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Armando De Virgilio
Assistant Professor Otolaryngology and Audiology MED/31.
Otorhinolaryngology Module of the Head and Neck Course for the Medicine and Surgery Graduate Course at Humanitas University
Scientific Coordinator Head and Neck Carcinoma Disease Management Team
Phone +39 3803408909
Education and Academic Background
National Scientific Habilitation as Associate and Full Professor in Otorhinolaryngology and Audiology from 6/4/2017 al 6/4/2023.
01/10/2018 to present: Assistant Professor at Humanitas University
01/07/2015 to 01/01/2016, Junior researcher at the National Cancer Institute ‘Regina Elena’ of Rome, Italy
16/01/2010 to 14/04/2010, Short term fellowship, Department of Otolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. Field of Interest: Transoral robotic surgery.
07/03/2011 to 30/09/2011, Clinical Fellowship, Department of Otolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. Field of Interest: Transoral robotic surgery, Head and Neck Surgery.
1/8/2013 to 29/1/2014, Clinical fellowship in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Taichung Veterans Hospital ENT Department, Taichung City, Taiwan.
16/07/2014 to 01/03/2015, Fellowship in Head and Neck and Reconstructive Surgery at Rajavithi Hospital, ENT Department, Bangkok, Thailand.
10/01/2008, Degree in Medicine and Surgery at ‘Campus Bio-Medico’ University of Rome with 110/110 and praise.
07/07/2014, Specialist in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery with 70/70 and praise, ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome, Italy
01/11/2015 to 09/02/2018, PhD in ‘Advanced technologies in surgery’ at ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome
Scientific and Research Interests
Authors of more than 90 research paper published on International Journals with Impact factor.
Main topics are: Robotic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery and Autoimmune ENT diseases.
Bibliometric indicators june 25th 2019: Papers: 94 Citations: 1143 H-index: 18
The Emerging Role of Robotic Surgery among Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches in the Treatment of Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. De Virgilio A, Iocca O, Malvezzi L, Di Maio P, Pellini R, Ferreli F, Cugini G, Colombo G, Spriano G., J Clin Med. 2019 Feb 18;8(2).
The oncologic radicality of supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidopexy in the treatment of advanced N0-N1 laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. De Virgilio A, Fusconi M, Gallo A, Greco A, Kim SH, Conte M, Alessi S, Tombolini M, de Vincentiis M. Laryngoscope. 2012 Apr;122(4):826-33.
Robotic sialoadenectomy of the submandibular gland via a modified face-lift approach. De Virgilio A, Park YM, Kim WS, Lee SY, Seol JH, Kim SH. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 May 9.
How to optimize laryngeal and hypopharyngeal exposure in transoral robotic surgery. De Virgilio A, Park YM, Kim WS, Baek SJ, Kim SH. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2013 Jun;40(3):312-9.
Transoral robotic surgery for the resection of parapharyngeal tumour: Our experience in ten patients. De Virgilio A, Park YM, Kim WS, Byeon HK, Lee SY, Kim SH. Clin Otolaryngol. 2012 Dec;37(6):483-8.
Academic honors, awards and prices
Winner of the Prof. “DECIO SCURI” Award, for the promotion of the scientific research in the field of Medicine and Surgery, disciplines of Otolaryngology and Audiology. Roma Sapienza Foundation. Date 20 June 2016
Best Poster Award at the 8th International Severance Robotic Surgery Symposium in Head and Neck Cancer and Hands-on Workshop, 27-28 October 2018, Seoul, Korea.
“Marzetti” Award for the best video of head and neck surgery at the National Congress of the Italian Society of Otolaryngology, Rimini 29 May 1 June 2019