cornea; AMD (age related macular degeneration); diabetic retinopathy; CRVO (central retinal vein occlusion); cataract surgery; corneal disease; corneal infection

Valerio Papa, MD, PhD          Email   |   Email   |   Website
Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
Interests: gastric cancer; pancreatic cancer; colorectal cancer; inflammatory bowel diseases; mini-invasive surgery; robotic surgery

Andrea Renda, MD          Email  
University Federico II Naples, Naples, Italy
Interests: Colo-rectal surgery; Multiple primary malignancies; IBD; kidney transplant; History of Surgry

Aldo Rocca, MD          Email   |   Website 1   |   Website 2
Department of Medicine and Health Science “V. Tiberio”, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
Interests: HPB surgery; minimally invasive surgery; radiomics; colorectal liver metastasis; robotic surgery

Alejandro Martin Sanchez, MD          Email   |   Website
Multidisciplinary Breast Centre – Dipartimento Scienze della Salute della donna e del Bambino e di Sanità Pubblica, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Roma, Italy
Interests: breast cancer; oncoplastic surgery; mastectomy; BRCA; breast sarcoma; neoadjuvant chemotherapy

Pasqualino Sirignano, MD, PhDS          Email   |   Website
Department of General and Specialistic Surgery, “Sapienza” University of Rome; Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Division, Sant’Andrea Hospital of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: carotid artery stenosis;  aortic aneurisms; aortic dissections; peripheral arterial disease; chronic limb threatening ischemia (CLTI); EVAR; TEVAR; F/B-EVAR; angioplasty; stenting

Eugen TARCOVEANU, MD, PhD          Email 
Academy of Medical Sciences, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Grigore T. Popa" Iași, Clinic I Surgery, Clinical Emergency Hospital "Sf. Spiridon" Iasi Romania
Interests: laparoscopic surgery; emergency surgery; history of surgery; hepato-bilio-pancreatic surgery; surgery of the colon

Rosario VECCHIO, MD, FACS          Email
University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: laparoscopic surgery; abdominal surgery; colo-rectal surgery; spleen surgery; hepato-biliary surgery; surgery in haemotologic disease

Peng Wu, MD          Email   |   Website
Department of Orthopedics, Shanghai Tenth People’s Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Interests: arthroscopic minimally invasive surgery; osteoarthritis; plantar fasciitis; muscle regeneration; knee replacement; hip replacement; tissue material science; sports medicine; fracture surgery

Benlong Yang, MD, PhD          Email   |   Website
Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
Interests: surgical oncology; breast cancer; breast reconstruction; neoadjuvant chemotherapy; sentinel lymph node biopsy; implant

Weihua Yu, MD          Email   |   Website
Department of General Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Interests: bariatric surgery; laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy; obesity; ERAS; NAFLD; MAFLD