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- Degree in Medicine and Surgery obtained from the University of Florence, academic year 1979/1980, grade 110/110 with honors; thesis: “ Experimental study on the histopathological effects of laser radiation “ (Thesis adviser Prof. GC. Zampi,- Director, Institute of Pathological Anatomy).
- Obtained specialization in Endocrinology, academic year 1983/1984 , thesis:” Preliminary considerations on the use of lasers in hormone level regulation” (Adviser: Prof. G. Giusti; grade 70/70).
- Collaborated with CNR (National Research Council) in the “ Laser Project: subproject: Medical Applications “, in the CLAM 2 unit (Director: Prof. A.G. Sesti, MD, PhD), from 1977/1982
- Attended the Laser Center connected to the “Centro Bronco-Asmatici” of the “G:Casoni” Institute at Poggiosecco (Florence); rendered official by the INRCA resolution dated 18/2/1982 , til 1986.
- Director of the Laser Department of the ‘Villa Donatello” Hospital in Florence, from 1985 til 1991 .
- Instructor, Mid-Laser Treatment Practical Course I (Coordinator: Prof. B. Palmieri), University of Modena, June 17-19, 1983 .
- Director of 21 Laser Treatment Courses at the “International University of Bologna” (Chairman: Prof. L. Cattaneo) from September 1982 to September 1989.
- Consultant of Istituto per i Rapporti Internazionali di Sanità (IRIS), from 1987 til 1992 .
- Collaboration with WHO and EC in the European Program concerned with the study of laser applications in Medicine and Surgery (1988-1990).
- Chief of Department of Laser Surgery and Medicine, European School for Medical Practice, Florence, from 1992 til 1996.
- President International Course on Laser Phlebology, during the 1° International Simposium and 1° National Unified Meeting of Italian Society of Phlebolymphology and Italian Society of Phlebology, Siena , 23-25 September 1996.
- Director of Laser Medicine and Surgery Service of “Istituto Prosperius - Sezione Ricerca Medica” and Private Hospital “Villa Cherubini” in Florence, from 1991 till present.
- Chief of Institute for Laser Medicine of Florence (I.L.M.), from 1995 - present.
- Teacher of Plastic Laser Surgery and Medicine and Laser General Surgery on Specialization School in General Surgery of Siena University, General Surgery Institute and Surgical Specialization (Director, Prof. Sergio Mancini, M.D., PhD), from 1995/96-present.
- Teacher of Laser Phlebology on Post-Graduate Course on Phlebology of Siena University, from 1996-97 til present
- Teacher of Laser Treatment of La Peyronie’s Disease on Specialization Residency in Andrology of Pisa University, from year 1996/97 .
- Consultant of Phlebology Laser Center of Siena University, from 1996 til present
- External Consultant on Laser Technology of Plastic Surgery Residency - Florence University (Director Prof. D. Lo Russo, M.D., Ph.D.), from 1994-till 96.
- President Laser Florence International (annual) Congress and Courses from 1997 until today
- Co-Director of the Courses Laser Phlebology, Laser cosmetic Surgery, Laser Resurfacing, approved by the American academy of dermatology, from 1998 until today
- Teacher of Laser Therapy and Surgery of Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina Estetica – Fondazione Fatebenefratelli – Roma, from 1998 today
- Director and Teacher Course on Laser Aest. Medicine, Ortona, 15° Corso di Base in Medicina Estetica, 26-29 /5/ 2000-
- Director and Teacher Course on Laser Aest. Medicine, Poland Society of Aesthetic Medicine, Warzaw, since 2000 until today
- Director and Teacher Course on Laser Aest. Medicine, World Association for Laser Medicine and Surgery2Tokyo,28-30/6/ 2002
- Teacher Course on Laser Dermatology Surgery, International Society for Laser Med. and Surgery, Chennai University, India, 27-30 August 2001
- Comentador Workshop on Laser y Luz Pulsada - Forum venoso latino-Americano, 18-20 October 2001, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Visiting Research Professor Uniformed State Universities Health Services – USUHS,Bethesda, USA, from 2003
- Teacher Corso di Flebologia, 14 June, 2003, Istituto Prosperius di Firenze, Italian Health Office, ECM Program
- Teacher Corso di Flebologia, 25 Ottobre 2003, Casa di Cura Val di Sieve, Firenze, , Italian Health Office, ECM Program
- Chair, Modulo di Laser Terapia e Chirurgia, Master in Medicina e Chirurgia Estetica, Universita’ di S. Marino, Year 2003-2004
- Member of the International Society for Laser in Surgery and Medicine, from 1982 .
- Member of the European Laser Association (ELA), from 1982 .
- Founding Member of the European Medical Laser Association (EMLA), from 1984.
- Fellow of the American Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine from 1996.
- President Italian Section of EMLA, from 1987 till 1996.
- President of EMLA, from 1996 till 2000 .
- Member of the Società Italiana di Laser Chirurgia e Medicina (SILCM), from 1982 .
- Honorary Member of the Société Suisse de Laser Thérapie, from 1988 .
- Member of the Società Italiana di Magneto-Medicina. (SIMM), from 1983
- Member of the Società Italiana di Gerontologia e Geriatria (SIGG), from 1981
- Member of the Associazione Italiana per lo Studio del Dolore (AISD), from 1984
- Member of the Società Italiana di Flebo-linfologia (SIFL), from 1987
- Founding Member of the European Federation of Medical Laser Centers (EFMELC), from 1992
- Member of Collegio Italiano di Flebologia, from 1996
- Honor Member of Eastern European Confederation of Societies for Aesthetic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine (ESPAS)
- Founding member of SITIF – Italian Society of Integrated Therapy in Phlebology, from 1997
- Honor Member of the Asociation Rosarina de Laser Terapia y Cirurgia, Rosario, 2000
- Honor Member of Radiobiology Soc. of the Czech Medical Society of J.E. Purkynje , from Year 1999
- Member of American National Standard Institute, from 2000.
