Luigi Boni, MD, FACS

Luigi Boni, MD, FACS

Prof Luigi Boni, is the Chief of the Department of Surgery at the IRCCS – Ca’ Granda – Policlinico Hospital and full Professor of Surgery at the University of Milan.

Once he completed his training in surgical oncology at the Department of Surgery of the University of Insubria in Varese (Italy), he focused his interest in minimally invasive surgery, moving to Dundee (Scotland) where he worked with Sir Alfred Cuschieri for more than 3 years.
He returned to Italy and became Associate Professor of Surgery and founded and directed the Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Centre in Varese for more than 10 years.

He was the visiting the professor at the University of Pisa (Italy), Dundee (UK), Imperial College of London (UK).

He has published more than 200 scientific articles on different topics in peer-reviewed, indexed journals and more than 20 chapters in surgical books.

He is an active member of several surgical societies, especially the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) where he was a member of the Journal and Publications Committee and he is currently a member of the Technology committee.

He is a member of several editorial boards and in particular, since few years he serves as the subject editor for Surgical Endoscopy.

He won several award and prices and in particular, best video award at the World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery and at the National Congress of the Italian Society of Surgery.

He is a faculty member of several well-known centres such as the IRCAD in Strasburg , the Cuschieri Skill Centre in Dundee, the European Surgical Institute in Hamburg and many more.

Prof Boni is also a pioneer in the specific field of laparoscopic surgery such as single port, fluorescence guided surgery, minilaparoscopy as well as TA-TME. In this field, he was one of the faculty of the first course on Thiel Embalmed Cadaver Course held in at the Cuschieri Skill Center in Dundee in May 2014 and a second cadaveric course in February 2016.

Professor Boni is a well recognized KOL for several surgical companies such as Karl Storz, Olympus, Teleflex, Meditronic, Ethicon Endosurgery.