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Gaetano Rocco

Gaetano Rocco, Italian oncologist, department chairman. Recipient Silver medal Aesculapius, Minister Health, Italy, 2006. Fellow: Royal College of Surgeons, American College Chest Physicians; member: European Association Cardiothoracic Surgery, American Association Thoracic Surgery, Society Thoracic Surgeons.

Background

  • Rocco, Gaetano was born on July 15, 1960 in Milan, Italy. Son of Raffaele Rocco and Maria Galantucci.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Milan Medical School, Italy, 1985.

    Career

    • Staff surgeon E.Morelli Regional Hospital, Sondalo, Italy, 1988—1999. Clinical fellow advanced general thoracic surgery Mayo Clinic, Rochester, 1996—1997. Consultant thoracic surgeon Sheffield Teaching Hospital, England, 2000—2004.

      Head, department thoracic surgery and oncology National Cancer Institute, Naples, Italy, since 2004. Treasurer European Society Thoracic Surgeons, England, 2005—2007, president, 2007—2008, councillor.

    Membership

    Fellow: Royal College of Surgeons, American College Chest Physicians. Member: European Association Cardiothoracic Surgery, American Association Thoracic Surgery, Society Thoracic Surgeons.

    Connections

    • Married Gina Angela Capetti, August 31, 1998. 1 child Raffaele.
    • father: Raffaele Rocco
    • mother: Maria Galantucci
    • spouse: Gina Angela Capetti
    • child: Raffaele Rocco
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    Born July 15, 1960
    (age 57)
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    • 1985
      University Milan Medical School
    • 2004
      consultant, thoracic surgeon Sheffield Teaching Hospital
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1988 - 1999
      Staff surgeon E.Morelli Regional Hospital
      Sondalo, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
    • 1996 - 1997
      clinical fellow, advanced general thoracic surgery Mayo Clinic
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 2004
      head
      Naples, Florida, United States

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