Prof. Dr. med. Mario F. Scaglioni

Foto Mario Scaglioni

Titular Professor of Medical Sciences


Mario F. Scaglioni studied medicine at the University of Pavia, Italy. After completing his doctorate in Pavia, he became a specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the University Politecnica delle Marche, Italy. Moreover, he subspecialized in Reconstructive Microsurgery. He obtained two years (2011-2012) fellowship in Breast Reconstruction and Head & Neck reconstruction respectively, under the supervision of Prof. Eyal Gur at the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. Afterwards (2013), he spent 1 year at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas, as microsurgery research fellow. Under the mentoring of Prof. Suami he studied the anatomy of the lymphatic system and its application in lymphedema surgery. Then (2014), he moved for one more year to Chang Gang Memorial Hospital, Taiwan as a microsurgery fellow under the mentoring of Prof. Fu-Chan Wei and Prof. Yur-Ren Kuo, worldwide recognized microsurgeons. In 2015, he was appointed as consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at University Hospital Zurich (USZ). In 2017 he received his Venia Legendi (PD) at the University of Zurich. In 2018 he has been appointed as senior consultant at the Clinic of Hand and Plastic Surgery at the Lucerne Cantonal Hospital (LUKS). In December 2021 he has been appointed Titular Professor at Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at the University of Lucerne. Since January 2022 he has promoted as Co-Chief of the Clinic of Hand and Plastic Surgery in LUKS. He published more than 90 scientific papers in international peer-review Journals and contributed to several book chapters; he is an international well recognized reconstructive microsurgeon.