COSTI Renato

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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.
Citizenship: Italian.
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, Gallbladder and Biliary Diseases, Robotics and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery.

Other: Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Photoshop user;
Experienced in illustration of surgical procedures.


• 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.)


- 2001-(present): University Researcher at the Dip. di Scienze Chirurgiche – Parma University – Italy.
- 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”.


• 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.


Teaching Medical Students

- Lecturer in Semeiotics – III year - Medicine (2003–06);

- Responsible of the Course “Principles of Evaluation of the Anesthesiologic Risk before Surgery” (2003–05);

- Lecturer at (2004-05) and then Responsible of the Course “Management of the Surgical Patient” (2005–06);

- Responsible of the Course “Laparoscopy: indications, procedures and outcome. A semeiologic approach” (2006–07);

Teaching Surgical Residents

- Lecturer in General Surgery – IV year - Residency in General Surgery (2005–06, 2008-09, 2011-12);

Teaching Nurses

- Responsible of Course of General Surgery – II year - School of Obstetricians (2002–06).

- Responsible of Course of Surgery – II year - School of Nurses (2011–12).


Referee for the following reviews (28 total reviews since 2006):
American Journal of Gastroenterology;
Annals of Surgical Oncology;
BMC (BioMed Central) Surgery;
Digestive and Liver Disease;
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology;
Journal of the Pancreas;
Nature - Clinical Practice - Gastroenterology & Hepatology;
World Journal of Surgical Oncology.


The reported 164 publications include 103 papers (89 published by reviews listed in PubMed) and 61 abstracts.
 79 papers are published on reviews listed in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and therefore have an Impact Factor;
 44 abstracts are published on reviews listed in the JCR and/or presented at international congresses.

On Nov 19th, 2012, Total Impact Factor is 201.737 (mean 2.554; range 0.299–12.457).

H INDEX (and Citations)
On Nov 19th, 2012, H Index is 15 in Web of Science (705 total citations/16 years: 44/year), 17 in Scopus (891/16 years: 56/y), and 20 in Google Scholar (1204/16 years: 75/y).

Completion accademic year: 2019/2020

Completion accademic year: 2018/2019

Completion accademic year: 2015/2016

Completion accademic year: 2014/2015


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