Galli Andrea Ricercatore tempo determinato tipo aMedicineMED/31 - OTORINOLARINGOIATRA





2014: Doctor in Medicine and Surgery (M.D.) (110/110 cum Laude), Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan

2018: Diplôme universitaire de Carcinologie Cervico-Faciale, Université Paris Sud, Paris - Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif – Director: Prof. Stéphane Temam

2019: Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck surgery (70/70 cum Laude), Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan – Director: Prof. Mario Bussi


2020-2022: ENT Consultant, Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Dept.

San Raffaele Hospital, Milan

Director: Prof. Mario Bussi

2022-today: Research fellow MED/31 and Attending ENT Surgeon, Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Dept.

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan - San Raffaele Hospital, Milan


2020-today: Contract Professor

Otorhinolaryngology residency program, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan

2022-today: Research fellow MED/31 - Otorhinolaryngology

Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan

Supervisor of research projects for M.D. thesis,  especially in the field of head and neck oncology


He’s author or co-author of 52 scientific works, among which publications on peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, congress abstracts

Main research interests:

  1. Modern FNAC and multiparametric MRI in the diagnostic workup of salivary gland neoplasms
  2. Prognostic factors and therapeutical strategies for laryngeal cancer
  3. Incidence and prognostic role of sarcopenia in locally-advanced head and neck cancer
  4. Use of laser-assisted indocyanine green video-angiography in head and neck reconstructive surgery
  5. Sentinel lymph node biopsy in early-stage oral cavity cancer  

Review Editor for Frontiers in Surgery (Switzerland), section Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Invited Reviewer for the following indexed scientific journals: Head & Neck (Houston, TX, USA), Cancers (Basel, Switzerland), World Journal of Surgical Oncology (London, UK), Acta Oto-Laryngologica (Uppsala, Sweden), Journal of Clinical Medicine (Basel, Switzerland)


Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (SIOeChCf)

Italian Society of Head and Neck Oncology (AIOCC)

European Head and Neck Society (EHNS)

European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)

Multidisciplinary Salivary Gland Society (MSGS)

2019-2021: Scientific Secretary of the 107th National Congress of Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Milan, 26th – 29th May 2021; President: Prof. Mario Bussi


2022: AOOI award entitled to Prof. Francesco Marzetti in the 108th National Congress of Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (best video in the field of head and neck surgical oncology

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Galli A, Giordano L, Sarandria D, Di Santo D, Bussi M. Oncological and Complication Assessment of CO2 Laser-assisted Endoscopic Surgery for T1-T2 Glottic Tumours: Clinical Experience. Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica. 2016 Jun; 36(3):167-173; doi: 10.14639/0392-100X-643.


Pilolli F, Giordano L, Galli A, Bussi M. Parapharyngeal Space Tumours: Video-assisted Minimally Invasive Transcervical Approach. Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica. 2016 Aug; 36(4):259-264; doi: 10.14639/0392-100X-709.


Giordano L, Di Santo D, Occhini A, Galli A, Bertino G, Benazzo M, Bussi M. Supraclavicular Artery Island Flap (SCAIF): a Rising Opportunity for Head and Neck Reconstruction. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 2016 Dec; 273(12):4403-4412; doi: 10.1007/s00405-016-4092-4.


Di Santo D, Trimarchi M, Galli A, Bussi M. Columella reconstruction with an inferiorly-based philtral advancement flap in a cocaine abuser: a case report. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2017 Jan-Apr; 50(1):96-99; doi: 10.4103/ijps.IJPS_163_16.


Di Santo D, Giordano L, Bertazzoni G, Galli A, Tulli M, Bussi M. Rupture of the Extracranial Carotid Artery Caused by Misdiagnosed Infected Pseudoaneurysm During Deep Cervical Abscess Drainage: a Case Report. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2017 Jun; 44(3):355-358; doi: 10.1016/j.anl.2016.06.004.


Tulli M, Bondi S, Smart CE, Giordano L, Trimarchi M, Galli A, Di Santo D, Biafora M, Bussi M. Diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal schwannoma: a systematic review. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 2018 Feb; 158(2):222-231; doi: 10.1177/0194599817735508.


Galli A, Giordano L, Muriana P, Bandiera A, Negri G, Zannini P, Bussi M. Multidisciplinary Management of a Giant Cervico-mediastinal Liposarcoma: a Case Report and Literature Review. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. 2017 Dec; 96(12):E10-E13; doi: 10.1177/014556131709601213


Tulli M, Gatti O, Galli A, Ferraro M, Di Santo D, Piccioni LO. The importance of clinical history in suspected otosclerosis: a case report. Hearing, Balance and Communication. 2018 Apr; 16:2, 126-129; doi: 10.1080/21695717.2018.1461486.


