Micaela Piccoli was born in Rome on the 23rd of April 1967. The 11st November 1991 she graduated with first class honours. The 11st November 1996 she obtained a General Surgery Specialty. From September 1997 she is part of the permanent surgical staff of the prestigious General Surgery Department of Sant’Agostino Hospital, Modena, Italy.
From then on, she continues to be interested, above all, in all abdominal laparoscopic surgery but she begins to take a particular interest in endocrine surgery and robotic surgery. From April 2015 she is the Head of General, Emergency and New Technologies Surgery Unit in the same Hospital. She is the author of numerous publications about topics of General Surgery with special interest in Laparoscopic, Endocrine and Robotics Surgery. She performed, in September 2010, the first trans-axillary robotic thyroidectomy in Italy (with an updated case history of more than 450 treated cases). She performs routinely, in Italy and abroad, tutoring and proctoring regarding advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery.