Marco Del Chiaro, MD
Professor, Surgery-Surgical Oncology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Pisa, Italy (1997)
Languages: English, Italian, Swedish, French
Department: Surgery-Surgical Oncology

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Surgery-Surgical Oncology
  • Division Chief, Surgical Oncology
  • Clinical Director, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Program

Teaching

  • Professor (2018)
    School of Medicine, Surgery
    Pancreas, Liver, Stomach, Adrenal, Colorectal, Sarcoma, Cancer Surgery, Immunotherapy

Publications

  • Goggins M, Overbeek KA, Brand R, Syngal S, Del Chiaro M, Bartsch DK, Bassi C, Carrato A, Farrell J, Fishman EK, Fockens P, Gress TM, van Hooft JE, Hruban RH, Kastrinos F, Klein A, Lennon AM, Lucas A, Park W, Rustgi A, Simeone D, Stoffel E, Vasen HFA, Cahen DL, Canto MI, Bruno M. Management of patients with increased risk for familial pancreatic cancer: updated recommendations from the International Cancer of the Pancreas Screening (CAPS) Consortium. Gut. 2020 Jan;69(1):7-17. PubMed PMID: 31672839
  • Asbun HJ, Moekotte AL, Vissers FL, Kunzler F, Cipriani F, Alseidi A, D'Angelica MI, Balduzzi A, Bassi C, Björnsson B, Boggi U, Callery MP, Del Chiaro M, Coimbra FJ, Conrad C, Cook A, Coppola A, Dervenis C, Dokmak S, Edil BH, Edwin B, Giulianotti PC, Han HS, Hansen PD, van der Heijde N, van Hilst J, Hester CA, Hogg ME, Jarufe N, Jeyarajah DR, Keck T, Kim SC, Khatkov IE, Kokudo N, Kooby DA, Korrel M, de Leon FJ, Lluis N, Lof S, Machado MA, Demartines N, Martinie JB, Merchant NB, Molenaar IQ, Moravek C, Mou YP, Nakamura M, Nealon WH, Palanivelu C, Pessaux P, Pitt HA, Polanco PM, Primrose JN, Rawashdeh A, Sanford DE, Senthilnathan P, Shrikhande SV, Stauffer JA, Takaori K, Talamonti MS, Tang CN, Vollmer CM, Wakabayashi G, Walsh RM, Wang SE, Zinner MJ, Wolfgang CL, Zureikat AH, Zwart MJ, Conlon KC, Kendrick ML, Zeh HJ, Hilal MA, Besselink MG. The Miami International Evidence-based Guidelines on Minimally Invasive Pancreas Resection. Ann Surg. 2020 Jan;271(1):1-14. PubMed PMID: 31567509
  • Rangelova E, Orsini N, Del Chiaro M. Response to Comment on "Surgery Improves Survival After Neoadjuvant Therapy for Borderline and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer". Ann Surg. 2019 Dec;270(6):e139-e141. PubMed PMID: 31730557
  • Del Chiaro M, Valente R, Wolfgang C. Response to Comment on "Main Duct Dilatation is the Best Predictor of High-grade Dysplasia or Invasion in Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas". Ann Surg. 2019 Dec;270(6):e109-e110. PubMed PMID: 31726634
  • Stoop TF, Del Chiaro M. ASO Author Reflections: Acceptable Impact of Endocrine and Exocrine Insufficiency on Quality of Life After Total Pancreatectomy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31654166
  • Stoop TF, Ateeb Z, Ghorbani P, Scholten L, Arnelo U, Besselink MG, Del Chiaro M. Impact of Endocrine and Exocrine Insufficiency on Quality of Life After Total Pancreatectomy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31562603
  • Held T, Verbeke CS, Strobel O, Rutkowski W, Villard C, Moro CF, Del Chiaro M, Büchler M, Heuchel R, Löhr M. Immunohistochemical profiling of liver metastases and matched-pair analysis in patients with metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Pancreatology. 2019 Oct;19(7):963-970. PubMed PMID: 31542399
  • van Huijgevoort NCM, Del Chiaro M, Wolfgang CL, van Hooft JE, Besselink MG. Diagnosis and management of pancreatic cystic neoplasms: current evidence and guidelines. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Nov;16(11):676-689. PubMed PMID: 31527862
