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Dr. Pedrini Francesca Alice


Date of Birth


Current assignment

Staff/Attending physician at IV Clinica Ortoplastica

Title of qualification awarded

October 2015, Graduation at University of Bologna in Medicine and Surgery: 110/110 cum laude.

Other qualifications awarded
  • 2021/2022: Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery Specialization at University of Milan – La Statale – 70/70 cum laude.
  • 2019: Advanced Diploma in Microsurgical Technique – Italian Society of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery.
Positions held
  • May 2022 – Now: Department of Orthoplastic, IV Clinic, IRCCS Rizzoli’s Orthopaedic
    Institute. Via G.C. Pupilli 1, 40136 (Bologna) Italy. Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon.
    Microsurgeon. Post-Oncologic and Post-Traumatic Reconstructive Surgery,
    Orthoplastic, Microsurgery, Limb reconstruction, Hand Surgery.
  • January 2022 – May 2022: Research Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania, Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation Lab. Professor L. Scott Levin.
  • January 2018 – 2022: attending resident of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery at IRCCS Galeazzi, Milan, Italy; Istituto Ortopedico Gaetano Pini - CTO of Milan.
  • During the residency I attended: general orthopedic surgery; sports medicine; upper limb surgery (shoulder, hand and wrist, and elbow); orthopedic trauma surgery; orthopedic oncology; limb reconstructive surgery; reconstructive surgery in bone infection.
  • 2021: Medical Doctor for USCA Covid Emergency.
  • 2014: Clinical and Surgical Internship at St Andrews Center for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Chelmsford, UK.
  • 2015: Clinical and Surgical Internship at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Plastic Surgery, Londra, UK.
  • 2011: Summer School of Human Anatomy at University of New York,
    Langone Medical Hospital, NY, USA.

Italian: native language
English: fluent
Spanish: fluent
German: beginner


Good skills using Windows, iOS, SPSS e Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Good communication and social skills. Motivated, dynamic and generous, emphatic with colleagues and patients, professional, respectful, enjoys working in a team.

Teaching activities
  • from 2011 to 2018: support activities for the teaching of human anatomy as a teaching tutor at the University of Bologna - Alma Mater Studiorum;
  • Lecturer position at the Master in sports physiotherapy – University of Pisa – Sport and Anatomy. “Anatomy of the plexus: genesis, distribution and role and related pathologies” (2017 and 2018
  • Teaching Tutor at the University Course of Experimental and Reconstructive Microsurgery (2015, 2016, 2017 editions) – University of Bologna.
Clinical and/or Scientific interests

The clinical activity is dedicated to reconstructive microsurgery of the limbs, hand and wrist surgery for both traumatic and degenerative pathologies, with particular attention to the treatment of peripheral
nerve lesions of the limbs. 

Through a combined orthoplastic reconstructive approach we operate in the reconstruction of serious post-oncological and post-infectious losses of substance in the orthopedic field. Treatment of chronic osteomyelitis and septic and aseptic nonunions of the lower and upper

A specific scientific interest is aimed at the development of
vascularized joint transplant surgery.