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Antonino Di Pietro
Prof. Antonino Di Pietro is Founder and Director of the Vita Cutis Dermoclinical Institute at the Sant'Ambrogio Clinical Institute. He is also coordinator of the Master Program in Clinical Dermatological Nursing at the University Vita-Salute San Raffaele in Milan and Professor of Plastic Dermatology at the University of Pavia.
Referred to as the founding father of Plastic Dermatology, he began his training at the University of Milan, where he graduated in 1982 and specialized in Dermatology and Venereology in 1985. In 1991-2017, he was Director of the Dermatology Service of Ospedale Luigi Marchesi in Inzago, while in the academic field he held the positions of coordinator of the Master Program in Plastic Dermatology at the University of Tor Vergata in Rome (2005-2011) and Postgraduate Course in Plastic Dermatology at the University of Milan (2000-2004). In addition, he is Editor in Chief for the scientific journal Journal of Plastic and Pathology Dermatology, as well as Scientific Director of the monthly magazine Ok Salute e Benessere.
In 2007 participated in the International Conference on New Progress in Biomedicine, The Future of Medical Science, as secretary general of the Milan Check Up-Medical Science Expo.
Prof. Antonino di Pietro is the author of several book chapters and member of various societies and scientific associations, such as the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Association of Italian Hospital Dermatologists and Italian Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and a member of the Scientific Committee of the Association for the Defense of Psoriasis. He is a journalist enrolled in the Union of Journalists of Milan (since 1998) and member of the Academy of History of Health Art of Rome (since 1996). He is also Founding President of the International Society of Plastic-Regenerative and Oncologic Dermatology.
University of Milan
Degree in Medicine and Surgery – 1982
University of Milan
Specialization in Dermatology and Venereology – 1985
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