Giuseppe Nigri, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS, FASCRS
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Giuseppe R. Nigri, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS, FASCRS
Assistant 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


PLACE OF BIRTH: Philadelphia, PA - USA
CITIZENSHIP: USA/Italian
CURRENT POSITION
2004-. Assistant Professor of Surgery (Ricercatore Med/18): Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, St. Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
2012-. Israeli Hospital in Rome, consultant surgeon (convenzione/agreement with St. Andrea Hospital)
2013-. Associate Professor of Surgery,
Italian National Scientific Qualification (Abilitazione al ruolo di Professore Associato)
2013-. Full Professor of Surgery,
Italian National Scientific Qualification (Abilitazione al ruolo di Professore Ordinario)


EDUCATION
University/Medical School
Sapienza University, Rome, Italy - MD 1992 (magna cum laude)
USMLE - ECFMG Certification, United States Medical Licensure Examination/Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA - USA (abilitazione medica negli USA)


ACADEMIC TITLES
2004- Assistant Professor of Surgery, Sapienza University, 2nd School of Medicine, Rome, Italy. Attending Surgeon, St. Andrea University Hospital, Rome, Italy
1999-2003 Clinical and Research Fellow in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts


RESIDENCY AND PH.D.
Resident in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and North Shore Medical Center, Salem, Massachusetts, (General Surgery rotation) - Partners HealthCare
Doctoral thesis - "Photobiology in Experimental Surgery", Department of Surgical Sciences, Sapienza University, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
Residency in General Surgery (magna cum laude), Sapienza University, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy


CLINICAL & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE/FELLOWSHIPS
2014 (Feb.). ACS International Scholar for Surgical Education at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – USA
2013 (Oct.). ACS International Scholar for Surgical Education at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Minimally Invasive Surgery Training Center, Baltimore, MD -USA
2012-2014
Surgical Education Research Fellowship (SERF) program - Association for Surgical Education
2009 American College of Surgeons Abdol Islami International Guest Scholar @
- Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
- Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2008 (July-Aug) Visitor of the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2007 (July-Aug) Visitor of the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2006 (July-Aug) Visitor of the Department of Surgery,
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2005 (July-Aug) Visitor of the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2004 (Nov-Dec) Clinical Observer, Department of Surgery and Department of Pathology (Genetics and Molecular Biology), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
1999-2003 Clinical and Research Fellow in Surgery and Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1990 Research associate, Department of Anatomy, University of Toledo, Medical Center (former Medical College of Ohio) Toledo, OH, USA
1989 Research associate, Department of Anatomy, University of Toledo Medical Center (former Medical College of Ohio) Toledo, OH, USA
1988-1992 Research Associate and Visiting Physician, Department of Anatomy and "Pietro M. Motta" Electron Microscopy Lab., Sapienza University


SCOLARSHIPS, AWARDS & MORE
2013. American College of Surgeons, International Scholar for Surgical Education
2011.
American College of Surgeons Young Fellows Mentorship Program. Mentors: Dr. Carlos Pellegrini and Dr Chad Rubin.
2010. Selected Paper Award, Italian Society for Surgery, Clinical Congress, October 2010, Rome, Italy

2009. American College of Surgeons Abdol H. Islami MD International Guest Scholar
2002. Best resident award (Photodynamic Therapy/Oncology session), 22nd Annual Meeting of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Atlanta, April 2002
2002. Recipient of the US Air Force Grant for the 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
2001. Italian Society for Surgery "E. Ruggieri" Award
2001. Harvard Medical School’s nominee for the Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Award, 2001
2001. Best Overall Basic Science Paper Award, 21st Annual Meeting of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, New Orleans, April
2000. Academy of Medicine of Rome Award



