Personal Information

 

Education

1977-1982 School-leaving examinations Scientific course

1982 Medicine and Surgery, University in Siena (I)

Further Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Conferences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work Activities

1989 Attending student in “Istituto di Clinica Chirurgica” (Surgery dept.)

1990 Degree in Medicine and Surgery, full marks (110/110 + lode) (I)

  • § Thesis “L’ernia del disco nel calciatore” (The discal hernia in football player).

1994 Specialisation in Sport Medicine Traumatology course at the Istituto di Clinica Ortopedica in Florence, full marks (70/70) (I)

  • § Thesis “Trans oesophagus stimulation in the athlete cardiac pre-excitation”.

1991 Attending doctor at the “Orthopaedic Department” in Winchester (UK).

1993 Attending doctor at the “Orthopaedic Department and Sport Clinic” Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto (CAN).

1995 Master in Space Medicine Operations, attending the flight Clinic and the mission control for the Aircraft medical operations, STS 67  Space Shuttle “Endeavour”  flight. NASA Johnson Space Center Houston (TX), and NASA Kennedy Space Center Cape Canaveral (FL).

1999 Master in Sport Psychology, Siena University (I)

2009 Certified as Chief Medical Officer at the ACI CSAI (Italian FIA)

2013 Certified as Chief Medical Officer at the FIM (motorbike federation)

2012 Degree in Osteopathy ICOM in Milan (I) certified D.O. 

 

Participation in several medical conferences on surgery and sport medicine and sport traumatology.

Member of the ICMS ( International Council  Motorsport  Sciences)

1997 1st Italian congress on motorsport medicine – Work on the Physical and Psychological training of professional drivers. Siena (I)

1997 ICMS annual conference - Work on the Physical and Psychological training of professionals drivers. Las Vegas (NEV)

1999 Italian conference on cycling – Work on cyclists traumatology. Siena (I)

2003 Italian Conference on medicine applied to soccer, Host. Siena (I)

 

1989 Founder and manager of SOS Europe, company providing medical care and rescue teams to sport events:

5th Rally Greece Off Road, Camel Trophy Italian selections, Rally “Le Grand” Elba island, 1st Grand Raid D’Italia

1990 – 1991 – 1992- 1993 Several Sahara expeditions.

1991 BMW Team Bigazzi Doctor (DTM),  Nannini Formula Doctor

1992 - 1995 BMW Motorsport GmbH Doctor for all the BMW sport activities

1995 - 2006 BMW Motorsport  Official Doctor worldwide.

1995 - present Director of the Sport Medicine Center of Siena associated at FMSI (Italian Sport Medicine Federation).

1996 - 2001 Medical Director of “AUDAX TECHMED” GmbH, leading a group of MDs and physiotherapists in charge of the medical assistance and physical training of several teams, such as: VW Motorsport, Chrysler Motorsport, ABT Audi Team,  Aprilia Grand Prix (D), Agusta Racing, Kremer Racing, ADAC Formula Junior, Porsche Carrera Cup, German Formula 3, Scuderia Italia, German and Swedish National Ice Speedway teams.

1999 Teacher at the Siena (I) Olympic Committee of Sport Medicine and First Aid Techniques for Physical trainers

1999 Teacher at the Gaeta (I) Military base of Medicine and psychology applied to drivers of  “Vedette Velocissime” (high velocity patrolling motorboat), used in the fight against clandestine immigration.

1999 BMW Motorsport Ltd F1 Test Team Doctor including the organisation and management of the rescue team at the Miramas Circuit (F) BMW Test Center.

2000 Teacher at the Siena University (I), Master in Sport Psychology for M.D. and P.H.D.

2001 – 2002 Official Doctor of the Cadillac Team

2001 – 2002 Medical consultant at the Vista Palace Hotel, Roquebrune (F)

2001 – present Medical Director of “TECHMED” , leading a group of MDs and physiotherapists in charge of the medical assistance and physical training of several teams.

2002 Teacher at the Formia (I) GDF Military base, of Medicine and psychology applied to drivers of  “Vedette Velocissime” (high velocity patrolling motorboat), used in the fight against clandestine immigration.

2002 KTM Enduro School (Fasola) Medical Doctor 

2002 - 2005 Medical responsible of the safety and rescue team at the Michelin F1 Test Centre at Ladoux (F) in co-operation with BMW Williams F1 Team

2003 – present Official Medical Doctor BMW Motorrad Motorsport (SBK)

2003 – 2004 Official Medical Doctor Champion Racing Audi North America

2004 BMW Formula( D, GB, USA, Asia ) Medical & Fitness Supervisor

2004 Official Medical Doctor Audi Team Goh Japan

2005 - 2012 Official Medical Doctor of the Krohn Racing Team USA

2006 - 2012 Team Supervisor Krohn Racing USA

2010 CMO at the Circuito di Siena (International Go-Kart Track)

2013 – present Official medical doctor of th BWRT Brazilian rally team

 

 

Sport Career

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linguistic abilities

 

 

 

Other Awards

1984 Sahara Expedition – Suzuki – Tunisia, Algeria, Niger

1985-1986-1987 Italian off road championship – Suzuki, Rover.3rd, (87)

1986 1st Rally Greece Off Road – Suzuki – 3rd (10th overall).

1987 Camel Trophy Madagascar Winner - Range Rover. 

1988 Pharaohs Rally Egypt – Prototype.

1998 Venezia – Monte Carlo, off shore endurance race – Cigarette 31, 2nd (7th overall).

1999 European Endurance off shore championship – FB Design 38, European Champion, 1st in all the races.

2000 World Endurance off shore championship - Tornado 30

World-European-Italian Champion, tourism class.

2001 World Endurance off shore championship – SuperClassic 40

World-European-Italian Champion, tourism class

2002 World Endurance off shore championship – FB Design RIB 33

World-European-Italian Champion, tourism class, 1st in all the races.

2003 SPBA Trophy Naples – Tornado 30 Winner Tourism class

 

Italian         mother tongue

English      excellent both written and spoken

French       basic knowledge

Spanish     basic knowledge

1987 Gold medal of “Concistoro del Mangia“ Siena

1987 PremioCittà di Siena”

1988 Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary international

2011 Premio “CONI sport managers of the year”

 

 

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