Antonio Pesenti

Organization and Position:
Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore
Policlinico – Full Professor and Head of the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Education and Training:
2004: Full Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
2001: Extra-ordinary Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
1992: Associate Professor Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
1980: Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
1979: Board certification in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at University of Milano (70/70 cum laude). Title of the thesis: Prevention of acute respiratory failure in premature lambs through the use of extracorporeal CO2 removal.
1976: Medical Degree at the University of Milano (110/110 cum laude). Title of the thesis: Thermal equilibrium during general anesthesia.
Research and Professional Experience:
2016 – ongoing
Director, Anesthesia and Critical Care Postgraduate School, School of Medicine, University of Milan, Italy
2015 – ongoing
Full Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, School of Medicine, University of Milan, Italy
2015 – ongoing
Director of the Department of Anestesia, Rianimazione ed Emergenza Urgenza della Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda – Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
Director of the UOC Anestesia e Terapia Intensiva Adulti della Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda –
Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
2013 – 2015 Director of Macroarea Metropolitana Milano e Brianza, AREU (Agenzia Regionale Emergenza
Urgenza), Italy
2013 – 2015
Director, School of Medicine, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
2004 – 2015
Full Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care School of Medicine, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
2001 – 2004
Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, School of Medicine, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
1999 – 2015
Professor in the course “Emergenze Medico-Chirurgiche”, School of Medicine, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
1999 – 2015
Director, Anesthesia and Critical Care Postgraduate School, School of Medicine, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
1997 – 2015
Director of the Department of “Emergenza, Urgenza e Accettazione di Alta Specialità”, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
1993 – 2015
Director of the “I Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione (clinicizzato)”, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
1992
Associate Professor in Anestesiology and Critical Care, School of Medicine, University of Milan, Italy
1979 – 1980
Research fellow in Anesthesia and Critical Care, University of Milan, Italy
1977 – 1979
Visiting Fellow, National Institutes of Health-National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Section of Cardiac and Pulmonary Assist Devices – Bethesda, Maryland
1977
Research Fellow in Evaluation of corticosteroids therapy in shock at Istituto M. Negri
Main focus of Prof. Pesenti’s research activity: Extracorporeal respiratory support, ECCO2R, Respiratory
failure, control of breathing, gas exchange, ventilator-asscoitated pneumonia.
Other relevant CV information:
2012 – 2017
Scientific responsible of ReSpiRa; (Rete Nazionale Specialistica per l’Insufficienza Respiratoria Acuta) Italian, Ministry of Health
2012
President of the Acute Respiratory Failure (ARF) Section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
2009
Scientific director of the Italian ECMO Net Italian Ministry of Health
1997 – 2003
Member of the “Consiglio Superiore di Sanità”
Author of 60 book chapters.
Reviewer for several international journals.
Invited speaker in more than 850 national/international conferences.
Since 1981 Supervisor/Mentor of graduate students and residents for their doctoral thesis.
Total number of publications: 367
Total number of citations: 18.808
H-index: 56