Federico Coccolini M.D. is a consultant general, emergency and trauma surgeon working at the Pisa University Hospital (Pisa, Italy), one of the biggest Level I trauma centre in Italy. He teaches Emergency and Trauma Surgery at the University of Pisa. He actually is the principal investigator of multicentre studies and registers. He authored hundreds of papers and tens of book chapters. He edited several books and a book series. He served as reviewer and member of the board for several journals. Dr Coccolini is a world opinion leader in emergency general surgery and trauma.