Sara Ricciardi, MD

Unit of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Research interests: NSCLC, minimally invasive surgery, therapy of malignant pleural mesothelioma, thymic malignancies, pneumothorax and lymph nodal upstaging

Dr. Sara Ricciardi is a consultant thoracic surgeon and PhD student at IRCCS University Hospital of Bologna, Italy.

She finished her residency program at University of Pisa in December 2019, then she worked as fellow in Robotic Multidisciplinary Centre at University Hospital of Pisa, one of the most important centres in Europe, and spent three months at Toronto General Hospital to improve her skills on lung transplant and general thoracic surgery.

She is an active researcher in Thoracic Surgery with particular interest in NSCLC, minimally invasive surgery, therapy of malignant pleural mesothelioma, thymic malignancies, pneumothorax and lymph nodal upstaging.

She has attended at many conferences both as speaker and as moderator/panelist. Thanks to her study on prognostic impact of N2 involvement in lung cancer she was a Young investigator award recipient at World conférences of Lung Cancer in 2016 and 2017. Furthermore, her study on the prognostic role of the resection margin on long-term outcomes after lung metastasectomy, was awarded, in October 2020, with the Young Investigator award during the annual meeting of the European Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).

She is an active member of international society as International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), European Association for Cardio Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), European Respiratory Society (ERS), European Society of Thoracic Surgeon (ESTS) and of Italian society of thoracic surgery and endoscopy. She is an Editorial board member of AMJ (AME Medical Journal) and a reviser of Journal of Thoracic Disease (JTD).

She is a member of several task-forces : EACTS-ESTS ground glass opacities (GGO) ; ERS/ESTS Pleural infection e ERS Pneumothorax guidelines.

Editorial Board Member of JCPR
Terms of Appointment: Apr 2021 - Mar 2023

Updated on March 26, 2021