Education

1997 - 2002. Istituto Vittorino da Feltre in Genoa, Italy
High School Diploma in Humanities (100/100) with a dissertation presented for the degree examination entitled “Tensions between Rationality and Irrationality”.

2002 – 2008. Medical School, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome/University of Genoa, Italy
University Degree in Medicine and Surgery (110/110, cum laude and Medal of the University of Genoa) with a dissertation entitled “Surgery and Translational Lymphology: Educational-training Models, Research and Clinical Applications”. State Examination (270/270), passed in February 2009 (Second Session of Year 2008/2009).

October 2008 – October 2014. University of Pavia, Italy.
Ph.D. in Experimental Surgery and Microsurgery. Final dissertation entitled “The Role of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in the Treatment of Lymphatic Diseases: from Research to Modern Clinical Applications”. Ph.D. finishing date: October 2014.

June 2009 - June 2014. Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University of Genoa Medical School, Department of Surgery (DISC), IRCCS University Hospital San Martino – IST National Institute for Cancer Research, Unit of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Genoa, Italy
Specialization in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (50/50, 30th June 2014) with a dissertation entitled “Lymphatic Microsurgery Today for the Treatment of Peripheral Lymphedemas: from Research to Clinical Applications”.