  • Moore HB, Culp-Hill R, Reisz JA, Lawson PJ, Sauaia A, Schulick RD, Del Chiaro M, Nydam TL, Moore EE, Hansen KC, D'Alessandro A. The metabolic time line of pancreatic cancer: Opportunities to improve early detection of adenocarcinoma. Am J Surg. 2019 Dec;218(6):1206-1212. PubMed PMID: 31514959
  • Scholten L, Stoop TF, Del Chiaro M, Busch OR, van Eijck C, Molenaar IQ, de Vries JH, Besselink MG. Systematic review of functional outcome and quality of life after total pancreatectomy. Br J Surg. 2019 Dec;106(13):1735-1746. PubMed PMID: 31502658
  • Jung W, Park T, Kim Y, Park H, Han Y, He J, Wolfgang CL, Blair A, Rashid MF, Kluger MD, Su GH, Chabot JA, Yang CY, Lou W, Valente R, Del Chiaro M, Shyr YM, Wang SE, van Huijgevoort NCM, Besselink MG, Yang Y, Kim H, Kwon W, Kim SW, Jang JY. Validation of a nomogram to predict the risk of cancer in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm and main duct dilatation of 10?mm or less. Br J Surg. 2019 Dec;106(13):1829-1836. PubMed PMID: 31441048
  • van Veldhuisen E, van den Oord C, Brada LJ, Walma MS, Vogel JA, Wilmink JW, Del Chiaro M, van Lienden KP, Meijerink MR, van Tienhoven G, Hackert T, Wolfgang CL, van Santvoort H, Groot Koerkamp B, Busch OR, Molenaar IQ, van Eijck CH, Besselink MG. Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Work-Up, Staging, and Local Intervention Strategies. Cancers (Basel). 2019 Jul 12;11(7). PubMed PMID: 31336859
  • Del Chiaro M, Arnelo U, Rangelova E, Valente R, Verbeke C. RE: Pancreatectomy with arterial resection. HPB (Oxford). 2019 Sep;21(9):1254-1255. PubMed PMID: 31320240
  • Gaiser RA, Pessia A, Ateeb Z, Davanian H, Fernández Moro C, Alkharaan H, Healy K, Ghazi S, Arnelo U, Valente R, Velagapudi V, Sällberg Chen M, Del Chiaro M. Integrated targeted metabolomic and lipidomic analysis: A novel approach to classifying early cystic precursors to invasive pancreatic cancer. Sci Rep. 2019 Jul 15;9(1):10208. PubMed PMID: 31308419
  • Del Chiaro M, Schulick RD. It is time for a biological definition of locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Br J Surg. 2019 Aug;106(9):1257. PubMed PMID: 31304574
  • Sakaguchi T, Valente R, Tanaka K, Satoi S, Del Chiaro M. Surgical treatment of metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: A review of current literature. Pancreatology. 2019 Jul;19(5):672-680. PubMed PMID: 31285145
  • Torphy RJ, Chapman BC, Friedman C, Nguyen C, Bartsch CG, Meguid C, Ahrendt SA, McCarter MD, Del Chiaro M, Schulick RD, Edil BH, Gleisner A. Quality of Life Following Major Laparoscopic or Open Pancreatic Resection. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Sep;26(9):2985-2993. PubMed PMID: 31228131
  • Arnelo U, Rangelova E, Del Chiaro M, Valente R, Verbeke C. RE: correct reporting is of utmost importance when a controversial treatment is being evaluated. HPB (Oxford). 2019 Sep;21(9):1251-1252. PubMed PMID: 31109873
  • Rangelova E, Wefer A, Persson S, Valente R, Tanaka K, Orsini N, Segersvärd R, Arnelo U, Del Chiaro M. Surgery Improves Survival After Neoadjuvant Therapy for Borderline and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: A Single Institution Experience. Ann Surg. 2019 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30946073
  • Gaiser RA, Halimi A, Alkharaan H, Lu L, Davanian H, Healy K, Hugerth LW, Ateeb Z, Valente R, Fernández Moro C, Del Chiaro M, Sällberg Chen M. Enrichment of oral microbiota in early cystic precursors to invasive pancreatic cancer. Gut. 2019 Dec;68(12):2186-2194. PubMed PMID: 30872392
