Titles and Honors

  • “Chairman of the Past Presidents Advisory Board of the International Society of Lymphology (ISL) and President of the ISL Latin-Mediterranean Chapter”;
  • Past-President of the European Group of Lymphology (g.e.l/EGL);
  • President of Società Italiana di Linfangiologia (SIL);
  • Member of the Executive Committee of Società Italiana dei Chirurghi Universitari (SICU)
  • Member of Società Italiana di Chirurgia d’Urgenza e del Trauma (SICUT);
  • “Active Member of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery” (WSRM).
  • In October 2007, I was invited as "Visiting Professor of Surgery" by “Mayo Clinic” Rochester, Minnesota – USA. An educational-scientific cooperation agreement was finalized with the “Dept. of Surgery “ of  “Flinders University” Adelaide School of Medicine – Australia
  • “President of the International Society for Experimental Microsurgery” (ISEM) – I have organized  an ”ISEM Executive Committee Meeting” held at Genoa-Savignone  (June 1-3, 2007).
  • In 1999, I was awarded the title of “Professor Honoris Causa”, by the School of Medicine of  Valença - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
  • In 1996 “Laurea Honoris Causa” in Medicine and Surgery from the School of Medicine Valença - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  • In 1999 “Professor Honoris Causa”, from the School of Medicine Valença - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)


I have promoted and organized international research projects, in particular with the “Department of Surgery” Tucson/University of Arizona – USA (as former Honorary Visiting Professor of Surgery in 1992). These titles add up to many Honorary and standard Memberships in National and International Scientific Societies which characterize my curriculum vitae.

Further, in 2004, and then in 2007, I was included in the “Who’s Who in the World” list  (The Marquis Who’s Who Publications Board, New Providence, NJ, USA”).