Following Board qualifications in General Surgery and in Plastic Surgery, Military Service as Surgical Officer in the Navy and three subsequent years of training in the United States, Enrico Robotti became Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery of the “Ospedali Riuniti” (now Papa Giovanni XXIII) in Bergamo, Italy since 1997. With over 8000 cases to present date, he has been active in general reconstructive plastic surgery, with emphasis on flap reconstruction in the head & neck, extremities, and trunk, including microsurgery. In private practice, he is actively involved with a vast scope of cosmetic surgery, with predominant focus on rhinoseptoplasty. The latter subspecialty has especially grown in recent years, with a special interest in complex secondary and tertiary cases.
Dr Robotti has authored or co-authored over 300 papers and presentations, and has been chairman, moderator, panelist or invited speaker at a large number of national and international meetings. He has organized 16 live-surgery courses in plastic surgery hosting renowned international surgeons at the “Ospedali Riuniti”. He has founded and directed the “First Bergamo Open Rhinoplasty Course” in Bergamo in 2008, an international biennial intensive course specifically devoted to open rhinoplasty. The second and third expanded editions of the course followed in 2010 and 2012, with a wide participation of attendees from many different countries, thus establishing the “Bergamo Open Rhinoplasty Course” as one of the foremost symposia in rhinoplasty in the world.
Dr Robotti is Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery at the University of Torino and Milano, member of diverse plastic surgical societies such as SICPRE, ASPS, ISAPS, ESPRAS and EASAPS. He sat for six years in the advisory board of SICPRE (Italian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) and is currently National Delegate for SICPRE in ESPRAS and IPRAS. He is a member of the Education Council of ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Surgery) and is an ISAPS International Visiting Professor since 2013. He is founding member and current Vice-President of the “The Rhinoplasty Society Europe”, founded in Stuttgart in 2011. Dr Robotti also teaches at the Post Graduate Masters in Aesthetic Surgery of the Universities of Milan, Padova and Genova, on the topic of “Open Rhinoplasty”. In the 60th National SICPRE Meeting he was elected President of the Italian Society of Plastic Surgery.