Davide Pacini, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiac Surgery, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna-Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna, Italy

Dr. Davide Pacini graduated from the University of Bologna in 1993. He completed Cardiac surgery residency training at the same University in 1998. Since 2000, he is a staff surgeon at the S.Orsola-Malpighi Hospital in Bologna. He is mainly interested in cardiac and aortic surgery as well as in heart transplantation. In 1998, he was recipient of the "C. Walton Lillehei giovani laureati" Award. In 2009, he was recipient of the “Hans Borst Award”. He is Councilor of the Italian Society of Cardiac Surgery and he serves on the Workforces on New technologies and on International relationships of the Society of Thoracic Surgeon. He is the author or co-author of over 250 scientific papers. He is Associated Professor of Cardiac Surgery at the Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna. He is active member of the Italian Society of Cardiac Surgery, European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS), the Society of Thoracic Surgeon and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. He serves on several editorial boards and he is also reviewer of many scientific journals.