Dr. Bernardo Rocco



Name: Bernardo

Surname: Rocco

Date of birth: October 31, 1973

Nationality: Italian

Address: Via Fogazzaro 20, Milan

Phone: 3358306522

Languages: Italian, English


Prof. Bernardo Rocco was born in Milan, 31 October 1973. Graduated in 1998 (110/119 cum laude) at the University of Milan, Italy. He post graduated in Urology in 2003 (70/70 cum laude) and registered to the state medical board of Milan, Italy and Switzerland.  In 2009 he had a one-year research and clinical fellowship in Robotic Surgery at Global Robotics Institute, Celebration (FL).

From 2003 to 2011 we worked as Medical Assistant at the Department of Urology at Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan; during 2009-2011 he was Deputy Director and Director of Surgical Robotic School at the same Institution. From 2011 to November 2016 he worked as First Level Medical Executive at Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan. On November 2016 he became Associate Professor in Urology at the University of Modena e Reggio Emilia and First Level Medical Executive at Nuovo Ospedale Civile Sant’ Agostino Estense di Baggiovara, Modena, Italy.

Since November 2018 he is the Chief of the Department of Urology at the University of Modena, Italy, and Full Professor in Urology at the same Institution.

He is a mentor in robotic surgery – in both adults and pediatrics – at national and international urological units and performed several live cases of robotic procedures; he is a co-inventor of the posterior reconstruction technique (Rocco’s stitch) and promoter of its use during minimally invasive radical prostatectomy.

He is Author of more than 150 articles indexed in Scopus and Pubmed