Dr. Bisleri Gianluigi

Dr. Bisleri Gianluigi

Assistant Professor

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Univeristy of Brescia Medical School
Cardiochirurgia SSVD - Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy, 25123

plus Speciality

CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Biography:

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
1. 1990-1995: B.S. (Liceo Scientifico “N. Copernico”, Brescia, Italy) 1995-2001 University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy
2. 1998: Visiting Scholarship, Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Innsbruck Medical School, Innsbruck, Austria.
3. 1998-2001: Internship, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy.
4. 2001: Visiting Scholarship, Artificial Heart Program-Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (01/08/01 – 31/08/01) MD graduation, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy: summa cum laude
5. 2001-2006 Residency in Cardiac Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy.
6. 2003: Research Fellowship in Arrhythmia and Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery at Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons – Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA. (13/01/03 - 13/07/03)
7. 2006: Clinical Fellow, Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland (01/02/06 – 30/04/06) Board Specialist in Cardiac Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy: summa cum laude.
8. 2008-2009: Senior Clinical Fellow (Associate Specialist), Essex Cardiothoracic Center, Basildon University Hospital, Basildon, UK.

Academic positions:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1. 1998 – 2001: Internship, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy.
2. 2001 – 2006: Residency, Cardiac Surgery, University of Padua Medical School (assigned to the Division of Cardiac Surgery Medical School, Brescia, Italy). Active participation in clinical management and O.R. duties for the surgical treatment of heart valve disease, ischemic heart disease, great vessels, minimally invasive surgery and congenital heart disease in adult patients.
3. 2003: Clinical Observer, Arrhythmia and Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery at Columbia Colege of Physicians & Surgeons – Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
4. 2006: Clinical Fellow, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Silesian Heart Center, Zabrze, Poland. Mainly involved as 1st operator in CABG, MIDCAB, mitral valve replacements, endoscopic ablation for lone atrial fibrillation.
5. 06/2006-02/2008: Staff Surgeon, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Italy. Involved either as 1st operator or 1st assistant in adult cardiac surgical operations.
6. 03/2008-05/2009: Associate Specialist (Senior Clinical Fellow), Cardiothoracic Surgery, Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, Basildon, Essex , UK. Involved as 1st operator mainly in CABG, aortic and mitral valve procedures. Involved as 1st assistant in all types of adult cardio-thoracic surgical operations.
7. 05/2009-to date: Attending Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy. Involved as 1st operator in all types of adult cardiac surgical operations. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 8. 11/2001-to date: Dr. Bisleri had an active academic activity within the Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy:
9. Tutor to medical students (2001-to date)
10. Instructor to Residents in Cardiac Surgery (2006-to date) Instructor to Residents in Cardiology (2009-to date)
11. Co-chairman, satellite workshops for MD students (2003-to date)
12. Supervisor to medical students for MD dissertations (2006-to date)
13. Lecturer in Cardiac Surgery (2007-2009) Tutor, Cardiac Surgery, School for Physical Therapists (2005-to date) Tutor, Cardiac Surgery, School of Nursing (2005-to date) Supervisor to physical therapy students for Bachelor’s degree dissertations (2006-to date)
14. 05/2009-to date: Aggregate Professor, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy. - Principal Investigator on several Clinical & Research Projects.
15. 10/2010-to date: Delegate, Faculty Members (Representative of Assistant Professors), University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
1. Society of Thoracic Surgeons European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery 2. International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery American Society for Artificial Internal Organs New York Academy of Sciences  

PROFESSIONAL HONORS:
1. 1998 Grant from the IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students’ Association) for a clinical clerkship at the Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Innsbruck Medical School, Innsbruck,
2. Austria - 2003: Grant from the University of Padua Medical School for Research Activity in the field of Arrhythmia and Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery at the Columbia University – Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
3. 2004-2008: Appointed as the Chairman of the Junior Committee, European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
4. 2006 New Era Cardiac Care Scholarship for Residents in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Research interests:

1. Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery     

2. Endoscopic conduits harvesting Percutaneous valve technologies / Endovascular techniques
3. Novel technologies in Cardiovascular surgery/medicine Total arterial myocardial revascularization Skeletal muscle-derived stem cell research LV remodelling Mechanical circulatory support / Artificial Heart Residents Education

Any other information:

EDITORIAL BOARDS
1. European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (Chairman, Junior Committee)
2. European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (Chairman, Cardiovascular Forum) 3. European Society of Cardiology (Member, Working Group of Computers in Cardiology) 4. CardioThoracic Surgery Network – CTSNet (Editorial Board) (2006-2009) 5. CardioThoracic Surgery Network – CTSNet Resident Section (Editorial Board, 2006-2009)
6. Italian Board of Physicians and Surgeons – Section of Brescia (Junior Committee Board Member, 2006-2009)
7. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery Journal (Editorial Board)
8. Central European Journal of Medicine (Section Editor – Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery)
9. European Journal of General Medicine (advisory editorial board)
10. Circulation (reviewer) Chest (reviewer) Annals of Thoracic Surgery (reviewer) European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery (reviewer) Canadian Medical Association Journal (reviewer) Interventional Cardiology Review Online (reviewer) Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy (reviewer)

Innovations:
1. Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (reviewer) Medical Science Monitor (reviewer) The Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery (reviewer) The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal (Editorial Board) Archives of Medical Science (reviewer) Journal of Clinical Rehabilitative Tissue Engineering Research (reviewer) Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine (reviewer) PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS OVERALL IMPACT FACTOR = 154.502 H- INDEX = 12

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