Thanks to my Mentors:

Francesco Micali, Università di Perugia - Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Joseph J. Kaufman, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Jean B. de Kernion, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Richard Ehrlich, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Schlomo Raz, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Gerhard J. Fuchs, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Donald G. Skinner, University of Southern California (USC)
Stuart D. Boyd, University of Southern California (USC)

And for their example, my gratitude to:

Patrick C. Walsh, Andrew C. Novick, Gary Leiscovsky,Thomas Hartung, Joachim W. Thuroff, Markus Hohenfellner, Raph V. Clayman, Howard N. Winfield, Luis R. Kavoussi, Jens J. Rassweiler, Gunther Janetshek.
I dreamt of a revolution.
I dreamt of a generation of Leaders in Urology
able to harmonize the never-ending
antagonisms: Knowledge and Ethics,
Action and Contemplation,
Education and Love

Mauro Dimitri

Curriculum Vitae

Born on April 3,1956 in Rome, Italy

1982:  Graduate in Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome   1983-93: Staff, Department of Urology, University of Perugia  

 1983–93: Fellow, Department of Urology – University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

1985–93: Fellow, Department of Urology – University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USC)

1989: Diplomate in Urology, University of Rome, La Sapienza

1989–93: Assistant Professor of Urologic Oncological Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Urological Surgery, School of Specialization in Urology, University of Perugia

1993: Surgeon, Urology Staff - Rome American Hospital

1993: Consultant Urologist, Italian Health Office

1999: Founder and Chief of the Division of Urology, Clinic of Abdominal Surgery Rome;

1999: Chair, Urology, University of Human and Technological Sciences of Lugano, Switzerland 2001–: President of World Foundation of Urology-NGO (NPO)1.436 urologists from Europe, U.S.A, South America and Japan.

Research  (latest technologies and innovations on clinical and surgical  aspects)

Training (certified trainings and specialized courses for urologists)

Information (worldwide national prevention campaigns)

Humanitarian missions

Since 2001 as President of the World Foundation of Urology organized the following international courses:

Prostate Cancer -Washington D.C. (2001)

Reconstructive Urology - Hamburg (2001) Bladder Cancer - New York (2002) Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction - Barcelona (2002) Robotic Surgery in Urology - Paris (2004) Laparoscopic Surgery in Urology, Basic / Advanced - Rome (2004 - 2005) Prostate Cancer-Montreal (2006) Prostatitis and Cystitis- Dublin (2007) Renal Cancer - Athens (2008) Reconstructive Urology – Munich (2009)

Web Sites:


2002: Referee, Italian Health Office Committee “Continuing Medical Education Committee (C.M.E.)

2002: Member, International Affairs Committee of the Italian League Against Cancer

2006:  Head of UNIPAX’s Health Department

Author and co-author of 70 publications in national and international journals

Italian editor of the following scientific textbooks:

-     "Atlas of Transvaginal Surgery" by Shlomo Raz

-     "High Tech Urology" by Joseph Smith

-     "Urologic Laparoscopic Surgery" by H.N. Winfield

-     "Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery" by L.G. Gomella,  M.Kozminski, H.N. Winfield

Author of “Prostatitis and Cystitis. New Concepts in Ethiology, Diagnosis and Management” for the Collana of the World Foundation of Urology (CIC–International Edition -2005)   Author of "Prostate Cancer Prevention, Nutrition and Early Dyagnosis" for the Collana of the World Foundation of Urology (CIC–International Edition -2009)

Has attended 136 post-graduate and advanced courses in all subspecialty disciplines of urology (Universities, Hospitals and advanced Research Centers in the U.S.A. and Europe)

Author and co-author of 9 videotapes on surgical techniques in urology, two of which were awarded prices at international congresses (“Award of Excellence” and “Prix Olympus”)

Has attended 68 congresses and meetings in Europe and the U.S.A., many of them as speaker

In 1993 organized:

- National Symposium on “Penile Prosthesis”, University of Rome, Tor Vergata

- Meeting on “Male Impotence“, Rome American Hospital

Inventor of a catheter for neo-bladders (orthotopic, gastric pouches, continent diversions, bladder enlargement) – U.S. Patent

Inventor of a post-surgical gastrostomy catheter which allows to avoid the nasogastric tube -U.S. Patent

Awards and Honours:


American Urological Association, USA

European Association of Urology

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, USA

Endourological Society ,USA Society for Pediatric Urology, USA

Societè Internationale d'Urologie

Society for Engineering and Urology Society, USA

International College of Surgeons

Italian Society of Urology

Italian Society of Andrology

Italian Society of Male Genital Surgery

Italian Association of Hospital Urologists