Simone Crivellaro, MD, is an Assistant Professor in Minimally Invasive Urology and the Director of Urology Robotic Training at University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Crivellaro specializes in minimally invasive urology and robotic surgery, working on all urologic issues that can be treated in a minimally invasive manner. He is an expert in uro-oncology and reconstructive urology through laparoscopic and robotic procedures.
Dr. Crivellaro also works extensively on urologic and robotic research, studying virtual biopsy, laparoscopic robotic surgery, and MRE for prostate cancer. He has collaborated extensively with the UIC Innovation Center, which brings together educators, experts and students from a variety of programs to collaborate on products from design inception to production, such as Dr. Crivellaro’s sewing machine endoscopic device.
This year, he will also head a new exchange program between the Department of Urology and University of Torino in Italy.
Himself a native of Italy, Dr. Crivellaro completed his medical training at University of Torino, and his residency between University Hospital of Novara in Italy, Lahey Clinic in Boston and Harper Hospital in Detroit. Prior to his medical training, he studied Latin, ancient Greek and Italian literature at Italian Navy Military College.
Source : UIC