Cesare Piazza, MD, born in Cremoma in 1971, is Associate Professor at the University of Milan and Chief of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Maxillofacial and Thyroid Surgery of the National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy since June 2017. He received his MD degree at the University of Pavia, Italy in 1996 and completed his Residency Programme in Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in Brescia in 2001. His clinical and research activities are focused on head and neck oncology, with special emphasis to laryngo-hypopharyngeal, tracheal, oral, thyroid, sarcoma, laser, and reconstructive microsurgery.
Dr. Piazza is an active member of the European Laryngological Society since 2000 and part of its Scientific Council since September 2010. He authored or co-authored 107 papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as 71 book chapters. He delivered 738 proffered papers and invited lectures in national and international Congresses and Courses. He serves as Editor of the Current Opinion in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery journal for the Head and Neck Oncology issue since 2010 and is member of its Editorial Board since 2013. He is member of the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Oncology since 2016 and Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica and Frontiers in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery since 2017.