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Cavallo Marco, MD


Date of Birth

Medical Doctor

Current assignment

Basic professional assignment: Reconstructive treatments in upper limb traumatology

Title of qualification awarded
  • 2007: Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Bologna, with honors.
  • 2013: Specialization in Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the University of Bologna, with honors.
  • 2015: PhD in Surgical Sciences at the University of Bologna.
Positions held

2013-2014: Research grant holder at the Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna.


Excellent English.


Familiarity with surgical planning and biomedical imaging processing software.

Teaching activities

Speaker and tutor at several permanent training courses University Masters of I and II level for many Italian universities. Among these, instructor at the permanent Experimental and Reconstructive Microsurgery at the University of Bologna, permanent speaker at the Courses of Functional Anatomy and applied biomechanics of the upper limb at the University of Bologna, Lecturer at the University of Molise. 

Scientific activities

Author in over 60 international publications, 305 book chapters, presenter in over 80 international conferences.
Currently investigator in several research projects at the Rizzoli Institute.
He performed several working and research experiences abroad: New York (Columbia University, New York University), San Diego (Scripps Clinic), Londra (Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital), Coimbatore (Ganga Hospital, India) and Santiago de Chile (Clinica Alemana).
Sole winner of the 2015 fellowship of the International Society of Orthopaedic Centers (ISOC).
Member of the Editorial Board of numerous scientific reviews, among which "The Global Journal of Surgery" and "The Journal of the Association of Stem Cell and Tissue Regeneration".
Reviewer for numerous international reviews including International Orthopaedics, Muscoloskeletal Surgery.
In 2012 co-founder of the Italian Association of Residents in Orthopedics and Traumatology, (AISOT); President in 2012 and 2013.
Member of the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS), the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SIOT), the Italian Society of Arthroscopy (SIA) and the Italian Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SICSeG).

Clinical and/or Scientific interests
Shoulder and elbow pathologies, regenerative medicine, arthroscopic treatments of the rotator cuff and sports pathologies, stem cell therapies.
Corporate physician for numerous competitive teams, and orthopaedic consultant for national and international athletes (triathlon, athletics, rugby, swimming, cycling, martial arts).

Traumatic and degenerative pathologies of the shoulder and elbow, regenerative medicine treatments, arthroscopic treatments of rotators and pathologies of sports cuffs, stem cell therapies.
Corporate physician for numerous competitive teams and orthopedic consultant of athletes of national and international level (tennis, motorcycling, motocross, triathlon, athletics, rugby, swimming, cycling, martial arts). Speaker at numerous CONI congresses.