Francesco M. Egro, MBChB, MSc, MRCS
Dr. Egro was born and raised in Milan, Italy. He pursued his Bachelors of Science with Honors in Microbiology and his Medical Degree from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. While only a general medicine and surgery intern in the UK, Dr. Egro passed the exams to become a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and pursued his Masters in Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. He then served as a research fellow at the Division of Plastic Surgery at Emory University under the mentorship of Dr. Albert Losken, where he conducted his research on breast oncoplastic surgery. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh recognized Dr. Egro’s research achievements and awarded him the Lister Medal Prize.
Dr. Egro has trained in the United Kingdom, Italy, France, and the United States giving him an internationally diverse academic and scientific background. Dr. Egro accepted an integrated plastic surgery residency position with the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he has also served as research fellow at the Adipose Stem Cell Center under the mentorship of Dr. J. Peter Rubin. Dr. Egro is currently a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the American Burn Association.
Dr. Egro’s clinical and research interests include microsurgery, burn surgery, surgical education, and regenerative medicine.
Dr. Egro has over 110 published scientific articles and abstracts, and over 260 scientific research presentations at regional, national, and international meetings. Dr. Egro has served on the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal and the Plastic and Aesthetic Research Journal Editorial Boards. As well as on the Executive Council of American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and on several committees of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and the American Burn Association. He is also a reviewer for the journals: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Burns, International Wound Journal, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Plastic and Aesthetic Research, Gland Surgery, Journal of Surgical Research, and British Medical Journal Case Reports.
Dr. Egro’s publications can be reviewed at the National Library of Medicine’s public database.