Prof. Guido Torzilli

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CURRICULUM VITAE OF GUIDO TORZILLI, MD, PhD, FACS
Born in Milan – Italy on November 29th, 1962, Nationality: Italian
Married with 3 children
Department of General Surgery
Division of Hepatobiliary and General Surgery Humanitas University
Humanitas Research Hospital, IRCCS
Via Manzoni, 56
I-20089 Rozzano – Milano, Italy
Tel.: +39 02 8224 4769
Fax: +39 02 8224 4590
e-mail 2: guido.torzilli@hunimed.eu
MD at the University of Milan in November 1988 (summa cum laude),
Specialist in General Surgery at the University of Milan in November 1993 (summa cum laude) PhD degree at the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine, 1999.
Current Position/Title
Professor and Chairman, Department of General Surgery – Director, Division of Hepatobiliary and General Surgery – Humanitas University – Humanitas Research Hospital – Rozzano – Milano, Italy
Specialty
Hepatobiliary Surgery, Surgical and Interventional Ultrasonography
Hospital Career
1988- 1993: Residency at the 1st Department of Surgery, University of Milan, Faculty of Medicine, Ospedale Policlinico IRCCS, Milan-Italy.
1993 – 1996: Staff Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Hospital of Lodi, Italy.
1996 Fellow of the Japanese Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research, Second Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo-Japan.
1998 – 1999: Assistant Professor of Surgery, Hepatobiliarypancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo-Japan
2000 – 2004: Head of the Hepatobiliary Surgery Unit, 1st Department of General Surgery, Hospital of Lodi, Italy.
2006 – 2008: Chief Liver Surgery Unit, 3rd Dept. of General Surgery, University of Milan, Faculty of Medicine, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, IRCCS, Rozzano-Milano, Italy
2009 – 2013: Head Liver Surgery Unit – Department of General Surgery – Humanitas Clinical and Research Center – Rozzano – Milano, Italy
2014 – 2015: Director Department of Hepatobiliary and General Surgery – Humanitas Research Hospital – Rozzano – Milano, Italy
2015 -: Professor and Chairman, Department of General Surgery – Director, Division of Hepatobiliary and General Surgery – Humanitas University – Humanitas Research Hospital – Rozzano – Milano, Italy
Academic Career
1988: MD at the University of Milan
1993: Diploma of Specialist of General Surgery at the University of Milan
1996: Fellow of the Japanese Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research at the Second Department of Surgery of the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine.
1998 – 1999: Assistant Professor of Surgery of the Hepatobiliarypancreatic Surgery Department of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tokyo.
1999: PhD degree in Hepatobiliopancreatic Surgery at the University of Tokyo
2000 – 2006: Honorary Professor in Surgical Ultrasonography at the School of Radiology of the University of Pavia, Faculty of Medicine
2000-: Honorary Professor in Surgical Ultrasonography at the School of General Surgery of the Catholic University, Faculty of Medicine in Rome.
2002-: Honorary Professor of the Italian School of Hepatic Surgery.
2002-06: Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Milan
2004-: Professor of the Masters in Ultrasonography and in Hepatobiliary Surgery of the Catholic Universty, Faculty of Medicine in Rome.
2004-: Professor of the Postgraduate Course in Hepatobiliary Oncology of the Catholic Universty, Faculty of Medicine in Rome.
2005-: Professor at the School of Digestive Surgery, University of Milan – Italy
2005-10: Professor at the School of Digestive Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
2006-15: Associate Professor of Surgery School of Medicine – University of Milan.
2006-: Professor of the Postgraduate Course in Surgical Physiopathology of the University of Catania, Faculty of Medicine
2006-: Professor of the Master in Miniinvasive Surgery of the University of Catania, Faculty of Medicine

2007-: Member of the Faculty at the International Master “Henri Bismuth” in Hepatobiliary Surgery, Villejuif, France
2008-: Professor at the School of Surgery, University of Milan – Italy
2009-: Member of the Faculty at the European Universitary Diploma: Hepatic-Pancreatic and Biliary Cancers. Oncosurgical strategies. Hopital Paul Brousse, University of Paris, Villejuif, France
2013-: National Academic Qualification as Full Professor of Surgery 2015-: Full Professor of Surgery, Humanitas University
Grants and Awards:
1988-93: Ministerial Grant for the best Residents in Surgery
1992: Grant of the Italian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine for a stage abroad (1st Surgical Dept. – Shinshu University – Matsumoto, Japan – Dir. Prof Masatoshi Makuuchi)
1996: Fellowship of the Japanese Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research
2005: Ettore Ruggieri Prize of the Italian Society of Surgery for the best Clinical Research
2008: Best video at the 6th International Meeting Hepatocellular Carcinoma – Eastern and Western Experiences, Seoul
2012: Best video at the International Video Session of the 100th Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons – Chicago
Referee/Editorial Board Memberships
Prof. Torzilli is Vice-Editor-in Chief of Digestive Surgery, member of the Editorial Board of Liver Cancer, Updates in Surgery, World Journal of Gastroenterology, World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, World Journal of Hepatology, and of the Journal of Ultrasound, referee of several international journals (The Lancet, Hepatology, Annals of Surgery, British Journal of Surgery, Archives of Surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, BMC Gastroenterology, Surgery, Journal of Hepatology, Cancer, Journal of Surgical Oncology, European Journal of Surgical Oncology, European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, European Journal of Cancer Care, Indian Journal of Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Digestive and Liver Diseases, Future Oncology, Clinical Anatomy, HPB Surgery, Chinese Journal of Cancer Research, World Journal of Surgery, PLOSone, Scandinavian Journal of Surgery)
Speaker/Chairman
Prof. Torzilli has been invited as Chairman or Speaker in more than 600 National and International Meetings and has been invited as Visiting Professor by the Department of Surgery of the Catholic University, Faculty of Medicine in Rome, the 3rd Department of Surgery of the Nihon University in Tokyo, the Department of Surgery of the Dokkyo University, the Department of Surgery of the University of Tokyo, and the Liver Unit of the King’s College Hospital in London.
Societies
Prof. Torzilli is member of the following Scientific Societies: American College of Surgeons (Fellow); European Surgical Association; International Hepatobiliopancreatic Association (President Elect of the Italian Chapter); International Association Surgeon Gastroenterologist and Oncologist (Executive Board Member); Eastern and Western Association on Liver Tumors (Founding Member and Governing Board Member); International Liver Cancer Association (Founding Member); European Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology; European Society of Surgical Oncology; Italian Society of Ultrasonography in Medicine and Biology; Italian Society of Surgery; Italian Association of Surgery; Italian Society of Surgical Oncology.
Clinical and Research Activities
Pioneer in new methods for intraoperative staging with ultrasound (first reports in the indexed medical literature about the use of contrast-enhanced IOUS) and for resection guidance (so-called Radical but Conservative Policy and in the recognition and use of communicating vein in parenchyma sparing procedures in case of hepatic outflow tumor infiltration). He has pioneered new surgical procedures as the Hooking Technique, Compression Segmentectomy, Mini-Mesohepatectomy, SERPS, Liver Tunnel, Upper Transversal Hepatectomy; he has designed a new probe for intraoperative ultrasound.
Professor Torzilli has been co-editor of two books and 3 supplements of international indexed journals, He is author/co-author of more than 150 indexed full papers, more than 50 non-indexed full-papers, 4 monograph, and more than 50 book’s chapters for an overall impact factor exceeding 700.
Rozzano-Milan, April 7th 2016