Cesare Hassan

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Academic background

Cesare Hassan, MD, PhD, graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1994, and he became a specialist in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy at ‘Sapienza University’ in Rome in 1998. His clinical and research turned mainly to the development of new approach for colorectal cancer screening, mainly focusing on clinical validation, cost-effectiveness and decision-making, as well as for prevention of upper GI-cancer, including endoscopic and medical treatment of pre-malignant gastric conditions and Barrett oesophagus.


  • 1994: Degree in Medicine (Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia)
  • 1998: Post-graduate degree in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
  • 2016: PhD in Experimental Digestive Endoscopy

Academic honors, awards and prices

2019-2023: Treasurer European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2019-2021: Chair Guideline Committee International Society of Diseases of the Esophagus

2013-2017: Chair Guideline Committee European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Honorary Fellowship of Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy (FJGES)


Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.