Celestino Pio Lombardi

Department of Endocrine and Metabolic Surgery, University Hospital “A. Gemelli” of Rome, Rome, Italy

Since 1999, Prof. Lombardi has been head of the Endocrine Surgery Service and head of the Endocrine Surgery Unit of  Gemelli/CIC since 2011.

His main interest field has been Endocrine Surgery especially for what concerns the development of the Video-assisted techniques for thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy. He was among the first surgeons who introduced the retroperitoneoscopic approach to adrenal gland.

He is author of more than 520 clinical and experimental scientific papers, and author and co-author of more than 45 book chapters. 

Prof. Lombardi has been Scientific Coordinator and invited speaker at many national and international conferences. He is affiliated to the Endocrine Surgery Italian Society (SIEC), to the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES), to the Italian Society of Surgery (SIC), to the Association Francophone de Chirurgie Endocrinienne (AFCE), to the European Thyroid Association (ETA) to the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) and to British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS). He is member and Treasurer of the executive board of Endocrine Surgery Italian Society (SIEC), Italian Club of Endocrine Surgery Units (UEC) and Vice- President Italian Society of University Surgeons (SICU).