Giuseppe Sisco's tomb

Giuseppe Sisco was the first teacher of operative medicine and also taught surgery. He died at the age of 82 and he practiced his profession as a surgeon until his death; he is buried at San Luigi dei Francesi's Church in Rome (Piazza San Luigi de' Francesi), inside the Chapel of the Crucified Christ.

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The author of the text engraved on the tomb was a friend of Giuseppe Sisco, Thomas Prelà, an Italian Physician who was the uncle of the Corsican Physician Benedetto Viale Prelà.

  • Photos and main text by Danilo Boccetti ti.orebil|itteccobolinad#| and Francesca Leonetti moc.liamg|111oelarf#| (December 2015)

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