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Pignatti Giovanni, MD

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Date of Birth


Current assignment

Director of the complex structure General Orthopaedics (Rizzoli-Sicilia Department)

Title of qualification awarded

Graduated “Cum Laude” at Bologna University of Medicine and Surgery in year 1981

Other qualifications awarded

Speciality in Orthopaedic and Traumatology “Cum Laude” obtained in year 1986 at Bologna University

Positions held

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology at U.C.L.A. (University of California Los Angeles) and research fellowship at the Bone Research Laboratory at U.C.L.A. during 1987-1988


Fluent English


Internet, e-mail, office PC

Teaching activities

Educational couress on hip revision to italian and foreign orthopaedic surgeons

Scientific activities

Was in charge of the scientific project “2007 Hip Spacer: Hip Spacer GV in the periprosthetic infection”.

Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Orthopaedic oncology, articular reconstruction, hip revision. Involved in the development and to the patent of a new revision acetabular cup. Member of OTODI E.R.executive board