Francesco Petrella

Francesco Petrella is Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Fondazione IRCCS San Gerardo dei Tintori, Monza and Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery at University of Milan, Italy. 

His current research interests are thoracic surgical oncology, regenerative medicine and stem cell technology applied to surgery, while oncologic clinical interests focus on locally-advanced resectable lung cancer and mediastinal tumors, chest wall surgery, pleural mesothelioma and ECMO-assisted general thoracic surgery. Non-oncologic topics are surgical treatment of hyperidrosis, pneumothorax, thoracic outlet syndrome and major thoracic trauma. 

CPG Committee Member