Graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Bologna in 1977.
Specialist in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics at the University of Bologna in 1980.
Specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Naples in 1985.
Specialist in Cervico-facial Oncology at the University of Paris in 1985.
Associate Professor of Maxillo-facial Surgery at the University of Bologna, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery from November 1, 2001 to November 30, 2014.
Full Professor of Maxillo-facial Surgery at the University of Bologna, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, from December 1, 2014 to the present day with the teaching of Maxillo-facial Surgery at the Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery from the academic year 2003-2004 and at the Degree Course in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics from the academic year 2001-2002. Lecturer for the teaching of Special Dental Surgery II at the Degree Course in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003.
Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Dental Clinic, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna since November 1, 2002 to date.
Director of the Simple Departmental Structure of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery of the S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital-University of Bologna from January 1, 2003 to May 31, 2005 and subsequently Director of the Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery Operating Unit from June 1, 2005 to date at the same company.
Director of the School of Specialization in Maxillo-facial Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Bologna from the academic year 2003-2004 to the academic year 2011-2012. Member of the Board of Directors of the School of Specialization in Maxillo-facial Surgery Aggregated between the University of Parma-Bologna-Ferrara (Head of the Bologna office) from the academic year 2008-2009 until today.
Director of the 2nd level Master in “Oral Surgery and Implantology”. , University Dental Clinic, University of Bologna from academic year 2007-2008 to academic year 2014-2015.
Director of the Continuing Education Course entitled: PRE-CHIRURGICAL ORTODONCY AND ORTOGNATIC SURGERY WITH 3D METHOD. SURGERY FIRST, EARLY and LATE in the academic year 2015-2016.
Director of the Department of Integrated Activity “Head, neck and sense organs” of the Hospital-University Hospital S. Orsola Malpighi from August 1, 2014 to date.
Member of the National Commission for Scientific Habilitation of the National Competition Sector 06/E3 – Neurosurgery and Maxillofacial Surgery for the years 2016-2018.
Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Bologna from April 2019 to date as Representative of Medical Area 3.
He is mainly interested in neoplastic diseases of the facial massif, facial traumatology, malformations of the extreme cephalic and advanced oral surgery.