Prof. Schiavi was born in Modena, Italy on November 12,
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.
Languages : Italian, English.
1988-94, Fellowship, University Eye Clinic of Modena.
1994-2010, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Chief Orthoptic
Service, University of Bologna.
2010-2014 , Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of
Bologna, School of Medicine
2014- , Confirmed Associate Professor of
Ophthalmology, University of Bologna, School of Medicine
1994- , Secretary, Orthoptic Training Program,
University of Bologna.
1994- , Chief Neuro-ophthalmology Service,
St.Orsola/Malpighi Hospital, Bologna.
Strabismus and amblyopia, clinical psyco-physics, paediatric
ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, extraocular muscle forces
recording, experimental strabismus, skeletal muscle-specific
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.