Gaetano Rocco, MD

About Me

  • Clinical Expertise: Primary and Metastatic Tumors of the Lung, Chest Wall, Mediastinum, Pleura, and Airway; Lung Cancer; Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
  • Awards and Honors: Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd – 2004); Silver Medal “Aesculapius,” Italian Minister of Health for Professional Achievements (2006); Alumnus d’Honore, Hopital Marie-Lannelongue-Universite Sud, France (2011)
  • Languages Spoken: English; Italian
  • Education: MD, University of Milan, Italy
  • Residencies: General Surgery – University of Milan Hospitals, Italy; Thoracic Surgery – University of Milan Hospitals, Italy
  • Fellowships: Advanced General Thoracic Surgery – Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN
  • Board Certifications: General Surgery; Thoracic Surgery

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