Dr. Alessandro PisaniSpine Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Alessandro Pisani

Education:

  • Classic High School Messina (1974)
  • Master Degree in Medicine and Surgery (1980) – University of Messina
  • Medical Qualifying Examination (1981)
  • PhD in Orthopaedic and Traumatology University of Milan (1985)
  • PhD in Sport Medicine University of Messina (1989)

Military Service:

Military Physician of Italian Army (1982/1984)

Career advancement: Major Doctor

Work Experiences

  • Trainee doctor in Milan (CTO Hospital) and Legnano (Civic Hospital) - Department of Microsurgical Hand Reconstruction (1983/1986)
  • Teacher at School of Therapist and Rehabilitation of Policlinic Messina (1985/1989)
  • Responsable of Project of Sanitary Research approved and financed by the department of Sicilian Health, about surgical therapy of the knee osteo arthrosis therapy (1987)
  • Orthopaedic Ambulatorial Specialist in the ASL of Messina (1985/1990)
  • Tutor regarding Orthopaedical subjects about pathology and upper limb surgery, School Specialization University of Messina
  • Orthopaedical Assistant IOMI Messina (1990/1995)
  • Assistant Manager IOMI Messina (1996)
  • Chief Physician IOMI Messina (1998 to date)
  • Co-founder of “VERTEBRAL” project: Multidiscliplinary center of vertebral column pathology
  • Spine surgery chief at IOMI Messina and Reggio Calabria (Istituti Ortopedici del Mezzogiorno d’Italia, GIOMI group) (2014 to date)

Attendee in Other Hospitals

  • Hand Surgery Course (Savona Civil Hospital - 1984)
  • Master in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery (Spedali civili of Brescia – Italy - 1985/1986)
  • Responsable of Microsurgery Lab. and animal facility (University of Milan - 1980/1985)
  • Master University of Oxford regarding the Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty - (2002)
  • Master Knee arthroplasty Schulthess klinik – Zurich - 2004/2006
  • Master Hip replacement Marburg - Germany (2005)
  • Master Shoulder arthroscopy- Rome and Milan (2004/2006)
  • Master Spine surgery Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute - Milan (2009/2010)
  • Master Spine surgery Civic Hospital Alessandria – Italy - (2011/2012)
  • National and International Courses of Spine surgery (2013/2016)

Affiliations

  • Member of S.I.C.M. (Italian Society of Hand Surgery)
  • Member of S.I.O.T. (Italian Society Orthopaedic and Traumatology)
  • Member of F.I.M.S. (Italian Federation Sport Physician)

Convention Activities

Current attendant and relator of national and international conventions from 1984 to date.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES DOCTOR ALESSANDRO PISANI – YEAR 2019

PARTECIPATION AND PRESENTATION AT CONGRESS AND COURSES

  1. 28 Jannuary 2019, Rozzano (Milano), Humanitas University: Cadaver Lab on Viking Fusion Sistem,, Main Teacher.
  2. From Jannuary to December : scientific advice for a spine implant medical device (Viking Fusion)
  3. 25 February-2 March 2019, Dubai U.A.E.: special Dolphin therapy (6th session) at Dubai Dolphinarium, Creek Park, Dubai.
  4. 12-16 March 2019, Las Vegas U.S.A., Annual Meeting AAOS (American Academy of Ortophaedic Surgeons).
  5. 10-11 May 2019,Cioccaro di Penango, (Asti), 12th meeting: “ Spine surgery, Next Generation”, Report on a case of lumbar spine stabilization in adult developmental scoliosis.
  6. 03 July 2019, Viagrande (Catania): Nova Health Workshop on new vertebral arthrodesis sistems. Chairman of the course.
  7. 20-21 September 2019, Turin: 2019 Italian Shoulder Course by Exactech, “ Shoulder Arthroplasty,Planning and Navigation.Are we tracking the future?” As Faculty.
  8. 08 October 2019, Viagrande (Catania): Nova Health Workshop about Percutaneous Cervical and Lumbar Disc Decompression with DEKO Sistem. Chairman of the course.
  9. 16-18 October 2019, Helsinki, Eurospine 2019, Scientific Workshop of Exactech Italy and Sintea Plustek on: “open and percutaneous treatment in lumbar disc deseases.” And “revision surgery of lumbar spine post-operative complications.” Chairman of the course.
  10. 21-24 October 2019, Naples, 15th WFITN Congress (World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology). Abstract title: “ Percutaneous cervical disc decompression with DEKO (Sintea Plustek): evalutation of our clinical and radiological experience of this new therapeutic modality in the cervical disc Herniations.”
  11. 25-27 October 2019, Malta, European Society of Neuroradiology, Spine Interventional Neuroradiology.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES DOCTOR ALESSANDRO PISANI – YEAR 2018

