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Organ Sparing in Rectal Cancer

Can you imagine sharing a coffee with an internationally renowned surgeon and having a direct, pleasant and informal conversation?
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Professor Claudio Coco is the Chair of General Surgery 2 Division at the Department of Medicine and Surgery of Fondazione Policlinico Universitario “A.Gemelli” - IRCCS, in Rome, Italy. He is Professor at Medicine Faculty of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome and Director of Master in Colo-Rectal Surgery since 2006. 

During his professional life he had the opportunity to attend advanced training stage with prof. John Nicholls at St Mark's Hospital in London, with Dr. Victor W Fazio at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and with prof. Gerhard Buess at the University of Tubingen in Germany

Professor Coco is one of the founder member of the Italian Society of Colo-Rectal Surgery and is part of the Scientific Committee of the same Society. He obtained the European Board of Surgery Qualification in 1996 and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 2000. He is a member of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and of the European Society of Coloproctology.

He is the Author of more than 340 scientific papers with a personal impact factor of over 700, a Scopus H-index of 35 and more than 5,000 citations. He is included in the list of Top Italian Scientists (TIS) for Clinical Sciences

His main professional and scientific interests focus on colorectal oncologic surgery, minimally invasive procedures, integrated treatments in rectal cancer, organ preserving techniques in rectal cancer and Inflammatory bowel disease surgery.