Francesco Bianco, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Bianco graduated with honors from the College of Medicine, “G. D’Annunzio” University in Chieti, Italy, where he also finished his general surgery residency and obtained his board certification.
He completed a minimally invasive and robotic surgery fellowship at “Misericordia” Hospital in Grosseto, Italy as part of the largest program of robotic general surgery in the world. Dr. Bianco has been deeply involved in the development of robotic surgery since 2003.
Since 2007 he joined the University of Illinois where he currently serves as faculty, he is also faculty at the Mount Sinai Chicago residency program and director of the General Surgery program at Thorek Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Bianco has an extensive list of over 100 publications and book chapters. And has presented nationally and internationally on robotic surgery.
Medical interest revolves around pancreatic, liver and colorectal surgery.