Giuseppe R. Nigri, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS, FASCRS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Sapienza University of Rome
Department of Surgery
St. Andrea University Hospital
Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
T (+39) 06 33776746
T (+39) 06 33775634
E-mail: giuseppe.nigri@uniroma1.it
URL: www.giuseppenigri.it

PLACE OF BIRTH: Philadelphia, PA - USA 
CITIZENSHIP: USA/Italian


All the informations below are certified and documentation will be provided upon request. Also, credentials can be verified through the Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS) of the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States (FSMB).
The list of operative procedures will be provided upon request.


Current position
2015- Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, St. Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
2013-. Qualified as Full Professor of Surgery (Professore Ordinario), Italian National Scientific Qualification.


Previous positions
2004-2015. Assistant Professor of Surgery (Ricercatore MED/18): Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, St. Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
2013-. Qualified as Associate Professor of Surgery, Italian National Scientific Qualification.
2012-2014. Hebrew Hospital in Rome, consultant surgeon (agreement with St. Andrea Hospital)


Education
1986-1992. MD (Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia), summa cum laude. Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Thesis: Duodenal-gastric reflux after Oddi’s sphyncterotomy: partial vs. total surgical sphyncterotomy


Postdoctoral Training
1992-1998. Residency in General Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy (Chair, Prof. Giorgio Ribotta); summa cum laude. Thesis: Early and long term outcomes after surgery for rectal cancer: correlation with distance of the anastomosis from anus.
1999-2002. Research Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA
1999-2002. PhD training (Dottorato di Ricerca) “Photobiology in Experimental Surgery” Department of Surgical Sciences and Applied Medical Technologies, Sapienza University of Rome, in association with Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, MGH Laser Center and the Biomedical Laser Applications Research Group, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
2002-2003. Residency in General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA (Surgeon in Chief: Dr. Andrew Warshaw)
2012-2014. Surgical Education Research Fellowship (SERF), Association for Surgical Education, USA (Mentor: Dr. Nick Sevdalis - thesis not disserted)
2016 Health Care Management, Economics and Policy - Academic Course [Corso Universitario di Alta Formazione in Economia e Management in Sanità. Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Malattie Infettive Sezione di Igiene] Department of Public Healthcare and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome. Thesis: Risk Management, Safety and Quality Assessment in Surgery (from March 11 to December 2, 2016)


Academic Appointments
1999-2003. Clinical & Research Fellow in Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA
2004-. Assistant Professor of Surgery (Ricercatore Med/18): Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy


Military Service
1995-1997. Medical Corps, Liutenent. Promotion to Captain.


Licensures and Certifications I
1993. Medical Licensure: Board of Physicians (44917) Rome, Italy
1998. Surgery: Italian Board of Surgery: Rome, Italy
1999. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Accepted by ECFMG
2002. ECMFG/USMLE certification, valid indefinitely: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates/United States Medical Licence Examination
2002-2003. Medical Licensure 214308 (temp): Massachusetts Board of Medicine: Boston, MA - USA
2003. Fully registered medical practitioner (#6070750), General Medical Council, UK
2003. Specialist registration: General Medical Council, UK
2005. ATLS Instructor (#277357: American College of Surgeons: USA
2008. AHA BLS-D Instructor: American Heart Association: USA
2008. ERC Instructor Candidate #318384: European Resuscitation Council: Belgium
2011. Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) Certification: SAGES and American College of Surgeons, USA
2013-. Qualified as Associate Professor of Surgery, Italian National Scientific Qualification
2013-. Qualified as Full Professor of Surgery (Professore Ordinario), Italian National Scientific Qualification




Licensures and Certifications II
1999. MGH Animal Surgical Research Training Certification. Subcommittee on Research Animal Care (S.R.A.C.) and Office of Laboratory Animal Resources (O.L.A.R.). Massachusetts General Hospital (Charlestown Facility), Harvard Medical School, July 1999, Boston, Massachusetts
2000. Basic Radiation Protection Certification for Research and Hospital Personnel. The Radiation and Safety Office of Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, March 6, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts
2000-2005. ATLS Instructor (Instructor Course, December 2005). (Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification for Physicians). American College of Surgeons. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (Course 1: October 2-3, 2000; Course 2: June 19-20, 2002). Selected for Instructor Course.
2000-2002. BLS-D AHA Instructor - American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support Certification & AED Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (Course I: December 7, 2000; Course 2: June 21, 2002). Course III December 2008, Rome, Italy. American Heart Association Instructor Core Course. December 4th
2000. MGH Laser Safety Certification Course. MGH Laser Safety Committee, Department of Surgery, MGH Laser Center and Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, November 18, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts
2002. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS). American Heart Association. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, June 19-20, 2002, Boston, Massachusetts
2002. “Human-subject Protection Education Certification” - Partners Healthcare System. Partners Human Research Committee, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 2002
2002. Minimally Invasive Surgery Training. Medical Education Center at Harvard Medical School (pre-residency course). Boston, MA - June 17, 2002
2002. HIPAA course. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Dec 08, 2004. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) – Cornell University, New York, NY.
2007.. Child Abuse and Maltreatment Course - "Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, Maltreatment, and Neglect, New York State" - Medical Society of the State of New York (Provider #10608 - Certificate MSSNY6259) - October 13, 2007
2008. “Biomedical Course in the Responsible Conduct of Research Curriculum” - CITI Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative. Office of Education. University of Miami, FL May 14, 2008
2008. Infection Control: A Training Program for Healthcare Professionals. Medical Society of the State of New York (Provider # TPO2013   Certificate # MSSNY6762) April 2, 2008
Miscellaneous. 1) Medic First Aid Instructor (BLS and BLS for Professionals - Instructor #40424,) 2) Emergency First Response Instructor: BLS and AED, 3) DAN Oxygen Instructor (Divers Alert Network - #24600) 4) PADI Instructor/Master Scuba Diver Trainer (#920705)


