Roberta Maselli, MD, Ph.D., got her degree in Medicine and Surgery and later the specialty in General Surgery at “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy. She also attended a one-year theoretical and practical fellowship at the SUITE “Showa University International Training Center for Endoscopy”, Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama, Japan under the direction of Professors Haruhiro Inoue and Shin-ei Kudo during which time she achieved the Japanese “Permission of Advanced Clinical Training” for Foreign Medical Practitioner. The fellowship mainly focused on: POEM for esophageal achalasia, Diagnosis (NBI, Magnifying Endoscopy, Endocytoscopy), and endoscopic treatment (EMR, ESD) of GI cancers, SET.
Roberta also attended 6 months theoretical and practical Fellowship at the BIDS, “Baldota Institute for Digestive Sciences”, Mumbai, India directed by Dr. Amit Maydeo, the focus of which was Therapeutic ERCP and Diagnostic and Therapeutic EUS. She was conferred a Ph.D. in “advanced technologies in surgery” at “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy in 2016.
Since September 2015, Dr. Maselli has been the head of the Endoscopic Unit of Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Milan, Italy, alongside Dr. Alessandro Repici. Her clinical and research activity is mainly focused on the diagnosis and endoscopic treatment of early GI neoplasia and advanced endoscopic procedures, as well as on the NOTES (Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery).