curriculum vitae prof. bussi

Surgeon specialising in Otolaryngology

Prof. Mario Bussi was born in Turin on December 20, 1952.After obtaining a degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1977 with 110/110 cum laude, he specialised in Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck-Facial Pathology in 1980 with 70/70 cum laude, at the University of Turin.

He later obtained a university degree in “Restorative Maxillo-Facial Surgery and” at the Paris VI University (Univ.Pierre et Marie Curie) in Paris in 1986.

He currently holds the position of Full Professor of Otolaryngology and Director of the ORL Operative Unit at the I.R.S.S. University Hospital San Raffaele of Milan. He is the President of the Italian Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (SIOeChCF).

For his professional investigation, Professor Mario Bussi spent periods of study and attendance at many of Hospital and University centres in North America and France, including the Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Centre in New York, the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York, the Straith Memorial Hospital in Detroit, the Institut Gustave Roussy in Paris and many others.

In addition, he carried out research in various areas of specialities, but especially oriented to the study of cancers of the head and neck, radical surgery and plastic reconstructive surgery, immunological ENT problems (in oncology, Waldeyer ring, in the upper airways) and psycho-oncology.

He is the author of over 300 national and international scientific publications and is a member of numerous scientific societies:Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology (SIO), Italian Association of Head and Neck Oncology (AIOCC), Societe Francaise d’Oto-Rhino-laryngologie et de chirurgie de la face et du cou (SF), European Laryngological Society (ELS), American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery (AAO/HNS), etc.

His surgical experience is well documented when he was at the ENT Clinic of the University of Turin (where he was Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor since 1978) and then at the IRCCS San Raffaele in Milan, and has conducted over 14,000 interventions and he was the primary surgeon for a majority of these surgeries.

Since 1 February 2002 he has been Director of Operations of Otolaryngology Unit of the Scientific Institute in San Raffaele in Milan, where he serves as Professor of Otolaryngology and the role of Director of the School of Specialisation in Otolaryngology at the University of VitaSalute San Raffael, Milan.