PARTECIPATION AND PRESENTATION AT CONGRESS AND COURSES

  1. 24-26 January 2018, Assisi (Perugia), annual sales meeting; report on “Percutaneous discolysis with disco lux system”
  2. 10 March 2018, Messina: Third course in live Spine surgery: Treatment of vertebral metastases with ablation system Spine Star - Chairman of the course
  3. 19-20 April 2018, Assago (Milan): Presentation product SinteaPlustek and activities.
  4. 20-21 April 2018, Cioccaro di Penango, Asti: Meeting on Courses in Spine Surgery. Medical case report.
  5. SinteaPlustek Summer Newsletter 2018: “Depression and pain perception before and after surgery for lumbar and cervical degenerative disc desease”. Interview with Doc Alessandro Pisani, Orthopaedic Surgeon at “GIOMI group” Messina.
  6. 30 May - 1 June 2018, Barcelona, Spain: 19th Effort Congress. Poster presentation, “Does Pelvic incidence influence the morphology of Sacro-Iliac joint?”
  7. 7 October 2018, Caltanissetta, international convention MOTUS association. Report on: Vertebral surgery in the degenerative pathology of the lumbosacral spine.
  8. 12-13 October 2018, Bologna: meeting on: “Hot topics in shoulder arthroplasty”. Italian shoulder Course. Faculty.
  9. 11-12 November 2018, Messina: international live course of mini invasive spine surgery. Chairman of the course.
  10. 8-10 November 2018, Malta, Course in Spine Neuroradiology.
  11. 18 Dicember 2018 Assago, Milan: Scientific meeting on researches about “interspinous device” SinteaPlustek.
  12. 30 November-1 Dicember 2018, Messina. 27th ASOTO convention: The traumatic pathology of the rachis and foot. Report on thoracic fracture case.

Scientific Publications

  • Journal of Orthopaedics: “ Anatomical differences in the bony structure of L5 and L4: a possible classification according to the lateral tilt of the pedicles.” Vol. 15, Y. 2018, pages.205-209, Pisani A.; Barbanera A.; Cacciola G.; et al.
  • Journal of Orthopaedics: High values of pelvic incidence: A possible risk factozigoapophyseal facet arthrosis in young. (Proof 2018): Pisani A.; Barbanera A.; Cacciola G.; et al.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES DOCTOR ALESSANDRO PISANI – YEAR 2017