  • Sánchez-Velázquez P, Muller X, Malleo G, Park JS, Hwang HK, Napoli N, Javed AA, Inoue Y, Beghdadi N, Kalisvaart M, Vigia E, Walsh CD, Lovasik B, Busquets J, Scandavini C, Robin F, Yoshitomi H, Mackay TM, Busch OR, Hartog H, Heinrich S, Gleisner A, Perinel J, Passeri M, Lluis N, Raptis DA, Tschuor C, Oberkofler CE, DeOliveira ML, Petrowsky H, Martinie J, Asbun H, Adham M, Schulick R, Lang H, Koerkamp BG, Besselink MG, Han HS, Miyazaki M, Ferrone CR, Fernández-Del Castillo C, Lillemoe KD, Sulpice L, Boudjema K, Del Chiaro M, Fabregat J, Kooby DA, Allen P, Lavu H, Yeo CJ, Barroso E, Roberts K, Muiesan P, Sauvanet A, Saiura A, Wolfgang CL, Cameron JL, Boggi U, Yoon DS, Bassi C, Puhan MA, Clavien PA. Benchmarks in Pancreatic Surgery: A Novel Tool for Unbiased Outcome Comparisons. Ann Surg. 2019 Aug;270(2):211-218. PubMed PMID: 30829701
  • Reuterwall M, Lubbe J, Enochsson L, Lundell L, Konradsson M, Swahn F, Del Chiaro M, Löhr M, Arnelo U. The clinical value of ERCP-guided cholangiopancreatoscopy using a single-operator system. BMC Gastroenterol. 2019 Feb 26;19(1):35. PubMed PMID: 30808288
  • Misra S, Moro CF, Del Chiaro M, Pouso S, Sebestyén A, Löhr M, Björnstedt M, Verbeke CS. Ex vivo organotypic culture system of precision-cut slices of human pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Sci Rep. 2019 Feb 14;9(1):2133. PubMed PMID: 30765891
  • Del Chiaro M, Beckman R, Ateeb Z, Orsini N, Rezaee N, Manos L, Valente R, Yuan C, Ding D, Margonis GA, Yin L, Cameron JL, Makary MA, Burkhart RA, Weiss MJ, He J, Arnelo U, Yu J, Wolfgang CL. Main Duct Dilatation Is the Best Predictor of High-grade Dysplasia or Invasion in Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas. Ann Surg. 2019 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30672797
  • Ateeb Z, Valente R, Pozzi-Mucelli RM, Malgerud L, Schlieper Y, Rangelova E, Fernandez-Moro C, Löhr JM, Arnelo U, Del Chiaro M. Main pancreatic duct dilation greater than 6 mm is associated with an increased risk of high-grade dysplasia and cancer in IPMN patients. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2019 Feb;404(1):31-37. PubMed PMID: 30612152
  • Del Chiaro M, Schulick RD. Use of Total Pancreatectomy and Preoperative Radiotherapy in Patients Undergoing Pancreatectomy with Artery Resection. J Am Coll Surg. 2019 Jan;228(1):131. PubMed PMID: 30580801
  • Meng Q, Valentini D, Rao M, Moro CF, Paraschoudi G, Jäger E, Dodoo E, Rangelova E, Del Chiaro M, Maeurer M. Neoepitope targets of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes from patients with pancreatic cancer. Br J Cancer. 2019 Jan;120(1):97-108. PubMed PMID: 30377343
  • Del Chiaro M, Rangelova E, Halimi A, Ateeb Z, Scandavini C, Valente R, Segersvärd R, Arnelo U, Verbeke CS. Pancreatectomy with arterial resection is superior to palliation in patients with borderline resectable or locally advanced pancreatic cancer. HPB (Oxford). 2019 Feb;21(2):219-225. PubMed PMID: 30093144
  • van Hilst J, de Rooij T, Klompmaker S, Rawashdeh M, Aleotti F, Al-Sarireh B, Alseidi A, Ateeb Z, Balzano G, Berrevoet F, Björnsson B, Boggi U, Busch OR, Butturini G, Casadei R, Del Chiaro M, Chikhladze S, Cipriani F, van Dam R, Damoli I, van Dieren S, Dokmak S, Edwin B, van Eijck C, Fabre JM, Falconi M, Farges O, Fernández-Cruz L, Forgione A, Frigerio I, Fuks D, Gavazzi F, Gayet B, Giardino A, Groot Koerkamp B, Hackert T, Hassenpflug M, Kabir I, Keck T, Khatkov I, Kusar M, Lombardo C, Marchegiani G, Marshall R, Menon KV, Montorsi M, Orville M, de Pastena M, Pietrabissa A, Poves I, Primrose J, Pugliese R, Ricci C, Roberts K, Røsok B, Sahakyan MA, Sánchez-Cabús S, Sandström P, Scovel L, Solaini L, Soonawalla Z, Souche FR, Sutcliffe RP, Tiberio GA, Tomazic A, Troisi R, Wellner U, White S, Wittel UA, Zerbi A, Bassi C, Besselink MG, Abu Hilal M. Minimally Invasive versus Open Distal Pancreatectomy for Ductal Adenocarcinoma (DIPLOMA): A Pan-European Propensity Score Matched Study. Ann Surg. 2019 Jan;269(1):10-17. PubMed PMID: 29099399
