Luca Di Marco

Bologna – Italy

Cardiac Surgery Department
IRCCS Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria di Bologna – Italy

1993: Secondary School Diploma in Scientific Studies
2001: Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Bologna

Professionale Experience:
1999-2001 Internal student at Cardiac Surgery Unit, University of Bologna
2002 Qualifying examination to be a medical doctor
2002 Winner of competitive examination of Doctorate in “Experimental Clinical Disciplines in Thoracic-Cardiac-Vascular Surgery” S. Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna
2004 Assistant Surgeon at Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, St. Luc Hospital UCL, Bruxelles, Belgium
2004 Invited Visitor at Cardiothoracic Unit London Chest Hospital, London, UK
2004 Ph.D. in “Experimental Clinical Disciplines in Thoraci-Cardiac-Vascular Surgery” University of Bologna. Thesis title: “Antegrade Selective Cerebral Perfusion in Aortic Arch Surgery”
2005-2009 Cardiac Surgery Residency (Prof. R. Di Bartolomeo), University of Bologna
2009-2012 Postdoctorate at Cardiac Surgery Dept., S.Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna
2012 XXI National Congress of the Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery – “A. Pierangeli Award” for the best
unpublished scientific work on Aortic Surgery

Surgical Activity:
rom 2010 to now more than 900 surgical operations as I operator (Heart valves surgery, minimally invasive heart valves surgery, thoracic aortic surgery, coronary surgery, heart transplantation, endovascular
aortic procedures)
February 2015: Certification for the implant of Rapid Deployment Valve “Edwards Intuity” biological prosthesis
April 2019: Certification for the implant of Sutureless Valve “Livanova Perceval”

Presence at national and international meetings with respectives certificates of attendance.

Languages: Italian, English

Member of Scientific Associations:
SICCH (Società Italiana di Chirurgia Cardiaca)
EACTS (European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Società Medico-Chirurgica di Bologna
ANMCO (Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri) – Area Cardiochirurgia
ESC (European Society of Cardiology)
CTS Net (The Cardiothoracic Surgery Network)

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