Doctor of Medicine, University Torino School of Medicine, Italy, 1983—1989.
Staff surgeon department thoracic surgery University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Italy, since 1992.
Member of International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, European Society Thoracic Surgeons, Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery.
Married Margherita Novascone. Children: Elena Sofia, Nicola Giovanni, Leonardo Federico.