Dr. Gabriele Naldini

Medico Chirurgo

Curriculum Vitae                                                                  Gabriele Naldini




-Degree in Medicine on the 27Th March 1992 by the University of Milano with  marks 110/110 “summa cum Laude”,  discussing a doctoral dissertion about  the “ Post traumatic diaphragmatic hernias “ with  chairman Prof.  Ugo Ruberti

– Member of the Order of Doctors of Pisa with membership card number 4515

-February 14th 1994 was engaged as full-time permanent staff by the  2nd  General Surgical Department of Piacenza Hospital.

-March 27th 2000 moved to 4th General Surgery  of Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria of Pisa,  with the responsibility of the Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Service.

-October 12th 2010 became Director of Proctological a Perinel Surgical Unit at Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria  of Pisa



-Specialization in Digestive Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy at the University of Milano  on the 13th November 1997, discussing a doctoral dissertion about  the “ Surgical management of fecal incontinence“ with  chairman Prof. Ettore Contessini Avesani with  marks 70/70 cum Laude

-In May 1998 he graduated in a five-year Course of General Surgery at the National School of Surgery Hospital (S.N.O.C.) organized by A.C.O.I (Italian Public Hospital Association)

-During the National Congress of S.I.C. in October 1993 in Milano, he was rewarded with  the  study grant “ETTORE RUGGERI”, which is awarded to the best  Italian doctoral thesis about a surgical subject of  the previous year.

-Contract Professor at Universitiy of Medicine of Pisa in the specialization of Gynecology and Obstetrics teaching Coloproctological and Pelvic Floor Surgery

-From 2003 to 2010 member of the Board of Italian Unitary Society of Coloproctology SIUCP

-Coordinator of Coloproctology and Pelvic Floor Educational Center COPEC of Pisa www.copeceducation.org

-Responsible for one of the Training and Educational Center of Coloproctology School for Italian Society of Surgery SIC

-Responsible for one of the Referral Center of National training program for Unitary Italian Society of Coloproctology SIUCP

-Rewiewer for many international journals in the field of colorectal and pelvic floor surgery


Main Postgraduate studies

-February ’95 week course in Coloproctology at the Colorectal Eporediensis Center in Ivrea

-January 96 Meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine Sections of Colo-proctology in London

-February 96 “Lecture Course in Coloproctology” at St. Mark’s Hospital in London.

-1996 attended at a 2 months Post-Graduate Course in Coloproctology at St. Mark’s Hospital in London

-October 96 attended the Departement de Chirurgie de l’Hopital Cantonal de Geneve, directed by Prof.Marti for internships’s degree in Coloproctology

-In 1998-99 he specialized in operative surgical endoscopy sent by the Piacenza’s Hospital for a period of eight months twice a week at the Digestive Endoscopy Center of Reggio Emilia Hospital headed by Dr. Bedogni.

-November 99 attended the General and Transplants Surgical Department of the Hospital Doce de Octubre headed by Prof. Moreno Gonzales.

-From 6th to 10th May 2002, he participated at the advanced course in laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery and telesurgery directed by Prof. Sartori in Castelfranco Veneto.


List of publications

1. A rare case of leiomyoma of the internal anal sphincter.

Sturiale A, Fabiani B, Naldini G.

Int J Surg Case Rep. 2016;23:4-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.03.048.

Epub 2016 Apr 7.PMID:27078867

2.Persistent anal and pelvic floor pain after PPH and STARR: surgical management of the   fixed scar staple line.

Menconi C, Fabiani B, Giani I, Martellucci J, Toniolo G, Naldini G.

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2016 Jan;31(1):41-4. doi: 10.1007/s00384-015-2355-y. Epub 2015 Aug 7.


3.Tailored prolapse surgery for the treatment of hemorrhoids with a new dedicated device: TST Starr plus.

Naldini G, Fabiani B, Menconi C, Giani I, Toniolo G, Martellucci J.

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015 Dec;30(12):1723-8. doi: 10.1007/s00384-015-2314-7. Epub 2015 Jul 25.PMID:26208412

4.Personalizing pelvic floor reconstructive surgery in aging women.

Mannella P, Giannini A, Russo E, Naldini G, Simoncini T.

Maturitas. 2015 Jun 22. pii: S0378-5122(15)00736-7. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.06.032. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID: 26142653

5.Diagnosis and treatment of faecal incontinence: Consensus statement of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery and the Italian Association of Hospital Gastroenterologists.

Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR), Pucciani F, Altomare DF, Dodi G, Falletto E, Frasson A, Giani I, Martellucci J, Naldini G, Piloni V, Sciaudone G; Italian Association of Hospital Gastroenterologists (AIGO), Bove A, Bocchini R, Bellini M, Alduini P, Battaglia E, Galeazzi F, Rossitti P, Usai Satta P.

Dig Liver Dis. 2015 Apr 9. pii: S1590-8658(15)00272-8. doi: 10.1016/j.dld.2015.03.028. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25937624

6.Recurrence after stapled haemorrhoidopexy.

