Giuseppe Cardillo

Professor Giuseppe CARDILLO, FRCS, FETCS is the chair of Thoracic Surgery at Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini in Rome, Italy. He is The President of the Italian Society of Thoracic Endoscopy ( SIET) ; the Chair of ERS( European Respiratory Society) Thoracic Surgery Group 08.1; the Director of EACTS ( European Association for CardioThoracic Surgery) Academy Thoracic Surgery Course 1. He is councillor of ITMIG ( International Thymic Malignancies Interest Group) and member of the “ Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee” of the IASLC , involved in Nodal Staging update . He is co-chair of The “Pneumothorax “ ERS-EACTS-ESTS joint task force, of the “GGO “ EACTS-ESTS task force, and of the ERS Benign pleural effusion task force. He has been co-chair of the ERS-EACTS -ESTS-ESTRO Malignant pleural Mesothelioma task force. He is Associate Editor of Frontiers in Oncology , and Guest Editor of Journal of Clinical Medicine ; he is also editorial board member of European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) ( IF 33.8) In the past, he has been Locum Consultant Thoracic surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester , Glenfield Hospital , Leicester(UK)( 2007) and Fellow Thoracic Surgeon at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg (S) ( 1996). His main clinical interest is minimally invasive thoracic surgery either by VATS and by RATS ( robot Da Vinci Xi), locally advanced NSCLC , Mesothelioma, Thymoma, and tracheal surgery. He is also involved in lung cancer screening