ETC The Endocrine & Thyroid Clinic Reggio Emilia Italy

Dr. Roberto Valcavi

Via Martiri Piazza Tien an Men 2 / u 42124 Reggio Emilia, Italy



Dr. Roberto Valcavi graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1977, specialist in Endocrinology and Replacement Diseases, specialist in Internal Medicine.

From 1996 to 2014 he was Director of the Complex Structure of Endocrinology at IRCCS-Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova (IRCCS – ASMN) in Reggio Emilia.

In 1983 he attended the “Department of Endocrinology” directed by Prof. Reginald Hall at the University of Wales (UK). Since the 90s he has been an active member of the SIUMB (Italian Society of Ultrasonography in Medicine and Biology) and responsible for the SIUMB training on thyroid ultrasound.

In 1999 he founded the AME (Association of Italian Endocrinologists).

In 2001 he held the 1st Joint Meeting AME – AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists) in Reggio Emilia and was elected AME President.

In 2003 he hosted a delegation from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, at the IRCCS – ASMN, which participated in a Joint Meeting between the ASMN Thyroid Disease Centers and the Mayo Clinic.

In 2004 in Boston he received the “International Clinician Award” in recognition of the advances achieved in favor of clinical endocrinology and for the benefit of all endocrine patients.

Since 2000 he has attended prestigious US institutions including the Mayo Clinic; Johns Hopkins University, MD; Sloane Kettering Cancer Center, NYC; Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC; MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, et al.

From November 2020 he opened the ETC CLINIC (Endocrine Thyroid Clinic) in Reggio Emilia dedicated in particular to the diagnosis and eco-guided therapies of the endocrine neck (thyroid, parathyroid, lymph nodes). Among the latter, the ultrasound-guided ablative therapy of thyroid nodules by radiofrequency (RFA), minimally invasive surgery that is able to effectively treat over 95% of benign thyroid nodules and 90-95% of malignant thyroid nodules, saving the gland thyroid.

Dr. Roberto Valcavi is President of the TNT Association (International Association of Thyroid Nodule Therapies).

Dr. Roberto Valcavi is the Author of over 200 publications including 84 PubMed indexed publications .

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