Paolo Gontero

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Paolo Gontero

University of Piemonte Orientale, Urology

Paolo Gontero is Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Studies of Torino, Division of Urology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Torino, Italy.

He is currently Director of a Second Level Master Degree Course in Prostate Oncology at the University of Torino.  His main clinical interests are Oncology Urology Surgery, Laparoscopic and Robotic kidney and prostate oncological surgery and Reconstructive Urology. He has authored and co-authored more than 150 publications on international journals. 

His main research interests pertains the development of new treatment modalities for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer and prostate cancer. He is Scientific Director of the “Torino Prostate Project”, a multidisciplinary clinical and research working group in the field of prostate cancer. He is involved in international trials and working groups on the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for prostate cancer and on the assessment of surgery in high risk prostate cancer.

He is chairmen of the Course on Small Renal Masses at the European School of Urology and holds active membership with EORTC-GU, ISSECAM-EMPACT and eGUS. He has co-authored several book chapters and edited several books, including the latest Problem Based Urology, Springer 2013, awarded by the BMA Book Award as highly commended n surgical specialties.