Clinical & Research Appointments
1988-1992. Research Associate: Department of Anatomy, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
1989 June-Aug. Research Associate: Department of Anatomy, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH – USA
1990 June-Aug. Research Associate, Department of Anatomy: Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH – USA
1999-2003. Clinical, Research Fellow and Resident in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA
2004 Nov-Dec. Research and Clinical Observer, Department of Pathology and Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY –USA
2005 Jun-Aug. Clinical Observer, Department of Surgery: Mass General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA
2006 Jun-Aug. Clinical Observer, Department of Surgery: Mass General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - USA
2007 Jun-Aug. Clinical Observer, Department of Surgery: Mass General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA
2009 Nov. American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholar, Clinical Observer. Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY – USA
2009 Dec. American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholar, Clinical Observer. Department of Surgery, Mass General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA
2013 Oct. American College of Surgeons International Scholar for Surgical Education, Clinical Observer. Minimally Invasive Surgery Training Center, Departmant of Surgery, Jonhs Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD – USA
2014 Feb. American College of Surgeons International Scholar for Surgical Education, Clinical Observer. STRATUS (Simulation, Training, Research and Technology Utilization System) Center for Medical Simulation, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA– USA
2014 Feb. American College of Surgeons International Scholar for Surgical Education, Clinical Observer. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA– USA


Honors & Awards
2000. Academy of Medicine of Rome Award, Academy of Medicine of Rome, Rome, Italy
2001. Best Overall Basic Science Paper Award, 21st Annual Meeting of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, New Orleans, LA - USA
2002. Recipient of the US Air Force Grant, 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Atlanta, GA - USA
2002. Best Resident Paper Award, 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Atlanta, GA - USA
2002. Harvard Medical School’s nominee for the Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Award, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - USA
2003. “Ettore Ruggeri” Award, Italian Society for Surgery, Rome - Italy
2009. International Guest Scholarship, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL – USA (Departments of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY)
2010. Selected Paper Award, Annual Clinical Congress, Italian Society for Surgery, Rome, Italy
2011. Selected for the American College of Surgeons Young Fellows Mentorship Program. Mentors: Dr. C. Pellegrini and Dr. C. Rubin, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA – USA
2013. International Surgical Education Scholarship, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL USA (Departments of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA)
2018. Dr. Pon Fund Award. The ACS Italy Chapter has been selected by the American College of Surgeons (Chicago, IL) to receive support to present the Course “ACS Gastrointestinal Surgical Emergencies Course” created by Giuseppe Nigri, MD, PhD, FACS, through the 2018 International Chapter Initiative. For this reason, the ACS Italy Chapter received a grant in the amount of $12.500. The award was provided by the ACS through the Dr. Pon Fund.
2018. Nomination by the ACS AMSE Steering Committee, Associate Member of American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeons Educators
2019. Nominated Fellow of the International Society for Surgery (ISS-SIC) during the 48th Word Congress of Surgery, August 11-15, Krakow, Poland


Report of Funded Projects
2005. Expression of LZTS1 (leucine zipper putative tumor suppressor) in hepatocellular carcinoma. Co-investigator. Prot. C26F054719 - Sapeinza Universtity of Rome
2009. Modifications in inflammatory and metabolic response (il-6 e c5) in minimally invasive colectomy. Principal investigator. Prot. C26F09YLEM- Sapienza Universtity of Rome
2011. Next generation sequencing of synchronous and metachronous hepatic colorectal cancer metastases to identify prognostic biomarkers and therapeutic targets. Principal investigator. Prot. C26A11PMCS- Sapienza Universtity of Rome
2014. Modulation of the Hedgehog pathway in a model of liver metastases from colorectal cancer. Principal investigator. Prot. C26A14L8N4 - Sapeinza Universtity of Rome
2014. Role of the Hedgehog pathway in modulating Colorectal Cancer metastatic spreading Tutor for “Avvio alla Ricerca” of Dr. Paolo Magistri. Prot. C26N145H9M- Sapeinza Universtity of Rome
2015. Correlation of adiponectin, leptin and myostatin with sarcopenia in pancreatic carcinoma: phenotypic charateristics and prognosis. Tutor for “Avvio alla Ricerca” of Dr. Giampaolo Berardi Prot. C26N15ERET - Sapeinza Universtity of Rome
2016. Hedgehog pathway inhibition reduces metastatic spreading of colorectal cancer cells. Principal investigator. Prot. C26A15F744- 000323_17_rdb - Sapienza Universtity of Rome
2016. Funding of Congresses, Seminars and Workshops: Fundamental of Surgical Research AAS Course - Association of Academic Surgeons (Prot.: 000323_16_CON - Sapienza Universtity of Rome).
2018. Dr. Pon Fund Award. The ACS Italy Chapter has been selected by the American College of Surgeons (Chicago, IL) to receive support to present the Course “ACS Gastrointestinal Surgical Emergencies Course” created by Giuseppe Nigri, MD, PhD, FACS, through the 2018 International Chapter Initiative. For this reason, the ACS Italy Chapter received a grant in the amount of $12.500. The award was provided by the ACS through the Dr. Pon Fund.
2018. Funding of Congresses, Seminars and Workshops: ACS GISE - American College of Surgeons Gastrointestinal Surgical Emergencies Course (Prot.: CC11816435E67C33 - Sapienza Universtity of Rome)
2019. Modulation of the Hedgehog pathway in a model of liver metastases from colorectal cancer. (Prot.: RP11816435E6AADF - Sapienza Universtity of Rome)


