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Education

 

Residency in General Surgery

Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

University of Florence, Italy

Final Mark: 70 cum Laude/70

18 Oct. 1995 - 24 Oct. 2000

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

University of Florence, Italy

Final Mark: 110 cum Laude/110

20 Sep. 1989 -17 Oct. 1995

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Postgraduate Education

 

Master of Science in Health Science Education

McMaster University

01 July 2013 – 30 June 2016

Clinical Fellowship in Trauma

Director: Dr. Samir Faidi

McMaster University

01 July 2012 – 30 June 2013

Fundamentals  of  Laparoscopic Surgery  (FLS) Certification

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

24 May 2011

Clinical Fellowship in Advanced Minimal Access Surgery & Bariatric

Director: Dr. Mehran Anvari

McMaster University

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS)

Sept. 2009 - 30 June 2011

Diploma in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery

Director: Prof. Jacques Marescaux

University of Strasbourg - European Institute of Telesurgery (EITS)

20-24 November 2000

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Completed Courses

with hand-on experience

 

iSPIES – Summit for Perfusion Imaging and Excellence in Surgery

Stryker's Premiere Medical Education Program

Las Vegas

13-15 Sept. 2018

Canadian Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (TaTME) Proctorship Network Course

Surgical Skills Centre and SimSinai Centre

Mount Sinai Hospital

University of Toronto

9 March 2017

Resident’s Course in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery - CMAS

St. Joseph’s Hospital

McMaster University

27-28 August 2010

Minimally Invasive Surgery Minimized, Introducing SILS Procedures

Single Incision, Single Port, Single Choice 

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery - CMAS

St. Joseph’s Hospital

McMaster University

4-5 June 2010

Advanced Colorectal Surgery Course

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery - CMAS

St. Joseph’s Hospital

McMaster University

28-29 May 2010

Bariatric Surgery Course

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery - CMAS

St. Joseph’s Hospital

McMaster University

14 May 2010

Resident’s Course in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery - CMAS

St. Joseph’s Hospital

McMaster University

27-28 November 2009

Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery - CMAS

St. Joseph’s Hospital

McMaster University

2-3 October 2009

Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery Course

School of Endocrine Surgery of the Italian Hospital Surgeons Association

Careggi Hospital - Department of Surgery

Florence, Italy

26-30 September 2005

Advanced Bariatric Surgery Course

Multidisciplinary Regional Center of Bariatric Surgery

Careggi Hospital - Department of Surgery

Florence, Italy

8-9 March 2004

Laparoscopic Surgery Course for Hirschsprung Disease

Monteluce Hospital - Pediatric Surgery Department

University of Perugia

Perugia, Italy

5-6 May 2003

2nd Annual Trauma Surgery Course

Maggiore Hospital - General and Trauma Surgery Department

Bologna, Italy

8-9 April 2003

Laparoscopic Treatment of Ventral Hernias Course

Careggi Hospital - Department of Surgery

Florence, Italy

11 January 2002

2nd Annual Fetal Surgery Course

Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù - Pediatric Surgery Department

Rome, Italy

16-16 November 2001

4th Annual Pediatric Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Course

Sant’Orsola Hospital - Pediatric Surgery Department

University of Bologna

Bologna, Italy

8-10 October 2001

5th Annual Course in Laparoscopic Surgery in Pediatric Urology. 

Living-Donor Nephrectomy in Kidney Transplantation

Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù - Pediatric Surgery Department

Rome, Italy

19 February 2001

5th Postgraduate Course in Hepatobiliary Surgery

Department of Surgery

University of Padova

Padova, Italy

30 Nov. - 2 Dec. 2000