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Costantino Schiavi

Associate Professor

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine - DIMES

Academic discipline: MED/30 Ophthalmology

Curriculum vitae

Prof. Schiavi was born in  Modena, Italy on November 12, 1957


Dr. Schiavi graduated in  Medicine with Honors at the  Univerity of Bologna in 1984. He had a  Pre-doctoral Fellowship at the Department of Otorhinolaringlogy, and the Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna
1984, Diplomate in Ophthalmology, University of Modena (with Prof. E.C. Campos)

Languages : Italian, English.

Professional Appointments
1988-94, Fellowship, University Eye Clinic of Modena.
1994-2010, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Chief Orthoptic Service, University of Bologna. 

2010-14  Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Bologna, School of Medicine

2014->   Confirmed Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Bologna, School of Medicine.

2018-> 2021 Responsible for the University Ophthalmology Unit, St.Orsola-Malpighi Teaching Hospital, Bologna.

2018-> 2021 Chief of the Graduate School of Ophthalmology, University of Bologna

1994-2013  Secretary, Orthoptic Training Program, University of Bologna.
1994->   , Chief Neuro-ophthalmology Service, St.Orsola/Malpighi Hospital, Bologna.


Research Interests

Strabismus and amblyopia, clinical psyco-physics, paediatric ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, extraocular muscle forces recording, experimental strabismus, skeletal muscle-specific immunotoxins. 


Prof. Schiavi published around 200 papers (IF: 80).

The most relevant scientific contributions are in the area of sensory anomalies in strabismus, pharmacologic treatment of amblyopia, botulinum toxin and skeletal muscle-specific immunotoxins, nystagmus, extraocular muscle tension recordings, and surgical approaches for ocular motility disorders. Dr. Schiavi has been visiting professor in Belgium in 2000. He attended the Karolinska Institutet of Stokholm, Sweden, in 2002. He has been official speaker in more than 30 International meetings on strabismus and amblyopia. Prof. Schiavi serves as Council member of the International Strabismological Association from 2005 and he was  Secretary-Treasurer of the European Strabismological Association from 2003 to 2013. Prof.. Schiavi served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Associazione Italiana Strabismo (AIS) from 1998 to 2002 and as President from 2006 to 2008.

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