Doctor of Medicine, University Milan, 1991. Specialization in anesthesiology, University Milan, 1995.
Postdoctoral fellow anesthesiology department University Milan, 1991-1994. Anesthesiology physician High School Raffaele, Milan, 1994—2001, chief director clinical research in department anesthesiology, since 2002. Clinical investigator on anesthesia.
Member of European Society Anesthesiologists (subcommittee regional anesthesia), Italian Society Anesthesia, Italian Alpine Club (Ski Alpinism instructor 1980—2002).
Married Lucia De Santis, March 9, 1989. Children: Marco, Sofia.