Mauro Girolami, MD

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Mauro Girolami, MD
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Personal information - Education and work experience

28/01/1954
Director of Complex Structure

Director of the Complex Operative Unit of Orthopedics - Bentivoglio

1978: Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pisa.

1981: Specialization in Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Specialization School of the University of Pisa.
1985: Specialization in Physiotherapy at the Specialization School of the University of Pisa.

December 1978: Professional qualification as MD and Surgeon.

  • From December 1978 to October 1983 he attended the Orthopedic Clinic of the University of Pisa, participating to the assistential and scientific activities.
  • From March 1st, 1979 to August 31st, 1979 he attended a six month internship, as provided by the Law 148 of April 18th, 1975, and by the Ministerial Decree of October 28th, 1975, in Orthopedics and Traumatology, and at the Orthopedic Clinic of the University of Pisa, with positive final exam and top grades.
  • From November 2nd, 1983 to November 1st, 1984, and from January 29th, 1985 to January 28th, 1986 he attended, authorized by the Institute Administration, the outbuilding clinicized departmental structure of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute of Bologna, directed by Prof. P.G. Marchetti, actively participating to the several didactic-scientific activities.
  • From July 19th, 1989, to January 15th, 1990, he has been charged, full time, temporary Medical-Orthopedics and Traumatology Assistant at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
  • From January 16th, 1990 to June 30th, 1994 he has been permanent, full time Second Hospital Co-Head of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
  • From July 1st, 1994 to July 31st, 1999 he has been permanent, full time First Level Medical Director of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Area A at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
  • From August 1st, 1999 to January 31st, 2004 he has been permanent, full time Medical Director of Orthopedics and Traumatology, at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
  • From February 1st, 2004 to January 31st, 2009 he has been Medical Director of Orthopedics and Traumatology, assignment as provided by article 15, septies c.1, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
  • From February 1st. 2009 to August 27th, 2009, he has been permanent, full time Medical Director of Orthopedics and Traumatology, at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.

He has held the following managerial assignments:

  • From July 1st, 1999 to May 12th, 2002 he has been in charge of the functional unit of “Foot surgery” at the 4th division of Orthopedics and Traumatology of the Rizzoli Orthopedics Institute.
  • From November 1st, 2001 to May 4th, 2002, he has been temporarily charged of the complex structure 4th Division of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute (IOR Deliberation n. 728 of October 10th, 2001).
  • From May 13th, 2002 to August 27th, 2009 he has been in charge of the Departmental Unit of 2nd Level Orthopedic Traumatology, which has become the Section C of Orthopedic-Traumatology Surgery of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute after the deliberative act n. 279. 
  • From August 27th, 2009 he is Director of the Complex Operative Unit of Orthopedics in Bentivoglio (Orthopedics Unit of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute at the Hospital of Bentivoglio).

Fluent English; basic German.

Excellent knowledge and use of Office and Internet applications.

Activity at Specialization Schools:

  • Academic Year 1986-1987: 2nd General Surgery Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course on “Poli-traumatisms  of the skeletal system”, integration to the “Traumatology and Orthopedics” course.
  • Academic Years 1990-1991 and 1991-1992 (9 hours annual course):2nd General Surgery Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Traumatology of lower limbs”, integration to the course “Traumatology and Orthopedics”.
  • Academic Years 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995 (9 hours annual course), 1995-1996 and 1996-1997 (10 hours annual course): 2nd General Surgery Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Traumatology of lower limbs”, integration to the course “Traumatology and Orthopedics”.
  • Academic Years 1991-1991, 1992-1993, 1993-1994 (6 hours annual course): Physical and Rehabilitative Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Shoulder Pathology”, integration to the course “Orthopedics”.
  • Academic Year  1993-1994 (6 hours annual course): Physical and Rehabilitative Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Foot Traumatology”, integration to the course “Traumatology”.
  • Academic Year 1994-1995 (8 hours annual course): Physical and Rehabilitative Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Ankle and Shoulder Prostheses”, integration to the course “Orthopedics”.
  • Academic Years 1997-1998 and 1998-1999 (6 hours annual course): General Surgery Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Traumatology of lower limbs”, integration to the official course “Traumatology and Orthopedics”.
  • Academic Year 2000-2001: General Surgery Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Traumatology”, integration to the official course “Traumatology and Orthopedics”.
  • Academic Years 2000-2001 and 2002-2003: General Surgery Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Traumatology”, integration to the official course “Diseases of the Locomotor System”.
  • Academic Years 2002-03, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007 and 2007-2008: General Surgery Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “2nd Level Traumatology”, integration to the official course “Traumatology”.
  • Academic Years 2005-2006, 2006-2007 and 2007-2008: General Surgery Specialization School of the University of Bologna, lessons course “Traumatology”, integration to the official course “Orthopedic topics of Surgical Interest”.

Activity for Professional Operators working in Direct Assistance

  • Academic years 1988-1989, 16 hours course in “Orthopedics and Traumatology”.
  • Academic years 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000 and 2000-2001: Conference on “Foot fractures” within the specialization course in Podology, organized by the University of Bologna.

From December 1986 to July 19th, 1989 he held a research contract, pertaining to the research area “Orthopedic Pathology”, at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute of Bologna.

He participated to several research projects of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, and has been in charge of the current research project n. 94055: “New technologies in applied biomechanics”.
Since the deliberation 109 of February 27th, 2009, he collaborates on the analysis and study of computer-guided surgery for the implant of ankles prosthesis.

Author of over 70 scientific publications, printed on national and international specialist reviews, and of 3 monographs and specialist multimedial material.
Speaker (over 60 communications of scientific relations and posters) at national and international congresses.
International member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; member of SIOT.

He studied foot orthopaedic surgery and reconstructive ankle surgery. In particular, he obtained a specific experience in revisional ankle prosthesis surgery. In the last few years he has been especially focusing his interest on reconstructive post-traumatic surgery and on surgery after trauma diagnoses, gaining specific expertise on several systems of internal and external osteosintesis.
He performed 6000 surgical interventions as first operator.

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