Dr. Buffi graduated in 1996 from Burnsville High School Minneapolis (USA). He graduated with honours in Medicine at the University of Medicine and Surgery of Genoa in December 2003. In 2001-2002 he attended as a volunteer at the department of Urology of Santa Chiara in Pisa led by Dr. Francesco Francesca. From March 2003 to July 2004 he attended as a volunteer department of Urology Galliera Hospital of Genoa directed by Dr. Massimo Maffezzini. He specialised in Urology in November 2008 at the University Vita-Salute San Raffaele in Milan under the direction of Prof. Patrick Rigatti. In December 2005, he graduated from the University of Laparoscopic Surgery at the University of Strasbourg in France (IRCAD / EITS).
From January 1st 2008 to March 3rd 2008 he has been a Fellow at the Hospital Erasme University of Brussels led by Prof. Claude Shulmann deepening experience in minimally invasive surgery laparoscopic urological. During the period from March 4th 2008 to Semptember 1st 2008 he has been a Fellow at the OLV Hospital Aalst, Belgium led by Dr. Alex Mottrie deepened experience in robotic minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Buffi also collaborated with Prof. Guazzoni in the teaching activity as tutor during the Master's degree in Robotic Surgery from July 11th 2011 to November 18th 2012. He is the Italian tutor in Robotic Urologic Surgery with the "Proctor" title for the company Abmedica since 2008. Since 2010 he has been President of the European Society of Urological Surgery Robotics (Junior ERUS).
Since 2008 he has also been working as a Medical Director at the Department of Urology at the San Raffaele Hospital. In July 2011 he assisted Prof. Guazzoni performance of the first operation in the world of robotic pyeloplasty using the innovative platform Single Site.

 

Previous experience

  • 01/01/2008 – 03/03/2008
    Hospital Erasme University of Bruxelles, Belgium

    Fellow at the Hospital Erasme University of Brussels led by Prof. Claude Shulmann deepening experience in minimally invasive surgery laparoscopic urological
  • 04/03/2008 – 01/09/2008
    OLV Hospital Aalst, Belgium

    Fellow at the OLV Hospital Aalst, Belgium led by Dr. Alex Mottrie deepened experience in robotic minimally invasive surgery

Publications:

  • 2008 – ongoing
    European Urology Reviewer
  • 2010 – ongoing
    J ERUS/YAU President
  • 2011 – ongoing
    Project ISUR for research and development of automation in Robotic Surgery
  • 2011 – ongoing
    SAFROS, collaboration for research and development of patient safety in robotic surgery, sponsored by the European Community
  • 2013 – ongoing
    University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, he serves as Adjunct Professor at the School of specialties of Urology University

 

Dr. Buffi is a member of the following scientific societies:

Italian Society of Urology (SIU)
Italian Association of Urologists (AURO)
European Society of Urology (EAU)
Italian Society of endourology (IEA)
European Society of Robotic Urologic (ERUS)
Scientific Committee of the Italian Society of Endourology (IEA)

 

Publications

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/?term=buffi