Full Professor of Orthopadics at the
University of Bologna (Bologna, Italy)
Head of II University Clinic or Ortopaedics and Traumatology at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli
Coordinator of the “Sports Traumatology
Excellence Centre” of Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (Bologna,
EDUCATION, TEACHING AND RESEARCH
MD degree from the University of Bologna in
Oct 17 1987, with 110/110 cum laude.
Specialization in “Orthopaedics and
Traumatology” from the University of Bologna in Jul 15 1992, with
70/70 cum laude.
(Occupation or position held)
He works as Head of the General Orthopaedic at the Department of Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli In Sicily from 01/05/2016 to 01/06/2017
He works as 1st assistant orthopaedic surgeon
in the Sports Traumatology Dept. of Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli
(Bologna, Italy) from 24/07/1997 to 30/04/2016
He was ESSKA AOSSM travelling fellow from 1 to
26 of June 1997 in the U.S.A, visiting Sports Medicine medical
centres of New York, London Ontario, Richmond, Memphis, Atlanta,
Cincinnati, San Francisco.
He performed a 6 months Fellowship in
Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Research at the University of
Pittsburgh (USA), under the direction of Professor F.Fu and
Professor S. Woo.
8000 Surgical Operation as 1st Surgeon until
31 Aug 2011.
Computer skills and
Excellent knowledge of Windows operating
system, Word, Excel.
Excellent knowledge of Computer Assisted
Navigation systems in Orthopaedic Surgery.
- School of Specialization in Medicine and Surgery - Faculty of Medicine - Univ. of Bologna from 2005/2006;
- School of Specialization Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Medicine and Surgery Faculty of Bologna University from 2010/2011;
- School of Specialization in Sports Medicine – Faculty of Medicine -
University of Bologna from the year 2005/2006;
- Faculty of Medicine and Surgery - Univ. of Bologna - from 2005/2006;
- Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences – University of Bologna
(Rimini) from the year 2006/2007;
School for Orthopaedics Technicians – Faculty of Medicine –
University of Bologna from the year 2008/09;
School of Nursing - Faculty of Medicine – University of Bologna
(Ravenna) from the year 2009/10;
nel C.d.L. in School of Nursing - Faculty of Medicine – University
of Bologna (Rimini) from the year 2012/13;
He hold the course of “Arthroscopic techniques
in Orthopaedics” in the School of Specialization in Orthopaedics
and Traumatology – Faculty of Medicine - University of Messina from
the year 2006/2007 to 2008/2009.
He is one of the 4 Italian members of the “ACL
Study Group”, the most important scientific society on ACL
He is active member of many scientific
societies: SIOT, SIGASCOT, SIA, IORS, AAOS, AOSSM, ESSKA, ICRS,
Magellan Society, ISAKOS, ACL Study Group.
He is vice-president of the SIGASCOT society
(Italian Society of Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine).
He was member of the cartilage committee of
ESSKA (European Society of Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy) from 2006
to 2008, and he is the chairman of the arthoscopy committee of
ESSKA from 2008 to 2010.
He is deputy chair of the scientific
committee of ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee
surgery and Orthopaedic Sports medicine) from 2011 to 2013.
Scientific Chairman of the 15° ESSKA congress 2012.
Scientific Chairman of the 16° ESSKA congress 2014.
- 262 scientific paper in International journals, 210 with impact
factor (ISI Web of Knowledge)
- 335 international abstract e 125 Italian National abstract;
- 14 books, 60 book chapters, 3 monographic volumes, 6 monographic volume's
chapters e 8 scientific videos.
He attended as
invited speaker 193 International Meetings and 195 Italina National
He is reviewer for many international
journals: Am Journal Sports Medicine, Tissue Engeneering, British
Medical Bulletin, JOSPT, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Cartilage, Acta
Orthopaedica Scand, Clinicl Anatomy.
Associated Editor of Knee Surg Sports
Traumatol Arthrosc (ESSKA journal) from 2012.
Sports Traumatology, Cartilage Pathology,
Arthroscopic and Replacement surgery of Shoulder, Knee and Hip
joints, Biomechanics, Computer Assisted Surgery, Biological joint
reconstructions and Meniscal Transplantation