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Curriculum


Academic and study

July 2016: specialization in Otorhinolaryngology at l ’ Università Vita Salute – San Raffaele in Milan, with vote 70/70 and praise, with a thesis entitled: "The surgery of parapharyngeal tumors: Endoscopic transcervical approach on 15 cases and critical appraisal of the literature ", Rapporteur prof M Bussi.

February 2011: Qualified to practice as a physician-Surgeon at the University of Turin; is regularly enrolled in the order of Physicians of Turin from 21/02/2011. [VERIFY L ’ REGISTRATION at ’ ORDER]

20160313_ 152202July 2010: Graduate in medicine and surgery at the University of Turin, with vote 110/110 and Praise, with a thesis entitled: "The Multistep Endoscopy: sequential use of white light Endoscopy, Stroboscopy, Autofluorescence and Narrow Band Imaging in early diagnosis of laryngeal cancer ", Rapporteur Prof. R. AAP, developed at the S. C. Otolaryngology, Dr. Juice, Martini Hospital of Turin, the Commission has judged worthy of dignity of printing.

July 2004: High school diploma with specialization in organic at the Liceo "Carlo Cattaneo" in Torino with grade of 100/100.

 

Professional resume

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By March 2019 serves as Senior Medical Officer 1° level at the Department of Otolaryngology, Dr Davidson, at l’Hospital Ca’ Granda Niguarda of Milan.

By October 2017 in February 2019 He works as a consultant at the Department of Otolaryngology, Dr Davidson, at l’Hospital Ca’ Granda Niguarda of Milan.

From July 2016 in December 2018 He worked at the nursing home Ambrosiana, Cesano Boscone.

From July 2011 in June 2016 He worked as a Doctor-Intern at the Department of Otolaryngology, Prof. Bussi, at theSan Raffaele hospital in Milan.

InOctober 2010 and from February to may 2010 He attended, as Visitor Volunteer, the Department of Otolaryngology, Prof. PIA, at the University Hospital "Major charity" of Novara.

In September 2010 participated in the project Italy Clerkship, organized by the Italian medical students, attending the Department of Otolaryngology, Prof. Nicolai, at theAzienda Ospedaliera "Spedali Civili" of Brescia.

From July 2009 in July 2010 He attended, as Visitor Volunteer Internship, the S. C. Otolaryngology – Cancer and endoscopic surgery Center upper aero-digestive tract, "Faithful Bergadano" – Dr. G. Juice, at theMartini Hospital of Turin.

From April 2008 in June 2009 He attended, as internal student, the 1° Otolaryngology Clinic – Prof. C. Giordano, at theUniversità degli Studi di Torino.

By September 2005 in December 2005 He attended the laboratories ofInstitute for cancer research and treatment – prof. P. Comoglio, Candiolo.

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Surgical curriculum
From July 2011 He has performed over 450 as primary surgeon surgical procedures, including 35 tracheostomie, 110 adenoidectomie and/or tonsillectomies, 85 naso-Endoscopic Sinus surgery and/or settoturbinoplastica.
He has also participated in over 1600 interventions as second or third operator of which more than 250 for cancer.

 

Scientific awards

Marzetti Prize winner 2019, for the best oncology surgery video – 3d videos: Transnasal endoscopic resection of an intestinal adenocarcinoma type – Mevio N – Pilolli F, Roncoroni L, Placentino A, Dragonetti A G

 

Scientific publications in journals indexed

Mevio N, Achena A, Pilolli F, Roncoroni L, Ormellese G L, Placentino A, Dragonetti A G. “Eagle Syndrome: 3D endoscope-assisted anterior tonsillar fossa approach to styloid process”. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021

Pilolli F, Jordan L, Galli In, Bussi M. “Parapharyngeal space tumours: video-assisted minimally invasive transcervical approach”. ACTA otorhinolaryngologica italica. 2016

Teggi R, Manfrin M, Balzanelli C, Cats O, Walls F, Quaglieri A, Pilolli F, Redaelli De Zinis L O, Benazzo M, Bussi M. “Point prevalence of vertigo and dizziness in a sample of 2672 subjects and its correlation with headaches”. ACTA otorhinolaryngologica italica. 2016;36:215-219.

