Born on May 26, 1943 in Ascona.

Studied Medicine at the University of Zurich and specialized in internal medicine and medical oncology in the United States, Zurich and Milan.

Was Vice Attending physician and responsible for various research projects on mammary carcinomas.

Since 1986 active independently in Lugano as oncologist. Hospital activity at the Clinica Sant’Anna in Sorengo, where he heads the Department of Oncology.

Member of:
Società Svizzera di Oncologia Medica (SSOM) (Swiss Society of Oncological Medicine)
Associazione Italiana di Oncologia Medica (AIOM) (Italian Association of Medical Oncology)
European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
American Society for Medical Oncology (ASCO)
Società Svizzera di Senologia (former President) (Swiss Society of Senology)

Other Activities:
Member of the Governing Council of the Medical Association of the Canton of Ticino (OMCT)
President of the “Associazione Triangolo” Sottoceneri Section.