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Gaetano Rocco Edit Profile

department chairman , Oncologist

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