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

Former Member, 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
– Former Consultant, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, University of Insubria-Varese, Italy
– Former 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 2020/2019


Year 2020

POST-GRADUATE 2nd LEVEL UNIVERSITY MASTER IN FUNCTIONAL, AESTHETIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE NASAL PYRAMID

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirugia, “A. Gemelli
ROME / January-December, 2020
FACULTY

IMCAS ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS 2020

PARIS (France) / January 30 – February 1, 2020
FACULTY

THE 9TH WORLD CONGRESS OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

TAIPEI (Taiwan) / February 6 – 9, 2020
GUEST SPEAKER & FACULTY

2nd DISSECTION COURSE IN RHINOSURGERY

SALERNO (Italy) / March 27 – 28, 2020
FACULTY

BRAZILIAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGERY, RIO DE JANEIRO SECTION 1st EURO-BRAZIL MEETING – COURSE “RHINO IN BUZIOS”

BUZIOS (Brazil) / April 1 – 4, 2020
GUEST SPEAKER

THE 2ND ISRAELI CONGRESS OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

TEL AVIV (Israel) / April 22 – 24, 2020
GUEST SPEAKER

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY “ADVANCES IN RHINOPLASTY” COURSE

MIAMI (USA) / May 14 – 17, 2020
INVITED SPEAKER

IV SCIENTIFIC-PRACTICAL CONFERENCE ``KNOW-HOW IN FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY AND IN DERMATOCOSMETOLOGY``

ST. PETERSBURG (Russia) / May 21 – 23, 2020
GUEST SPEAKER / OPERATOR LIVE TV SURGERY

28th CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN RHINOLOGIC SOCIETY

THESSALONIKI (Greece) / June 21 – 25, 2020
INVITED SPEAKER / FACULTY

RINOROMA – 3rd INTERNATIONAL RHINOPLASTY CONFERENCE

ROME (Italy) / June 26 – 27, 2020
SCIENTIFIC COORDINATOR / FACULTY

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PLASTIC SURGERY “FACE & BODY”

NAPLES (Italy) / September 10 – 12, 2020
SCIENTIFIC COORDINATOR / INVITED SPEAKER

ANNUAL CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

LODZ (Poland) / September 17 – 20, 2020
GUEST SPEAKER – JOSEPH LECTURE RECIPIENT

XX CONGRESS OF THE OTOLARYNGOLOGISTS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

MOSCOW (Russian Federation) / October 7 – 9, 2020
GUEST SPEAKER

CLOSED ATRAUMATIC RHINOPLASTY 2ND ANNUAL MEETING

ISTANBUL (Turkey) / November 28 – 29, 2020
HONORARY FACULTY

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

1st LIVE ADVANCED COURSE IN AESTHETIC FACIAL SURGERY

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

CONGRESS ITALIAN SOCIETY OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY (SIOP)

ROME (Italy) / October 23 – 25, 2019
INVITED 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