• Ralph A. Schmid

  • Franca Melfi

  • Gavin M. Wright

  • Randall Wolf

  • Malcolm J Underwood

  • Rakesh M. Suri

  • Hans-Joachim Schäfers

  • René Horsleben Petersen

  • Patrick Perier

  • Paul Modi

  • Martin Misfeld

  • George Matalanis

  • Emmanuel Lansac

  • Nicholas T. Kouchoukos

  • Michael J. Jacobs

  • Jianxing He

  • Henrik J. Hansen

  • Dominique Gossot

  • Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

  • Marco Di Eusanio

  • Todd Demmy

  • Roberto Chiesa

  • Jin-Shing Chen

  • Joe Y Chang

  • Joseph Bavaria

  • Tohru Asai

  • Tristan D. Yan

  • Michael Borger

  • Ralph J. Damiano

  • Bernard Park

  • Eric Roselli

Expert introduction 

Professor Rendina was born in Rome in 1958. He achieved a MD degree and Board Certification in Thoracic Surgery at Sapienza University of Rome with commendation. He also received his postgraduate training in the USA, Japan, France, Germany, and the UK.

Expert’s introduction

Dr. Thomas A. D’Amico (Figure 1) is a graduate of Harvard University (BA) and the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University (MD). He received training in general surgery and thoracic surgery at Duke University Medical Center. After completing a fellowship in thoracic surgical oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. D’Amico joined the faculty at Duke University Medical Center in 1996. He is currently the Gary Hock Endowed Professor, Chief of General Thoracic Surgery, Director of the Training Program in Thoracic Surgery, and Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program of the Duke Cancer Institute.