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Casarano ASL Lecce
Dott. Gianpiero Gravante
Head U.C.P.
  • P.O. F. Ferrari - Dipartimento Chirurgia Generale e Specialistica - UOC Chirurgia Generale
  • Via F. Ferrari
  • 73042
  • Telephone: 3755644094
  • E-mail: ggravante@hotmail.com


Ambulatory head
  • P.O. F. Ferrari
  • Via F. Ferrari
  • 73042
Ambulatory opening time
Mercoledì ore 14.00-18.00
  • Time for reservations: 08.00-20.00
  • Telephone for reservations: 0833 508111/508255
  • Fax for reservations:
  • Email for reservations: ggravante@hotmail.com

Attività diagnostica

  • Defecografia Dinamica
  • Endoscopia Retto Colica
  • Manometria Anorettale
  • Elettromiografia Sfinteriale Anale
  • Studio della Latenza Motoria Terminale del n. Pudendo


  • Gastroenterologia
  • Radiologia
  • Anatomia Patologica
  • Urologia - Urodinamica
  • Ginecologia

Research Activities

Ricerche Eseguite negli Ultimi 10 Anni:
1) ESCP EAGLE Safe Anastomosis Collaborative. ESCP Safe Anastomosis ProGramme in CoLorectal SurgEry (EAGLE): Study protocol for an international cluster randomised trial of a quality improvement intervention to reduce anastomotic leak following right colectomy. Colorectal Dis. 2021 Oct;23(10):2761-2771. doi: 10.1111/codi.15806. Epub 2021 Aug 25. PMID: 34255417.2) GlobalSurg Collaborative. Global variation in anastomosis and end colostomy formation following left-sided colorectal resection. BJS Open. 2019 Feb 28;3(3):403-414. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.50138. PMID: 31891112; PMCID: PMC6921967.3) Gravante G, Stephenson JA, Elshaer M, Osman A, Vasanthan S, Mullineux JH, Gani MAD, Sharpe D, Yeung J, Norwood M, Miller A, Boyle K, Hemingway D. Analysis of outcomes achieved with squamous cell carcinomas of the anus in a single university hospital over the last two decades: Clinical response rate, relapse and survival of 190 patients. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Feb;117(2):269-274. doi: 10.1002/jso.24794. Epub 2017 Sep 10. PMID: 28891266.4) Gravante G, Hemingway D, Stephenson JA, Sharpe D, Osman A, Haines M, Pirjamali V, Sorge R, Yeung JM, Norwood M, Miller A, Boyle K. Rectal cancers with microscopic circumferential resection margin involvement (R1 resections): Survivals, patterns of recurrence, and prognostic factors. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Oct;114(5):642-648. doi: 10.1002/jso.24360. Epub 2016 Jul 7. PMID: 27383398.5) Gravante G, Miah A, Mann CD, Stephenson JA, Gani MA, Sharpe D, Norwood M, Boyle K, Miller A, Hemingway D. Circumferential resection margins and perineal complications after neoadjuvant long-course chemoradiotherapy followed by extralevator abdominoperineal excision of the rectum: Five years of activity at a single institution. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jul;114(1):86-90. doi: 10.1002/jso.24257. Epub 2016 Apr 13. PMID: 27076410.6) Gravante G, Elshaer M, Parker R, Mogekwu AC, Drake B, Aboelkassem A, Rahman EU, Sorge R, Alhammali T, Gardiner K, Al-Hamali S, Rashed M, Kelkar A, Agarwal R, El-Rabaa S. Extended right hemicolectomy and left hemicolectomy for colorectal cancers between the distal transverse and proximal descending colon. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2016 May;98(5):303-7. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2016.0112. Epub 2016 Mar 29. PMID: 27023638; PMCID: PMC5227032.7) Gravante G, Parker R, Elshaer M, Mogekwu AC, Humayun N, Thomas K, Thomson R, Hudson S, Sorge R, Gardiner K, Al-Hamali S, Rashed M, Kelkar A, El-Rabaa S. Lymph node retrieval for colorectal cancer: Estimation of the minimum resection length to achieve at least 12 lymph nodes for the pathological analysis. Int J Surg. 2016 Jan;25:153-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.12.062. Epub 2015 Dec 20. PMID: 26713777.
Current research:
ROLADI studySIGMA-D studyCO-OLDER studyHIPPO studyGECKO studyWOLVERINE study

Teaching activity

Chirurgia colorettale Roma il 28/06/2001-18/01/2002“The Midlands Ano-Rectal Ultrasonography” Birmingham (UK) il 08/05/2007“M27 Coloproctology course for surgical trainees” Portsmouth (UK) il 10-11/11/2011“Transanal Endoscopic Operations TEO® Course” Leicester (UK) il 1-5-2015“High Resolution Anoscopy Course (HRA)” THD (webinar) il 21/02/2023“Robotic TME (Total Mesorectal Excision)” (webinar) Master II Livello Chirurgia Robotica in Chirurgia Generale il 08/03/2023“Safer colorectal anastomosis - with mprotect.” (webinar) il 09/03/2023“Robotic Right Colectomy with CME by suprapubic approach” (webinar) Master II Livello Chirurgia Robotica in Chirurgia Generale il 22/03/2023“Pushing the boundary – Redo cases robotically” ESCP (webinar) il 20/04/2023“Fecal Incontinence: a global perspective for a global problem” ESCP (webinar) il 24/04/2023“Corso di ecografia ano-rettale e del pavimento pelvico” SICCR Bari il 1/10/2023“Ecografia endo-anale, endo-rettale e del pavimento pelvico” THD (webinar) il 15/11/2023EndoscopiaBasic Skills in Upper GI Endoscopy Leicester (UK) il 21-23/05/2012Basic Skills in Colonoscopy Leicester (UK) il 29-31/10/2012Hands-on Polypectomy Skills Course Wolverhampton (UK) il 29/7/2013Tips and tricks for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection with a focus on traction srategies. Endoscopy on Air (webinar) il 15/12/2022Update Colon 2022 Endoscopy on Air (webinar) il 23/12/2022PillCam Crohn’s – A panenteric approach to managing Crohn’s disease, Medtronic (webinar) il 30/03/2023Endoscopic Full-Thickness Resection. Opportunities and Limitations. ESGE Webinar series il 13/09/2023Taking endoscopic hemostasis to the NEXT level Medtronic (webinar) il 28/09/2023
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