Jordan L, Pilolli F, Toma S, Bussi M.“Parapharyngeal metastases from thyroid cancer: surgical management of two cases with minimally-invasive video-assisted technique”. ACTA otorhinolaryngologica italica. 2015;35:289-292

Trimarchi M, Bozzolo E, Pilolli F, Bertazzoni G, Campochiaro C, Sabbadini MG, Bussi M. “Nasal mucosa narrow band imaging in granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener granulomatosis): A preliminary study”. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2015 May-Jun;29(3):170-4.

Crosetti E, F. Mentor, G. Juice. “A new strategy for endoscopic staging of laryngeal carcinoma: multistep endoscopy”. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2012 Jun;32(3):175-81.

 

Chapters in books

Trimarchi M, Toma S, Pilolli F, Bussi M. “Nasal Anatomy”. In: Operative Cranial Neurosurgical Anatomy – Thieme 2018. [IN PRESS]

Bussi M, Pilolli F, The Pigeons. "Surgical treatment of Parotid primitive locations". In: Ansarin M editor. Quaderni adenoico-cystic carcinoma monographic update – cervicofacial district, 2016. p. 145-158.

Crosetti E, Malik D, Pilolli F, Juice G. "The Multistep Endoscopy in the work-up of laryngeal carcinoma". In: Rahi G editor. XCVII National Congress – laryngeal Cancer News, 2010. p. 169-186.

 

Congressional communications as a speaker.

20160527_ 143351ritPilolli F, Baird M, Bussi M. “Monothematic Course: parapharyngeal tumors – Anatomy and clinical presentation”. 103National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 27 May 2016.

Pilolli F, Gemma M, Di Santo D, Calvi MR, Ravizza To, Buratti L, Bondi S, Beretta L, Bussi M. “Role of transnasal tracheal intubation in the gynaecological exam is difficult to forecast”. 103National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 26 May 2016.

Pilolli F, Toma S, Baird M, Di Santo D, Bussi M. “Orbital abscess: clinical case”. VI annual Conference Group Lombardo Otolaryngologists, Milan, 15 March 2016.

IMG-20151003-WA0003Pilolli F. “Orbital abscess complicating acute sinusitis”. National meeting Academy AUORL, Bologna, 2-3 October 2015.

Pilolli F, Lyra Light F, Baird M, Teggi R, Bussi M. “Voice disorders in childhood school educators”. 102National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 28 May 2015.

Pilolli F, Jordan L, Toma S, Bussi M, “Video-assisted minimally invasive transcervical approach to parapharyngeal space: our experience on 10 cases”. 102National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 28 May 2015.

Pilolli F, Pablio F, Toma S, Gemma MF, Bussi M. “Useful of computed simulation in rhinoseptoplasty: mathematical comparison between simulations and clinical results and evaluation of patients’ satisfaction”. 102National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 28 May 2015.

Pilolli F, Trimarchi M, Bozzolo E, Campochiaro C, Bussi M. “Ruolo dell’endoscopia Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) nella Granulomatosi con Poliangite (Granulomatosi di Wegener): studio preliminare”. 102National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 28 May 2015.

Pilolli F, Pablio F, Toma S, Trimarchi M, Gemma MF, Bussi M. “Predictivity of simulation in rhinoplasty: mathematical comparison between simulations and clinical results and evaluation of patients’ satisfaction” 25th Congress of the European Rhinologic Society, Olanda, Amsterdam, 22-26 Giugno 2014.

Pilolli F, Jordan L, Bussi M, “Spazio parafaringeo: anatomical study and minimally invasive transcervical approach video-assisted”. IV annual Conference Group Lombardo Otolaryngologists, Pavia, 27-28 March 2014.

Pilolli F, Jordan L, Bussi M. "Parapharyngeal space: anatomical study and video-assisted minimally invasive transcervical approach. " 100th National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 30 May 2013.

Giordano, F. Mentor, D. Canales, M. Bussi. "Parapharyngeal space Tumors: video-assisted minimally invasive approach for transcervical route. " 100th National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 30 May 2013.

Mentor, And. Cocoon, F. Light-Lyre, M. Tan. "With Narrow Band Imaging Endoscopy in Wegener's." 2nd Meeting of European Academy of ORL-HNS and CE ORL-NHS, Francia, Nizza, 29 Aprile 2013.

