Massimo Arcerito, MD

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Dr. Arcerito received his medical degree from the University of Catania, School of Medicine in Italy and went on to complete General and Thoracic Surgery Residency with Surgical Oncology fellowship at the same institution. During his time as a resident in Italy Dr. Arcerito completed a three-year research fellowship at University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) where he focused on esophageal and gastric functional disorders as well as clinical outcome for laparoscopic surgery in upper gastrointestinal diseases. He was a laparoscopic instructor for practical surgical courses organized by the Department of Surgery at UCSF, as well an expert in esophageal motility disorders.  He performed esophageal manometry and pH monitoring studies during this time. He also subsequently completed a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at UCSF. When he returned to Italy he was appointed a general surgeon at Istituto Clinico Humanitas in Milan, Italy for 1 year and subsequently accepted a position as a Thoracic Surgeon at Garibaldi Hospital in Catania, Italy and then a Surgical Oncologist. In 2007, he relocated with his Vietnamese  American wife and daughters back to the United States where he repeated his surgical training. His general surgery residency journey started at the University of Washington in Seattle then finished at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles.octor Massimo Arcerito is the surgical oncologist in our group. He recently completed a fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in Advanced Gastrointestinal (GI) and Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery.

Dr. Arcerito’s clinical and research interests include diseases of the liver, pancreas, bile ducts, and foregut, with an emphasis on the application of minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotic surgery for the treatment of these diseases. Dr. Arcerito is the author of more than 30 articles and book chapters related to pathophysiology and clinical outcome of upper gastrointestinal diseases.  He is certified by The American Board of Surgery.