Guido Ciprandi, MD, Ph.D.

EPUAP Trustee

Guido Ciprandi graduated from University of  Rome La Sapienza (UR1)  in 1982, appointed Specialist in Thoracic Surgery in 1987, Specialist in Pediatric Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata (UR2) in 1992.  His training in General and Thoracic surgery was done at the Clinics for General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery of UR1 and UR2, and in Pediatric Surgery at the Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital, in Rome. He spent the next years between the Microvascular Clinics of Saint Joseph Hospital in Paris (PhD in microsurgery), Children’s Hospital in Boston (Fetal Tissue Research Program) and La Timone Hospital “des Enfants Malades” in Marseille (Laringotracheal Surgery and reconstruction, Lab models for Airways healing in NZWR). In 2001, he became responsible for the Experimental Laboratory Research Center in Palidoro, at Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital. In 2012 he was appointed Managing Director for Pressure Ulcer and Complex Lesions Project in the Unit of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

Dr. Ciprandi is member of national and international organizations, including the European Pediatric Surgical Association, Italian Association for Pediatric Surgery, European Wound Management Association. He is also Trustee in European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, Executive member in WUWHS, and Founding President of the International Society for Pediatric Wound Care (ISPeW). Dr. Ciprandi has contributed extensively in the various fields of Pediatric Surgery, including Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Thoracic and Tracheal Surgery, Oncological Surgery, Microvascular surgery, Fetal Surgery, Pediatric Wound Care, Neonatal and Pediatric Complex Wounds , NPWT in Pediatric patients, Skin Bioengineering. Among his clinical research efforts are studies concerning Hirschsprung Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Wilms’ Tumor, Neuroblastoma, Pressure Ulcers, Neonatal Ulcers, Medical Device Related Injuries.

Additionally, Dr. Ciprandi has influenced his field through educational activities. He is  Professor of  Wound Care at the Universities of Rome, Pavia, Turin, Trieste and Pisa. In 2018 he’s been awarded for a “Good Quality Project on Pressure Injuries Prevention” and in the same year he organised the EPUAP Annual Conference as a Chair in Rome. In 2019 he’s taken over as Clinical and Scientific Director of the Pediatric Burn Centre Project in Rome. He is also a frequent Invited Lecturer and Visiting Professor throughout the world and Author of more than 250 scientific publications, and edited books on Anatomy, Surgery and Wound Care.