Doctor of Medicine, University Milan, Italy, 1986.
Fellow, Beilinson Medical Center, Tel Aviv, 1994; surgeon, department thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Luigi Sacco Hospital, Milan, since 1989.
Member Italian Medical Sporting Federation, World Society Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Mediterranean Association Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Hockey Club.
Married Elena Lidia Biffi. 1 child, Alessandro.