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Francesco Maria Bianco, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of General, Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery

Department of Surgery


Building & Room:

Clinical Sciences Building


840 S. Wood Street, Suite 435E, Chicago IL. 60612

Office Phone:


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Specialties: General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Hepato-biliary Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Upper GI Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

Appointments: Attending Surgeon at University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Attending Surgeon at Mount Sinai Health System

Academic Affiliations: Clinical Associate Professor at Ross University School of Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Clinical Interests: Robotic Surgery and Development of related Techniques

Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish


Medical Education: Medical Doctor - Universita DEGLI Studi Gabriele d’Annunzio
Residency: General Surgery - Universita DEGLI Studi Gabriele d’Annunzio
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery - Misericordia Hospital

Licensures and Certifications

Italian Medical License

Italian General Surgery Board License

Robotic Surgery Certification – Intuitive Surgical DaVinci System

Illinois Visiting Professor Medical License

Robotic Surgery Certification – Transenterix Senhance Robotic System, Asensus Inc.

DaVinci System SP trained Surgeon Certification

Ukrainian Medical License

Honorary Temporary Surgical License, Panama

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)

Chicago Surgical Society

American Hernia Society

Illinois State Medical Society

Warren H. Cole Society

Society of Robotic Surgery (SRS)

Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA) (Executive and Founding Member)

Italian Medical Association (Ordine Dei Medici