Francesco Petrella, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy; Department of Oncology and Hemato-oncology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Prof. Francesco Petrella is Associate Professor of thoracic surgery at the Department of Oncology and Hemato-oncology of the University of Milan and Deputy Director Thoracic Surgeon at the Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology in Milan, Italy.

His main clinical interests focus on thoracic surgical oncology, tracheobronchial laser and stenting and non small cell lung cancer therapy; his research interests focus on regenerative medicine and stem cell technologies in thoracic surgery.

Prof. Petrella serves as editorial board member and reviewer of many journals focusing on cardiothoracic surgery, cancer prevention as well as on regenerative medicine.

Prof. Petrella’ s teaching activity focuses on thoracic oncology, surgical physiopathology of the chest and anatomy; he is currently Medical Consultant for Civil and Criminal Court of Milan (Italy) for medical responsibility.