Vincenzo Neri is a former professor (retired) of General Surgery at the Department of Medical and SurgicalSciences (from 2002),Director of Division of GeneralSurgery (from 1997), Director of Residency School of General Surgery (from 2008), Director of Department of Surgical Sciences (2002–2008), and President of Course of Degree of Medicine and Surgery (1996–2002) at University of Foggia, Italy. He was previously Assistant Professor (1974–1982) and Associate Professor (1982–2001) at the School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bari, Italy. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery(1970) and completed postgraduate training in General Surgery (1975) and Emergency Surgery (1979) at University of Bari, Italy. He received a diploma of 'Maitrise Universitaire en Pedagogie des Sciences de la Santè” from the University Paris-Nord Bobigny (1995). His main research interest is hepatobiliarypancreatic surgery, specifically the management of acute pancreatitis and treatment of pancreatic and liver tumors. He has published research papers, reviews, congress proceedings, and book chapters. He attended, in the period 1991–2016, for short periods every year, the Hepatobiliarypancreatic Surgery Service of Beaujon Hospital, Universitè de Paris, Clichy. He developed a seminar on 'Cystic Tumours of the Pancreas” for the Erasmus Program at Ghent University, Belgium, in2010–2011. He is a member of Societa’ Italiana di Chirurgia (SIC), International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (IHPBA), European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL), New European Surgical Academy (NESA), Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons (SLS).