Mascagni D, Naldini G, Stuto A, Da Pozzo F, Bianco A, Pironi D, Panarese A.

Tech Coloproctol. 2015 May;19(5):321-2. doi: 10.1007/s10151-015-1298-1. Epub 2015 Apr 7. No abstract available.

PMID: 25847194

7.Long-term results following sacral nerve stimulation for chronic constipation.

Ratto C, Ganio E, Naldini G; GINS.

Colorectal Dis. 2015 Apr;17(4):320-8. doi: 10.1111/codi.12857.

PMID: 25476039

8.Tailored prolapse surgery for the treatment of haemorrhoids and obstructed defecation syndrome with a new dedicated device: TST STARR Plus.

Naldini G, Martellucci J, Rea R, Lucchini S, Schiano di Visconte M, Caviglia A, Menconi C, Ren D, He P, Mascagni D.

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2014 May;29(5):623-9. doi: 10.1007/s00384-014-1845-7. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

PMID: 24569943

9.Short-term results after STARR versus internal Delorme for obstructed defecation: a non-randomized prospective study.

Ohazuruike NL, Martellucci J, Menconi C, Panicucci S, Toniolo G, Naldini G.

Updates Surg. 2014 Jun;66(2):151-6. doi: 10.1007/s13304-014-0247-2. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

PMID: 24430441

10.Correlation between outcome and instrumental findings after stapled transanal rectal resection for obstructed defecation syndrome.

Panicucci S, Martellucci J, Menconi C, Toniolo G, Naldini G.

Surg Innov. 2014 Oct;21(5):469-75. doi: 10.1177/1553350613505718. Epub 2013 Oct 16.

PMID: 24132467

11.Role of preoperative bowel preparation before sacral nerve modulation for constipation.

Martellucci J, Naldini G.

Colorectal Dis. 2013 Nov;15(11):1451. doi: 10.1111/codi.12301. No abstract available.

PMID: 23711223

12.Sacral neuromodulation for bowel dysfunction: a consensus statement from the Italian group.

Falletto E, Ganio E, Naldini G, Ratto C, Altomare DF.

Tech Coloproctol. 2014 Jan;18(1):53-64. doi: 10.1007/s10151-013-1002-2. Epub 2013 Apr 6.PMID: 23564270

13.Sacral nerve modulation in the treatment of chronic pelvic pain.

Martellucci J, Naldini G, Carriero A.

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2012 Jul;27(7):921-6. doi: 10.1007/s00384-011-1394-2. Epub 2011 Dec 29.PMID: 22203519

14.The role of reprogramming in sacral nerve modulation for constipation.

Martellucci J, Naldini G.

Colorectal Dis. 2012 Feb;14(2):254-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2011.02803.x. No abstract available.PMID: 21895921

15.Hiding intersphincteric and transphincteric sepsis in a novel pathological approach to chronic anal fissure.

Naldini G, Cerullo G, Mascagni D, Orlandi S, Menconi C, Zeri K, Felli E, Martellucci J.

Surg Innov. 2012 Mar;19(1):33-6. doi: 10.1177/1553350611410990. Epub 2011 Jul 7.

PMID: 21742658

16.Sacral nerve modulation in the treatment of chronic pain after pelvic surgery.

Martellucci J, Naldini G, Del Popolo G, Carriero A.

Colorectal Dis. 2012 Apr;14(4):502-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2011.02659.x.

PMID: 21689334



Resected specimen evaluation, anorectal manometry, endoanal ultrasonography and clinical follow-up after STARR procedures.

Naldini G, Cerullo G, Menconi C, Martellucci J, Orlandi S, Romano N, Rossi M.

World J Gastroenterol. 2011 May 21;17(19):2411-6. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i19.2411.

PMID: 21633641


Clinical relevance of transperineal ultrasound compared with evacuation proctography for the evaluation of patients with obstructed defaecation.

Martellucci J, Naldini G.

Colorectal Dis. 2011 Oct;13(10):1167-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2010.02427.x.

PMID: 20860722



Assessment of posterior compartment prolapse; a comparison of evacuation proctography and 3D transperineal ultrasound.

Martellucci J, Naldini G.

Colorectal Dis. 2010 Aug;12(8):834. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2010.02227.x. Epub 2010 Jan 28. PMID: 20128840



Serious unconventional complications of surgery with stapler for haemorrhoidal prolapse and obstructed defaecation because of rectocoele and rectal intussusception.

Naldini G.

Colorectal Dis. 2011 Mar;13(3):323-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2009.02160.x.

PMID: 20002689



Treatment of slow-transit constipation with sacral nerve modulation.

Naldini G, Martellucci J, Moraldi L, Balestri R, Rossi M.

Colorectal Dis. 2010 Nov;12(11):1149-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2009.02067.x.

PMID: 19843118



Comparison of CT colonography vs. conventional colonoscopy in mapping the segmental location of colon cancer before surgery.

Neri E, Turini F, Cerri F, Faggioni L, Vagli P, Naldini G, Bartolozzi C.