International Meta-analysis Research Group
The Research Meta-analysis Group is founded and constituted by Nigri G, Rosman AS, Fancellu A, Pisano M, Zorcolo L, Melis M. from the following international Institutions: 1) Sapienza University of Rome, 2)Department of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Bronx VAMC, New York, NY, USA, 3) Department of Surgery, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy, 4) Department of Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy, 5) Department of Surgery, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy, 6) Department of Surgery, New York University Medical School, NY, USA. The Group published 6 articles published on top surgical Journals (see references below).


International Academic Agreement, Sapienza University – MGH Harvard Medical School
Dr. Nigri, with Dr. Cristina Ferrone (Associate Professor of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston MA), are the creators of the General Cultural and Scientific Cooperation Agreement between the Sapienza University of Rome and the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA; signed on June 8, 2018 by the Rector Prof. Eugenio Gaudio. The agreement includes: a) Exchange of faulty and staff members, graduate and undergraduate students. b) Joint implementation of research projects. C) Exchange of Documentation, scientific information and publications. D) Interaction through meetings, seminars, development of joint courses. E) Construction of scientific networks. F) Promotion of shelter care activities


Inventions/disclosures and patents:
2000, LaMuraglia G.M., Nigri G.R., Kossodo S.: Sterilization of prosthetic vascular graft by shock waves. MGH Corporate Sponsored Research and Licensing. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, November 2000, Boston, Massachusetts
2001, LaMuraglia G.M., Nigri G.R., Kossodo S.: Modulation of photodynamic therapy in vein grafts. MGH Corporate Sponsored Research and Licensing. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
2001, Nigri G., LaMuraglia G.: Adjustable retractor for microsurgery. MGH Corporate Sponsored Research and Licensing. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
2002, Nigri G., LaMuraglia G.: Complement inhibition enables photodynamic therapy in vein grafts. MGH Corporate Sponsored Research and Licensing. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts


Editorial Activities

Editorial Board Member
2005-2007: Associate Editor, Journal of Medical Sciences Research
2006-2007: Associate Editor, Journal of Clinical Case Reports
2007-2018: Associate Editor, BMC Research Notes
2009-2018: Editorial Board Member, The Open Surgical Oncology Journal
2010-2017: Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Hepatology
2010-2017: Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Surgical Oncology
2013-2017: Editorial Board Member, BioMed Research International (I.F. 1.579 JCR 2014)
2013-2017: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Surgery
2013-2017: Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Gastroenterology (I.F. 2.396 JCR 2014)

2007-present: Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Surgical Oncology (I.F. 1.408 JCR 2014)
2007-present: Editorial Board Member, Patient Safety in Surgery
2010-present: Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
2013-present: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Tumor (ISSN 1819-6187)
2014-present: Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Surgery and Research
2014-present: Editorial Board Member, BMC Surgery (I.F. 1.397 JCR 2014)
2015-present: Editorial Board Member, Gastroenterology Research and Practice (I.F. 1.749 JCR 2015)
2015-present: Editorial Board Member, Frontiers in Surgery (ISSN 2296-875X)
2015-present: Editorial Board Member, Global Journal of Surgery (ISSN 2379-8742)
2015-present: Editor-in-Chief, Abdomen (ISSN 2378-1351)
2016-present: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques (I.F. 1.335 JCR 2014)
2016-present: Editorial Board Member, BMC Cancer (I.F. 3.362 JCR 2014)
2017-present: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Investigative Surgery (I.F. 1.532 JCR 2016)
2017-present: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Surgical Research (I.F. 2.187 JCR 2016)
2017-present: Editorial Board Member, Current Updates in Surgical Oncology
2019-present: Editorial Board Member, Medicina - Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (I.F. 1.467 JCR 2018)
2019-present: Editorial Board Member, Plos ONE (I.F. 2.766 JCR 2016)



