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Dr. Antonello Forgione

Dr. Antonello Forgione


Antonello Forgione MD PhD MBA FACS FRAES (Hon) FCBC (Hon)

Dr Antonello Forgione is a Digestive Surgeon with decennial experience in particular in the field of MIS - Minimal Invasive Surgery ,Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery-SILS , Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery - NOTES and Computer Assisted Robotic Surgery. 

Scientific Director of the AIMS Academy since its conception in 2009. AIMS - Advanced International Mini-invasive Surgery Academy is one of the few international training center in MIS in Europe and among the few in the World. 

He’s currently Consultant in General,Oncologic and Mininvasive Surgery in the largest public hospital in Italy, the Niguarda Cà Granda Hospital in Milan. 

He holds a PhD and received a Global Executive MBA from SDA Bocconi University. 

Dr Forgione is Founder and currently CEO of ValueBioTech Ltd, a start up company working on the development of a patented microrobotic platform for SILS and NOTES. 

He is also Founder and President of the MedTechCatalyst an italian based association devoted to the scouting and support of innovative projects in the biotechnology field. 

He is currently selected member of the Research Committees of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery EAES and past member of the Technology committees of the EAES and Society of the American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons SAGES. Dr Forgione is also Fellow of the American College of Surgeon and Honorary Member of the Romanian , Egyptian and Brasilian Society of Surgery. 

Dr Forgione is editorial board member and reviewer of several international indexed journal.   He is author and co-authors of numerous scientific papers published in high indexed international journals. 

Milan, Italy
General Surgery
English  /  Italian  /  French
14 Reviews


Global Review
4.6 /5
4.6 /5
4.5 /5
Knowledge aquired
4.5 /5
4.6 /5
Oct 7, 2020
Antonio B.
Oct 7, 2020
eleonora g. .
Oct 1, 2020
Andrea D.
Sep 24, 2020
Doroty S.
Sep 24, 2020
Giulia D.
Sep 24, 2020
Noemi P.

Work Experience

Founder and President
Since 2013
MedTech Catalyst Association
Founder and CEO
Since 2012
Value Biotech
Scientific Director
Since 2009
AIMS Academy, Milan


Global Executive Master in Business Administration MBA
SDA Bocconi University - Milan, Italy
Clinical Research Fellow
2003 to 2005
IRCAD - Strasbourg, France
PhD in New Technologies for Minimal Invasive Surgery
2003 to 2005
Federico II University - Naples, Italy


Creation of a rectal cancer registry in Italy by the Advanced International Mini-Invasive Surgery (AIMS) academy clinical research network.
F1000Research Read it here <i>In vivo</i> Bioluminescence-Based Monitoring of Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer: An Experimental Model.
Journal of microscopy and ultrastructure Read it here Compliance to Adjuvant Chemotherapy of Patients Who Underwent Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Report from a Multi-institutional Research Network.
World journal of surgery Read it here

Professional Associations

WJGS - World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery Editorial Board Membership JMAU – Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure Editorial Board Membership EAES - European Association of Endoscopic Surgery Member