PARTECIPATION AND PRESENTATION AT CONGRESS AND COURSES

  1. 25-27 gennaio 2017, Camogli (Genova): riunione annuale Siad Healthcare; relazione su Decompressione Discale Percutanea con Discolux.
  2. 27-28 gennaio 2017, Messina, PRIMO corso di aggiornamento in Chirurgia Vertebrale e Live Surgery. Direzione del corso, interventi in diretta, Presentazioni scientifiche e moderazione tavola rotonda.
  3. 5-6 aprile 2017, Nocera Inferiore: corso teorico pratico “Malattie Spondilo Artrosiche Degenerative Lombari – ALIF”.
  4. 3-6 maggio 2017, Milano, Global Spine Congress, poster: “a finite element analysis of force distribution differences in sagittal balance morphotypes”.
  5. 11-13 maggio 2017, Napoli, 40° congresso nazionale S.I.C.V. & GIS, poster: “F.E.A. applied at Roussouly classification”.
  6. 19-20 maggio 2017, Messina, SECONDO corso in Chirurgia Vertebrale e Live Surgery: direzione del corso, tre interventi di chirurgia vertebrale maggiore in diretta, relazioni, moderazione tavola rotonda
  7. 31-02 maggio/giugno 2017, Vienna, 18° EFORT, presentazione orale in sessione di chirurgia vertebrale: “finite element analysis of Roussouly’s morphotypes”.
  8. 17 giugno 2017, Messina, congresso nazionale “la spalla rigida”: moderazione di sessione.
  9. 17 giugno 2017, Reggio Calabria, secondo corso di aggiornamento in Chirurgia Protesica e Riabilitazione, presentazione orale: “quando e perché si impianta una protesi di anca”.
  10. 20-22 settembre 2017, Taormina, 72° congresso della (S.I.A.I.) Società Italiana di Anatomia ed lstologia, n.2 posters: “morfologia dell’articolazione sacro-iliaca al variare del pelvix index”; “finite element analysis in different subtype of sagittal allignement”.
  11. 28 ottobre 2017, Napoli, congresso internazionale Exactech: “how to manage shoulder surgery”. Membro della faculty, Presentazioni orali di quattro casi clinici discussi in tavola rotonda.
  • Acta Orthopaedica ltalica: analisi ad elementi finiti nei differenti morfotipi di sagittal balance.
  • Journal of  Orthopaedics:  “finite  element  analysis  of  sagittal  balance  in  different morphotype: forces and resulting strain in pelvis and spine. Vol. 14, lssue 2, June 2017, pages 268-275. Pisani A.; Barbanera A.; Soliera L.; Cacciala G.; et al.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES DOCTOR ALESSANDRO PISANI – YEAR 2016

PARTECIPATION AND PRESENTATION AT CONGRESS AND COURSES

  1. 27-28 gennaio 2016, Alessandria Ospedale Civico: patologie e tecniche di trattamento mini-invasivo del Rachide Toraco Lombare. Corso Teorico-Pratico con interventi in sala operatoria (Presso Azienda Ospedaliera SS. Antonio e Biagio e Cesare Arrigo. S.D.L. Neuro-chirurgia).
  2. 7-10 febbraio 2016, Gainesville (Florida),: Exactech Esperience Medical Education. Cadaver Lab. in Chirurgia Vertebrale.
  3. 11 febbraio 2016, NewYork, H.S.S. (Hospital for special surgery), Academic Visitor. Partecipazione ad interventi di chirurgia protesica di ginocchio, anca e chirurgia vertebrale.
  4. 7-8 aprile 2016, Bordeaux (Francia): Master Course in Shoulder Arthroplasty.
  5. 20-21 maggio 2016. Asti: la Chirurgia di Revisione nella Patologia Traumatica e Degerativa del Rachide Dorso-Lombare, Relazione.
  6. 12-15 giugno 2016, Fasano: la Revisione Protesica di Anca e di Ginocchio, Relazione.
  7. 6-8 ottobre 2016, Amsterdam: chancing the horizon in total knee arthoplasty.
  8. 20-21 ottobre 2016, Roma: master course in knee arthroplasty.
  9. 3 dicembre 2016, Catanzaro:”Fratture epifisi prossimale omero: quale trattamento? Faculty, moderazione sessioni.
  10. 18 dicembre 2016, Messina: La gestione del paziente critico.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES DOCTOR ALESSANDRO PISANI – YEAR 2015

