Marcello Migliore, MD, PhD, FETCS

Section of General Thoracic Surgery, University of Catania, Policlinic University Hospital, Catania, Italy

Dr. Marcello Migliore is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Surgery and Medical Specialties at the University of Catania, Policlinico University Hospital.  He is the Chief of General Thoracic Surgery, and the Program Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residencies. Dr Migliore’s research includes oncologic trials, development of new technology and clinical strategies. He has authored over 200 papers, of those over 100 in peer-reviewed journals and textbook chapters and authored a book manual in thoracic surgery. He has been invited Lecturer and Faculty member at several international conferences. 

Dr. Migliore received his medical training and general surgery residency at the university of Catania. After working as Research Associate at the University of Chicago and Cornell University in New York, he trained in thoracic surgery at Frenchay Hospital Bristol, UK, at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium and completed his thoracic training in Lung transplantation at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne in UK. 

Dr. Migliore worked as consultant in thoracic surgery at Papworth Hospital, University of Cambridge teaching Hospital, and Royal Devon Hospital in Exeter, UK. He won research prize from the European Association cardiothoracic surgery (EACTS), European Society Organ Transplantation (ESOT) and International Society Disease of the Esophagus (ISDE). 

He has been pioneer in uniportal VATS in 1998 and specialized in the surgical treatment of diseases of the lung, mediastinum, pleura and the esophagus. He is member of the SCTS, ESTS and STS. He acted as a reviewer for several international thoracic journals.