Dr. Pierpaolo Cortellini received his M.D. from the University of Florence in 1980, and his DDS in 1984 from the University of Siena.
Dr. Cortellini is the founder and secretary of the Accademia Toscana di Ricerca Odontostomatologica, Florence Italy, and the founder and board member of the European Research Group in Periodontology in Berne (CH). He is an active member and the past president of the Italian Society of Periodontology, active member and the past president of the European Federation of Periodontology and the promoter of “Project Periodontal Diagnosis” and coordinator of six “National Educational Projects” from SIdP. He was also scientific chairman of Europerio 6 and the 1st EFP Master Clinic.
Dr. Cortellini runs a multidisciplinary private practice in Florence, Italy, focusing his services to overall patient treatment plan and to periodontics.
He has been involved in clinical research on periodontology since 1982, with special emphasis in periodontal regeneration, aesthetics, and diagnosis.
Dr. Cortellini lectures extensively on a national and international level; he is a referee of the main scientific journals in the field of periodontology, and author of more than 100 original publications in different scientific journals.