Pierfilippo Crucitti, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Campus Bio-Medico University Hospital, Rome, Italy

Dr. Pierfilippo Crucitti is the Clinical Manager and Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Campus Bio-Medico University Hospital in Rome, Italy. He is involved in laboratory based molecular, genomic and translational research in lung cancer and lung diseases.

He is the Author of more than 100 articles published in peer-reviewed impact factored scientific journals with a personal impact factor greater than 75. His interest focused on lung cancer screening programs and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. Now his main research is focused on new technologies for early lung cancer detection such as e-nose technology through witch his group won the ESTS young investigation award in the year 2015. 

His main clinical interests focus on:
• Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
• Biportal Fissureless VATS Lobectomy and Segmentectomy
• Thoracic Oncology
• Uniportal VATS for pneumothorax
• Mediastinal tumors

His research interests and main publications focus on:
• Lung cancer screening 
• Preoperative evaluation of lung cancer patients
• Postoperative management of thoracic surgery patients
• Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

Terms of Appointment: Nov 2016 - Oct 2018; Nov 2018 - Oct 2020