Doctor of Medicine, Naples University Federico II, Italy, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rome, 1989.
Fellow, division cardiology University Naples Federico II, 1982—1985, University Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, 1986—1987. Assistant professor medicine University Naples Federico II, 1989—1997, associate professor medicine, 1997—2001. Professor medicine 2d University Medicine, since 2001, chief of cardiology, since 2001.
Director division cardiology 2d University Naples, since 2001.
Member of Italian Society Cardiology, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Giuseppina Silvi. Children: Ludovica, Francesca.