Reviewer
2009-present: Reviewer, Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research (I.F. 4.429 JCR 2014)
2011-present: Reviewer, Cardiovascular Diabetology (I.F. 4.015 JCR 2014)
2011-present: Reviewer, Journal of Cellular Physiology (I.F. 3.839 JCR 2014)
2013-present: Reviewer, The Surgeon (Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland) (I.F. 2.175 JCR 2014)
2014-present: Reviewer, Endocrine Practice (I.F. 2.811 JCR 2014)
2014-present: Reviewer, Lagenbecks Archives of Surgery (I.F. 2.191 JCR 2014)
2014-present: Reviewer, Cancer Investigation (I.F. 2.218 JCR 2014)
2014-present: Reviewer, BMC Cancer (I.F. 3.362 JCR 2014)
2014-present: Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Pathology (I.F. 2.915 JCR 2014)
2014-present: Reviewer, BMC Surgery (I.F. 1.397 JCR 2014)
2014-present: Reviewer, Histology and Histopathology (I.F. 2.096 JCR 2014)
2014-present: Reviewer, Annals of Surgery (I.F. 8.327 JCR 2014)
2015-present: Reviewer, Surgical Endoscopy (I.F. 3.256 JCR 2014)
2015-present: Reviewer, Thyroid (I.F. 4.493 JCR 2014)
2016-present: Reviewer, Current Medical Research & Opinion (I.F. 2.653 JCR 2014)
2016-present: Reviewer, Digestive Surgery (I.F. 2.162 JCR 2014)
2016-present: Reviewer, Korean Journal of Radiology (I.F. 1.571 JCR 2014)
2016-present: Reviewer, OcoTargets and Therapy (I.F. 2.311 JCR 2014)
2016-present: Reviewer, Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques (I.F. 1.335 JCR 2014)
2016-present: Reviewer, Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology (I.F. 2.796 JCR 2015)
2016-present: Reviewer, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International (I.F. 1724 JCR 2015)
2016-present: Reviewer, BMJ Case Reports
2016-present: Reviewer, Journal of American College of Surgeons (I.F. 5.122 JCR 2014)
2017-present: Reviewer, Clinical Case Reports (Wiley)
2017-present: Reviewer, Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer
2017-present: Reviewer, ANZ Journal of Surgery (I.F. 1.158 JCR 2015)
2017-present: Reviewer, Journal of Investigative Surgery (I.F. 1.0 JCR 2015)
2017-present: Reviewer, Journal of Surgical Research (I.F. 2.198 JCR 2015)
2017-present: Reviever, Endocrine Research (I.F.1.476 JCR 2015)
2017-present: Reviewer, Gut (I.F. 14.921 JCR 2015)
2017-present: Reviewer, Pancreatology (I.F. 2.724 JCR 2016)
2017-present: Reviewer, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International (I.F. 1.649 JCR 2016)
2017-present: Reviewer, Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets 2016 (I.F. 4.873 JCR 2016)
2018-present: Reviewer, European Journal of Surgical Oncology (I.F. 3.522 JCR 2016)
2019-present: Reviewer, World Journal of Surgery (I.F. JCR )


International grant rewiewer
2017. Project Proposal Details: Project number / Title: 10943 / European consortium to improve oncologic outcomes and quality of life for patients undergoing surgery for pancreatic cancer
Project Leader Name: Marc Besselink. Scientific Review and Grants Administration KWF Kankerbestrijding – Dutch Cancer Society (DCS) Delflandlaan 17 | P.O. Box 75508 | 1070 AM Amsterdam


Formal Teaching of Students
1988-1992. Department of Anatomy. Tutor, at the Anatomy Lab, for medical students at Sapienza University of Rome
1989. Department of Anatomy. Tutor, Anatomy Lab, for medical students at Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, OH, USA
1990. Department of Anatomy. Tutor, Anatomy Lab, for medical students at Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, OH, USA
1992-1998. General Surgery (Tutor for medical students, Sapienza University): Department of Surgery (Clinica Chirurgica VI), Sapienza University of Rome
1996-1997. As a Medical Officer (Lieutenant), has lectured on topics of trauma, first aid, hygiene and preventive medicine, toxicology and NBC defense (nuclear, bacteriological and chemical)
1999-2002. Photobiology applications in surgery (tutor for Harvard Medical School students): Wellman Laboratories, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2002-. Surgery (tutor for Harvard Medical School students): Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2004-. BLS-D courses (AHA Instructor): Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
2004-. Teacher (Docente) in Medicine and Surgery, II Faculty 'of Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, of the following courses:
• General Surgery, Medicine and Surgery (English Course) – Course F (V year, II semester)
• Medical and Scientific Methodology and Human Sciences (V, III year I semester)
• Medical and Scientific Methodology and Human Sciences (VI, III year II semester)
• Digestive Diseases (VI year, I semester)
• Clinical Medicine and Surgery II and Geriatrics (VI year I Semester)
• Monographic Course 3. Clinical anatomy of the digestive system: Surgical anatomy of the intestine


Formal Teaching of Residents, Clinical Fellows and Research Fellows (post-docs)
1992-1998. General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome
2002. General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2004-. General Surgery, Department of Surgery, St. Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome
2004-. ATLS Courses (ATLS Instructor), Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Sapienza University, and Military School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
2004-. BLS-D courses (AHA Instructor), Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
2004-. Residency Program in General Surgery at the Second School of Medicine and Surgery of the University' of Rome "La Sapienza"
2009-2012. Master Level II "Day Surgery" (Chirurgia in Day Surgery), Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
2010-. Tutor for Students and Residents in Surgery, Department of bioSciences, Consorzio Tecnopolo Castel Romano, Rome, Italy
2011-. Master (16140, level II) “Master in General Medicine” (Master di II livello in medicina generale e del territorio), Sapienza University of Rome and SIAMEG (Società Italiana per l’Aggionamento del Medico di Medicina Generale)
2014-. PhD “Oncology” (DOT1326T51 - Dottorato), Sapienza University of Rome, St. Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
2018-. 2018-. Faculty: Tecnological innovation: clinical features and research methods - National Academy of Italian Society for Surgery (Innovazione tecnologica: aspetti clinici e metodologia di ricerca - Scuola SIC ri Riferimento Nazionale). Rome/Naples


