DVM, SCMPA, Msc Clin Onc, PhD, MRCVS
Francesco graduated in 2003 at University of Pisa (Italy) and worked in Own Small Animal Practice in Italy for ten years, during which he developed an interest in Small Animal Surgery. In November 2010 Francesco achieved the Italian Diploma as Specialist in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at University of Milan.
In 2013 Francesco started a PhD in Soft Tissue Surgery at University of Padua during which he spent two months carrying out an externship at Oncologic Service of University of Florida and a research period at UCDAVIS where he conducted a study on feline mammary carcinoma. In 2014 Francesco started a Master Science Programme in Human Oncology at University of Birmingham presenting a Master Thesis on a Systematic Review about Toceranib in Small Animal Cancer. He has published several papers on peer-reviewed journals about Surgical oncology and Soft Tissue Surgery and he has also been Speaker at ECVS Congress. During Francesco’s research period he has developed a special interest in Minimal Invasive Surgery and Surgical Oncology.