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Franco Stella

Full Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/21 Thoracic Surgery

Head of Scuola di Specializzazione Chirurgia Toracica (DI 68/2015)

Director of Single Cycle Degree in Medicine and Surgery

Curriculum vitae

Prof. Franco Stella - Curriculum Vitae


  • 1989: Master Degree in Medicine at the University of Bologna.
  • 1993-1996: PhD in Research Methodologies in Thoracic-Cardiovascular Surgery.
  • 1996-2000: Thoracic Surgery School at University of Bologna
  • 2002-2003: Observer and Research Fellow at the "Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Vasculaire et Transplantation Cardiopulmonaire del Centre Chirurgical Marie Lannelongue Université Paris Sud"
  • 2000-2010: Surgeon of the Thoracic Surgery Unit of S.Orsola - Malpighi Hospital of Bologna
  • 2006 till now: Director of Bologna Lung Transplantation Group
  • 2005 - 2007: Teacher of Thoracic Surgery at Bologna Medical School
  • 2006 till now: Teacher of Thoracic Surgery at Pulmonology, Paediatric and Thoracic Surgery Schools
  • 2012: Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Bologna University
  • 2012: Teacher at Bologna Nurse School

Professional Interests:

  • Locally Advanced NSCLC
  • Lung Tranplantation
  • Surgical Treatment of Cor Pulmonale
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Biomatherials