Clinical Nutritionist, Departments of Anaesthesiology, Surgery & Emergency Sciences, School of Medicine
Second University of Naples, Italy
Dr. Luigi Schiavo is a PhD, Clinical Nutritionist and Researcher in Departments of Anaesthesiology, Surgery and Emergency Sciences at Second University of Naples, School of Medicine. He is also part of the IX Division of General, Vascular Surgery & Applied Biotechnology, Bariatric Surgery Unit at Second University of Naples University Hospital. He graduated with honors from the Second University of Naples, Italy. He conducted his post-doctoral studies at University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy and in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
His research focuses on: 1. Dietetics applied to bariatric surgery 2. Clinical impact of bariatric surgery on patient’s body composition (fat mass and fat-free mass) and Resting Metabolic Rate 3. Pre- and post-operative treatment of micronutrient deficiencies in patients that underwent bariatric surgery