Silvestro Canonico

Silvestro Canonico

Silvestro Canonico, MD
Director, Department of Medical, Surgical, Neurological, Metabolic & Ageing Sciences
Second University of Naples, Italy


Professor Silvestro Canonico was born in Civitavecchia (Rome, Italy) on the 21st of November 1950 and graduated in Medicine and Surgery magna cum laude at the University of Naples on the 19th of July 1974. He earned the Specialization in Vascular Surgery (08-Jul-1977) and in General Surgery (17-Jun-1982). In 1983 he earned the title of Consultant Surgeon. In 2003 he served as full professor of General Surgery at the Second University of Naples, Italy. He is also serving as : Chief of the Division of General and Geriatric Surgery, University Hospital of the Second University of Naples, Italy; Member of the Academic Senate of the Second University of Naples.

Research Interest

Continuous research and scientific activity, documented by over 300 publications (approximately 90 on International Journals). Several articles report on experimental studies. Many studies were presented as Podium Presentations or Communications during National as well as International Congresses and Meetings. Author of 3 monographic reports and of several book chapters. Reviewer of several International Scientific Journal (i.e. International Journal of Surgery). Coordinator of several National Research Studies since 1983.