Santo Raffaele Mercuri

Biography

Dr. Santo Raffaele Mercuri is the Head of the Department of Dermatology at IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele in Milan and also the Visiting Professor for the Master’s Degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan.

He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Messina, where he also completed a specialization in dermatology and venereology with honors.

During his career, he taught at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan, under the Master’s programs in Medicine and Surgery, Dental Hygiene and Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics. He teaches at schools of specialization in pediatrics and infectious and tropical diseases for the same university. From 2013 to 2015, he lectured at the continuing education courses in pediatric dermatology at the University of Parma and at the second level specialization and master’s courses at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

He takes part in the scientific activities of various research groups of specialists from different universities in such areas as innovative treatment of vitiligo, the use of new ablative and non-ablative laser techniques in the treatment of skin diseases and the study of the etiopathogenesis of psoriasis in its clinical variants. Dr. Mercuri is also the principal investigator and the Scientific Director of multicenter clinical trials and observational studies.

He is the author and co-author of over 60 articles published in national and international journals, as well as numerous chapters in books. Since 2011, he has been an expert of the Supreme Council of Health on Dermatology. He is also the Head and the member of the Board of Directors of the Lombard regional division of the Association of Dermatologists of Magna Graecia and the member of the Scientific Committee of the Milan Society of Aesthetic Medicine.

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Education

University of Messina

Specialization in Dermatology and Venereology - continuing education

University of Messina

Degree in Medicine and Surgery - continuing education

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Publications

The author and co-author of over 60 articles published in national and international journals, as well as numerous chapters in books.

Latest publications

Bullous pemphigoid as a further association in extensive cases of Grover disease.
G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Oct. 22
Donati M., Paolino G., Didona D., Panetta C, Vollono L., Mercuri SR, Donati P., G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Oct. 22
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Dermoscopical and pathological findings in pseudoxanthoma elasticum-like papillary dermal elastolysis.
G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Oct 3
Mercuri SR, Cestone E., Bearzi P., Rizzo N., Paolino G.
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Sequential methyl-aminolevulinate daylight photodynamic therapy and diclofenac plus hyaluronic acid gel treatment for multiple actinic keratosis evaluation.
Dermatol Ther. 2018 Sep 25
Cantisani C., Paolino G., Scarnò M., Didona D., Tallarico M., Moliterni E., Losco L., Cantoresi F., Mercuri SR, Bottoniτ U., Calvieri S.
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Onset of breast basal cell carcinomas during pregnancy: case report and state of the art.
G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Sep 24
Paolino G., Bearzi P., Kumar RQ, Losco L., Donati P., Panetta C., Mercuri SR.
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Acral pseudolymphomatous angiokeratoma of children (APACHE): Dermoscopic features and successful treatment with CO2 laser.
Dermatol Ther. 018 Sep 7.
Mercuri SR, Paolino G., Bartolucci M., Rizzo N., Brianti P.
Scar-related basal cell carcinoma in a case series: clinical and dermoscopical findings.
G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Jul 10.
Mercuri SR, Paolino G., Rizzo N., Brianti P., Cestone E.
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Pigmented porokeratosis with dermal deposits of amyloid: the different chromatic features.
G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Jul 10.
Paolino G., Muscardin L., Didona D., Panetta C., Donati M., Mercuri SR, Donati P.
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Nasopharyngeal Melanoma.
In: Scott JF, Gerstenblith MR, editors. Noncutaneous Melanoma [Internet]. Brisbane (AU): Codon Publications; 2018 Mar. Chapter 4.
Paolino G., Didona D., Macrì G., Calvieri S., Mercuri SR.
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Anorectal Melanoma.
In: Scott JF, Gerstenblith MR, editors. Noncutaneous Melanoma [Internet]. Brisbane (AU): Codon Publications; 2018 Mar. Chapter 6.
Paolino G., Didona D., Macrì G., Calvieri S., Mercuri SR.
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CO2 laser and photodynamic therapy: Study of efficacy in periocular BCC.
Dermatol Ther. 2018 May 15
Mercuri SR, Brianti P., Dattola A., Bennardo L., Silvestri M., Schipani G., Nisticò SP.
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