Aurelio Portincasa





Work Experience

  • Scientific Degree - Liceo Scientifico G. Salvemini - Bari
  • July 1984 - Doctor in Medicine and Surgery - Università degli Studi di Bari
  • June 1989 - Specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery– University of Bari
  • January 1990: University Technical Assistant with Assistance Activities at the
  • Department of Plastic Surgery of the University of Bari.
  • October 1993: University Technical Officer with Assistance Activities at the Department
  • of Plastic Surgery at the University of Bari.
  • November 1998: Associate Professor, scientific-disciplinary sector F08B Plastic
  • Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery - University of Foggia
  • November 1999: transfer from the University of Bari to the University of Foggia starting
  • from 14/01/2000.
  • January 2000:Conferring the "Responsibility Functions" of the "Complex University
  • Structure" of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • From 2001 until now: Director of the School of Specialization in Plastic and
  • Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Foggia.
  • March 2003: appointment to Full Professor scientific-disciplinary sector MED 19
  • "Plastic Surgery" at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Foggia.

Training Abroad

Austria - 10 months c/o the Department of plastic and reconstructive surgery, University of Vienna (Austria)
U.S.A. - 2 months c/o the Department of plastic and reconstructive surgery, Emory University Atlanta (Georgia)
U.S.A. - 1 month c/o il California Pacific Medical Centre, San Francisco

Academic Titles

  • Full Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Professor and Director of the Unit of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery At The University Of Foggia
  • Director of the school of specialization in Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Foggia
  • Professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Foggia, degree course in Medicine and Surgery
  • Professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Graduate School of the University of Foggia, degree course in medicine and surgery
  • Professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Foggia, Bachelor of science in nursing
  • Professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Foggia, Bachelor of science in Physiotherapy
  • He holds the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS) in 1995 by acquiring the international title of " E.B.O.P.R.A.S FELLOW."
  • Lecturer and Examiner of E.B.O.P.R.A.S. from 1999 until now
  • Examiner of the International Commission of the European Federation societies for surgery of the hand to issue the international certificate in hand surgery and Microsurgery since 1996
  • He joined the Italian Scientific Committee of the 5th Congress of Italian and American plastic surgeons
  • Associate Professor with management positions at the University of Bari from 1998
  • National delegate, lecturer and examiner of E.B.O.P.R.A.S. of Brussels for the release of the European Diploma to medical specialists from 1999 to date
  • Chairman of the Accreditation Committee and Residency Review Committee of the E.B.O.P.R.A.S. from 2002 to 2006 (European Commission for accreditation of the departments of plastic surgery at the European Board and to check the formation of European residents) at the U.E.M.S. (European Union Specialists) in Brussels
  • National Delegate to the European Union of Medical Specialists (U.E.M.S.) of Brussels for the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Section (European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - E.B.O.P.R.A.S.)
  • Secretary General of the E.B.O.P.R.A.S. and U.E.M.S. Selection of Plastic Surgery, 2006 Representative of the Italian society of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery in C.U.M.I. (coordination of Microvascular Urgencies in Italy) until the completion of the work of the Committee in 2002
  • From 2006 to 2008: he was Secretary General of E.B.O.P.R.A.S. and of the U.E.M.S. for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • European Delegate by the U.E.M.S. - Section of Plastic, Recontructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Brussels for the European Commission EACCME for the European accreditation for continuing education in Medicine.
  • European Delegate by the U.E.M.S. - Section of Plastic, Recontructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Brussels at the European Federation of Hand Surgery Societies - F.E.S.S.H.
  • European Delegate by the U.E.M.S. - Section of Plastic, Recontructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Brussels at the Joint Multidisciplinary Committee for Pediatric Urology (Multidisciplinary Join Committe of Pediatric Urology MJCPU)
  • From 2010 to 2013 member of the ACADEMIC SENATE at the University of Foggia.
  • In the course of the years, as a European delegate, he has attributed, as a European Inspector, the accreditation of excellence UEMS - E.B.O.P.R.A.S. at different Plastic Surgery Centers
  • National Delegate of the Italian Society of Hand Surgery (S.I.C.M.) at F.E.S.S.H. "Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand"
  • Member of the Examination Committee for the European degree of "Fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Brussels, Belgium", which he himself obtained in Athens in 1995 acquiring the international title of F.E.B.O.P.R.A.S

Memberships

  • Italian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SICPRE);
  • Italian Society of Hand Surgery (SICM);
  • Italian Society of Microsurgery (SIM);
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Italian Conference for the Study and Research on Ulcers, Wounds, Wounds and Tissue Repair (CO.R.TE.)
  • Representative of the Italian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in CUMI until completion of the functions of the committee in 2002 (Coordination of Microvascular Urgences in Italy).
  • National Delegate at the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes (U.E.M.S.) of Brussels
  • National Delegate at the European Bord of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (E.B.O.P.R.A.S.) of Brussels.
  • National Delegate of the Italian Society of Hand Surgery (S.I.C.M.) at F.E.S.S.H. "Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand"
  • From 2015 and 2017 was part of the Editorial Board of the EJPS (European Journal of Plastic Surgery)

Congresses & Courses

Over 310 courses and national and international congresses, for .75 as Lecturer, moderator or Presenter

Publications

Author of more than 330 national and international scientific publications on the topics of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.