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Gaetano Rocco

Gaetano Rocco, M.D., FRCSEd
National Cancer Institute, Pascale Foundation
Via M Semmola 81
Naples  80131
39 0815903823 (fax)
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General Thoracic Surgery


University of Milan Medical School (M.D. 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, United Kingdom (2000-2004)
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer -Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Sheffield
Head - Department of Thoracic Surgery and Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Naples, Italy (2004-
President - European Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2008


Thoracic oncology
Minimally invasive VATS surgery
Chest wall reconstruction
Risk management in Thoracic Surgery
Pulmonary infections
My Family
FC Internazionale


September1994: ECFMG certification 0-407-269-0 (Indefinite validity)

April 1999: Medical Licensure and Specialist in Thoracic Surgery Certificate GMC n. 4597353