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Alfio Ferlito

Editorial Board Member

Professor and Chairman Italy



Alfio Ferlito

ENT Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Udine

Specialty Area

head and neck surgery, oncology and cancer research

Editor introduction

Professor Ferlito has collaborated in writing articles, editorials, commentaries, consensus statements, letters to the editor, special issues, book chapters and books with 638 international experts. He is Editor of four issues of ORL Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Professor Ferlito has been author or co-author of 631 referred publications in 65 medical journals and 54 chapters in various books. He serves/served as editor, co-editor, assistant editor or reviewer for 519 journals. He has divided his professional life between clinical practice, teaching and research. Professor Ferlito has been honored with several distinctions from professional ENT Societies including two Presidential Citations from the American Laryngological Association for his contributions made to the field of laryngology and the association. He has been appointed as the International Liaison for Corresponding Fellows of the American Laryngological Association. He is also a Fellowship External Examiner in Otorhinolaryngology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He has been invited as visiting professor at the Departments of Otolaryngology of the Universities of Ljubljiana, Valencia, Zagreb, Yale, Pittsburgh, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo, at the House Ear Institute of Los Angeles, at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Montefiore Medical Center of New York. He collaborated as a member of the World Health Organization’s Committee on Histological Typing of Tumours of the Upper Respiratory Tract and Ear. He is also a member of the Laryngeal Cancer Association’s Committee on the Classification of Laryngeal Cancer. He was consultant to Yale University.

Selected Awards

  • Professor Ferlito has been awarded ad hominem fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and ad eundem fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Glasgow, Ireland and Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Scholarly Contributions (Outstanding Contribution)


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