Giovanni Maconi qualified from Pavia University in 1989 and
trained in Gastroenterology at Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Milan,
Italy. He trained in gastrointestinal ultrasound at the
gastroenterological departments of Catholic University in Rome and
S.Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital in Bologna, Italy. He was
appointed Associate Professor of Gastroenterology at the University
of Milan in 2006 at the Luigi Sacco University Hospital, where he is
actually the chief of the gastrointestinal ultrasonography unit of the
Division of Gastroenterology. He has published over 160 peer-
reviewed article, 23 book chapters and is Editor of 3 international
books on the imaging of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
He has been involved in the development of international guidelines
on imaging in Inflammatory Bowel Disease of the European Crohn’s
and Colitis Organization (ECCO) and in the Italian guidelines for the
management of diverticulitis and diverticular disease of the colon
and H.pylori infection and associated diseases. Member of the
Educational Committee (Educom) of the European Crohn's and
Colitis Organization (ECCO) and of the Task Force Group for bowel
ultrasound of the European Federation of Societies in Medicine and
Biology (EFSUMB). He is also member of Board of Directors of the
Italian Society of Ultrasonography (SIUMB).
He is Editor in Chief of Journal of Ultrasound and assistant Editor di
Digestive and Liver Disease and also member of the Editorial Board
of the following international scientific journals.