Prof. Giancarlo Roviaro | Top Thoracic Surgeon | Italy

Prof. Giancarlo Roviaro General Surgery, Heart Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Milan, Italy

About - Prof. Giancarlo Roviaro

Professional experience

  • 1990 - 2003 - Director of ClinicalSurgery at San Giuseppe Hospital, Milan.
  • 2003 - appointed Director of Clinical Surgery 1 at the state university, Polyclinic University Hospital (Mangiagalli andRegina Elena), Milan.
  • Since1990 he performed more than 50,000 surgical interventions,including over 10,000 using modern minimally invasive laparoscopic and thoracoscopic techniques.
  • In the 1900s Prof. Roviaro performed the world's first major thoracoscopic interventions on the lungs and
  • He has written over 500 publications and brought numerous contributions to Italian and international journals, and is a reviewer for numerous scientific periodicals.

Present positions held

  • Full Professor of Surgery
  • Director of Clinical Surgery 1 at the state university of Milan, Polyclinic University Hospital
  • Director of the Department of Surgical Science, State University, Milan
  • Director, Surgery Department, Specialty Surgery and Transplants, Polyclinic University Hospital (Mangiagalli and Regina Elena)
  • Director of the School of Specialization in General Surgery and Emergency Surgery
  • Regular teacher of the Course in Clinical and Emergency Surgery for the degree course in medicine and surgery.
  •  Director of the Master's Course in Home Health Assistance
  • Teacher at the schools of Specialization in General Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Orthopaedics and Traumathology.
  • Expert member of the High Council of Health
  • Member of the Technical-Scientific Committee, National Tumour Institute, Milan.


Education - Prof. Giancarlo Roviaro

Graduated from the university of Padova in 1970.

Membership - Prof. Giancarlo Roviaro

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS),
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • European Surgical Association (ESA)
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  • New York Academy of Science
  • European Association for Cardio- Thoracic Surgery
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons ( STS)
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)
  • Italian Society of Surgeons

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