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CURRICULUM VITAE of Renato Costi, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Surname, Name: Costi, Renato.
Date of Birth: July 28th, 1970.
Place of Birth: Parma (Italy).
Address: Clinica di Chirurgia Generale e Terapia Chirurgica,
Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche,
Università degli Studi di Parma,
Via Gramsci n. 14, 43100 Parma, ITALY.
Telephone/Fax: Work: +39.0521.033544; Segr. +39.0521.702156;
Mobile: +39.335.8234285; Fax: +39.0521.940125
Spoken Languages: English, French, Italian.
Titles: M.D., Ph.D. in New Technologies in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, University Researcher in General Surgery at
The University of Parma, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Research and Clinical Interests:
Colorectal Diseases, HPB Diseases, Robotics and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery.
Other: Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Photoshop user;
• 1984-89: High School – Liceo Classico “G.D. Romagnosi” – Parma – Italy.
• 1989-95: Medical School – Parma University – Italy. Graduation with Full Marks and Honor.
• 1996: Licensed in Italy.
• 1998: Passed USMLE/ECFMG Step 1, Step 2.
• 1995-2000: Residency in General Surgery at Parma University – Italy. Graduation with Full Marks and Honor. Graduation’s thesis, entitled “Laparoscopy in the Last Decade of the Millennium: Have We Really Improved?” has been published by Surgical Endoscopy (Costi R, Denet C, Sarli L, Perniceni T, Roncoroni L, Gayet B. Surg Endosc 2003, 17: 791-7) - see ref. A30, page 10.
• 2001-03: Doctorate (Ph.D.) in “New Technologies in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery” at Parma University – Italy. Doctorate’s thesis, entitled “Robotic Fundoplication: From Theoretic Advantages to Real Problems” has been published by The Journal of the American College of Surgeons (Costi R, Himpens J, Bruyns J, Cadière GB. J Am Coll Surg 2003; 197: 500-7) - see ref. A31, page 10.
• October 1st, 2012: Inducted as Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.)
2014-(presente): Associate Professor, Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia (DiMeC), Parma University. Since August 2018, works as a surgeon at the “Sede Ulteriore” of Parma University, the General Surgery Unit of Fidenza-Vaio Hospital. He is Chief of the General Surgery Unit since November 1st, 2019.
- 2001-2014: University Researcher at the Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche – Parma University – Italy.
During the academic career:
- 2016-2017: Praticien Hospitalier Contractuel at the Service de Chirurgie Générale, Digestive, Viscérale et Cancérologique of « Simone Veil » hospital in Eaubonne (Val d’Oise, Ile de France, Francia). He is “Chef de Service” since Octobre 1st, 2017 through July 2nd, 2018.
- 2015-2016: “Professeur Associé” (Visiting Professor) At the University of Paris 7 – «Diderot», Service de Chirurgie Digestive et Cancérologique (Chief: Prof. M.Pocard), Hôpital Lariboisière, Paris, AP-HP;
- 2010-2011: Assistant Spécialiste at the Service de Chirurgie Viscérale et Endocrinienne (Chef de Service: Prof. B.Dousset), Hôpital Cochin, Paris, AP-HP, Université de Paris V – France.
- 2009-2010: Practicien Attaché at the Service de Chirurgie Digestive (Chef de Service: Prof. C.Smadja), Hôpital Béclère, Clamart (Paris area), AP-HP, Université de Paris XI – France.
- 2007-08: Assistant Spécialiste at the Service de Chirurgie Viscérale Digestive et Urologique (Chef de Service: Dr. B.Vacher) – Hôpital Dupouy, Argenteuil (Paris area) – France.
- 2006-07: Assistant Spécialiste at the Service de Chirurgie Viscérale Digestive, Urologique et Plastique (Chef de Service: Dr. T.Montariol), C.H.I. de Poissy/St-Germain-en-Laye (Paris area) – France.
