Institute: San Raffaele Hospital
Luca Aldrighetti, MD, PhD, is Director of the Hepatobiliary Surgery Division at San Raffaele Hospital and Associate Professor of Surgery of Vita-Salute University, Milan, Italy.
Scientific Director of the Italian Group of Minimally Invasive Liver Surgery (IGoMILS) and Coordinator of the Italian Registry of Laparoscopic Liver Resections. Member of the Council and Chair of the Registry Committee of the International Laparoscopic Liver Society (ILLS).
Primary clinical and research activities include surgical oncology topics on colorectal liver metastases, perihilar and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma, techniques for liver resection (including two stage hepatectomies and ALPPS procedures), and minimally invasive hepatobiliary surgery (including major hepatectomies, resection in postero-superior segments and in cirrhosis), with a personal series of more than 3700 liver resections, more than 1600 of which performed laparoscopically.
He has published more than 370 papers, including many studies on techniques, learning curve and outcomes of laparoscopic liver resections. Current H index is 53, with more than 11.000 citations. He continues with teaching and tutoring activities in a number of national and international courses in both open and laparoscopic liver surgery.