Professor of Cardiac Surgery
University of Turin
1987 Medical Bachelor, University of Pavia with full marks (110/110 cum Laude).
1987-1992 Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pavia (60/60 cum laude).
1988-1990 Research Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester (MN), USA
1992 Post-residency training program at the Broussais Hospital, Paris (Prof A. Carpentier).
1992 Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at S. Matteo Hospital, Pavia.
2005 Clinical Director of the Cardiac Surgery Department of the ‘Città della Salute e della Scienza’ in Turin and full professor of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Turin.
He has performed more than 2500 cardiac operations as first surgeon.
He is author and co-author of more than 250 scientific papers.
Contribution in establishing one of the largest experience of ventricular mechanical assistance and one of the largest Italian program of heart an lung transplantation.
Establishing one of the largest experience on minimally invasive cardiac surgery in Italy and becoming a master in the field.