Doctor of Medicine, University Florence (Italy), 1978.
Professor dermatology University Florence, Italy, since 1991. Adjunct professor dermatology and cell biology Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, since 1995. Director dermatological section Montecatini Terme, since 1990.
Director Journal Current, Parma, Italy, 1991, Journal European Academy, Amsterdam, 1992. Consultant dermatologist University Siena, 1991. Fellow educational center Tulane University, 1996.
Fellow Accademia Medicea. Member Italian Society Tissue Repair (president since 1996), European Academy Dermatology (board directors 1992), International Society Dermatology (secretary general since 1999), Sezione Dermatologia (president 1996), Rotary Club (vice president 1994).
Married Anna Maria Bonelli, September 29, 1979. Children: Francesco, Jacopo.