Medical Degree at the University of Milano, Italy.
Training and specialty in maxillofacial Surgery in 1990 c/o the Unit of maxillofacial surgery headed by Prof. Roberto Brusati, University of Parma and Milan, Italy.
Consultant c/o the maxillofacial unit, S. Anna Hospital of Como, Italy, and then again with prof. Brusati until 1996 c/o the Unit of maxillofacial Surgery, S. Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy.
He completed his training in maxillo-facial surgery with specific focus on orthognatic surgery and advanced implant dentistry including complex reconstructions of the facial skeleton c/o:
the Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Arnhem Hospital, headed by Prof. Paul Stoelinga;
the Department of Oral and Maxillo- Facial Surgery, University Hospital of Philadelphia, headed by Prof. Raymond Fonseca.
the Department of maxillofacial surgery, Edmonton University Hospital, Alberta, Canada, headed by prof. Wolfard;
the Department of oral rehabilitation and implantology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, headed by prof. PI Branemark.
CLINICAL AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITY
From 2000 to present he his the Head of the Unit of Oral Surgery – Department of Health Sciences -University of Milano – Italy.
He is an associate Professor at the University of Milan and a Visiting Professor c/o Loma Linda University, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Director of a post-graduate master in oral surgery ℅ the University of Milan, Italy.
Faculty Member Dental School – University of Milan, Italy
Faculty member of Specialty in Oral Surgery – University of Milan- Italy
Faculty member of Specialty in MaxilloFacial Surgery – University of Milan- Italy
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES IN OTHER ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES
University of Chieti
University of Padova
University of Modena
University of Napoli
University of Florence
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES IN FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES
Coordinator of masters in surgical anatomy c/o the Department of Anatomy – University of Paris V – France, and c/o the University of vienna , Austria
Faculty Member and Visting Professor – Loma Linda University, California, USA since 2007
Member of the European Board of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons
Active Member EAO (European Association for Osseointegration)
Active Member and past President Italian Society of Oral Surgery and Implantology (SICOI)
Active member Italian Society of stomatologic surgery (SIDCO)
Active member and President of the Italian Society of Osseointegration (SIO)
Fellow International Team of Implantology (ITI) and past President Italian section ITI (2007-2011)
Member of the Editorial board and Referee of prestigious international journals such as:
Clinical Oral Implants Research (COIR);
International Journal of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery (IJOMFS);
European Journal of Oral Implantology (EJOI);
Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research (CIDRR).
He is the author or co-author of approximately 250 peer-reviewed publications on national or international journals ( impact factor = 137 – H-Index = 33) and 10 textbooks, some of them published in Italian and then translated in other languages and some published in English and then translated in many other languages (including french, german, chinese, japanese, portuguese, spanish).
FIELDS OF INTEREST
Oral and maxillofacial surgery, with specific focus on orthognatic surgery and advanced preprosthetic surgery (reconstructions for severe atrophy, tumor defects, trauma sequelae, congenital malformations).