Prof. Da Rin Ferdinando


Ferdinando Da Rin De Lorenzo born in Cortina d’Ampezzo 7th August 1955. 

I graduated with praise in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Padova in 1980 (110 and lode) I postgraduated with praise in Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the University of Padova in 1987 (70 and  lode) 

In 1990 I had a period or attendance in the centre of Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit of Rio de Janeiro under  the direction of M.D. Ivo Pitanguy 

I achieved with praise the Degree of specialization in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery at University of  Modena in 1991 (70 and lode) 

I successfully passed the European Exam in Hand Surgery by the European Society of Hand Surgery (FESSH  Examination) in Wien in 1998 

I achieved the Degree of Microsurgery at the University of Paris (1999) 

I work for the Institute Codivilla Putti of Cortina d’Ampezzo since 1980 

Since 1997 I am in charge in the Centre of Hand Surgery Institute Codivilla Putti of Cortina d’Ampezzo, and  since 2000 I am Director of Infections bone Institut of Cortina d’Ampezzo. 

-I have a contract as Professor at the University of Padova for the course of Mountain Medicine -Professor at the 2nd level Master’s Degree in Hand Surgery at the University of Verona since 2002 and at the  University of Modena since 2005. 

-Professor at the European Course of Hand Surgery of Pescara (Director G. Brunelli) – Professor of Anatomic Dissection at the Dissection Centre of Paris. 

Founder of the Roul Tubiana Club. 

1981 Base course AO. 

I organize every year courses of wrist and little joints arthroscopy with live surgery. I wrote with other colleagues (M.A. Catagni; V. Malzev; A. Kirienko) with the title of “Advances in Ilizarov  Apparatus Assembly” Editor: A. Bianchi Maiocchi 

I wrote a chapter in the book about the loss of substances in the infections of the upper limb by the European  Society of upper limb Surgery. 

I organized and directed together with Prof A. Masquelet the Course of dissection on the brachial plexus peripheral nerves and flaps in 2004 and 2005 

I organized with the French Italian Society of Hand Surgery the First Anatomic Dissection Course at the  School of Surgery of Paris in April 2004 

I organized the first joint Italian French congress of the upper limb on December 2004 (GEM) and I was  chairman, with my French Colleagues G. Hertzberg, at the round table about “ulnar pain” I was in the scientific committee of the National Congress of hand surgery and microsurgery of the upper  limb in Perugia in 2005 and I was Chairman at the round table about the DRUJ

Since 2008 I was director, with my French colleague Dubert, of the Instructional Course about the fractures of  the PIP 

I organized together with M.D. L. Pederzini and R.Viola, the Winter Game Congress in Cortina d’Ampezzo  (March 2005 and April 2006) of the Italian Society of Arthroscopy (hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow and  wrist) 

I am counsellor of the Italian Society of Hand Surgery for the years 2003 until 2005 and 2007 until 2009 Founder and Chairman of the Educational Commission for Young Hand Surgeons for the SICM I am counsellor and, since 2008, vice president of Italian Bone and Joint Infection Society (G.I.S.T.I.O.) and  President (2012-2014). I am the responsible of scientific Italy journal of bone infection. In March 2005 I founded, with other colleagues the GEAP-EWAS (European Wrist Arthroscopic Society), now International (I.W.A.S.). 

Actually, I am in the group of job about the valuation of the orthopaedic pathology created by Ministry of  Health. 

Director of the course, in June 2007 in Sorrento (Naples) about the traumatology of the upper limb, with the  collaboration of American traumatology society and AO Trauma.  

Since some years, in April, I gave a course about the dissection on cadaver, the brachial plexus and plastic  upper limb. The course is in Paris and is addressed to young surgeons.  

I presented a paper about the first operation of Sauvè-Kapandji arthroscopic treatment in Paris, paper  published in the Journal of Hand Surgery. 

I wrote the chapter about the infection of the bone on the book of Italian hand surgery I wrote a chapter in the book of arthroscopy, edited by Christophe Mathoulin 

I wrote two chapters in the book of the infections of the hand and the upper limb edited by K.N.Malizos and  P.N. Soucacos. 

I wrote some chapter in the book edited by Guillaume Hertzberg: 

– The distal radius articular fractures (2008) 

– Post-traumatic forearm (2009) 

I organized first international EWAS congress and Joint meeting EWAS-SIA-SICM in Cortina d’Ampezzo  (April 4-5 2008) 

I am in the Faculty (with the other International colleagues) of the practical courses of arthroscopic technique  in Strasburg Director Prof. C. Mathoulin 

I was invited make live surgery in Markgroningen Director Prof. Max Haerle about wrist complex fractures. I was invited make live surgery in the practical course in Multimedica (hand centre – Milano) Director Prof.  Giorgio Pajardi. 

I am in charge for the years 2009-2011 for the pathology of wrist and hand in the Italian Society of Hand  Arthroscopy. 

I was invited to participate to the consensus of periprosthesic infection in Philadelphia 1-3 august 2013 I represented the SIOT the Venezuelan National Congress on bone infections 

I organize every year the GISTIO congress about the infections of the bone. 

Presentation lecture on infected forearm non-unions in Antwerp FEESH congress in June 2012, on the  invitation.  

Congress APOA invited plenary lectures, about the infections of the long bones after trauma, in New Delhi,  3-6 October 2012. 

Responsible of Italian orthopedics delegation in the SOFCOT Congress (Paris 15-11-2012) I presented a  lecture of substance loss infected in the long bone.  

Organized Symposium GISTIO in the International Congress ESTROT Milano 14-16/01/2013  I was invited to participate in the meeting with Javad Parvizi about the periprosthesis infection in the national  congress of Venezuela (January 2014). 

Faculty of the AO trauma and infections 

I founded the committee of infections in the SICOT (2013) and foundet the Italian committee, in the SIOT, of  the bone infections (2014). I founded the world Society in the bone infections (2016) (WAIOT). Professor at Trieste and Padua University (Orthopaedics and Trauma specialization) from 2010 to 2018.

Director Codivilla -Putti Institute From 2015 (Orthopaedics and Trauma Division and bone infections  division).

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Haasper C, Buttaro M, Hozack W, Aboltins CA, Borens O, Callaghan JJ, Ivo de Carvalho P, Chang Y, Corona P, Da Rin F, Esposito S, Fehring TK, Flores Sanchez X, Lee GC, Martinez-Pastor JC, Mortazavi SM, Noiseux NO, Peng KT, Schutte HD, Schweitzer D, Trebse R, Tsiridis E, Whiteside L. Irrigation and debridement.

J Orthop Res. 2014 Jan;32 Suppl 1:S130-5. doi: 10.1002/jor.22556. PMID: 24464886.


Luchetti R, Khanchandani P, Da Rin F, Borelli PP, Mathoulin C, Atzei A. Arthroscopically assisted Sauvé-Kapandji procedure: an advanced technique for distal radioulnar joint arthritis.

Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2008 Dec;12(4):216-20. doi: 10.1097/BTH.0b013e31818ee28a. PMID: 19060681.

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