Formal Teaching of Nurses:
2013-. Master (#12926, level I) in Surgical and OR Nursing (Master di I livello in Infermieristica Chirurgica e di Sala Operatoria), Sapienza University of Rome
2018-. Nursing Course (English Language). Sapienza University of Rome, Sant’Andrea University Hospital, Rome, Italy


Center for Surgical Simulation
2018-. Chair, Center for Surgical Simulation and Advanced Medical Education, Sapienza Univesrity of Rome, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy


Mentoring, Tutoring and Supervision of Students, Residents, Post-Graduate Fellows, and Young Surgeons
2011 – 2012. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Claudio Bartone, student at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Minimally Invasive Surgery for Adrenal Neoplasia”, Rome, Italy
2012. Tutor of Valentina Giaccagia, MD, surgical resident, Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, recipient of the ACS International Exchange Program, Chicago, IL – USA
2013. Tutor of Paolo Magistri, MD, surgical resident, Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, recipient of the ACS Italy Chapter Best Resident Presentation Award
2013-2014. Supervisor, Dissertation, residency in General Surgery, Niccolo Petrucciani, MD, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Venous resection during pancreatic surgery: multicenter study”, Roma, Italy
2013-2014. Supervisor, Dissertation, residency in General Surgery, Andrea Sagnotta, MD, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Evaluation of sarcopenia in patients undergoing pancreatic surgery”, Rome, Italy
2014-2015. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Francesca Manurita, student at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Borderline-resectable pancreatic cancer: a multicentric study on vascular resections”, Rome, Italy
2014. Mentor of Dr. Rajeev Kumar and Dr. Sterman Toussaint, ACS International Surgical Education Scholars, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 26-30, San Francisco, CA – USA
2015. Mentor of Dr. Ramzi Alami and Dr. Daniel Ojuka, ACS International Surgical Education Scholars, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 4-8, Chicago, IL – USA
2015. Tutor of Giammauro Berardi, MD, PGY 2 surgical resident, Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, recipient of the ACS International Exchange Program, Chicago, IL – USA
2015. Tutor of Chiara Mattana, 5th year med. student, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Observership at Department of Surgery Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden, under direct supervision of Marco Del Chiaro, MD
2015. Tutor of Federica Goglia, 6th year med. student, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology
2015. Tutor of Livia Mangogna, 3th year med. student, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Observership at Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - USA - under direct supervision of Liliana Bordeianou, MD, and Cristina Ferrone, MD,
2015-2018. Tutor of Andrea Sagnotta, PhD in training, doctorate in “Oncology”, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Rome, Italy
2016. Tutor of Livia Mangogna, 4th year med. student, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, 2016 Association of Academic Surgeons’ Travel Grant recipient, Academic Surgical Congress, Jacksonville, FL – USA
2016. Supervisor, Dissertation, residency in General Surgery, Linda Ferrari, MD, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Kono-S anastomosis in Crohn Disease prevents recurrecies: preliminary data”, Rome, Italy
2016. Mentor of Dr. Vivek Bindal and Dr. Adisa Oluseye, ACS International Surgical Education Scholars, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 16-20, Washington DC – USA
2016. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Federica Goia, student at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Role of sarcopenia in patients undergone pancreatic resection”, Rome, Italy
2016-2017. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Carolina Bebi, student at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Course F (English): “The role of gastric vs intestinal anatomical changes in the regulation of glucagon-like peptide 1: time to revise the hindgut hypotesis?”, Rome, Italy. Collaboration with King’s College Hospital, London, UK (Prof. Francesco Rubino)
2016-2017. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Livia Mangogna, student at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Sarcopenia in the surgical patient: evaluation of clinical and molecular outcomes”, Rome, Italy
2016-2017. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Chiara Mattana, student at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Duodenopancreatectomy for cancer of duodenal papilla: outcomes and limph node ratio on a series of 74 patients”, Rome, Italy. Collaboration with Karolinska University Hospital, Sthocolm, Sweden (Prof. Marco del Chiaro)
2018. Tutor, Path of Excellence in Medicine and Surgery (Percorso di Eccellenza): Patient Managment in Minimally Invasive and open Surgery. Fundamentals of Surgical Research. Course F (International; English language), Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
2018. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Daoud Abu Dahud, student at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Pancreatectomy with Mesenteric and Portal Vein Resection for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: Multicenter Study of 406 Patients”, Rome, Italy (March 20, 2018)
2018. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Benedetta Graglia, student at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology: “Association among pancreatic cancer and hormonal and reproductive factors”, Rome, Italy (July 23, 2018)
2018. Mentor of the following ACS International Guest Scholars at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (Boston, October 21-25): Dr. Rhea Liang (Tallai, Australia), Dr Yusuke Watanabe (Sapporo, Japan), Dr. Prem Yohannanand (Maputo City, Monzambique) Dr Fausto Rosa (Rome, Italy).
2018. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Valeria Restaino, student at Sapienza University of Rome (Course F - International; English language), Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine: “Evolution of Pancreatectomy with en-bloc Venous Resection for Pancreatic Cancer in Italy. Retrospective Cohort Study On 425 Cases In 10 Pancreatic Referral Units”, Rome, Italy (October 30, 2018)
2019. Supervisor, Dissertation, MD Degree, Claudio Cammaleri, student at Sapienza University of Rome (Course F - International; English language), Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine: “Multicenter study on vascular resections during pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancer”, Rome, Italy (March 27, 2019)
2019. American College of Surgeons Mentor for Dr. Diego Lucas Fernández, FASTA Medical University, Mar de Plata, Argentina; Nikhil Gupta, MBBS, FALS, FACS, FRCS, PGIMER Dr RML Hospital,Delhi, India; Oyintonbra Funkuro Koroye, MBBS, DMAS, FWACS, FICS, FACS
Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital Okolobiri, Bayelsa State, Nigeria as 2019 ACS International Surgical Education Scholars at the ACS Clinical Congress, San Francisco, USA



