First class degee in Medicine with distinction, University Messina, 1990.
Research scholar Institute Emergency Surgery University Verona, Italy, 1991—1992. Resident Institute Surgical Pathology University Messina, Italy, 1990—1995, specialization in general surgery, 1995, physician Institute Urology, 1995—1997, senior attending physician Institute Urology, 1997—1998, senior attending physician Institute Emergency Surgery, since 1998.
Member of Italian Society of Surgery.
Married Sabrina Marafioti, March 31, 1969. 1 child Ferdinando.