Specialist in:
OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
OTOLOGY AND NEUROTOLOGY
ENDOSCOPY MICROSURGERY
Director of Neurosciences Department
Director of the Operative Unit of Otolaryngology and Skull Base Microsurgery
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck lSurgery
Otology and Neurotology
Endoscopic microsurgery
Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital - Bergamo

Welcome

Professor Giovanni Danesi is the Director of the E.N.T. and Skull Base Microsurgery Unit and Head of the Neurosciences Department at Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital in Bergamo currently the largest hospital of Lombardy, with 320 thousand square meters, more than 900 beds, 108 ICU beds and 36 operating rooms, 52 beds for day surgery and One day surgery.

The ENT Department performs about 1,600 operations/year in the following areas: Microsurgery of the middle ear Microsurgery and endoscopic surgery of the skull base head and neck oncology, Surgery of the salivary glands Thyroid surgery Newborn screening for the study and treatment of profound deafness and Choclear Implant Professor Giovanni Danesi has a large record of surgeries in the field of deafness and ear surgery, skull base surgery, oncologic and endoscopic surgery.

He refined his specialization in otologic and neurootologic microsurgery targeted to the middle ear and chronic otitis media and to the benign and malignant skull base tumors.

He has publications on national and international journals and he’s constantly invited as keynote and invited lecturer at scientific meetings worldwide.

He is part of the Editorial Board of Med Line indexed Journals: Neurological Surgery Part B, International Archives of Otolaryngology, Acta Otorynolaryngoiatrica Italica.

He is Teaching Professor in Middle ear microsurgery at the University of Pavia and the Teaching Professor in "Microsurgery of the Skull Base" at the University of Trieste.

He’s also Consultant for Skull base Microsurgery and Endoscopic surgery at the Carlo Besta Neurological Institute in Milan.

Member of the Executive Board of the ESBS (European Skull Base Society).

Chairman of the Educational Committee of the WFSBS (World Federation Skull Base Societies).

He is currently President of the AOOI (Italian Association of Hospital Otolaryngologists).

Congresses 2017

  • Annual Meeting of The Israeli Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

    March 1-4 2017 Eliat, Dan Eilat Hotel, Israel

    Thursday, March 2, 2017
    9.00 – 9.30 Hall B Otology
    Keynote Lecture:
    Management of the Small Acoustic Neuroma:
    Current Controversies and Personal Experience
    Giovanni Danesi, Pope Joannes XXIII Hospital, Italy

    11.00-12.00 Hall B Otology
    Panel: Cochlear Implant – Long Long Follow-up after Implantation
    Participants: Giovanni Danesi

    14.10-14.25 Hall C Rhinology
    Keynote Lecture:
    Management of JNA with Intracranial Extension
    Giovanni Danesi, Pope Joannes XXIII Hospital, Italy

    Thursday, March 3, 2017
    9.00-9.45 Hall B Otology
    Challenging Patients with Conductive Hearing Loss
    Participants: Giovanni Danesi, Pope Joannes XXIII Hospital, Italy

    9.45-10.00 Hall B Otology
    Keynote Lecture:
    New Perspectives in Temporal Bone Paragangliomas Management. A Prospective Study
    Giovanni Danesi, Pope Joannes XXIII Hospital, Italy

    11.10-11.25 Hall B Otology
    Keynote Lecture:
    Cartilage Myringoplasty: Results in more than 400 Cases

  • 2nd WORLD CONGRESS on ENDOSCOPIC EAR SURGERY

    Bologna - Italy
    27, 28, 29 April 2017

    Friday 28 April 2017
    Room salone del podestà 12.00 - 1.00 pm
    Round table and symposia
    Endoscopic inner ear surgery
    Panelists: G. Danesi

  • SINDROMI RESPIRATORIE: UN APPROCCIO INTEGRATO E RISOLUTIVO
    XII° CORSO SULLE MALATTIE RESPIRATORIE

    Giovedì 11 e Venerdì 12 Maggio 2017
    Complesso Monumentale S. Spirito in Saxia Accademia di Storia dell’Arte Sanitaria Sala Alessandrina - ROMA

    Venerdì 12 Maggio 11.30 - 12.00
    Confronto tra tecniche endoscopiche e microscopiche nella chirurgia dell'orecchio
    Prof. G. Danesi

  • 104° Congresso Nazionale SIOeChCF
    Sorrento 2017
    24 | 27 maggio 2017

    Mercoledì 24 maggio 2017
    9.30-10.30
    Corso monotematico
    Strategie terapeutiche nel trattamento del neurinoma acustico
    Relatore: G. Danesi

    giovedì 25 maggio 2017
    8.30-9.30
    TAVOLA ROTONDA
    Il neurinoma dell'acustico: stato dell'arte
    Panelists: G. Danesi

    11.00-12.00
    TAVOLA ROTONDA
    Il paraganglioma della testa e del collo: stato dell’arte
    Panelists: G. Danesi

    14.00-14.30
    COFFEE WITH THE PROFESSOR
    L’uso della cartilagine nella chirurgia dell’otite cronica: indicazioni e risultati a lungo termine
    Relatore: G. Danesi

    15.00-15.30
    TAVOLA ROTONDA
    Trattamento delle atelettasie e tasche di retrazione nel bambino
    Moderatore: G. Danesi

  • ENT World Congress or IFOS 2017
    PARIS - Francia
    24-27 June 2017

    CONTROVERSE
    09:30 10:30
    CONTRO08 ROOM 342B:
    Which approach for apical cholesterin granuloma?
    Panelists: G. DANESI



360 Skul Base Symposium - 2 e 5 March 2016 - Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
2 e 5 March 2016
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
› Read more





Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) is a benign vascular tumor occurring in young males. Surgery for giant JNA is a complex procedure, with a high risk of major complications. We report a rare case of massive epistaxis... › Read more