Professor Guido Grappiolo is Orthopedics Hip and Prosthesis Unit Director in Humanitas Research Hospital.
Since 1991, Prof. Guido Grappiolo began working as a researcher dedicated mainly to hip surgery in cooperation with internationally renowned authors such as: Prof. Ganz Prof. T. Gruen, Prof. D. Blaha (U.S.A.), Prof. H. Wagner (Germany), Prof. E. Morscher (Switzerland).
He collaborates with major international schools in the research of new and modern strategies in the field of minimally invasive prosthetics, computer-assisted surgery and conservative surgery.
To encourage research in orthopedics is the main scientific goal of the establishment and organization of the “Foundation Livio Sciutto – NPO”, an organization of which Prof. Grappiolo is the scientific director. Playing this role, Prof. Grappiolo has been creating and maintaining contacts with other national and international research institutes, which trained thousands of surgeons coming from every country of the world.
The organization has one of the largest hip replacement database of the world: more than 45.000. Dr. Grappiolo is mentored by Dr. Spotorno (a master and pioneer in prosthetic surgery), and their group studied and developed some of the bestselling prosthesis in the world.
His research led him to contact the major international schools with which he collaborates in the search for new strategies of improvement in prosthetic minimally invasive and computer-assisted conservative surgery with the development of new prosthetic models and exploration of new materials.
To date, he has attended over 170 meetings, both national and international, almost every time in the role of speaker or chairman. His name appears as author, in more than 60 publications and articles. He has performed more than 2600 prosthetic surgery (hip, knee and ankle).