Dr. Giulio A. Santoro MD, PhD, Past-President, Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery; Chief, Tertiary Referral Pelvic Floor Center, Treviso Hospital, University of Padua; Directo, Italian School of Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography, Italy Colorectal Surgery
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Dr. Giulio A. Santoro was educated at the University of Naples and at the University of Siena, Italy. He is the Chief of the Tertiary Referral Pelvic Floor Center and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, at the Department of Surgery at Treviso Regional Hospital, Italy. He was a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi for 1 year from August 2014 to 2015. He holds academic appointments as a Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the University of Padua, Italy and an Honorary Professor of Surgery at Shandong University, China. Dr.Santoro is the Director of the Italian School of Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography and past president of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR).  

He is an Associate Editor of Techniques in Coloproctology and is on the editorial board of the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Female Pelvic Medicine Reconstructive Surgery, Journal of Ultrasonography and Pelviperineology. He is also the author of more than 300 chapters and articles published in peer-reviewed journals as well as the author of five books (Atlas of Endoanal and Endorectal Ultrasonography; Benign Anorectal Diseases; Pelvic Floor Disorders (2 editions); Rectal Cancer). He was on the faculty of more than 300 international congresses, workshops and courses and has been the Director of 13 US workshops for the ESCP annual meeting since 2009.