Elisa Meacci, MD

Department of General Thoracic Surgery, “Fondazione Policlinico A.Gemelli” University Hospital – Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome, Rome, Italy 

Born in Italy in 1976, Dr. Meacci is Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at the Division of  General Thoracic Surgery -  “Fondazione Policlinico A.Gemelli” University Hospital – Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome (Chief Prof. S. Margaritora), Rome, Italy, where she works since 2005. Dr. Elisa Meacci  graduated in Medicine from Catholic University of the Sacred Hearth (UCSC) in Rome (Italy) in 2000. 

She worked as resident in the Department of General Thoracic Surgery at “A.Gemelli” University Hospital in Rome and, after a three - month fellowship program in Cardio-thoracic Surgery  at the Department of Thoracic, Cardiac and Transplantation - University of Nantes, France in 2001 (Prof. J.L. Michaud), she got her General Thoracic Surgery degree from Catholic University of Sacred Hearth in 2005. 

She authored many publications and comments in international peer reviewed journals like Annals of Thoracic Surgery, European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thorax, Journal of Thoracic Oncology etc and also several book chapters. 

The main interests of Dr. Meacci are in thoracic minimally invasive surgical oncology. 

Her research area deals with lung cancer, lung metastases, thymic pathology, hyperhidrosis, chest wall tumors and reconstruction, esophageal cancer, robotic surgery and Uniportal- VATS surgery. 

Dr. Meacci is member of the following scientific societies: ESTS (European Society of Thoracic Surgeons); EACTS (European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery), SICT (Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery). 

Terms of Appointment: Mar 2018 - Feb 2020