Andrea Fandella was born in Rapallo (Genova Italy) on the 10th of March 1958. He attended the Faculty of Medicine, Padua University (1977–1983). He graduated as a medical doctor with 110/110. He was certified urologist on the 14th of July 1988. He was medical officer during his mandatory military service in the Italian Air Force. Fandella worked as a staff member at the Urologic Department of Treviso from the 4th of December, 1987, first as an Assistant and then, from June 1990, as an “Aiuto.” He realized the center of urologic cellular cultures and coordinated studies in the field of etiopathogenesis of BPH and topic chemotherapy of superficial bladder cancer; these studies were objects of many national and international papers. Since January 1st, 2010, he has been the Chief of the Urological Department of Casa di Cura Giovanni XXIII, Monastier di Treviso, Italy. He performed as a responsible more than one thousand open procedures and 3000 endoscopic procedures. Fandella was the coordinator of Italian group for guidelines on prostatic biopsy. He is a Member of the Committee for the Guidelines on Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy for the Italian Urologists Association (AURO.IT). He was appointed as a Reviewer for Urology. He published 211 scientific papers in Italian and international journals. He attended 115 national or international conventions or courses. He is an Active or Corresponding Member of Italian Club of Prostatic Biopsy (PBIC) of whom he is the 1° Coordinator at Società Italiana di Urologia (SIU); AURO.IT of whom he is a Member of the Scientific Committee; Italian Society of Uro-Oncology (SIUrO); ATU Society Triveneta of Urology; Vice President of Group Uro-Oncologic of North East (GUONE); American Urological Association (AUA); European Urological Association (EAU); Society Italian of Andrology (SIA). His special expertise is in the fields of prostate cancer, prostate biopsy, bladder cancer, and prostatic benign hypertrophy.
Biography Updated on 20 March 2011