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Paolo Macchiarini Edit Profile

Surgeon

Paolo Macchiarini, Italian Surgeon. Recipient Biomedica Research award Italian Association, Pisa, 1986-1988, International award University Alabama, Birmingham, 1989; oncology fellow Europe, 1990. Member European Association Cancer Research, European Society Surgical Oncology, International Association Study Lung Cancer.

Background

Macchiarini, Paolo was born on August 22, 1958 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Renzo Macchiarini and Rosa DiMeo.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Pisa Medical School, Italy, 1986. Diploma in General Surgery, University Pisa, Italy, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Franche-Compte, 1993—1997.

Career

Resident, general surgery University Pisa, Pisa, Italy, 1986—1991. Fellow thoracic surgery University Birmingham, Birmginham, Alabama, 1989-1990. Fellow, cardiothoracic University Paris-Sud, Paris, 1991—1993, research director, 1998.

Head, department thoracic and vascular surgery Heidehaus Hospital, Hannover Medical School, 1999—2004. Head, department general thoracic surgery Hospital Clinico de Barcelona, University Barcelona, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include performing the first trachea transplant from stem cells in 2008.

Membership

Member European Association Cancer Research, European Society Surgical Oncology, International Association Study Lung Cancer, American Association Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery Network, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Spanish Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Society Thoracic Surgeons.

Connections

father:
Renzo Macchiarini

mother:
Rosa DiMeo