Doctor of Medicine, degree in Medicine and Surgery, University Milan, 1986. Postgraduate, University Milan, 1991.
Assistant surgeon Department Cardiac Surgery, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 1990-1991. Assistant surgeon department cardiac surgery University Milan, 1989-1995, associate surgeon department cardiac surgery, since 1996. Research fellow in cardiac surgery University Milan, since 1994.
Consultant North Italian Transplant Center, Milan, since 1994, Italian Homografts Bank Monzino Foundation, Milan, since 1992.
Member European Society Cardiovascular Surgery, Italian Society Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Société de Chirurgie Thoracique et Cardio-Vasculaire.
Married Antonella Nardini, September 19, 1987. 1 child, Giovanni Maria.