Leadership


iffpss

Past-President, International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies (IFFPSS)
www.iffpss.org

eafps

Past-President, European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS)
www.eafps.org 

iar

Board Member, Italian Academy of Rhinology (IAR)
www.accademiarinologia.it

aicef

Co-Founder & Past-President, Italian ORL Society of Facial Plastic Surgery
www.aicef-chirurgiaplasticafacciale.it

orl

Presidential Council, European Confederation of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery (CEORL-HNS)
www.ceorlhns.org

Education


Pietro graduated from the University of Bologna, Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia cum laude. Pietro specialized in Otorhinolaryngology and Cervico-Facial Surgery, University of Sienna, Italy. Pietro completed several fellowships in rhinoplasty, facial plastic surgery and rhinology in top level university centers, in Europe and USA.

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS Pietro Palma is Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS) www.facs.org

Memberships


American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)
European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS)
European Rhinologic Society (ERS)
Honorary Member, Bulgarian Rhinologic Society
Corresponding Member, German Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (DGHNOKHC)
Italian ORL Society of Facial Plastic Surgery (AICEFF)
Italian Academy of Rhinology (IAR)
Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (SIO)

Scientific Publications


Pietro has published numerous scientific papers, mainly covering the topics of rhinoplasty. His paper on Hybrid Rhinoplasty has been published in the journal Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery in 2010.

Pietro co-authored two textbooks.

Pietro authored several chapters in reference international textbooks:

– Advanced Therapy in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Thomas,   PMPH-USA, 2010)

– European Manual of Medicine – Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery  (Anniko et al, Springer, 2010)

– Rhinoplasty: A Practical Guide (Godin, Thieme, 2012)

– Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery (Wolters Kluver   Health – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014)

– Rhinoplasty: The Experts’ Reference (Sclafani, Thieme, 2015)

– Ethnic Considerations in Facial Plastic Surgery (Cobo, Thieme, 2016)

– Practical Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery: A Symptom-Oriented   Approach. (Zahoor, Morton, Giles. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2016)

– Secondary Rhinoplasty by the Global Masters (Rohrich & Ahmad, CRC Press,  2016)

– Nasoseptal Perforations: Endoscopic Repair Techniques. (Alobid &    Castelnuovo, Thieme, 2017)

Chapters in press for international reference textbooks:

– Rhinoplasty: Endonasal Strategies. In: Master Techniques in Otolaryngology –  Head and Neck Surgery (Myers, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)

– Endonasal hybrid rhinoplasty. In: Textbook of Otolaryngologic Principles and  Practice (Hilger, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers)

Current Positions


Private Practice, Casa di Cura “LA MADONNINA”, Milano, Italy 
Private Practice, The Face Clinic, Milano, Italy
– Consultant, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, University of Insubria-Varese, Italy (Director: Prof. Paolo Castelnuovo)
– Clinical Professor, Dept of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Brescia and Insubria-Varese, Italy

Teaching


Innovation in teaching

Pietro Palma has organized many meetings, both national and international, on rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery.

Milano Masterclass

In 2001 he established together with prof. Paolo Castelnuovo the world-famous biennial “International Milano Masterclass” www.milanomasterclass.it. Milano Masterclass is the largest nasal surgery course in Europe and regularly hosts global leaders in rhinoplasty as Faculty members. The last edition was attended by more than 700 participants coming from 67 different countries.

Extreme live surgery arena

In 2014 Pietro Palma launched the pilot project eXlsa, Extreme Live Surgery Arena, together with Paolo Castelnuovo. The second and last edition was held in 2016. eXlsa featured a unique format: only live surgery on extremely complex cases, no formal lectures, and instant interaction surgeons/audience. Both editions were highly successful.

Pietro Palma is co-editor of Rhinoplasty Archive www.RhinoplastyArchive.com, the world’s first free, online surgical textbook on rhinoplasty surgery.

Teaching Worldwide

Pietro is a world re-known rhinoplasty surgeon and lecturer. He has been invited to lecture and/or operate in a large number of conferences and courses: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, UK, USA and Venezuela.

