• 2008 Italian Urological Association - (Rome): Golden communications and SUN_ASTELLAS award (ROME), co-author of intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) in prostate during radical prostatectomy for locally advanced prostate cancer. Matched-pair technique and comparison with conventional approach.
  • 2009 2nd place "Quality Award" at the European Institute of Oncology (Milan)


  • Award at the XXII Reunión Nacional de Urología Oncológica, Villarreal - Castellón (Spain) 8-9 April 2005 for the poster: Evaluation of results of a double sextant prostate biopsy scheme (12 samples) via a transperineal route. Preliminary report
  • 2006 - European Association of Urology (Paris): co-author: Laparoscopic radical cystectomy in female; III place for best video
  • 2009 VI European Robotic Urology Society Symposium (Prague): award as co-author for The best poster: Salvage Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (SRALP) for Radio-recurrent Prostate Cancer: Multi-Institutional Outcomes
  • 2010 VII European Robotic Urology Society Symposium: award as co-author for The best videos Bordeaux): Salvage Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (sRALP) for Treatment of Radio-Recurrent Prostate Cancer: Description of Technique and Multi-Institutional Outcomes
  • 2011 European Association of Urology – Davos Winter Forum 2nd Place in the "Urology Challenger"
  • 2012 received a prize from the European Association of Urology (EAU) as co-author of the Best Scientific Article of 2011 : Pentafecta: A New Concept for Reporting
  • Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
  • V. Patel, A. Sivaraman, R. Coelho, S. Chauhan, K. Palmer, M. Orvieto, I. Camacho, G.Coughlin, B. Rocco published in European Urology 2011; 59: 702-707