Prof. Antonino Spinelli is leading the team of Colon and Rectal Surgery in Humanitas Research Hospital, and is Associate Professor of Surgery at Humanitas University. He is Member of the Executive Board of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery and is a Member of the European Society of Coloproctology and of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

He trained for two years at the University of Berlin – Charitè, at the Dept of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery chaired at that time by Prof Peter Neuhaus. The team is internationally known for the use of the most advanced techniques in minimally invasive colorectal surgery, included single-port surgery and trans anal surgery.

His team has a wide experience in all the major colorectal procedures, having an expertise of more than 500 major colorectal procedures per year, performed with the highest level of safety, with special care on enhanced postoperative patient recovery. Furthermore, the team has a strong focus on sphincter saving procedures for rectal cancer. 

Prof. Spinelli has scientific collaborations with the most prestigious institutions worldwide in colorectal Surgery.