- Founding Member and President of International Academy for Laser Medicine and Surgery – IALMS, Florence, 2000
- Member of New York Academy of Science, from 2001
- Member of Board of the Director, International YAG Laser Society, from 2002
- President Elected, Year 2005-2007, International Society Laser Medicine and Surgery – ISLMS
- Chairman , I° Congr. Internaz. di Laser Terapia Medica, Modena,17-19 Giugno 1983
- Chairman del Simposio su Elasto-compressione in Flebolinfologia Soc. Ital. di Flebolinfologia,Punta Ala (GR),11 Novembre 1989
- Co-chairman Forum Laser in Medicina Ordine dei Medici di Firenze,17 Luglio 1990
- Chairman Sessione Lasers in flebolinfologia I° Congr. Naz. Soc. Ital. di Flebolinfologia,Cortona,13-14 Sett. 1990
- Chairman Session General Surgery III - Colorectal Surgery 5th Internat. Congr. of the European Laser Association (ELA), Graz, A, November 8-10,1990
- Chairman Sessione Laser a Bassa Potenza 9° Congr. Naz. Soc. Ital. di Laser Chir. e Med.,Roma,21-23 Nov. 1991
Organizing Secretary 11° Congr. Naz. Soc. Ital. di Laser Chir. e Med. Firenze,21-23 Ottobre 1993
- President 5 th EMLA International Congress, Firenze, 18/20 Settembre 1997.
- Co-Chairmen and Chairman of two scientific session, President of one session and Invited Speaker on 2 th International Congress of World Association for Laser Therapy (WALT), Kansas City, 2-6 th September, 1998
- Chairman on the session Laser in Phlebology, 3 r d Congress of Italian College of Phlebology, Perugia , September 30 th , 1998
- Chairman session and Invited speaker , International Symposium on Cutaneous Ulcers, Milan, 18-20 June, 1999
- President, Laser Florence 98, 99, 2000, 2001, 2002 International Expo-Meetings and Courses, Florence, Italy
- Co-Director, Courses on Laser Phlebology, Laser Resurfacing, Laser Cosmetic Surgery, in Laser Florence 98, Laser Florence 99 and 2000
- Honor President and Chair of Session 6 th EMLA Congress, Bucharest,Romania, 3-6 June, 1998
- Honor President and Chair of Session 7th EMLA Congress, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 23-26, 2000
- Invited Speaker, Maiman’s Laser Party, 40 th Anniversary of Laser Born, Vancouver (Canada), 13-18 May, 2000
- Chairman Session and Invited Speaker Romopto 2000 - SPIE International Congress, Bucharest, 3-7 September, 2000
- Chairman Session and Invited Speaker on 3 rd and 4 th International Congress of Poland Soc. Of Aesthetic Medicine, Warsaw, 7-8 October, 2000; 3-5 October 2002 (Chair also of a Course on Laser Aesthetic Medicine), September 2004
- Chairman Session and Invited Speaker on 13 th International Congress of Aesthetic Medicine, Union Internationale de Medicine Esthetique, November 1-4, 2000 - Monte Carlo (Principauté de Monaco)
- Chairman session and Invited speaker Laser in Flebologia, XXII Congresso Naz. Societa’ Italiana di Medicina Estetica, Roma, Aprile 2001,2002,2003,2004
- Chairman session and Invited speaker , 14 th World Congress of the International Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Chennai, India, 27 th -30 th August 2001
- Chairman session and Invited speaker In Phlebology II, Forum Venoso Latino-Americano, October 18 th – 20 th , 2001, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Honor President, Forum Venoso Latino-Americano, October 18 th – 20 th , 2001, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Chairman and Invited Speaker 4 th World Association for Laser Therapy, June 27-30 2002, Tokyo, Japan
- Chairman and Invited Speaker on Day Surgery and Laser medicine, Catania University, 18-21 Aprile, 2002, ECM Course
- Chairman and Invited speaker on International Congress of Asian-Pacific Society of Laser medicine and Surgery, Pattaya, Thailand, 16-22 October 2002
- President and Chairman Sessioni Laser Congressi Annuali Societa’ Italiana di Medicina Estetica, Roma, Marzo-Aprile, from 99 until today
- Chairman Low Level Laser Therapy session, International Congress Laser Munich 2003, ISLMS, Munich, 26-28 June 2003
- Chair Conference on Laser in Human Health, Acireale, 11.5.03, Istituto S. Michele
- Chair Laser Sessions Italian College of Phlebology, Congress of Udine, 13-16 October, 2003
- Teacher and Chairman laser session School of specialization in Aesthetic Medicine, Warsaw, September 2000, 2002, 2004
- Teacher and Chairman Laser Therapy session, Master of second Level in Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery, Universita’ degli studi Biomedici di S. Marino, Repubblica di S. Marino, from 2003
- Leading invited Speaker, Czech Republic Soc. Laser Med. And Surgery and Purkinje Soc, Prague, September 2004
- Leading invited Speaker , South Bohemia Unibersity of Czeske Budejovice, Czech Rep, September 2004