• “DINO ALINOVI AWARD” in 1995 for the graduation's thesis “Electro-stimulated Graciloplasty after Abdominoperineal Resection for Adenocarcinoma of the Lower Third of the Rectum” as the best thesis in Medicine at Parma University.
• “ETTORE RUGGIERI AWARD” in 1996, by the Italian Society of Surgery for the book IL CANCRO DEL COLON E DEL RETTO OPERATO by Peracchia A, Sarli L., as best Italian publication in surgery in 1996. R. Costi is co-author of Chapter 7: “LA TERAPIA ADIUVANTE: RUOLO DELLA CHEMIOTERAPIA, pages 83-9”.
• “THE ROBERT W. BEART, Jr., M.D. IMPACT PAPER OF THE YEAR AWARD” in 1998, by The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, for the article “Role of Follow-Up in the Management of Local Recurrences of Colorectal Cancer: a Prospective Randomized Study. Pietra N, Sarli L, Costi R, et al. Dis Colon Rectum, 1998; 41: 1127-33”.
COURSES, CLERKSHIPS AND STAGES
• August 1993: Clerkship at University of Uppsala (Uppsala Hospital – Depts. of Internal Medicine and General Surgery) – Uppsala – Sweden.
• October – November 1994: Clerkship at Cabrini Hospital (Dept. of General Surgery) – New York, NY – USA.
• July – August 1996: Clerkship at Yale University (Prof. Irvin Modlin – Dept. of Gastrointestinal Surgery) – New Heaven, CT – USA.
• August 1996: Stage at Cleveland Clinic (Prof. Steven Wexner – Dept. of Colorectal Surgery) – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – USA.
• September – December 1999: Internship at Institut Mutualiste Montsouris (Prof. Brice Gayet, Department de Patologie Digestive) – Paris – France.
• December 1999: Stage at Hôpital Beaujon (Prof. Jacques Belghiti, Service de Chirurgie Digestive) – Paris – France.
• December 1999: Stage at Groupe Hospitalier Pitié Salpetrière (Prof. Laurent Hannoun – Département de Chirurgie Digestive et Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatique-Transplantation Hepatique) – Paris – France.
• February 2000: Stage at Hôpital Beaujon (Prof. Jacques Belghiti, Service de Chirurgie Digestive) – Paris – France.
• October 2001 – March 2002: Internship at Hôpital Saint-Pierre (Prof. Guy Bernard Cadière – Service de Chirurgie Digestive) – Bruxelles – Belgique.
• March 2002: Course in Minimally Invasive Endocrine Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital (Prof. Michel Gagner – Minimally Invasive Surgery Center) – New York, NY – USA.
• November 2004: Stage at USC University Hospital (Prof. Namir Katkhouda – Division of Emergency Non Trauma and Minimally Invasive Surgery) – Los Angeles, CA – USA.
• March 2006: Stage at Institut Mutualiste Montsouris (Prof. Gayet, Dép. de Patologie Digestive) – Paris – France.
• February 2009: Stage at Hôpital Saint Antoine (Prof. Tiret, Centre de Chirurgie Digestive) – Paris – France.
• March 2009: Stage at St. Mary's Hospital - Imperial College London (Prof. Hanna, Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics) – London – UK.
• July–Sept. 2009: Stage at Hôpital Cochin (Prof. Soubrane, Centre de Maladie du Foie et Transpl. Hépatique) – Paris – France.
• May 2011: Fellowship at King’s College London (Dr. Papagrigoriadis – Dept. of Colorectal Surgery) – London – UK.
• Apr. - Jun. 2015: Master in Pancreatic Surgery all’Istituto del Pancreas (Prof. Bassi) – Verona – Italy.
• Nov. 2017 - Feb. 2018: Visiting Professor al Centre Hépato-Biliaire, Hôpital Paul Brousse (Prof. Adam) - Villejuif - France.
