Doctor Verzaro is currently general surgeon consultant at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Rome (at Salvator Mundi Private Hospital). He is very busy in surgical oncology, performing many major abdominal operations both for benign and malignant diseases. He performs the vast majority of the operations in laparoscopy.
GRADUATE: Medical School, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome Italy, 1981-1988
POSTGRADUATE: 1988-1993, General Surgery residency
University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome Italy
January –June 1994: Research Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA
1997-2000: Clinical Fellowship in transplantation
Jackson memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Florida USA
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS and POSITIONS
1994-1997: Staff Surgeon, Department of Surgery, University of L’Aquila Italy
1997-2000: Clinical Fellow, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation University of Miami, Miami Florida USA
2000-2002: Staff Surgeon Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation University of L’Aquila Italy
1/2003- 9/2008: Attending Surgeon at IsMeTT, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Italy, Palermo Italy
2003 -2004: Instructor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2004-2007: Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2007-2010: Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
September 2008-September 2010: Attending surgeon, University of Rome La Sapienza. Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation.
From January 2011 to 2014: Professor, “Rome Cattolica Nursing School” for Anatomy of the Human Body.
From October 2010 to December 2017: Program Director, Department of General and Trauma Surgery, “MG Vannini” Hospital in Rome.
From January 2018: Consultant, General Surgery, Trauma Surgery at UPMC- Salvator Mundi International Hospital in Rome.
1993: Italian Board of General Surgery
June 1988: Medical License for Italy
May 1996: ECFMG certificate
June 1999: Fellowship in Transplant Surgery
American Society of Transplant Surgeons Certificate
May 2003-2004: Institutional license Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, License number: LT 000532
May 2014 Robotic surgery course.
MEMBERSHIP in PROFESSIONAL and SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
2003 to 2015: American Society of Transplant Surgeons
2007 to present: United States Military Cancer Institute
2008 to present: Fellow of the American College of Surgeons