  • Meng Q, Valentini D, Rao M, Moro CF, Paraschoudi G, Jäger E, Dodoo E, Rangelova E, Del Chiaro M, Maeurer M. Neoepitope targets of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes from patients with pancreatic cancer. Br J Cancer. 2018 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30377343
  • Vujasinovic M, Valente R, Maier P, von Beckerath V, Haas SL, Arnelo U, Del Chiaro M, Kartalis N, Pozzi-Mucelli RM, Fernandez-Moro C, Verbeke CS, Yu J, Ye W, Löhr JM. Diagnosis, treatment and long-term outcome of autoimmune pancreatitis in Sweden. Pancreatology. 2018 Dec;18(8):900-904. PubMed PMID: 30236651
  • Del Chiaro M, Søreide K. Trials and tribulations of neoadjuvant therapy in pancreatic cancer. Br J Surg. 2018 Oct;105(11):1387-1389. PubMed PMID: 30221767
  • Scholten L, van Huijgevoort NCM, van Hooft JE, Besselink MG, Del Chiaro M. Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms: Different Types, Different Management, New Guidelines. Visc Med. 2018 Jul;34(3):173-177. PubMed PMID: 30182024
  • Loizou L, Duran CV, Axelsson E, Andersson M, Keussen I, Strinnholm J, Bartholomä W, Del Chiaro M, Segersvärd R, Lundell L, Kartalis N. Radiological assessment of local resectability status in patients with pancreatic cancer: Interreader agreement and reader performance in two different classification systems. Eur J Radiol. 2018 Sep;106:69-76. PubMed PMID: 30150053
  • Del Chiaro M, Rangelova E, Halimi A, Ateeb Z, Scandavini C, Valente R, Segersvärd R, Arnelo U, Verbeke CS. Pancreatectomy with arterial resection is superior to palliation in patients with borderline resectable or locally advanced pancreatic cancer. HPB (Oxford). 2018 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30093144
  • Gianotti L, Besselink MG, Sandini M, Hackert T, Conlon K, Gerritsen A, Griffin O, Fingerhut A, Probst P, Abu Hilal M, Marchegiani G, Nappo G, Zerbi A, Amodio A, Perinel J, Adham M, Raimondo M, Asbun HJ, Sato A, Takaori K, Shrikhande SV, Del Chiaro M, Bockhorn M, Izbicki JR, Dervenis C, Charnley RM, Martignoni ME, Friess H, de Pretis N, Radenkovic D, Montorsi M, Sarr MG, Vollmer CM, Frulloni L, Büchler MW, Bassi C. Nutritional support and therapy in pancreatic surgery: A position paper of the International Study Group on Pancreatic Surgery (ISGPS). Surgery. 2018 Nov;164(5):1035-1048. PubMed PMID: 30029989
  • Meng Q, Valentini D, Rao M, Liu Z, Xie S, Morgell A, Dodoo E, Löhr M, Rangelova E, Del Chiaro M, Ernberg I, Maeurer M. Prediction of improved survival in patients with pancreatic cancer via IL-21 enhanced detection of mesothelin epitope-reactive T-cell responses. Oncotarget. 2018 Apr 27;9(32):22451-22459. PubMed PMID: 29854291
  • Scholten L, van Huijgevoort NCM, Bruno MJ, Fernandez-Del Castillo C, Satoi S, Sauvanet A, Wolfgang C, Fockens P, Chari ST, Del Chiaro M, van Hooft JE, Besselink MG. Surgical management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm with main duct involvement: an international expert survey and case-vignette study. Surgery. 2018 May 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29778250
  • Klompmaker S, van Hilst J, Gerritsen SL, Adham M, Teresa Albiol Quer M, Bassi C, Berrevoet F, Boggi U, Busch OR, Cesaretti M, Dalla Valle R, Darnis B, De Pastena M, Del Chiaro M, Grützmann R, Diener MK, Dumitrascu T, Friess H, Ivanecz A, Karayiannakis A, Fusai GK, Labori KJ, Lombardo C, López-Ben S, Mabrut JY, Niesen W, Pardo F, Perinel J, Popescu I, Roeyen G, Sauvanet A, Prasad R, Sturesson C, Lesurtel M, Kleeff J, Salvia R, Besselink MG. Correction to: Outcomes After Distal Pancreatectomy with Celiac Axis Resection for Pancreatic Cancer: A Pan-European Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29560574