Abdom Imaging. 2010 Oct;35(5):589-95. doi: 10.1007/s00261-009-9570-3. Epub 2009 Sep 18.PMID: 19763682



New approach to large haemorrhoidal prolapse: double stapled haemorrhoidopexy.

Naldini G, Martellucci J, Talento P, Caviglia A, Moraldi L, Rossi M.

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2009 Dec;24(12):1383-7. doi: 10.1007/s00384-009-0750-y. Epub 2009 Jun 23.PMID: 19547990



Diagnostic accuracy of CT colonography in patients with positive faecal occult blood test: results of the Italian project Legatumori 2003-2006.

Neri E, Vagli P, Turini F, Cerri F, Bardine A, Cecchi C, Naldini G, Costa F, Marchi S, Bartolozzi C.

Radiol Med. 2009 Jun;114(4):586-94. doi: 10.1007/s11547-009-0342-x. Epub 2009 May 6. English, Italian.PMID: 19430734

25.Is simple mucosal resection really possible? Considerations about histological findings after stapled hemorrhoidopexy.

Naldini G, Martellucci J, Moraldi L, Romano N, Rossi M.

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2009 May;24(5):537-41. doi: 10.1007/s00384-009-0636-z. Epub 2009 Jan 24.PMID: 1916969

26.Accuracy of endoanal ultrasound in the follow-up assessment for squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal treated with radiochemotherapy.

Martellucci J, Naldini G, Colosimo C, Cionini L, Rossi M.

Surg Endosc. 2009 May;23(5):1054-7. doi: 10.1007/s00464-008-0130-7. Epub 2008 Sep 24.PMID: 18813993

27.Strategie diagnostiche e terapeutiche nelle forme iniziali di cancro del retto.

Naldini G.Martellucci J,Romano N, Ricchiuti A,Moraldi L, Rossi M.

Osp Ital Chir 2009;15: 33-49

28.Sacral Nerve Modulation for Chronic Constipation: Preliminary Experience.Naldini, L. Moraldi, R. Bellini, R. Balestri, N. Romano, M. Rossi.Oral presentationEuropean Society of Coloproctology. Malta 2007. Published. Colorectal Disease 2007, October; vol 9 suppl 3

29.Opinions and facts on reinterventions after complicated or failed stapled hemorrhoidectomy.

Boccasanta P, Venturi M, Stuto A, Naldini G, Caviglia A, Carriero A.

Dis Colon Rectum. 2006 May;49(5):690-1; author reply 691-3. No abstract available.

PMID: 16489486

30.Percorso formativo e terapeutico nel trattamento delle patologie funzionali coloproctologiche con neuromodulazione sacrale.

Naldini G. Pelviperineologia RICP,25,64-66,2006

31.Primary gastric lymphomas: analysis and considerations on 7 cases.

Naldini G, Tassi W, Voltolini F.

G Chir. 1998 Jan-Feb;19(1-2):45-8. Italian.

PMID: 9567496

32.Contributo alla conoscenza delle ernie diaframmatiche post-traumatiche:descrizione di 4 casi di raro riscontro.

Naldini G, Pisani M. Chirurgia Gastroenterologica,vo.31,n.2, Aprile-Giugno 1997,117-22

33.Acute mesenteric ischemia. Analysis of 47 cases.

Voltolini F, Pricolo R, Naldini G, Parziale A.

Minerva Chir. 1996 May;51(5):285-92. Italian.

PMID: 9072737

34.Il trattamento dei laparoceli mediante l’impiego di protesi alloplastiche:esperienza personale

Naldini G,Tassi W.,Voltolini F.,Pisani M.)

Chirurgia Oggi,14,41-43.1996.

35.L’elettrostimolazione spinale (S.C.S.) nel trattamento dell’arteriopatia ostruttiva cronica degli arti inferiori.Studio retrospettivo condotto su 71casi.

Casaroli  M.,Naldini G,Montagni F.,Pisani M.,Vitolo P.)

36.I tumori mioidi dello stomaco.Contributo casistico.

Naldini G., G.Ital.Chir.Vasc.,3,89-99,1996.,

Endometriosi del sigma:2 casi clinici.

Naldini G,Casaroli M,Voltolini F.


38.Esperienza personale sulle anastomosi intestinali “a pressione”.

Naldini G, Pisani M.,Casaroli M.,Naldini Giorgio

Chirurgia oggi,11,7-9,1994.

39.Osservazioni e contributo casistico sulla scleroterapia delle varici esofagee

Naldini G, Casaroli M.,Guarnaschelli S.,Pisani M.,Tassi W.,Voltolini F.

L’Arcispsdale S.Anna,XLIV,1,1994.

40.Esophagojejunal anastomoses following total gastrectomy: manual and mechanical sutures compared.

Naldini G, Naldini G. G Chir. 1993 Mar;14(3):170-2.

Italian. PMID: 8518082 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

41.The use of staplers in intestinal surgery.

Casaroli M, Naldini G.

G Chir. 1993 Mar;14(3):177-9. Italian.

PMID: 8518084


Declaration: I declare that the above facts given by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.