COMMITTEES
2013. Member of AAS international Outreach Working Group, Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) USA
2013. Member of the Global Committee of the
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), USA
2013. Member of Committee on Citizenship and Social Responsibility,
Association for Surgical Education, USA
2013. Co-Chair, AAS Italian Course Task Force,
Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) USA
2012. Treasurer and Chapter Administrator of the
Italian Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
2012. Member of the Outreach Committee of the Society for Surgical Oncology (SSO), USA
2011. Member of the
IGS Selection Subcommittee, American College of Surgeons, USA
2011. Member of the Communications Committee of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), USA
2011. Member of the
Program Subcommittee of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), USA
2011. Member of the
Young Surgeons Committee of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), USA
2011-2014. Member of the
International Committee of the Society for Surgical Oncology (SSO), USA
2011-2013. Member of the Information & Technology Committee of the
Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) USA
2011. Member of the Organizing Committee/Preliminary Faculty of the EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit V Laparoscopy & Minimally Invasive Surgery,
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), February 16-19, 2011,Orlando, Florida, USA
2010-2013. Member of the
International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons, USA
2010. Member of the Subcommittee on International Activities, Member Services,
American College of Surgeons, USA
2010. Member of the
Young Fellows Association of the American College of Surgeons, USA
2010. Member of the
Governing Council of the Italian Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
2010. Young Surgeon Representative of the
Italian Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
2009. Member of the Simulation Center Committee - Association for Surgical Education (ASE), USA
2009. Member of the Organizing Committee/Preliminary Faculty of the
EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit IV, Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, February 11-14, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA
2008. Member of the Scientific Committe of the XXXVI World Congress(2008) of
International College of Surgeons (ICS), USA

2005. Istitutional Rapresentative (2005-2011)of the Association for Academic Surgery (USA)
2005. Member of the Commitee on Teaching & Training Standards, Sapienza University, II School of Medicine



LICENSURES & CERTIFICATIONS 1



LICENSURES & CERTIFICATIONS 2


MILITARY SERVICE
Army, Medical Corps, Liutenent (1995-1997) - Promotion to Captain


ORGANIZATION OF 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 13.00, Ground Floor - Hall C. 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 12:00 pm, Ground Floor - Hall C. 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 12:00 pm, Ground Floor - Hall C. 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
  • 2012: Fundamentals of Research and Academic Career Development. In collaboration with Association for Surgical Education, USA. National Health Research Conference November 12-13, 2012 – Villa Erba – Cernobbio, Italy (in concomitanza con la Conferenza Nazionale sulla Ricerca Sanitaria, sotto la direzione scientifica del Ministero della Salute). Course Director: Giuseppe Nigri


MEDIA


PATENT/DISCLOSURES


EDITORIAL BOARDS
2005-2007 Associate Editor, Journal of Medical Sciences Research
2006-2007 Associate Editor, Journal of Clinical Case Reports
2007-. Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Surgical Oncology
2007-. Associate Editor, BMC Research Notes
2007-. Editorial Board Member, Patient Safety in Surgery
2009-. Editorial Board Member, The Open Surgical Oncology Journal
2009-. Reviewer, Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research
2010-. Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Surgical Oncology
2010-. Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
2010-. Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Hepatology
2011-. Reviewer, Cardiovascular Diabetology
2011-. Reviewer, Journal of Cellular Physiology
2013-. Editorial Board Member, Journal of Tumor
2013-. Editoral Board Member, Journal of Surgery
2013-. Editorial Board Member, BioMed Research International
2013-. Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Gastroenterology
2013-. Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Surgical Procedures
2013-. Reviewer, The Surgeon (Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edimburgh and Ireland)
2014-. Reviewer, Endocrine Practice
2014-. Reviewer, Lagenbeck’s Archieves of Surgery
2014-. Rewiever, BMC Cancer
2014-. Reviewer, Cancer Investigation
2014-. Reviewer, Annals of Surgery



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Medical Association AMA (USA)
American College of Surgeons, Fellow - FACS (USA)
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons ACSRS (USA)
Association for Academic Surgery AAS (USA) – Istitutional Rapresentative (2005-2011)
Association for Surgical Education ASE (USA)
Association of Italian Surgeons in North America - AISNA (USA)
Clinical Robotic Surgery Association CRSA (USA)
European Society for Surgery (EU) ESS
Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation - ISSNAF (USA)
International Society for Digestive Surgery (ISDS)
International Society for Surgery ISDS
Italian Society of Edocrine Surgery SIEC (ITA)
Italian Society for Surgery SIC (ITA)
Italian Society for Surgical Oncology SICO(ITA)
Italian Society of University Surgeons SICU (ITA) - Istitutional Rapresentative
Mass General Hospital Surgical Society – Alumni (USA)
Massachusetts Medical Society MMS (USA)
New York Academy of Science (2002 USA)
Royal College of Surgeons (Engl), Fellow - FRCS (2012, UK)
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons SAGES(2012, USA)
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract SSAT (USA)
Society for Surgical Oncology SSO (USA)


