Leandro is the head of our Clinic . He practices at our clinic since its initial founding days 30 years ago
Biography and Professional Life
My qualifications, an Bachelor of Medecine and Bachelor of Surgery MBBS (University of Genoa, 1985) and Specialisation in Paediatrics (G. Gaslini Institute of Genoa – 1990) were gained in Italy. After completing my master’s studies at the G. Gaslini Institute in Genoa, I practiced Paediatrician in Community health Paediatrics and as a Paediatric Consultant in several hospitals in the South (O.C. Praia Mare, O.C. of Cetraro and other private neonatal clinics of Belvedere Maritime and Cosenza ) and the North (Department of Pediatrics O.C. of Treviglio – 2014, Neonatal Department Clinical Institute Beato Matteo di Vigevano of the San Donato Group – 2015-2017 and other hospitals of Lombardy and Piedmont). I have experience working abroad at the Murdoch Children Research Institute (1991) in Melbourne and at the Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit Royal (GSNU), Brisbane – Queesland (Australia).
I have other relevant postgraduate experiences such as:
Completed the first specialization in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine (Genoa, Italy 1986)
I was an internal physician in the Department of Pediatric Oncology at the G. Gaslini Institute in Genoa (1990).
I organized and directed since 1990 the Medical Center “Pediatria Domani”
I developed interested in Clinical Genetics and practiced as an Italian Visiting Specialist at the Murdoch Institute (1991) of the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne – Victoria, Australia
I completed a six-month course in Allergy and Immunology at the University of Perugia (2002).
I worked as CTU – Technical Consultant of Office and as a Forensic Pediatrician in several Italian courts. I have been involved in the defence of fellow paediatricians accused of malpractice, child abuse or other complex developmental and behavioural problems. I have performed similar functions in Australia.
In my Australian experience I have worked as a hospital doctor in the Grantley Stable Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (GSNU) and in the Department of General Pediatrics at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane – Queensland, Australia.
I speak English and passed the employment test (OET) in Australia in 1999
My medical training at the University of Siena, Genoa andPerugia, was solid and complete. In Australia to carry out the medical profession I have obtained the recognition of my academic qualifications by the College of Australian Physicians (RACP). My work experience,, also abroad, in Neonatology, Community Pediatrics, Emergency and Hospital has been and is intense and enveloping. The pleasure of doing and loving my work is finally the fundamental binder, of the success of my profession as a Pediatrician.