Doctor of Medicine, University Bari, 1970.
Assistant, general surgery University Bari, 1974—1983, associate professor general surgery, 1983—2001. President school medicine University Foggia, Italy, 1996—2001, director school general surgery, 2001—2002, professor general surgery, since 2002, director department surgical science, since 2002.
Member Association Italia Israele, Bari, 1995—2008. Member of Society Laparoendoscopic Surgery, Association Italiana Studio Pancreas, International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Society Italiana Chirurgia.
Married Anna Maria Riggio. Children: Margherita, Ferrante.