Dr. Caterina Exacoustos was born in Rome, Italy, from German father and Italian mother and has greek grand-grand father. She is an associate Professor of Ob/Gyn at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy. She received her medical degree at the Catholic University of Rome in 1984 and completed in 1989 the Ob/Gyn residency and then a fellowship in obstetric and gynecological ultrasound in the same university. During that time her clinical and research interest was mostly on perinatal medicine and she had several important publications in this field.
She has been attached since 1993 to the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’ in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology initially as research fellow then as researcher and now as associate professor. Since 1993 working with endoscopic surgical teams she test the advantages of the use of transvaginal ultrasound as presurgical diagnostic tool and for an accurate management of gynecological diseases. Actually her main areas of interest are endometriosis and benign diseases including uterine pathology and infertility. She has published more than 120 scientific articles of these more than 80 peer reviewed and more than 10 book chapters both in English and in Italian.
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