Vincenzo Neri, Prof Dr Med was born in Bari, Italy, on 15th March 1946. He has been a full Professor of General Surgery at the University of Foggia since 2002. He works at the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences. He has been a Director of the Division of General Surgery since 1997. He has been serving as the Director of Residency School of General Surgery, Policlinic University of Foggia since 2008. He graduated in 1970 in Medicine and Surgery in the University of Bari, where he carried out great part of his academic activity. He has served as the Assistant Professor from 1974 to 1982 (University of Bari – Italy). He was the Associate Professor from 1982-2001 (University of Bari – Italy). He obtained the Diploma of 'Maitrise Universitaire en Pedagogie des Sciences de la Santé” at the Université Paris-Nord Bobigny. Within the ERASMUS-Program 2010-2011 he developed in the University of Gent (BE) a seminare on 'Cystic tumours of the pancreas”.He was the President of the Course of Degree of Medicine and Surgery, University of Foggia from 1996 to 2002. He was the Director of Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, from 2002 to 2008. He is member of the following scientific associations: SIC, IHPBA, AISP, EASL, NESA, SLS.