Curriculum Docente

Francesco Oliva


Napoli, Italy, 21.05.1973


Over 120 manuscripts published on International Journals (Scholar H-index 31)

10 Books

Detailed List of manuscripts on request.

2004-2007 Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”.

Full register as PhD (XIX period) in “Diseases of Muscoloskeletal Apparatus” with the thesis “Phisiopathology of Tissue Transglutaminase 2 during endochondral development and extracellular matrix arrangement in human and murine osteoartrhritis”

1997-1998; 2001-2002 Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata"

Full register as Specialist in "Orthopaedics and Traumatology"

Mark: 50/50 summa cum laude with the thesis "Replacement of phisiological geometry of the hip with an artroplasty storing the neck".

2000 Istituto Superiore di Studi Sanitari (Collaborating with the O.M.S.)

Master in Managment and Organization of Italian N.H.S. National Health System.

1997 Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli (S.U.N.)

Degree in Medicine and Surgery. Mark: 110/110 summa cum laude .

Degree thesis in Orthopaedics and Traumatology: "The Evolution of Scoliosis in Adulthood, Suggestion on pathogenetic interpretation".


Full Registration with the GMC (6042469) in the UK 2002.


I am a full Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and PhD graduated, and have been exposed to the routine ward work in busy teaching and general hospitals. From a surgical view point, I’m able to sorted the major traumas and complications of Traumatology. My main topics are shoulder, knee, ankle and foot surgery. Tendons troubles and sport related injuries are also routine in my clinic.

Clinical Overseas experience

2012 Travelling Fellowship Winner E.F.A.S. European Foot & Ankle Society

2011 Travelling Fellowship Winner E.C.O.S.E.P. European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians.

2004 Fellowship Shoulder Surgery prof. Geert Declercq, Monica Institute, Antwerp, Belgium.

2002-2003 Fellowship prof. Maffulli Orthopaedic and Traumatology Keele University North Staffordshire, UK

Professional experience


Editorial Board for : “ASIAN SPORT MEDICINE”

Editorial Board for : “Journal Orthopedic Trauma”

Editorial Board for : “Open Access Surgery”

Editorial Board for : “World Rheumatology Journal”

Editorial Board for : “BMC Muscoloskeletal Disorders”

VicePresident of I.S.Mu.L.T. Italian Society of Muscles, Ligaments & Tendons.