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Giardina Federico, MD


Date of Birth

MD, specialized in Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Current assignment

Coordinator of Specialist Reference Centre: Innovative prosthetic surgery (deliberation n.158 of May 8th, 2020)

Title of qualification awarded
  • 1999: Degree In Medicine and Surgery at the University of Bologna, with honors.
  • 2004: Specialization in Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Bologna, with honors.
Other qualifications awarded

2003-04: Fellowship, "Certificate of Special Education" in knee and hip arthroplasty surgery, Prof. Jean Noel Argenson, University of Aix-Marseille, France.

Positions held
  • From 2005: Surgeon Manager, Orthopedic Prosthesis Surgery Unit headed by Dr. Aldo Toni (2005-17) and by Prof. Francesco Traina (from 2018), Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute. 
  • Unit Referent of Day Surgery, Risk management and informatic technology.
  • From 1999-present: Academic Research at the Department of Medical Technology and R.I.P.O. (Register of the Orthopaedic Prosthetic Implants), Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
  • French: excellent.
  • English: fluent.
  • Spanish: basic.

Expert in digital technologies for pre-operation planning.

Teaching activities

He presented as Author or Chairman a large number of oral exhibits in national and international congresses.

Scientific activities

Author of numerous papers published on international scientific, mostly about hip and knee arthoplasty.

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Hip International”.

Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Orthopaedic pathology of the adult, mostly focused on reconstructive and prosthetic surgery of the hip and knee.