  • Klompmaker S, van Hilst J, Gerritsen SL, Adham M, Teresa Albiol Quer M, Bassi C, Berrevoet F, Boggi U, Busch OR, Cesaretti M, Dalla Valle R, Darnis B, De Pastena M, Del Chiaro M, Grützmann R, Diener MK, Dumitrascu T, Friess H, Ivanecz A, Karayiannakis A, Fusai GK, Labori KJ, Lombardo C, López-Ben S, Mabrut JY, Niesen W, Pardo F, Perinel J, Popescu I, Roeyen G, Sauvanet A, Prasad R, Sturesson C, Lesurtel M, Kleeff J, Salvia R, Besselink MG. Outcomes After Distal Pancreatectomy with Celiac Axis Resection for Pancreatic Cancer: A Pan-European Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 May;25(5):1440-1447. PubMed PMID: 29532342
  • Keane MG, Shamali A, Nilsson LN, Antila A, Millastre Bocos J, Marijinissen Van Zanten M, Verdejo Gil C, Maisonneuve P, Vaalavuo Y, Hoskins T, Robinson S, Ceyhan GO, Abu Hilal M, Pereira SP, Laukkarinen J, Del Chiaro M. Risk of malignancy in resected pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasms. Br J Surg. 2018 Mar;105(4):439-446. PubMed PMID: 29488646
  • Scandavini C, Valente R, Rangelova E, Segersvärd R, Arnelo U, Permert J, Svensson PJ, Stenman J, Del Chiaro M. Pancreatectomies for pancreatic neoplasms in pediatric and adolescent age: A single institution experience. Pancreatology. 2018 Mar;18(2):204-207. PubMed PMID: 29277262
  • Morelli L, Di Franco G, Guadagni S, Palmeri M, Furbetta N, Gianardi D, Del Chiaro M, Di Candio G, Mosca F. Technical Details and Results of a Modified End-to-Side Technique of Pancreatojejunostomy: a Personal Series of 100 Patients. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Dec;21(12):2090-2099. PubMed PMID: 28936588
  • Olsson G, Frozanpor F, Lundell L, Enochsson L, Ansorge C, Del Chiaro M, Reuterwall-Hansson M, Shetye A, Arnelo U. Preoperative biliary drainage by plastic or self-expandable metal stents in patients with periampullary tumors: results of a randomized clinical study. Endosc Int Open. 2017 Sep;5(9):E798-E808. PubMed PMID: 28879225
  • Del Chiaro M, Valente R, Arnelo U. Neoadjuvant Treatment in Locally Advanced and Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer vs Primary Resectable Pancreatic Cancer. JAMA Surg. 2017 Nov 1;152(11):1057. PubMed PMID: 28700786
  • Malgerud L, Lindberg J, Wirta V, Gustafsson-Liljefors M, Karimi M, Moro CF, Stecker K, Picker A, Huelsewig C, Stein M, Bohnert R, Del Chiaro M, Haas SL, Heuchel RL, Permert J, Maeurer MJ, Brock S, Verbeke CS, Engstrand L, Jackson DB, Grönberg H, Löhr JM. Bioinformatory-assisted analysis of next-generation sequencing data for precision medicine in pancreatic cancer. Mol Oncol. 2017 Oct;11(10):1413-1429. PubMed PMID: 28675654
  • Del Chiaro M, Arnelo U, Valente R. Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms: To Needle or Not To Needle, This Is the Question. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 May;112(5):804. PubMed PMID: 28469233
  • Vujasinovic M, Valente R, Del Chiaro M, Permert J, Löhr JM. Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency in Pancreatic Cancer. Nutrients. 2017 Feb 23;9(3). PubMed PMID: 28241470
  • Rangelova E, Valente R, Del Chiaro M. "Step-Up Approach" for the Treatment of Postoperative Severe Pancreatic Fistula: Is It Really Possible and Useful?. JAMA Surg. 2017 Jun 1;152(6):548-549. PubMed PMID: 28241218
  • Fernández Moro C, Fernandez-Woodbridge A, Alistair D'souza M, Zhang Q, Bozoky B, Vasan SK, Catalano P, Heuchel R, Shtembari S, Del Chiaro M, Danielsson O, Björnstedt M, Löhr JM, Isaksson B, Verbeke C, Bozóky B. Correction: Immunohistochemical Typing of Adenocarcinomas of the Pancreatobiliary System Improves Diagnosis and Prognostic Stratification. PLoS One. 2017;12(1):e0171283. PubMed PMID: 28125728
