Professor Luca Busetto

Vice-President Southern Region

Professor Luca Busetto

Professor Luca Busetto is associate professor of internal medicine at the Department of Medicine of the University of Padova, Italy. He has conducted clinical activity at the EASO COM Center for the Study and the Integrated Management of Obesity – Padova University Hospital.

Prof. Busetto is Past President of the Italian Obesity Society (SIO) and former member of the National Board of the Italian Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (SICOb). He was co-chiarman of the Obesity Management Task Force of EASO (2017-2023) and member of the Position Statements/Standard Committee of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) (2014-2016). He is a member of the standing Expert Panel of the Italian National Health Institute (ISS) for the endocrine-metabolic area.

Prof Busetto authored 189 publications in peer-reviewed international journals. Most relevant publications in: Obesity Research, International Journal of Obesity, Obesity Surgery, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Chest, Journal of Pathology, Hormone and Metabolic Research, Journal of Nutrition, Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinical Nutrition, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, Health and Aging, Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science. He is member of the Editorial Board of the following international journals: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (associate editor), Obesity Surgery (associate editor), Frontiers of Endocrinology (associate editor), Eating and Weight Disorders, Nutrients, Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences, Mediterranean Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism.

Spotlight Interview: Professor Luca Busetto – Vice-President Southern Region