Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Alfio Ferlito

Alfio Ferlito
Alfio Ferlito Professor of Otolaryngology University of  Udine School of Medicine Italy


Professor Alfio Ferlito, MD, DLO, DPath, FRCSEd ad hominem, FRCS (Eng, Glasg, Ir) ad eundem, FDSRCS ad eundem, FACS, FHKCORL, FRCPath, FASCP, IFCAP Alfio Ferlito is Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Udine School of Medicine from 2013. He was Professor and Chairman of the ENT Clinic at the same University from 1997 to 2013 and Director of the Department of Surgical Sciences from 2003 to 2009. He graduated in medicine at the University of Bologna in 1968. He completed his residence programme in otolaryngology and subsequently in pathology. He worked at the ENT Department of Padua University from 1970 to 1997. Professor Ferlito has collaborated in writing articles, editorials, commentaries, letters to the editor, special issues, book chapters and books with 593 international experts. He has edited a three-volume book entitled Cancer of the Larynx (CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1985) and three other books entitled Neoplasms of the Larynx (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1993), Surgical Pathology of Laryngeal Neoplasms (Chapman and Hall, London, 1996) and Diseases of the Larynx (Arnold, London, 2000), and co-authored two books entitled Granulomas and Neoplasms of the Larynx together with Professor Imrich Friedmann (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1988) and Surgery for Cancer of the Larynx and Related Structures together with Dr. Carl E. Silver (Saunders, Philadelphia, 1996). He is editor with Dr. Marvin P. Fried of the third edition of a two-volume book entitled The Larynx (Plural Publishing, San Diego, 2009) and with Drs. K. Thomas Robbins and Carl E. Silver of the book entitled Neck Dissection - Management of Regional Disease in Head and Neck Cancer (Plural Publishing, San Diego, 2010). He is Editor of four issues of ORL Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Professor Ferlito has been author or co-author of 571 referred publications in 55 medical journals and 54 chapters in various books. He serves as editor, co-editor, assistant editor or reviewer for the following 235 journals: The Lancet; The Lancet Oncology; Nature Clinical Practice Oncology; Human Molecular Genetics; Clinical Cancer Research; BMC Medicine; Cancer; Acta Biomaterialia; European Journal of Cancer; International Journal of Cancer; Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics; Modern Pathology; Molecular Carcinogenesis; Annals of Surgical Oncology; Surgical Endoscopy; British Journal of Cancer; FEBS Journal; Radiotherapy and Oncology; Investigational New Drugs; Future Oncology; Histopathology; Epigenomics; Journal of the American College of Surgeons; Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy;PLOS ONE; Head and Neck; Oral Oncology; European Journal of Surgical Oncology -The Journal of Cancer Surgery; Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology; International Journal of Molecular Sciences; Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology; Journal of European Academy of Dermatology Venereology; Journal of Surgical Oncology; Histology and Histopathology; Respiratory Medicine; Experimental and Molecular Pathology; BioMed Research International; Anti-Cancer Drugs; Journal of Allergy & Therapy; Radiation Oncology; Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy; Journal of Neuroscience Methods; American Journal of Rhinology; Oncology; Cancer Detection and Prevention Journal; Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Gene; Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Professor Ferlito has been honored with several distinctions from professional ENT Societies including two Presidential Citations from the American Laryngological Association for his contributions made to the field of laryngology and the association. He has been appointed as the International Liaison for Corresponding Fellows of the American Laryngological Association. He is also a Fellowship External Examiner in Otorhinolaryngology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Since 2009 he is Coordinator of the International Head Neck Scientific Group (

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