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department chairman , Surgeon , Medical educator

Giovanni Ambrosino, Italian surgeon, medical educator, department chairman. Achievements include invention of bioartificial liver named "Alex"; first to perform a liver cell transplant on an awake 9 year old child. President Vita Film, Italy, 1987—1988.

Background

Ambrosino, Giovanni was born on January 1, 1959 in Pietradefusi, Italy. Son of Alessio Ambrosino and Anna Fiorini.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Padova, Italy, 1984. Specialist in general and emergency surgery, University Padova, Italy, 1989. Specialist in angiology, University Padova, Italy, 1992.

Specialist in microsurgery, experimental sugery, pediatric surgery, University Milan, Italy, 1990.

Career

Clinical transplant fellow T. Starzi Transplant Institute, Pittsburgh, 1985—1987. Assistant professor surgery Padova University Hospital, 1987—1990. Member liver transplant staff department surgery University Padova, 1990—1992, professor surgery department surgery, since 1992.

Member FIDH, Paris, 2002. Vice president International Federation Human Rights, Italy, 1998—2000. Expert in laparoscopic surgery, liver and pancreas surgery, acute liver failure treatment.

Chairman department General and Hepatobiciary, Pancreatic Surgery Regional Hospital, Vicenza.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of bioartificial liver named "Alex". First to perform a liver cell transplant on an awake 9 year old child.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field. Director: (movie) The Old Age, 1982.

Membership

President Vita Film, Italy, 1987—1988.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Guitar, piano, writing, painting, tennis.

Connections

Married Virginia Gubitosi Ambrosino, March 21, 1992. Children: Anna, Alessio.

father:
Alessio Ambrosino

mother:
Anna Fiorini

spouse:
Virginia Gubitosi Ambrosino

children:
Anna Ambrosino

Alessio Ambrosino