Rosa Di Micco
Dr. Rosa Di Micco is a mammologist in the Department of Surgery of the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele under the supervision of Dr. Oreste Davide Gentilini.
After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the Federico II University of Naples in 2010, she specialized in general surgery in 2017 at the same university. Also in 2017, she received a 2nd Level European Master's Degree (MRBS) in the field of Oncological, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery (Surgical Oncology, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery) at the Reconstructive Microsurgery European School (RMES) of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Finally, the doctor defended her doctoral dissertation on advanced biomedical and surgical methods of treatment at the Federico II University of Naples.
From a clinical point of view, Dr. Di Micco is engaged in surgical treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases, conducting initial diagnostic visits, follow-up of already treated patients, control in patients with genetic mutations that increase the risk of breast cancer, and in patients undergoing screening.
The doctor's surgical activity is mainly devoted to the treatment of breast cancer and risk reduction in patients with high genetic risk. The doctor performs both conservative interventions (quadrant surgery, partial breast resection, tumourectomy) and more radical interventions (total mastectomy, skin-preserving mastectomy, nipple preservation and skin reduction), which are performed in collaboration with colleagues-plastic surgeons.
As for research activities, Dr. Di Micco pays special attention to the following areas: conservative and oncoplastic breast surgery, breast and armpit surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy, sentinel lymph node biopsy, breast reconstruction after mastectomy with prepectoral prostheses, the role of PET-MRI in the treatment of breast cancer.
She is the author and co-author of 50 publications in national and international scientific journals and book chapters. Her Hirsch index is 8. She is a regular speaker at national and international congresses in this industry.