Rocco Domenico Alfonso Bellantone

  • Full Professor of Surgery and Dean of the Medical School of the Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome.
    Head of Clinical Governance at Policlinico A. Gemelli, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome.
    He takes regularly academic lessons on General Surgery and Endocrine Surgery to Faculty’s students and residents.
    In the last ten years his main interest field has been the Endocrine Surgery.
    In Endocrine Surgery field he contributed to define this surgical branch as specialized area, up to now entrusted to general surgeon, suggesting a methodological approach to create diagnostic – therapeutic teams.
    In the field of elective surgery he has been performing more than 10.000 thyroidectomy, and about 2.200 in the last ten years.
    He has been the first surgeon to devise the technique for Video Assisted Thyroidectomy, nowadays widely spread. Over the years, he and his team have been reaching a great experience in the video-assisted approach, accomplishing more than 1.500 Video Assisted Thyroidectomy.



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