Pietro Palma has served for 10 years as the editorial board member or the scientific journal Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery http://archfaci.jamanetwork.com

Teaching 2019/2018


Year 2019

IMCAS ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS 2019

PARIS (France) / January 31 – February 2, 2019
FACULTY

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PRESERVATION RHINOPLASTY

NICE (France) / February 2 – 4, 2019
FACULTY

NATIONAL CONGRESS AICEFF ITALIAN ASSOCIATION OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

AVELLINO (Italy) / April 4 – 6, 2019
FACULTY

4TH SPRING MEETING OF TURKISH OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY & HEAD AND NECK SURGERY FOUNDATION

ANTALYA (Turkey) / April 18 – 21, 2019
GUEST SPEAKER

RHINOPLASTY AND FACIAL SURGERY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

ST. PETERSBURG (Russia) / May 17 – 18, 2019
SCIENTIFIC COORDINATOR / FACULTY

NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE UKRANIAN ENT SOCIETY

ODESSA (Ukraine) / May 19 – 21, 2019
GUEST SPEAKER

RHINOPLASTY ISTANBUL WORKSHOP

ISTANBUL (Turkey) / June 14 – 16, 2019
GUEST SPEAKER

5th CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN CONFEDERATION OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

BRUSSELS (Belgium) / June 29 – July 3, 2019
GUEST SPEAKER

RHINOPLASTY AND FACIAL PLASTIC DISSECTION COURSE

LIVERPOOL (UK) / September 20 – 21, 2019
GUEST SPEAKER

1st LIVE ADVANCED COURSE IN AESTHETIC FACIAL SURGERY

ROME (Italy) / September 27 – 28, 2019
OPERATING SURGEON – FACULTY

22nd International Rhinoplasty Workshop

SEOUL (Korea) / November 2-3, 2019
INTERNATIONAL KEY SPEAKER

30th Rhinoplasty Course - Functional and Aesthetic Surgery of the Nose

SIENA (Italy) / November 7-9, 2019
FACULTY

INTERNATIONAL RHINOLOGIC CONFERENCE RHINOFORUM

WARSAW (Poland) / November 30, 2019
GUEST SPEAKER

Year 2018

LIVE SURGERY COURSE ON BASIC RHINOPLASTY

University of Rome “La Sapienza”
Rome (Italy) / February 15-16, 2018
OPERATING SURGEON / FACULTY

INTERNATIONAL RHINOFORUM

Minsk (Belarus) / February 26 – March 2, 2018
OPERATING SURGEON / GUEST SPEAKER


27TH CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN RHINOLOGIC SOCIETY

London (UK) / April 22-26, 2018
KEYNOTE LECTURER / FACULTY

NATIONAL CONGRESS AICEFF
ITALIAN ASSOCIATION OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

Perugia (Italy) / May 4-5, 2018
FACULTY

15TH ASAN RHINOPLASTY SYMPOSIUM

Seoul (Korea) / May 12 – 13, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER

“ALL DAY” RHINOPLASTY MASTERCLASS

Prague (Czech Republic) / May 26, 2018
DIRECTOR OF THE MASTERCLASS

2ND RHINOROMA INTERNATIONAL RHINOPLASTY COURSE

Rome (Italy) / June 8 – 9, 2018
SCIENTIFIC COORDINATOR / FACULTY

MADRID RHINOPLASTY COURSE

Madrid (Spain) / June 13 – 16, 2018
FACULTY

FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY COURSE

Athens, Greece / September 1 – 2, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER

XV INTERNATIONAL COURSE OF PLASTIC SURGERY - 3rd ITALIAN BRAZILIAN AESTHETIC MEETING

Naples / September 13 – 14, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER

NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE UKRANIAN ENT SOCIETY

Lvyv / October 1 – 3, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER

XL ANNUAL CONGRESS MEXICAN FEDERATION
OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

Rosarito, Tijuana (Mexico) / October 17 -21, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER

20th CONGRESS OF THE SERBIAN SOCIETY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY / HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

Belgrade / November 1-3, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER

PAN AMERICAN CONGRESS
OF OTHORINOLARYNGOLOGY AND HEAD & NECK SURGERY

Lima (Peru) / November 14 -17, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER

16th CONGRESS OF THE IRANIAN SOCIETY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY / HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

Tehran / November 27-30, 2018
GUEST SPEAKER