Dr. ROBERTO VALCAVI
Endocrinologist – Specialist in Thyroid Diseases
Roberto Valcavi, MD, FACE worked on Endocrine Neck (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Lymph-Nodes) Ultrasound since 1986. He developed Thyroid and Neck Diagnostic Ultrasound and all Ultrasound-Related diagnostic (FNA, Fine Needle Aspiration) and therapeutic techniques for benign cystic (PEI; Percutaneous Ethanol Injection) and solid nodules (thermal ablation with laser or radiofrequency). These interventional techniques, in selected patients, may avoid surgery. His main research and teaching areas are thyroid nodule, thyroid tumors, and parathyroid adenomas. He is author of numerous papers indexed on pubmed and reviewer for several European and North American Endocrine Journals. He is in the panel of authors of AACE-ACE-AME guidelines for thyroid nodule.
He is faculty of the AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists) Endocrine Certification Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) program. He is faculty of the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN, USA) Endocrine University. Since October 2014 he moved his clinical activities from the General Hospital to the Centro Palmer in Reggio Emilia
Tel.: + 39 0522 792400; + 39 0522 307856
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Awards: 2004 International Clinician Award, ACE (American College of Endocrinologists); 2011 Certificate of Recognition AACE in appreciation to fostering the collegiality and interaction in the International endocrine community for the enhancement of endocrine practice and the betterment of care to all peoples of the world with endocrine disorders.
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