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Luigi Fontana Edit Profile

researcher , Surgeon

Luigi Fontana, Italian surgeon, researcher. Achievements include research in innovative techniques of corneal transplantation; development of eye bank of Emilia-Romagna. Advisor Society Ophthalmology Italian, Rome, 2005—2008, Italian Corneal Transplant Society, since 2008.

Background

Fontana, Luigi was born on August 23, 1964 in Bologna, Italy. Son of Clora and Anna Clora Fontana.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Bologna, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Ocular Blood Rheology, University La Sapienza, Rome, 2000.

Career

Residency in ophthalmology University Bologna, 1989—1993. Research fellow in visual science University London, 1994—1995. Clinical fellowships in glaucoma and anterior segment Moorfields Eye Hospital, 1995—1997.

Member staff opthalmic unit Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, since 1998. Medical director Emilia-Romagna Eye Bank, since 2000. Civil service, 1990-1991, Italy.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in innovative techniques of corneal transplantation. Development of eye bank of Emilia-Romagna.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Atlas of Lamellar Keratoplasty.

Membership

Advisor Society Ophthalmology Italian, Rome, 2005—2008, Italian Corneal Transplant Society, since 2008.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Windsurfing, skiing, cycling.

Connections

Married Chiara Pederzoli, September 18, 1998. Children: Giulia, Giovanni.

father:
Clora Fontana

mother:
Anna Clora Fontana

spouse:
Chiara Pederzoli

children:
Giulia Fontana

Giovanni Fontana