Doctor of Medicine, Federico II School Medicine, Naples, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Pathophysiology & Experimental Medicine, Federico II School Medicine, Naples, 2006.
Postdoctoral research fellow Z. and Master of Arts Wiener Cardiovasc. Institute, Mount Sinai School Medicine, New York City, 2004—2006, adjunt instructor, medicine, since 2006. Medical staff member, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Program department A. De Gasperis Cardiology, Niguarda-Ca' Granda Hospital, Milan, since 2007.
Member of European Society Cardiology, Italian Society Cardiology (board member 2007-2008).
Married Silvana Cicala, September 10, 2005. 1 child Raffaela Gaia.