unit: Spine Surgery
gsd facility:Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi
LANGUAGESItalian, English, Spanish, French
He is the Director of the Spine Surgery Unit, Division III – Scoliosis Department at the Galeazzi Orthopaedic Research Institute, and Chairman of its Fellowship committee.
Past professor at-large of the Spinal Pathology Discipline at the University Milano Bicocca – School of Orthopaedics.
Over 7.000 spinal surgeries in 25 ys of experience, either in complex pediatric and adult deformities and in degenerative cervical and lumbar pathology, by open and mini-invasive approach.
Active member of 30 years at the Italian Spine Society –Scoliosis, acting as a member of the Board for 2 years and a Co-Chairman of 2 annual meetings in Torino (1993) and Milano (2008).
Active member since the beginning (2001) at the Eurospine –Spine Society of Europe, acting as Member and then Chair of the Education Committee for 8 years, and Co-Chairman of the Eurospine Annual Meeting in Milano (2011).
Active member since 25 years of SRS – Scoliosis Research Society, acting as member of the Advocacy Committee and of Education Committee, Chairman of 2 SRS international meetings in Italy (IMAST 1997 and 2003) and Co-Chairman of the Annual Meeting of SRS 2018 in Bologna. Honorary member of Argentine Spine Society since 1995.
Member since 1992 of GICD - Cotrel-Dubousset International Group and then ISASS – International Society For Advanced Spine Surgery.
Around 100 peer-review articles in international journals, focusing clinical studies as well as biomechanical, biologic, imaging and genetic studies.
Reviewer since 10 years in the Editorial Boards of ESJO – European Spine Journal, and of Spine Deformity Journal (official journal of SRS).back to the search