MD, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
Residency, General Surgery , Hospital Carlos G. Durand, Argentina
Fellowship, Postdoctoral Research/Clinical in Gastrointerstinal Surgery and Gastrointestinal Motility, University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship, Advanced Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery , University of Ilinois Department of Surgery, Chicago, Illinois
Fellowship, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery , University of Illinois Department of Surgery, Chicago
Carlos Galvani, MD, FACS, FASMBS is a Professor and Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, at Tulane University School of Medicine in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Galvani is originally from Argentina, where he earned his medical degree and completed his residency training. Dr. Galvani is fluent in both Spanish and English. He received special training in gastrointestinal surgery and gastrointestinal motility at the University of California San Francisco. He completed his training with fellowships in advanced laparoscopic/robotic surgery and bariatric surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has special interest in weight loss surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernia, surgical treatment of gastroparesis, achalasia of the esophagus, solid organ surgery, esophageal cancer, abdominal wall hernias and the use of robots in gastrointestinal surgery.
Dr. Galvani is passionate about surgical education and simulation-based training of surgical residents and medical students. Dr. Galvani is nationally recognized; in the field of Minimally Invasive Surgery for his expertise in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Dr. Galvani has been an invited to teach courses on robotic surgery and has been a lecturer numerous of times, nationally and internationally. He has published his research extensively covering a variety of topics within the field of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, holds membership in other professional societies, including SAGES, and the Surgical Society of the Alimentary Tract.
- Use of Robots in Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Weight Loss Surgery
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
- Hiatal Hernia
- Surgical Treatment of Gastroparesis
- Abdominal Wall Hernias
To view Dr. Galvani's publications, please visit PubMed