Francesco Della Villa, MD
Sports Medicine Physician, Education & Research Department, Isokinetic Medical Group, Bologna, ITALY
Dr Della Villa is a Sport Medicine Physician (MD). Grown up academically in Bologna, the oldest university in world, he graduated in Medicine and subsequently completed his specialization (residency) in Sport and Exercise Medicine. He started soon to collaborate scientifically with the Isokinetic Medical Group and International societies, as International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) and European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), serving as member and sub-section board member. His education was completed around the world, including a fellowship in Santa Monica (CA) where he lived for one year.
Dr Della Villa is working in the Education and Research Department of Isokinetic Medical Group, as the head of Research and Development. Passionate clinician, researcher and speaker his main interests are the optimization of the rehabilitation process following knee injuries, and in detail ACL injuries, with a particular focus on Biomechanics. The application of innovative and evidence based practice is at the center of his professional world. Husband and father of one son, he is an intense believer of the importance of family values.