Dr. Giorgio Pivato has been practicing medicine since 1998, having performed over 30,000 surgeries during his career.
Dr. Pivato’s main field of interest is hand surgery, encompassing all of its components, such as plastic surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, and reconstructive microsurgery. The Doctor currently acts as an external locum consultant in several hospitals in northern Italy. His experience allowed him to successfully complete over 140 replantations and over 30.000 surgeries of the hand and arm, offering novel surgical approaches, such as arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery and prosthetic surgery. What is more, 90% of Dr. Pivato’s surgeries are conducted on the outpatient basis, thus offering considerable convenience to patients. As rehabilitation is vital for guaranteeing long-term success of the surgery, Dr. Pivato’s surgical team works closely with physical therapists, specializing in hand rehabilitation, who take over the patient’s care from the very day of the operation.
Doctor Pivato was one of the first senior physicians in Italy to offer telematic consultations to his patients.
Teaching and Research roles:
Dr. Pivato has been a visiting fellow in several international hospitals in France, Austria, and the Netherlands.
The Doctor has written over 45 peer- reviewed articles, contributed to 15 book chapters, and taught at over 80 courses.
Dr. Pivato is a member of several national and international professional organizations, such as the Italian Society for Surgery of the Hand (since 1998), the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (since 1998), the Italian Society of Microsurgery (since 2005), the International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand, etc.
We invite you to consult Dr. Pivato’s scientific work here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Pivato G