Prof Nicola Zampieri graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 2002 at the University of Verona, where he also obtained his specialization in Pediatric Surgery in 2007. During his studies he worked at King’s College Hospital in London, in the field of hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases.
In 2011 he obtained his PhD in “Gastroenterological Diseases”; in 2010-2012 at the University of Bologna “Alma Mater Studiorum” he obtained the II level Master in “Minimally Invasive Surgery” and at the University of Verona the II level Master in “Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery”.
He has been responsible for the pediatric area of the interdisciplinary group for adolescent morbid obesity for the Italian Society of Metabolic Diseases and Obesity Surgery (S.I.C.O.B.).
In addition to the common surgical pathologies of the pediatric age, he also deals with genital malformations and pediatric-adolescent andrology. Where possible, minimally invasive surgical techniques are used (laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, single port trans umbilical surgery).
Since 2017, he is an instructor for the use, in European exclusivity, of an innovative trans-umbilical device for the treatment of several abdominal pathologies; since 2018, he is also a referent and instructor for the use of 2 mm percutaneous laparoscopic instruments.
In the field of pediatric and adult andrological surgery, he deals with the correction of gynecomastia, penile anomalies, varicocele and penile cosmetic surgery.
He is coordinator and referent of the pediatric fertility prevention clinic at the Pediatric fertility Lab at the University of Verona, where he carries out basic research on fertility preservation.
He obtained the second level Master in Andrology at the University of Padua.
He collaborates with several national and international scientific journals as reviewer and member of the editorial team.
Member of the american academy of pediatrics since 2007, he is a founding member of the committee for the planning of pediatric surgeon training in the USA.