PARTECIPATION AND PRESENTATION AT CONGRESS AND COURSES

  1. 21 gennaio 2015, Erbusco in Franciacorta Brescia: protesica di Anca stelo GTS, Relazione.
  2. 8-9 maggio 2015, Asti: aspetti medico-legali, evidenza ed esperienza in Chirurgia Vertebrale.
  3. 14-16 maggio 2015, Roma, Congresso nazionale di Chirurgia Vertebrale (G.I.S. e S.I.C.V,), relazione su: “metodica T.L.I.F. risultati a tre anni.
  4. 27-29 maggio 2015, Praga: 16° Efort congress (Europeo di Ortopedia).
  5. 20 giugno 2016, Caltanissetta, Associazione Motus, relazione su: Recupero della Deambulazione dopo interventi alla Colonna.
  6. 10-11 giugno 2015, Ragusa: corso teorico pratico di Chirurgia Vertebrale.
  7. 9-10 ottobre 2015, Ischia, Exactech Medical Education, relazione su: Trattamento delle fratture estremo prossimale di omero con protesi inversa di spalla.
  8. 24 ottobre 2015, VII Forum dello stretto, n.2 relazioni: Patologia degenerativa colonna Lombo-Sacrale. Chirurgia Vertebrale Lombo-Sacrale, dall’Ernia Discale alla Stabilizzazione- Artrodesi.
  • Acta Ortopedica Italica: trattamento delle stenosi foraminali con tecnica TLIF. Risultati a tre anni.
  • Eurospine: Tlif procedure for treatment of the foraminal disc hernation. 3Y. results.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES DOCTOR ALESSANDRO PISANI – YEAR 2014

PARTECIPATION AND PRESENTATION AT CONGRESS AND COURSES

  1. 30-31 gennaio 2014, Gierdini Naxos, GTS Masterclass (relatore ad evento accreditato ECM).
  2. 4 aprile 2014, Venezia, Transcontinental Master Course in Shoulder Arthroplasty.
  3. 9-10 maggio 2014, Asti: la chirurgia nell’anziano e nuove tecnologie in Chirurgia Vertebrale.
  4. 15-16-17 maggio 2014, Milano, Congresso Nazionale Società Italiana di Chirurgia Vertebrale e Gruppo Italiano Scoliosi.
  5. 4-5-6 giugno 2014, Londra, Congresso Efort, Società Europea di Ortopedia e Traumatologia.
  6. 19 luglio 2014, Messina, “VI Forum dello stretto”: patologia degenerativa del rachide lombo-sacrale (relatore ad evento accreditato ECM).
  7. 13 settembre 2014, Ragusa: GTS live surgery (relatore ad evento accreditato ECM).
  8. 22-25 novembre 2014, Roma, congresso nazionale SIOT (Società Italiana di Ortopedia e Traumatologia).
  9. 16-17 dicembre 2014, Alessandria: aggiornamento in Chirurgia Vertebrale, Corso Teorico Pratico con interventi in sala operatoria.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES DOCTOR ALESSANDRO PISANI – YEAR 2013

PARTECIPATION AND PRESENTATION AT CONGRESS AND COURSES

  1. 2-3 Marzo, 27-28 Marzo, 12-13 Giugno. Alessandria: programma di formazione patologie dorso-lombari, Medtronic. Corso teorico pratico di chirurgia vertebrale.
  2. 3-4 Maggio 2013. Cioccaro di Penango, Asti: meeting su infezioni del rachide ed angiomi vertebrali.
  3. 16-18 Maggio 2013, Bologna: XXXVI Congresso nazionale società Italiana di Chirurgia Vertebrale e Gruppo Italiano Scoliosi.
  4. 5-8 Giugno 2013, Instanbul - Turchia: 14th. EFORT
  5. 15 Settembre 2013, Montedoro - Caltanissetta : V Convegno Regionale “la spalla nella patologia ortopedica”
  6. 29-30 Novembre 2013, Vietri - Salerno: Convegno su “ la spondilolistesi”

Surger Activity

Total operations performed:

about 10.000 (vertebral surgery, hip prosthesis, knee, shoulder, peripheral nerve surgery, etc.)

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