Trimarchi M, Galli A, Capparè P, Dababou S, Vinci R, Bussi M, Gherlone E. Odontogenic infections in head and neck: a case series. Journal of Osseointegration. 2019 Mar;11(1):29-37; doi: 10.23805 /JO.2019.11.01.05


Di Santo D, Bondi S, Giordano L, Galli A, Tulli M, Bussi M. Long-term swallowing function after supracricoid laryngectomy: prevalence and factors influencing aspiration, incidence of pulmonary complications and dysphagia-related quality of life. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 2019 Aug;161(2):307-314. doi: 10.1177/0194599819835189


Galli A, Giordano L, Biafora M, Tulli M, Di Santo D, Bussi M. Voice prosthesis rehabilitation after total laryngectomy: are satisfaction and quality of life maintained over time? Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica. 2019 Jun; 39(3):162-168. doi: 10.14639/0392-100X-2227


Trimarchi M, Vinciguerra A, Galli A, Capparè P, Vinci R, Bussi M. Upper odontogenic infections: the role of multidisciplinary treatment in successful management. Journal of Osseointegration. 2019 Sep; 11(4). doi: 10.23805 /JO.2019.11.03.15.


Tulli M, Re M, Bondi S, Ferrante L, Dajko M, Giordano L, Gioacchini FM, Galli A, Bussi M. The prognostic value of anterior commissure involvement in T1 glottic cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Laryngoscope. 2020 Aug;130(8):1932-1940. doi: 10.1002/lary.28395.


Galli A, Tulli M, Giordano L, Biafora M, Di Santo D, Bondi S, Piccioni LO Bussi M. Fine needle aspiration cytology for parotid neoplasms: risk of malignancy through inconclusive results and lower grade tumors. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 2020 Mar;277(3):841-851. doi: 10.1007/s00405-019-05733-w.


Galli A, Colombo M, Carrara G, Lira Luce F, Paesano PL, Giordano L, Bondi S, Tulli M, Mirabile A, De Cobelli F, Bussi M. Low skeletal muscle mass as predictor of postoperative complications and decreased overall survival in locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: the role of ultrasound of rectus femoris muscle. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 2020 Dec;277(12):3489-3502. doi: 10.1007/s00405-020-06123-3


Mirabile A, Biafora M, Giordano L, Arrigoni A, Cangi MG, Dell’Oca I, Lira Luce F, Di Santo D, Galli A, Tulli M, Mellone R, Valsecchi D, Gregorc V, Bussi M. Uncommon site of metastasis and prolonged survival in patients with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: a systematic review of the literature. Cancers. 2020 Sep 10;12(9):2585. doi: 10.3390/cancers12092585


Lombardi L, Tomasoni M, Paderno A, Mattavelli D, Ferrari M, Battocchio S, Missale F, Mazzola F, Peretti G, Mocellin D, Borsetto D, Fussey JM, Nankivell P, Skalidi N, Bussi M, Giordano L, Galli A, Arrigoni G, Raffetti E, Pracy P, Vander Poorten V, Nicolai P. The impact of nodal status in major salivary gland carcinoma: a multicenter experience and proposal of a novel N-classification. Oral Oncology. 2021 Jan; 112:105076.


Galli A, Bondi S, Canevari C, Tulli M, Giordano L, Di Santo D, Gianolli L, Bussi M. High-risk early stage oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma, when free margins are not enough: critical review. Head & Neck. 2021 Aug;43(8):2510-2522. doi: 10.1002/hed.26718


Familiari M, Di Santo D, Galli A, Danè G, Giordano L, Mellone R, Bussi M. Management of a spontaneous extracapsular parathyroid adenoma hemorrhage: when surgery is required?. Endocrine. 2021 Sep 23; doi:10.1007/s12020-021-02876-x


Galli A, Tulli M, Vella A, Familiari M, Giordano L, Bondi S, Di Santo D, Tulli M, Biafora M, Bussi M. The importance of patient perspective in function-sparing parotid surgery for benign neoplasms: clinical reappraisal. Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica. 2021; 41(5):410-418. doi:10.14639/0392-100X-N1463.


Fussey J, Tomasoni M, Tirelli G, Giordano L, Galli A, Colangeli R, Cazzador D, Tofanelli M, Da Mosto MC, Bianchini C, Pelucchi S, Ubayasiri K, Elsayed M, Long P, Saratziotis A, Hajiioanou J, Piazza C, Deganello A, Lombardi D, Nicolai P, Pracy P, Nankivell P, Borsetto D, Boscolo-Rizzo P. Prognostic indicators in clinically node-negative malignant primary salivary tumours of the parotid: a multicentre experience. Oral Oncology. 2021 Dec; 123:105577. 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2021.105577


Galli A, Colombo M, Prizio C, Carrara G, Lira Luce F, Paesano PL, Della Vecchia G, Giordano L, Bondi S, Tulli M, Di Santo D, Mirabile A, De Cobelli F, Bussi M. Skeletal Muscle Depletion and Major Postoperative Complications in Locally-Advanced Head and Neck Cancer: A Comparison between Ultrasound of Rectus Femoris Muscle and Neck Cross-Sectional Imaging. Cancers. 2022 Jan 11; 14(2):347. doi: 10.3390/cancers14020347


Bramati C, Biafora M, Galli A, Giordano L. The use of plateled-rich plasma in irradiated patients to treat and prevent complications of head & neck surgery. BMJ Case Reports. 2022 Mar 14; 15:e247766.  doi:10.1136/bcr-2021-247766


Giordano L, Galli A, Familiari M, Canta D, Irem A, Biafora M, Battista RA, Bussi M. Head and neck pedicled flap autonomization using a new high-resolution indocyanine green fluorescence video-angiography device. Head & Neck. 2022 Apr; 10.1002/hed.27051. doi:10.1002/hed.27051

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