Medicine and surgery, University Florence, 1988. Specialization general surgery, University Milan, 1993.
Intern department thoracic and cardiovascular surgery University Florence, Italy, 1984-1988. Staff surgeon department cardiology S. Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy, 1993-1996, vice-chairman department vascular surgery, since 1996.
Member International Society Cardiovascular Surgery, Medebauet International Surgical Society, European Society Vasvular Surgery.
Married Fiamma Elena Tinelli, April 13, 1996. 1 child, Allegra.