Paolo Parise


Dr. Paolo Parise is Head of the Functional Department of Upper Digestive Tract Surgery in the Department of Gastroenterological Surgery of the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele under the supervision of Professor Riccardo Rosati.

After graduating from the University of Padua in Medicine and Surgery in 1997, Dr. Parise completed his specialization in general surgery in 2004 from the same institute. In the same year he spent a study period at S. Mark's Hospital in London.

Paolo Parise conducts clinical and operational activities in the fields of general, oncological and functional surgery of the esophagus, coloproctological surgery and obesity surgery, with a preference for the most modern methods of minimally invasive access. He has performed hundreds of operations as the first and second surgeon of esophageal, gastric, coloproctological surgery with minimally invasive and/or traditional access. In particular, he is an expert on oncological and functional esophageal-gastric pathologies.

In the field of research, he is mainly interested in functional and oncological gastroenterological pathologies and minimally invasive surgery. He is the author and co-author of 28 publications in industry scientific journals and 4 book chapters. His Hirsch Index is 9. He constantly participates as a speaker at national and international industry congresses.  Since 2005 he has been a lecturer at the A. C. O. I. National School of Surgery of the Esophagus and is the Scientific Supervisor of the Upper Digestive Tract Surgery Courses for Italian and European Surgeons held at the Ospedale san Raffaele. From May 2018 to the present day, he is President and Founder of the Italian Society for the Study of Diseases of the Esophagus – S.I.S.M.E.

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University of Padua
Degree of Doctor of Medicine and Surgery — 1997

University of Padua
Specialization in General Surgery — 2004

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Latest publications

Early Red Flags Associated with Delayed Discharge in Patients Undergoing Gastrectomy: Analysis of Perioperative Variables and ERAS Protocol Items.
World J Surg. 2019 Oct 16. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019- 05223-4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31620813
Parise P, Cinelli L, Ferrari C, Cossu A, Puccetti F, Garutti L, Elmore U, Rosati R.
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Association Between Compliance to an Enhanced Recovery Protocol and Outcome After Elective Surgery for Gastric Cancer. Results from a Western Population-Based Prospective Multicenter Study.
World J Surg. 2019 Oct;43(10):2490-2498. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05068-x. PubMed PMID: 31240434.
Gianotti L, Fumagalli Romario U, De Pascale S, Weindelmayer J, Mengardo V, Sandini M, Cossu A, Parise P, Rosati R, Bencini L, Coratti A, Colombo G, Galli F, Rausei S, Casella F, Sansonetti A, Maggioni D, Costanzi A, Bernasconi DP, De Manzoni G.
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Intraoperative angiography with indocyanine green to assess anastomosis perfusion in patients undergoing laparoscopic colorectal resection: results of a multicenter randomized controlled trial.
Surg Endosc. 2019 Mar 21. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-06730-0. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30903276
De Nardi P, Elmore U, Maggi G, Maggiore R, Boni L, Cassinotti E, Fumagalli U, Gardani M, De Pascale S, Parise P, Vignali A, Rosati R
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Incidence and treatment of mediastinal leakage after esophagectomy: Insights from the multicenter study on mediastinal leaks.
World J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jan 21;25(3):356-366. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v25.i3.356. PubMed PMID: 30686903; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6343094
Fumagalli U, Baiocchi GL, Celotti A, Parise P, Cossu A, Bonavina L, Bernardi D, de Manzoni G, Weindelmayer J, Verlato G, Santi S, Pallabazzer G, Portolani N, Degiuli M, Reddavid R, de Pascale S.
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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Pathway in Esophagectomy: Is a Reasonable Prediction of Hospital Stay Possible?
Ann Surg. 2019 Jul;270(1):77-83. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002775. PubMed PMID:29672400
Parise P, Ferrari C, Cossu A, Puccetti F, Elmore U, De Pascale S, Garutti L, Fumagalli UR, Di Serio MS, Rosati R.
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Treatment of Zenker's Diverticulum With Endoscopic Stapled Esophago-divertisculostomy (ESD): Analysis of Long-term Outcome.
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2017 Dec;27(6):445-448. doi: 10.1097/SLE.0000000000000473. PubMed PMID: 28915203
Mazza M, Bergamini AN, Parise P, Cossu A, Adamenko O, Elmore U, Rosati R.
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Technical pro & cons of the laparoscopic lymphadenectomy.
Transl Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Dec 27;1:93. doi: 10.21037/tgh.2016.12.04. eCollection 2016. Review. PubMed PMID: 28138658; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5244755.
Rosati R, Parise P, Giannone Codiglione F.
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Safety and efficacy of laparoscopic wedge gastrectomy for large gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
Eur J Surg Oncol. 2017 Apr;43(4):796-800. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2017.01.005. Epub 2017 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 28132787.
Milone M, Elmore U, Musella M, Parise P, Zotti MC, Bracale U, Di Lauro K, Manigrasso M, Milone F, Rosati R.
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Esophageal surgery in Italy. Criteria to identify the hospital units and the tertiary referral centers entitled to perform it.
Updates Surg. 2016 Jun;68(2):129-33. doi: 10.1007/s13304-016-0374-z. Epub 2016 May 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 27240756.
Parise P, Elmore U, Fumagalli U, De Manzoni G, Giacopuzzi S, Rosati R.
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Shorter myotomy on the gastric site (≤2.5 cm) provides adequate relief of dysphagia in achalasia patients.
Dis Esophagus. 2015 Jul;28(5):412-7. doi: 10.1111/dote.12226. Epub 2014 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 24758747
Salvador R, Caruso V, Costantini M, Parise P, Nicoletti L, Cavallin F, Zanatta L, Bardini R, Ancona E, Zaninotto G.
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Laparoscopic repair of epiphrenic diverticulum
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Autumn;24(3):218-22. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2012.10.009. PubMed PMID: 23200079
Zaninotto G, Parise P, Salvador R, Costantini M, Zanatta L, Rella A, Ancona E.
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Barrett's esophagus: natural history.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Sep;1232:292-308. doi: 10.1111/j.1749- 6632.2011.06057.x. PubMed PMID: 21950819.
Appelman HD, Umar A, Orlando RC, Sontag SJ, Nandurkar S, El-Zimaity H, Lanas A, Parise P, Lambert R, Shields HM.
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Barrett's esophagus: surgical treatments
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Sep;1232:175-95. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06051.x. PubMed PMID: 21950813.
Parise P, Rosati R, Savarino E, Locatelli A, Ceolin M, Dua KS, Tatum RP, Braghetto I, Gyawali CP, Hejazi RA, McCallum RW, Sarosiek I, Bonavina L, Wassenaar EB, Pellegrini CA, Jacobson BC, Canon CL, Badaloni A, del Genio G.
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Giant hiatal hernias: direct hiatus closure has an acceptable recurrence rate.
Updates Surg. 2011 Jun;63(2):75-81. doi: 10.1007/s13304-011-0066-7. Epub 2011 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 21479718.
Pallabazzer G, Santi S, Parise P, Solito B, Giusti P, Rossi M.
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Laparoscopic Heller myotomy plus Dor fundoplication in 137 achalasic patients: results on symptoms relief and successful outcome predictors.
Updates Surg. 2011 Mar;63(1):11-5. doi: 10.1007/s13304-011-0050-2. Epub 2011 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 21340730.
Parise P, Santi S, Solito B, Pallabazzer G, Rossi M.
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