Eugenio Pompeo, MD

Sezione di patologia polmonare medica e chirurigca, Dipartimento di Biomedicina e Prevenzione, Università Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

Prof. EUGENIO POMPEO is associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery(research center) at the Tor Vergata University of Rome in Italy. He is Director of the program ‘Innovative techniques in diagnosis and surgical therapy of pulmonary emphysema’ appointed by the Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata.

He is member of several International Scientific Societies including the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.

He is reviewer for the main scientific journals with an interest in thoracic surgery including The Journal of Thoracic and cardiovascular Surgery, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, The European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lancet Respiratory medicine and the Journal of Thoracic Disease. He participated as an invited speaker to several International meetings and courses in Europe, the United States and South America.

Recently he has promoted the creation of an international working group on non-general anesthesia thoracic surgery under appointment of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

He is the Editor of the first e-monograph published worldwide on awake thoracic surgery and he is author or co-author of more than 200 scientific articles most of which are published in peer reviewed journals.

His research interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, surgical treatment of emphysema, lung cancer, myasthenia gravis and esophageal diseases. He also developed the awake thoracic surgery program at the Tor Vergata University and is currently actively dedicating to the clinical research in this field.