Graduated in Medicine and specialized in maxillofacial surgery at the University of Milan, Italy.
Professor, Unit of Oral Surgery – Department of Biomedical, Surgical, and Dental Sciences, University of Milan – Italy
Visiting Professor, Loma Linda University, Los Angeles, California , USA from 2007 since today
Visiting Professor, University of Vienna (Austria) from 2004 to 2016
Member of the European Board of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons, Active Member EAO, ITI Fellow and President Italian Section ITI (2007-2011), President Italian Society of Oral Surgery (2002-2004), President Italian Society of Osseointegration (2014-2016), Founder of the Italian Academy of Osseointegration (IAO).
Referee for Clinical Oral Implants Research, International Journal of oral and maxillofacial Surgery, and European Journal of Oral Implantology.
His main fields of interest are oral and maxillofacial surgery, with particular focus on orthognatic surgery and advanced preprosthetic surgery (reconstructions for severe atrophy, tumor defects, trauma sequelae, congenital malformations). He has extensively lectured on these topics in the last 25 years all over the world.
He is the author of approximately 300 publications on Italian Journals and 101 on international, peer-reviewed journals.
H- Index = 45 (Scopus Citation overview 2020).
He is the author and co-author of approximately 15 textbooks, some of them translated in more than 10 languages.