Argentinean surgeon of international renown, president of the Argentine Association of Surgery, awarded in 1989 with the title of Master of Thoracic Surgery Argentina.
He was born in Bigand, south of the province of Santa Fe, on February 5, 1923. He entered the Faculty of Medicine of Rosario in 1941, where he graduated as a Medical Surgeon in 1947 and a Doctor of Medicine in 1965.
In 1949, he began his training in thoracic surgery with Prof. Mario Brea at the Clinical Hospital of the Faculty of Medicine of Buenos Aires, which he completed in 1950 in the United States, during his stay in various surgical centers.
In 1951 he entered the Italian Hospital, where in 1953 he was appointed Head of the Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Service. There he organized the Experimental Surgery Section, forming a team consisting of Emilio Navarini, José Luis Ameriso, Mario Milano, Juan A. Della Bianca, Osvaldo Molina, Ruben Dellamea and Dr. Magdalena Castagnino as an anesthetist, with whom he began to work In open heart surgery.
Head of the Thoracic Surgery Service, Marcelino Freyre Hospital.
In 1971 he was appointed Full Professor of Surgical Clinic of the Faculty of Medicine taking charge, in addition, of the Head of the Department of Surgery of the Faculty.
Founding member of the Society of Cardiology of Rosario, and of the Association of Coastal Surgery, having been President of the Argentine Association of Surgery and of the Argentine Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
Official Rapporteur of the 29th National Congress of Surgery in 1958 and President of the 52nd Argentine Congress of Surgery, was awarded in 1989 with the title of Master of Thoracic Surgery Argentina.
Honorary member of the Society of Rosario Surgery and of the Argentine Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, designated in 1993 National Honorary Member of the Argentine Association of Surgery.
Exquisite surgeon, with an exceptional surgical technique, shone through his teaching ability and advanced concerns, being one of the pioneers in the implementation of the residences in Centennial Hospital, system that was led by one of his teachers, Dr. Mario Pitch.
His affable and simple character, together with his attitude always inclined to support the anxieties that approached him, made that those who had the opportunity to know him, felt for him a singular affection.
He died in Rosario, on November 3, 1993, at the age of 70 years.