Committees and Boards
2004. Member of the Board on Teaching and Training Standards, Sapienza University of Rome
2005. Istitutional Rapresentative (2005-2011) of the Association of Academic Surgeons (AAS) USA
2008. Member of the Simulation Committee, Association for Surgical Education (ASE) USA
2010-2012 Councilor: American College of Surgeons - Italy Chapter
2010. Member of the International Relation Committee, American College of Surgeons (ACS) USA
2010-2011. Member of International Advisory Subcommittee, Division of Member Services: American College of Surgeons (ACS) USA
2011. Member of Committee on Information and Technology, Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) USA
2011. Member of the International Committee, Society for Surgical Oncology (SSO) USA
2011. Member of Young Surgeons Committee, American Society of Colon Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) USA
2011. Program Sub-committee DDW, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) USA
2011. Communications Committee, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) USA
2011. Members IGS Selection Sub-committee, American College of Surgeons (ACS) USA
2011. International Relation Committee, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) USA
2011-2013. Member of Executive Council (International Relations) of the Italian Society of Young Surgeons (SPIGC - Società Polispecialistica Italiana dei Giovani Chirurghi), Italy
2012-2018 Outreach Committee, Society for Surgical Oncology (SSO) USA
2012. Chapter Administrator, American College of Surgeons, Italy Chapter
2012. Treasurer, American College of Surgeons, Italy Chapter
2013. Councilor, Società Romana di Chirurgia (SRC), Italy
2013. Co-Chair of the AAS Italian Course Task Force. Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), USA
2013. Member of Executive Committee. Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), USA
2013. Member of Committee on Citizenship and Social Responsibility, Association for Surgical Education (ASE), USA
2013. Member of the Global Committee of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), USA
2013 Member of AAS International Outreach Working Group, Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), USA
2013. Members IGS Education Sub-committee, American College of Surgeons (ACS) USA
2014. Member of Communication Committee, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) USA
2014. Member of Website Committee, American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), USA
2014. Member of International Committee, American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), USA
2014. Member of the Executive Committee of the International Relation Committee of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), USA
2014. Institutional representative, Association for Surgical Education (AAS), USA
2014. Chair of the Scholar Selection Sub-committee of the International Relation Committee of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), USA
2015. Member of Global Affair Committee, the Association of Academic Surgeons (AAS) USA
2015. Member of International Relations Committee, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) USA
2015. Member of Member Services Committee of the Society (2015-2019) as International Region Representative (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) USA
2015. Member of Website Committee, American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), USA
2015. Member Nominating Subcommittee, of the International Relation Committee of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), USA
2015. Re-nominated Chair of the Scholar Selection Sub-committee of the International Relation Committee of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), USA
2016. Nominated Expert of AGENAS (National Agency for Regional Health Services) in the Area 4 (Clinical/Organizational/Epidemiological/Social) and Area 5 (Research and international relations); Area 6 (Transparency and Integrity oh Healthcare) - (iscritto all’Albo degli Esperti AGENAS - Agenzia Nazionale per i Servizi Sanitari Regionali, Area 4: Clinico / Organizzativa / Epidemiologica / Sociale - Area 5: Ricerca e Rapporti internazionali - Area 6: Trasparenza ed integrità dei servizi sanitari)
2017. Regional representative (Delegato Regionale, Lazio), Italian Society for Surgery (SIC), Italy
2017. SAGES Champion: Italy Representative for the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
2017. Member of International Committee, American College of Surgeons – Italy Chapter
2017. Treasurer, Roman Society for Surgery (Società Romana di Chirurgia – SRC), Italy
2018. Member of Education Committee, American College of Surgeons – Italy Chapter
2018. International Ambassador (Italy), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), USA
2018. Member of Membership Committee, American College of Surgeons-Italy Chapter – Italy Chapter
2018. SSAT Social Media Task Force. Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) USA
2018. National Delegate (Italy), International Society for Surgery (ISS-SIC) based in Switzerland
2019. Alternate Governor, ACS Italy Chapter
2019. Member of International Society of Surgery Education Advisory Group (ISS-SIC)
2019. Member of Society for Surgical Oncology (SSO) Colorectal Disease Site Work Group, USA