  • Bassi C, Marchegiani G, Dervenis C, Sarr M, Abu Hilal M, Adham M, Allen P, Andersson R, Asbun HJ, Besselink MG, Conlon K, Del Chiaro M, Falconi M, Fernandez-Cruz L, Fernandez-Del Castillo C, Fingerhut A, Friess H, Gouma DJ, Hackert T, Izbicki J, Lillemoe KD, Neoptolemos JP, Olah A, Schulick R, Shrikhande SV, Takada T, Takaori K, Traverso W, Vollmer CR, Wolfgang CL, Yeo CJ, Salvia R, Buchler M. The 2016 update of the International Study Group (ISGPS) definition and grading of postoperative pancreatic fistula: 11 Years After. Surgery. 2017 Mar;161(3):584-591. PubMed PMID: 28040257
  • Del Chiaro M, Valente R, Arnelo U. Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy for the Treatment of Pancreatic-Head and Periampullary Tumors. JAMA Surg. 2017 Apr 1;152(4):343. PubMed PMID: 28030664
  • Del Chiaro M, Verbeke C. Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: reporting clinically relevant features. Histopathology. 2017 May;70(6):850-860. PubMed PMID: 27878841
  • Del Chiaro M, Ateeb Z, Hansson MR, Rangelova E, Segersvärd R, Kartalis N, Ansorge C, Löhr MJ, Arnelo U, Verbeke C. Survival Analysis and Risk for Progression of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasia of the Pancreas (IPMN) Under Surveillance: A Single-Institution Experience. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Apr;24(4):1120-1126. PubMed PMID: 27822633
  • Pozzi-Mucelli RM, Rinta-Kiikka I, Wünsche K, Laukkarinen J, Labori KJ, Ånonsen K, Verbeke C, Del Chiaro M, Kartalis N. Pancreatic MRI for the surveillance of cystic neoplasms: comparison of a short with a comprehensive imaging protocol. Eur Radiol. 2017 Jan;27(1):41-50. PubMed PMID: 27246720
  • Del Chiaro M, Schulick RD. Main-duct Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm. High Cancer Risk in Duct Diameter of 5 to 9 mm. Ann Surg. 2017 Dec;266(6):e86. PubMed PMID: 27043742
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Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Biliary Cancer
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Pancreatic Cancer
  • Digestive System - Pancreas Surgery
  • Digestive System
  • Digestive System - Biliary Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Pancreas Transplant Surgery
  • Cancers - Cancer Prevention
  • Cancers - Cancer Surgery
  • Cancers - Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Digestive System - Gastrointestinal Surgery
Clinical Interests
Pancreas, Bile duct, Liver, Stomach, Adrenal, Sarcoma, and Cancer Surgery

Care Philosophy
Dr. Marco Del Chiaro is a surgical oncologist with 15 years of experience in the treatment of pancreatic diseases. He is internationally recognized as a leader in the surgical treatment of borderline resectable\locally advanced pancreatic cancer, as well as in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreas lesions. Dr. Del Chiaro's unique approach, combined with multimodal chemoradiotherapy, allows more surgical options for locally advanced pancreatic cancer patients. He is active in academic research, with more than 130 peer reviewed papers, and is a member of several scientific journals’ editorial boards. Dr. Del Chiaro's mission is to improve pancreatic cancer survival through both prevention and aggressive treatment of the advanced tumors and to create a multimodal personalized treatment for each patient.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Pisa, Italy (1997)
Languages: English, Italian, Swedish, French
Department: Surgery-Surgical Oncology
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