Dr. Marco Innocenti



Born January 25, 1956 in Florence (Italy). Marco Innocenti graduated cum Laude in Medicine and Surgery from University of Florence "Facolta' di Medicina e Chirurgia" in 1981.

He completed a residency in Orthopaedic e Traumatology  Surgery in 1984,  in Hand Surgery in 1987 and in Plastic Surgery  in 2004 all three cum Laude.

He is currently the Director of  the "Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery Department " of  Careggi University Hospital in Florence (Italy).

He is Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Florence and he also holds the position of Director of the Plastic Surgery residency program.

He acted as visiting professor at the "Henry Ford Health System" in Detroit (USA), at the "Duke University" in Durham (USA), at "Hirosaki Medical School" in Hirosaki (Japan), at Curtis Hand Center in Baltimore (USA), at "Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy" in Timisoara (Romania) , at Larissa University (Greece) , Beijing University (China) , Penn University in Philadelphia (USA), Munich University (Germany) and Hong Kong University (Hong Kong).

Since 2002 he' s been consultant for Paediatric Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery at "Ospedale Pediatrico Meyer" in Florence (Italy), since 2006 at Gaetano Pini Orthopaedic Institute in Milan, and since 1998 at Rizzoli Institute in Bologna.

Dr Innocenti' s clinical work is focused on post traumatic and post oncological functional reconstruction of bone as well as soft tissue with a special interest in the Vascularized Proximal Fibular Epiphyseal Transfer in the growing individuals and the application of perforator flaps and propeller flaps.

His clinical interest extents also to the treatment of the congenital differences of the upper extremity.

He has performed more than 800 microsurgical procedures and 3500 operations in plastic surgery and hand surgery.

He published 102 papers in international journals and 12 book chapters.

He is past president of the Italian Society for Microsurgery (SIM) (2002-2005)  for which he currently holds the position of European Delegate. He is member at large in the Council of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.

He is a member of  the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM), the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM). He acted as Associate Editor  for the "Journal of Hand Surgery (American)" and reviewer for the "Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery" and for the "Journal of Hand Surgery (European)"