Organization of International Conferences, Meetings and Courses
2008. Member of the Scientific Committee of the XXXVI Biennial World Congress (2008) of the International College of Surgeons, December 3-6, 2008 Vienna, Austria
2009. Carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer: new strategies. Guest: Marcovalerio Melis, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, New York University.Sapienza University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital, June 18, 2009. Sponsored by the American College of Surgeons Italian Chapter. Residency Program in General Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome. Meeting director: Dr. Giuseppe Nigri
2009. Member of the Organizing Committee of the EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit IV, Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, February 11-14, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA: Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, USA
2010. Member of the International Advisory Board, International Patient Safety Conference, October 1-3 2010, New Delhi
2011. A) Inguinal hernia repair: what the resident should know and B) US Healthcare System: where is it going? Guest: Mark Savarise, MD, FACS, Chair, Young Surgeons Association, American College of Surgeons. Sapienza University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital. May 12, 2011 Sponsored by the American College of Surgeons Italian Chapter, Residency Program in General Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital. Meeting Director: Dr. Giuseppe Nigri
2011. Thoracic aorta pathology and its treatment. Guest, Glenn Lamuraglia, MD, FACS, Division of Vascular Surgery, Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA. Sapienza University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital, September 21, 2011. Sponsored by the American College of Surgeons Italian Chapter, Residency Program in Vascular and General Surgery. Meeting director: Dr. Giuseppe Nigri
2011. Member of the Organizing Committee of the EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit IV, Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, February 16-19, 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA: Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, USA
2011. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Meeting “Colorectal Surgery. Sustainable Technology and Welfare”. December 15-17, 2011, Rome, Italy
2012. Fundamentals of Research and Academic Career Development. In collaboration with Association for Academic Surgery, USA. National Health Research Conference November 12-13, 2012, Villa Erba – Cernobbio, Italy (in associazione con la Conferenza Nazionale sulla Ricerca Sanitaria, sotto la direzione scientifica del Ministero della Salute). Course Director: Giuseppe Nigri
2013. XXV Congresso Nazionale SPIGC. Consiglio Direttivo della Società Polispecialistica Italiana dei Giovani Chirurghi, Rapporti Internazionali (Executive Council - International Relations - of The Italians Society of Young Surgeons) June 13-15, 2013, Bary, Italy.
2013. Member of Executive Council (International Relations) of the Italian Society of Young Surgeons (SPIGC), XXV National Congress June13-15, 2013, Bari
2013. Patient Safety in Surgery. Guest: Dr. Haytham Kaafarani, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA. Sapienza University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital, June 26, 2013. Sponsored by the American College of Surgeons Italy Chapter, Residency Program in General Surgery. Meeting director: Dr. Giuseppe Nigri
2014. “1° Workshop on Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: Intraperitoneal polyvinilidene fluoride mesh”. Live surgery, performing Dr. Brescia, Dr. Cosenza, Dr. Gasparrini, Dr. Nigri. Sapienza University of Rome, St. Andrea Hospital, Rome March 3-4, 2014, Rome, Italy
2014. “Digestive Surgery: New Trends and Spending Review”. April 10-12, 2014. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Rome, Italy – Program Committee
2014. American College of Surgeons - Italy Chapter - Annual Meeting, October 12-15, 2014, Palazzo dei Congressi, Rome, Italy. Member of Program Committee
2014. “Role of surgical resection for hepatocarcinoma”. Guest: Francesco Serafini Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY. Sapienza university of Rome, Sant’Andrea Hospital, May 15, 2014, Rome, Italy. Sponsored by the American College of Surgeons Italian Chapter, Residency Program in General Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital. Meeting Director: Dr. Giuseppe Nigri
2015. Member of the Organizing Committee of the EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit VII, Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, February 11-14, 2015
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2015. Member of Program Committee, American College of Surgeons - Italy Chapter - Annual Meeting, in partnership with the Massachusetts Chapter. October 21-24, 2015, Milan, Italy
2016. Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of “Digestive Surgery - Training, management and innovative technology in surgery”, April 7-9, 2016, Rome, Italy
2016. Member of Program Committee, American College of Surgeons - Italy Chapter - Annual Meeting, in partnership with the Massachusetts Chapter. September 25-29, 2016, Rome, Italy
2016. Seminar: “Surgical residency in USA: simulation and non-technical skills in the training programs”, Douglas Smink, MD, FACS, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA – “Training in Robotic Surgery”, Anthony Feghali, State University of New York, Syracuse, NY, USA. In collaboration with the ACS Italy Chapter and the Massachusetts Chapter. Sapienza University of Rome, Sant’Andrea Hospital. September 29, 2016. Rome, Italy. Chair: Guuseppe Nigri
2017. Seminars: 1) Collaborative Approaches to Improving the Quality of Surgical Care - 2) Informing Policy with Evidence: The FIRST Residency Duty Hour Trial - 3) Improving Adherence to Cancer Treatment Guidelines. Karl Bilimoria, MD, FACS, Northwestern University, Chicago USA. In collaboration with the ACS Italy Chapter. Sapienza University of Rome, Sant’Andrea Hospital, October 5, 2017 - Rome, Italy. Chair: Giuseppe Nigri
2018. Digestive Surgery: Future Challenges and New Technologies. Member of Program Committee. Rome, April 12-14, 2018 - Rome, Italy
2018. Member of Program Committee, American College of Surgeons - Italy Chapter - Annual Meeting. October 14-18, 2018. Rome, Italy
2018. Member of Program Committee (Comitato Scientifico), Italian Society of Surgery (Società Italiana di Chirurgia (SIC) - Congresso Congiunto). October 14-18, 2018. Rome, Italy
2018. Member of Program Committee, ACS General Surgery Review Course, American College of Surgeons - Italy Chapter - Annual Meeting. October 14-18, 2018. Rome, Italy
2018. Chair, ACS Gastrointestinal Surgical Emergencies Course, American College of Surgeons - Italy Chapter - Annual Meeting. October 15, 2018. Rome, Italy. Dr. Nigri is the creator of this new ACS Course format.
2018. Chair, AAS Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course, Association of Academic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons Italy Chapter, Sapienza University of Rome. October 16, 2018. Rome, Italy
2018. National Delegate and Member of Program Committee of the 1st Italian Chapter Meeting International Society for Surgery/Societè International De Chirurgie. October 17, 2018. Rome, Italy
2018. Member of Program Committee of the ACS-SAGES Session: “Training in Mini-Invasive Surgery in Italy”. October 17, 2018. Rome, Italy
2019. “Updates on management of esophageal cancer” and “Current diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease”. Guest: Marco Patti, MD, FACS, Professor of Medicine and Surgery Surgical Co-Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, USA. Sapienza university of Rome, Sant’Andrea Hospital, March 18 2019, Rome, Italy. Sponsored by the American College of Surgeons Italian Chapter, International Society of Surgery Italy Chapter, Residency Program in General Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital. Meeting Director: Dr. Giuseppe Nigri
2019 American College of Surgeons Gastrointestinal Surgical Emergencies Course (ACS GISE), Congresso in Piazza, Giugno 27-28, 2019. Genova, Italy


