Doctor of Medicine, University Trieste, Italy, 1983. Diploma in nephrology, University Trieste, Italy, 1988. Diploma in internal medicine, University Trieste, Italy, 1995.
Research fellow Hospital of Trieste, 1984-1989, University Goteborg, Sweden, 1989-1990. Training in nephrology University Trieste, 1984-1988, medical assistant, 1990-1999. Reviewer Journal Hypertension, 1998.
Captain Sanitary Corps, Italian Army, 1984-1985, member Reserve. Member Italian Society Hypertension.
Married Alberta Attiani, January 8, 1992. 1 child, Luca Matteo.