Gaetano Rocco received an M.D. degree, FRCSEd, from the National Cancer Institute, Pascale Foundation, Italy. His background includes University of Milan Medical School (M.D. degree 1985); University of Milan General Surgery Residency (1985–1990); University of Milan Thoracic Surgery Residency (1990–1995); Visiting Resident Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN (1995); Clinical Fellow Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN (1996–1997); Staff Surgeon Division of General Thoracic Surgery Sondalo Italy (1988–1999); Fellow of the European Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery (FECTS-1998); Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK (2000–2004); Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Sheffield; Head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery and Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Naples, Italy (2004 to date); President of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2008). His interests include thoracic oncology, minimally invasive VATS surgery, chest wall reconstruction, esophageal diseases, pulmonary infections, and risk management in thoracic surgery.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2012