Relations with the Embassy of United States in Rome
2016. English-speaking doctor in the Consular District of Rome, aknowledged by the United States Embassy of Rome, Italy - https://it.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/local-resources-of-u-s-citizens/medical/ and click on Consular District of Rome (https://it.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/67/2017/02/ACS-Doctors-Rome-Feb2017b.pdf)


Professional Societies (alphabetical order)
American Association of Anatomists - AAA (2000-2002, USA)
American Medical Association - AMA (2002-, USA)
American College of Surgeons, Fellow – FACS (2002-, USA)
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery - ASLSM (2001-2002, USA)
Association for Academic Surgery - AAS (2005-, USA). Institutional representative 2005-07
Association for Surgical Education - ASE (2005-, USA)
Association of Italian Surgeons in North America - AISNA (founding member, 2011-, USA)
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons - ASCRS - Fellow (2008-, USA)
American Society of General Surgeons (resident member, 2002-2003 USA)
Clinical Robotic Surgery Association – CRSA (2011-, USA)
European Hernia Society (2018-)
European Society of Surgery –ESS (2012-)
European Society for Surgical Oncology – ESSO (2015-)
International College of Surgeons (2003-2007, USA)
International Society of Digestive Surgery (2013-)
International Society for Surgery/Societè International de Chirurgie (2009-)
Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation - ISSNAF (2012-, USA)
Italian Society of Endocrine Surgery (2013-, SIEC)
Italian Society of Surgery/Societa’ Italiana di Chirurgia/SIC (1998-, ITA)
Italian Society of Surgical Oncology/SICO (2011-, ITA)
Italian Society of Academic Surgeons/SICU (2007-, ITA). Istitutional Representative
Massachusetts Medical Society - MMS (2002-2006, USA)
Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Society – Alumni (2010-, USA)
Massachusetts General Hospital Wellman Center – Alumni (2000-, USA)
New York Academy of Sciences (2002-2003, USA)
Royal College of Surgeons, Fellow – FRCS (2012-, UK)
Society of American Gatrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons – SAGES (2012-, USA)
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (2004-2005, USA)
Society for Surgical Oncology – SSO (2010-, USA)
Suffolk District Medical Society, Massachusetts, USA (2001-2006, USA)


Non-professional Societies
2016.- American International Club of Rome
2016.- Association of American Clubs (AAC)



Chairman and Moderator
2002. Chairman, PDT/Oncology session, American Society of Laser in Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), April 13, 2002, Atlanta, GA – USA
2013. Co-moderator, The College’s International Scholars and Travelers 2013, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 9, 2013, Washington, DC – USA
2014. Invited speaker to the American College of Surgeons Leadership and Advocacy Summit (ACS Mentorship Program), 29 April-March 1, Washington DC, USA
2014. Moderator, Resident Session of the Roman Society for Surgery (Società Romana di Chirurgia), July 2, 2014 – Sapienza University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
2014. Moderator, Resident Best Presentation Award session, ACS Italy Chapter-Italian Society for Surgery (SIC) Congress, October 12-15, 2014, Rome Italy