Prof Riccardo Audisio
Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg.Sweden
- Geriatric Oncology
Riccardo A. Audisio was born in Milan, Italy and graduated in Padua (1980): he specialised in General Surgery (1985) and Diagnostic Radiology (1994).
Trained at the National Cancer Institute of Milan (1980-94) he was appointed deputy director at the Department of General Surgery of European Institute of Oncology, Milan (1994-8).
He moved to the United Kingdom in 1999 to become Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool. In 2018 he moved to Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.
He is Editor-in-Chief of Surgical Oncology, Elsevier Publisher. Author of 155 peer-reviewed publications and 31 book chapters, Prof. Audisio edited 15 book projects; he is guest reviewer for a 24 peer-reviewed international journals.
Prof. Audisio is member of 15 international scientific societies including ESSO, BASO, SSO, ASGBI, ASCRS, AAA, SIOG and EUSOMA. He is currently Past-President of ESSO (2014-2016), Past President of BASO, and Past President of SIOG.
His clinical research focuses on Breast Cancer and Geriatric Oncology; he is presently board member and chair of the surgical task force at SIOG (International Society of Geriatric Oncology).