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Simone Crivellaro, MD

Associate Professor

Director of Minimally Invasive Urology

Department of Urology


Biographical Info

Simone Crivellaro, MD, is an Associate Professor in Minimally Invasive Urology and the Director of Urology Minimally Invasive Urology at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Crivellaro specializes in minimally invasive urology and robotic surgery, working on all urologic issues that can be treated in a minimally invasive manner. He is an expert in uro-oncology and reconstructive urology through laparoscopic and robotic procedures.

Dr. Crivellaro also works extensively on urologic and robotic research, studying virtual biopsy, laparoscopic robotic surgery, and MRE for prostate cancer. He has collaborated extensively with the UIC Innovation Center, which brings together educators, experts and students from a variety of programs to collaborate on products from design inception to production, such as Dr. Crivellaro’s sewing machine endoscopic device.

A native of Italy, Dr. Crivellaro completed his medical training at University of Torino, and his residency between University Hospital of Novara in Italy, Lahey Clinic in Boston and Harper Hospital in Detroit. Prior to his medical training, he studied Latin, Old Greek and Italian literature at Italian Navy Military College.

Dr. Crivellaro is a member of several prominent urologic societies, including the European Association of Urology, the American Urological Association and the Chicago Urology Society.

Selected Publications


Undergraduate: B.A. Italian Navy Military College

Graduate: M.D., University of Torino

Residency: Urology, Lahey Clinic (Boston); University Hospital (Novara, Italy); Harper Hospital (Detroit); University Hospital (Udine, Italy)

Fellowship: Urologic Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits