Francesco Grasso, M.D., was born in Rome, Italy in 1957. He received his medical degree from the University of Rome, where he also completed his surgical internship. After serving in the Army as a surgical resident at Booth Memorial Medical Center, under the affiliation of New York University. Subsequently, Dr. Grasso completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Dr. Grasso is Board Certified in both Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery. He is also Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Good Samaritin Hospital, Dr. Grasso is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a past President of the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and is currently one of the Governors of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Grasso is an active medical staff member at GBMC, GSH, UCMC, and UMH.