POST-GRADUATE COURSES
1. Postgraduate Course in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, September 14-16, 1998, Boston, Massachusetts
2. The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Postgraduate Course, Digestive Disease Week, May 16, 1999, Orlando, Florida -USA
3. Endoscopic Management of Tumors of the Aerodigestive Tract. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. November 5-6, 1999, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
4. Current issues in vascular and endovascular surgery. Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. May 11-13, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
5. General Thoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. May 27-28, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
6. Postgraduate Course in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. September 11-13, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
7. Scientific Writing Course. Clinical Research Program. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. October 25 and 31 and November 8, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
8. Endoscopic Management of Tumors of the Aerodigestive Tract. Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital Laser Center, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. November 3-4, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
9. Advances in Cancer Management for the Surgeon. Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. November 6-8 2000, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
10. Grant Writing Course. Clinical Research Program. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. November 28-29, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
11. Current issues in vascular and endovascular surgery. Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. May 2001, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
12. Postgraduate Course in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. September 10-12, 2001, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
13. “Optimizing Laser Parameters Workshop”. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. April 2002, Atlanta, Georgia -USA
14. Current issues in vascular and endovascular surgery. Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education. May 2002, Boston, Massachusetts -USA
15. Healthcare Provider Renewal Online. Certificate #61A5AB7FE450. American Heart Association, April 20, 2004
16. Basic Laparoscopic Surgery Course. Course Director Prof. C. Husher. Ospedale S. Giovanni Addolorata, Rome October 4-7, 2004
17. Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Course. Course Director: Prof. E. Mariani. Nuovo Ospedale San Giovanni Battista. Foligno June 21-23, 2006
18. Continuing Health Sciences Education Program at McMaster University in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) - American Medical Association PRA Category credit(s)TM
19. Laparoscopic left adrenalectomy (2007-09-10); Laparoscopic right adrenalectomy (2007-09-10); Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic cholelithiasis (2007-09-10); Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis (2007-09-10); Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis. (2007-09-11); Epidemiology of colorectal cancer(2007-09-11); Video on Imaging in Endocrine Surgery (2007-09-10); MRI clinical anatomy of the rectum (2007-09-10); Laparoscopic right colectomy for cancer (2007-09-10)
20. ACLS update. Serial #1-163927. American Heart Association, Professional Educational Center September 22, 2007. Dallas, Texas -USA.
21. Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course (18th). Association for Academic Surgery, October 5-6, 2007 - New Orleans, Louisiana -USA
22. Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery Course (Part I). American College of Surgeons. October 7-11, 2007 - New Orleans, Louisiana –USA
23. Harmonic cholecystectomy, Friendly meeting with the Vannini surgical Group. Course Director: Dr. Francesco Crafa. Ospedale M.G. Vannini, Rome, Italy – April 4, 2008
24. Basic Robotic Surgery Course. Director: Andrea Coratti, MD. International School of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery; Director: Prof. Giulianotti. May 16-20, 2001 - Misericordia Hospital, Grosseto, Italy
25. Advanced Robotic Surgery Course: UpperGI, HPB, Endocrine. Course Director: Andrea Coratti, MD. International School of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery; Director: Prof. Giulianotti. June 27-July 1, 2001 - Misericordia Hospital, Grosseto, Italy
26. Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Surgery (27°). Course Director: Prof. Carlo Sartori. 26-30 September 2011, USLL8 San Giacomo Apostolo Hospital, Castelfranco Veneto (TV), Italy
27. Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course (22th). Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), October 21, 2011 – San Francisco, CA –USA
28. Career Development Course (7th), Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), October 22, 2011 – San Francisco, CA -USA
29. Leadership Conference, American College of Surgeons. March 25-27, 2012. Washington DC, USA
30. Tailor Hernia Surgery Course. Department of Surgery, Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Catholic University of Sacred Heart. May 7-8, 2012. Rome, Italy
31.
“Human Factors and Teamwork in the Operating Theatre Workshop”. March 12, 2013, Imperial College, St Mary’s Hospital, London, UK
32. Laparoscopic Surgical Week: Full Immersion – 3D Technology Intensive Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Course – Director: Prof. Francesco Corcione. Ospedale dei Colli, Presidio Monaldi – Center for Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery. September 23-27, 2013, Naples, Italy
33. Surgical education: principle and practice course. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 6 2013, Washington DC, USA
34. Robotic surgery for gastrointestinal operations: program planning, approaches and applications. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 7 2013Washington DC, USA







Credentials can be verified through the Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS) of the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States (FSMB)





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