- Graduated on 1987 at the Faculty of Veterinary medicine of the University of Milan, obtained 2 years later the Board in Small Animal Practice in the same Faculty and attended the Course of Cardiology in dogs and cats at the University of Turin.
- He was as Visiting Professor for six months at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Georgia (Athens USA) and visited further several Veterinary Teaching Hospital abroad (Davis CA, Ft Collins CO, Philadelphia PA, Gifu Japan). He presented more than 100 lectures in Italy, U.S.A., U.K., Spain, Slovenia, Hungary, Greek, Poland, Croatia, Japan, Cuba, Czech republic Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Brazil and Peru about Parasitology and Cardiology and is author and co-author of more than 50 papers on “Internationally peer reviewed journals”, two books about Heartworm disease, three book about Small animal Parasitology and one about Cardiology of dogs, cat and horses. He works in cooperation in research projects with the Faculties of Veterinary Medicine of Milan, Parma, Zagreb and the Faculty of Biology of Salamanca. He is Past President of the European Society of Dirofilariosis and Angiostrongylosis and Honorary member of The Veterinary Bulgarian Cardiology Society
- Since 2006 he is a Diplomate of the EVPC (European Veterinary Parasitology College).
- He works as consultant for 3 full equipped Veterinary Hospital in Italy and 2 abroad in the fields of Internal medicine, Cardiology (clinical, interventional and surgical) and Clinical Parasitology.