Sabino Zani


Assistant Professor of Surgery

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Contact Information

  • Office Location: DUMC 3247, 456E Seeley G. Mudd Bldg, Raleigh, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-6553
  • Email Address:


  • M.D. Albany Medical College, 2003

Representative Publications

  • Hutchins, AR; Zani, S; Manson, RJ; Mann, BP, Vibration testing of laparoscopic surgical instruments under varying grip pressures, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series (2020), pp. 9-11 [10.1007/978-3-030-12684-1_2] [abs].
  • Elizabeth McCracken, EK; Samsa, GP; Fisher, DA; Farrow, NE; Landa, K; Shah, KN; Blazer, DG; Zani, S, Prognostic significance of primary tumor sidedness in patients undergoing liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer., Hpb (Oxford), vol 21 no. 12 (2019), pp. 1667-1675 [10.1016/j.hpb.2019.03.365] [abs].
  • Schmitz, R; Willeke, F; Darwich, I; Kloeckner-Lang, SM; Saelzer, H; Labenz, J; Borkenstein, D-P; Zani, S, Robotic-Assisted Nissen Fundoplication with the Senhance┬« Surgical System: Technical Aspects and Early Results., Surgical Technology International, vol 35 (2019), pp. 113-119 [abs].
  • Melling, N; Barr, J; Schmitz, R; Polonski, A; Miro, J; Ghadban, T; Wodack, K; Izbicki, J; Zani, S; Perez, D, Robotic cholecystectomy: first experience with the new Senhance robotic system., J Robot Surg, vol 13 no. 3 (2019), pp. 495-500 [10.1007/s11701-018-0877-3] [abs].
  • Schmitz, R; Willeke, F; Barr, J; Scheidt, M; Saelzer, H; Darwich, I; Zani, S; Stephan, D, Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair (TAPP) First Experience with the New Senhance Robotic System., Surgical Technology International, vol 34 (2019), pp. 243-249 [abs].