Prof Luigi Boni, is the Chief of the Department of Surgery and Emergency 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 where he was also the surgeon in chief of the Hight Dependency Unit.
On returning to Italy, he became Associate Professor of Surgery and he founded and directed for more than 10 years the Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Centre in Varese. The was appointed for the Emergency and trauma Surgery course of the University of Insubria both for medical students and School of Nursery. He was visiting professor at the University of Pisa (Italy), Dundee (UK), Imperial College of London (UK).
So far, he has published more than 270 scientific articles on different topics in peer reviewed, indexed journals and more than 25 chapters in surgical books. He is an active member of several surgical societies, especially the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) where is was member of the Journal and Publications Committee and he is currently member of the Technology committee, leading the image guided surgery sub-committee. He is currently the President of the EU chapter of the International Society of Image Guided Surgery and member of the European Surgical Association (ESA) and the American College of Surgeon, as well as Honorary Member of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeon of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI).
He is member of several editorial boards including as subject editor for Surgical Endoscopy.
He won several awards 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 in the faculty 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 pioneer in 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, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, Arthrex, CMR Surgical.