Referee for the following reviews (65 total reviews since 2006):
Acta Biomedica Atenei Parmensis;
American Journal of Gastroenterology;
Annals of Surgical Oncology;
BMC (BioMed Central) Surgery;
BMC (BioMed Central) Gastroenterology;
BMJ Case Reports;
British Journal of Surgery;
Digestive and Liver Disease;
Diseases of the Esophagus;
European Journal of Cancer Care;
International Journal of Cancer;
International Journal of Surgery;
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology;
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology;
Journal of the Pancreas;
Minimally Invasive Surgery;
Nature - Clinical Practice - Gastroenterology & Hepatology;
Updates in Surgery;
World Journal of Gastroenterology;
World Journal of Hepatology;
World Journal of Surgical Oncology;
World Journal of Surgical Procedures.
Member of the Editorial Board
Acta Biomedica Atenei Parmensis (2018-present);
Minimally Invasive Surgery (2018-present);
World Journal of Gastroenterology (2014-17).
PUBLICATIONS (since 1997)
The 222 publications include 137 papers (122 published by reviews listed in PubMed) and 85 abstracts.
107 papers are published on reviews listed in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and therefore have an Impact Factor; of them, 44 as first, 26 as second and 9 as last author.
64 abstracts are published on reviews listed in the JCR and/or presented at international congresses.
(On July 10th, 2019)
Total Impact Factor of papers is 262.677 (mean 2.438; range 0.248–12.457).
H INDEX and citations (active since 1997)
(On July 10th, 2019)
Citations per year (23 years)
Web of Science
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016
- Course year: 2 - First cycle degree (DM 270) - Nursing - A.Y.: 2014/2015
- Full cicle (6 years) MEDICINE AND SURGERY A.Y. 2021/2022
- Full cicle (6 years) MEDICINE AND SURGERY A.Y. 2020/2021
- Full cicle (6 years) MEDICINE AND SURGERY A.Y. 2019/2020
- Full cicle (6 years) MEDICINE AND SURGERY A.Y. 2018/2019
- First cycle degree (DM 270) NURSING A.Y. 2015/2016
- First cycle degree (DM 270) Nursing A.Y. 2014/2015
Year: 2021Author/s: VIRGILIO, Edoardo, ANNICCHIARICO, ALFREDO, PAGLIAI, LORENZO, MORINI, ANDREA, ROMBOLI, ANDREA, MONTALI, Filippo, COSTI, Renato
Laparoscopic Partial Splenectomy: A Critical Appraisal of an Emerging Technique. A Review of the First 457 Published CasesYear: 2021Author/s: ROMBOLI, ANDREA, ANNICCHIARICO, ALFREDO, MORINI, ANDREA, CASTRO RUIZ, Carolina, PAGLIAI, LORENZO, MONTALI, Filippo, COSTI, Renato
Year: 2021Author/s: PEDRAZZINI, Massimo, SILINI, Enrico Maria, MISSALE, Gabriele, SILVA, Mario, COSTI, Renato, GNAPPI, Elisa, TERRONI, Lorenza, COLIZZI, Elena, MESCHI, Michele, FACCHINETTI, FRANCESCO
Another retrospective, stratified analysis of laparoscopic vs. open approach to colorectal emergency surgery: Are we continuing to compare apples and oranges?Year: 2021Author/s: MORINI, ANDREA, ANNICCHIARICO, ALFREDO, COSTI, Renato
The holocaust is a significant and independent risk factor of late-onset cancers: a systematic review of the literature and original data on Jewish Israeli, Jewish Non-Israeli and Non-Jewish Non-Israeli survivorsYear: 2021Author/s: VIRGILIO, Edoardo, MONTALI, Filippo, SALVEMINI, Carlo, ANNICCHIARICO, ALFREDO, PAGLIAI, LORENZO, MORINI, ANDREA, ROMBOLI, ANDREA, COSTI, Renato
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