Gianfranco Cervellin, MD (Emergency Medicine)

Chief Physician, Emergency Department, Academic Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy

Prof. Gianfranco Cervellin was born in Venice (Italy) on June the 30th, 1955. He has taken the degree in Medicine in 1980, the specialization in Gerontology and Geriatrics in 1984, and the specialization in Cardiology in 1988. He currently serves as Chief Physician at the Emergency Department of the Academic Hospital of Parma (Italy), and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Parma (Italy).

As regards the scientific activity, he has published more than 250 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has participated to more than 300 national and international congresses, and has given more than 100 lectures to national and international meetings.

He is President of the Academy of Emergency Medicine and Care (AcEMC), an interdisciplinary Academy dealing with several fields of emergency medicine and care, member of the Italian Society of Emergency medicine (SIMEU), and Associate Editor of the Emergency Care Journal.

The main areas of his research include diagnostics of the acute coronary syndrome, syncope, managementof abdominal emergencies, Trauma, anaphylaxis, geriatric emergencies (in particular falls and fractures).