Doctor of Medicine, Medical School University Pisa, Italy, 1996.
Clinical fellow Department Orthopaedics, Pisa (Italy) University, 1994—1996. Resident orthopedic surgeon University Bologna (Italy) Institute Ortop. Rizzoli, 1996—2000; research fellow Dept Trauma Surgery, University Hannover, Germany, 1999—2000.
Assistant professor orthops University Bologna, Institute Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy, since 2000. Research coordinator Bologna University - Pisa University, Bologna, Italy, 1998—2000.
Member of Italian Society Biomaterial, Italian Society Spine Pathology, Italian Society Orthopaedics and Traumatology, International Society Ceramics in Medicine, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons.