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Guido Torzilli, Italian surgeon. Grantee, University Milan, 1988-1993; Japanese Foundation Promotion Cancer Research fellow, University Tokyo, 1996.


Torzilli, Guido was born on November 29, 1962 in Milan. Son of Marco Torzilli and Guglielmina Rigamonti.


Doctor of Medicine, University Milan, 1988. Master in General Surgery, University Milan, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Hepatobiliopancreatic Surgery, University Tokyo, 1999.


Resident University Milan, 1988—1993. Staff surgeon department surgery Hospital Lodi, Italy, 1993—1996, staff surgeon Italy, 1997—1998, staff surgeon 1st department surgery Italy, since 2000. Assistant professor of surgery department hepatobiliopancreatic surgery University Tokyo, 1998—2000.

Consultant liver surgery Hospital Lodi, since 2001. Professor hepatobiliary surgery School Surgery Catholic University, Rome, since 2002. Professor ultrasound application rgery School Radiology University Pavia, since 2002.


  • Achievements include development of techniques for advancement in imaging guided liver surgery. Development of technique for conservative treatment of liver tumors. Development of techniques for safe and radical surgery for liver tumors.

    Development of diagnostic and Staging flow-charts for liver tumors. Development of new application of ultrasound in emergency. Development of new techniques for ultrasound staging of digestive diseases.

    Discovery of new genetical features of digestive and hepatobiliary tumors. Invention of new surgical approaches to liver tumors.


  • Other Work

    • Editor, author: book Ultrasonography in Surgery, Hepatocellular Carcinoma Eastern and Western Experiences. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of European Society Ultrasound Medicine and Biology, Italian Society Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (regional secretary 1996—2001, fellow Shinshu University 1992), International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association, Italian Society of Surgery, International Association Surgeons and Gastroenterologists (member executive committee 2002).


Married Chiara Valsania, October 1, 1994. 1 child Marco.

Marco Torzilli

Guglielmina Rigamonti

Chiara Valsania

Marco Torzilli