Prof. Roberto Salvia

Professor of Surgery, executive Chief of the Verona Pancreas Institute, University of Verona, Italy.

Prof. Roberto Salvia qualified in Medicine (MD degree) in 1991 at the University of Verona and received his certification in General Surgery in 1997. Furthermore, in 2002 he attained a Ph.D. degree in Pancreatic Sciences. He completed a research fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Boston, USA. He is currently a full Professor of Surgery and the executive chief of the Verona Pancreas Institute.

Prof. Salvia served as an Attending Surgeon at the Unit of Pancreatic Surgery at the University of Verona Hospital Trust. His experience covers all the surgical diseases of the pancreas but is particularly relevant in the field of cystic neoplasms and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. 

He performed or tutored over 800 pancreatic resections and 350 other pancreatic operations. He followed the European course in laparoscopic surgery, the advanced course in laparoscopy at the ACOI school of surgery, and the advanced course of hepatic surgery at the ACOI school of surgery.

Prof. Salvia is the author of more than 300 full-text papers in peer-reviewed journals, with an impact factor >1500 and an H-index of 60. He is also the author of more than 70 book chapters and has been invited to more than 100 national and international meetings as a speaker. He is a member of numerous scientific societies, including Società Italiana di Chirurgia (SIC), Associazione Italiana per lo Studio del Pancreas (AISP), European Pancreatic Club (EPC), International Association of Pancreatology (IAP), European Digestive Surgery (EDS), United European Gastroenterology (UEG), The Pancreas Club, European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (E-AHPBA, member of the scientific committee), International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA).