Director of Urologic Oncology
Division of Urology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA, USA
Riccardo Autorino MD, PhD, FEBU is currently Associate Professor of Urology at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Director of Urologic Oncology in the Division of Urology at VCU Health (Richmond, VA, USA). He is also attending urologic surgeon at McGuire VA Medical Center. He graduated cum laude and completed residency training at University of Naples (Italy), where he also obtained a PhD degree in Urological Sciences. In 2010, he moved to the USA where he first completed a 2-year Research Fellowship in Urology, and then a 2-year Clinical Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy & Robotic Surgery at the Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic. After fellowship, he stayed in Cleveland, where he worked for 3 years as Attending Urologist at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Urology at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Autorino serves as editorial board member of multiple journals, including European Urology, World Journal of Urology, BJU International, Urology Practice, Scientific Reports, Frontiers in Oncology, and International Brazilian Journal of Urology). He is Associate Editor for Minerva Urologica Nefrologica (MUN), Central European Journal of Urology, and Urology Video Journal. He was awarded several times: Italian Matula Award by the Italian Society of Urology in 2012; Hans Marberger Award at the annual EAU meeting in 2017; Urology (Gold Journal) - Top reviewer (2015-16); Asian Journal of Andrology - Top referee (2013); Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Perez Castro Award (2013); Journal of Urology - Best Reviewer in Basic Science (2010); Engineering and Urology Society Meeting - Best Reviewer (2010-12); European Urology Reviewer of the month (March 2009). His main area of research are clinical outcomes in the field of genitourinary malignancies and robotic assisted surgery. He co-authored over 380 PubMed-indexed publications and several book chapters, and he co-edited several books. His Scopus h-index is 50.