Prof. Roberto Salvia, M.D. Ph.D

Prof. Roberto Salvia was born in Desenzano del Garda in 1966. He qualified in Medicine (MD degree) in 1991 at the University of Verona, and received his certification in General Surgery in 1997. Furthermore, in 2002 he attained a Ph.D degree in Pancreatic Sciences. He completed a research fellowship at the Massachussets General Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Boston, USA. He is currently the executive chief of the Verona Pancreas Institute.

Prof. Salvia served as and Attending Surgeon at the Pancreatic Unit from 2002 through 2013, he was then appointed Full Professor of Surgery at the University of Verona School of Medicine. His experience covers all the surgical diseases of the pancreas, but is particulary relevant in the field of cystic neoplasms. He is the Chief of the pancreatic cyst clinic. 

He performed or tutored more than 600 pancreatic resections and 350 other pancreatic operations. He followed the European course in laparoscopic surgery, the advanced course in laparoscopy of the ACOI school of surgery, and the advanced course of hepatic surgery of the ACOI school of surgery.

Prof. Salvia is author of more than 160 full-text papers in peer-reviewed journals, with an impact factor >700 and an H-index of 40. To see the publication list click here. He is also author of more than 60 book chapters, and has been invited to more than 60 national and international meetings as a speaker. 

He is member of numerous scientific societies, including: Società Italiana di Chirurgia (SIC), Associazione Italiana per lo Studio del Pancreas (AISP), European Pancreatic Club (EPC), International Association of Pancreatology (IAP), European Digestive Surgery (EDS), United European Gastroenterology (UEG), The Pancreas Club, European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (E-AHPBA), International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA). He is member of the European Digestive Surgery (EDS) future trend committee.

Prof. Salvia complete CV (2015). 


Contact information

Prof. Roberto Salvia MD Ph.D

Unit of General and Pancreatic Surgery

G.B. Rossi Hospital

P.Le L.A. Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy 

Tel: +39 045 8124816

Fax: +39 0458124622