Simone Crivellaro, MD
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. He is a pioneer of the Single Site Robotic Surgery, being among the first Urologists worldwide to start using this approach.
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 and the SITL (surgical innovation training laboratory), 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.