 

Poster congressuali.

Mentor, L. Giordano, D. Canales, M. Bussi. “Parapharyngeal space tumors: video assisted minimally invasive transcervical approach”. 2nd Meeting of European Academy of ORL-HNS and CE ORL-NHS, Francia, Nizza, 27-30 Aprile 2013.

Mentor, D. Canales, M. Bussi. “Metastasi parafaringee da carcinomi tiroidei: descrizione di 2 casi clinici e revisione della letteratura”. 3° Congresso Nazionale Associazione Italiana Oncologia Cervico Cefalica, Milan, 11-12 March 2013.

 

Partecipazione a corsi pratici.

"Otolive Surgery solvable Deafness, comparison of techniques ", Milan, 31 March 2017.

"One day" live fessurgery ", Milan, 2 December 2016.

"International Rhinoplasty dissection course", Milan, 19-20 March 2016.

Basic Life Support – Defibrillation, Milan, 10 March 2016.

“L ’ high definition endoscopy with Narrow Band Imaging in treatment of cancer of VADS”, Brescia, 25-27 March 2015.

"Sino-nasal and skull base dissection course", Milan, 12-13 Aprile 2014.

In "open horizontal laryngeal cancer surgery", Milan, 13-14 March 2014.

"Laryngeal cancer surgery with CO2 laser", Milan, 12-13 March 2014.

"International Rhinoplasty dissection course", Milan, 11-12 March 2014.

"Otological surgery course", Cinisello Balsamo (MI), 18-21 February 2014.

Participation in conferences, conferences and courses.

103National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 25-28 May 2016.

VI annual Conference Group Lombardo Otolaryngologists, Milan, 15 March 2016.

National meeting Academy AUORL, Bologna, 2-3 October 2015.

102National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 28 May 2015.

Recurrence of head and neck cancer: clinical aspects, therapeutic products, social and ethical, Pinerolo (To), 8 November 2014.

25th Congress of the European Rhinologic Society, Olanda, Amsterdam, 22-26 Giugno 2014.

IV annual Conference Group Lombardo Otolaryngologists, Pavia, 27-28 March 2014.

100National Congress of the Italian society of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, Rome, 28-31 May 2013.

2nd Meeting of European Academy of ORL-HNS and CE ORL-NHS, Francia, Nizza, 27-30 Aprile 2013.

Congress "Neurotology 2013 in Milan ", Milan, 11-12 Aprile 2013.

Course "1° Master of Laryngology Oncology", Vittorio Veneto, 25-28 March 2013.

3° Congresso Nazionale Associazione Italiana Oncologia Cervico Cefalica, Milan, 11-12 March 2013.

"Academy College Association ORL – National Congress", Rome, 30 November and 1 December 2012.

Monothematic course "Topical in terms of laringectomie subtotals", Milan, 8-9 November 2012.

"XVII Auricular Piemontese Group Workshop", Novara, 5 March 2011.

Meeting "endoscopy and diagnostic imaging of the head and neck", Milan, 15-16 November 2010.

Training event "evaluation and treatment of pathologies of the voice and vocal cords", Novara, 4-5 November 2010.

Conference "Update in head and neck cancer therapeutic strategy", Turin, 12 November 2009.

Course "Foscan Photodynamic therapy in Oncology cervicofacial", Turin, 15 September 2009.

Refresher course "Sleep-Apnea 2009", Novara, 27 March 2009.

Conference "deafness is a social problem: How to fix it?”, Turin, 20 March 2009.

Workshop "Rhinoplasty. The Otolaryngologist and Surgeon in comparison ", Turin, 12 December 2008.

 

Scientific societies

Member of the Italian society of Otolaryngology (SIO)

 

Language skills

Native speaker: Italiana

Other languages: English level B2 (CEFR), certified by First Certificate in English (FCE), University of Cambridge, achieved with Grade B, in March 2004.

French level A1 (CEFR)

 

Other knowledge

Excellent computer skills: Windows XP operating system, Windows Seven, Windows 10, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access), graphics applications (Adobe Photoshop), editing video (Pinnacle Studio, Avid Liquid, Power Director), database management (MySQL, FileMaker, Access), programming languages (PHP, Visual Basic).

Licence obtained in 2003