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Marco Nardi


Professor Marco Nardi graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Pisa in 1975 and later obtained his specialization in Ophthalmology from the University of Florence. Following his specialization, he served as a Hospital Assistant at the Ophthalmology Clinic of Florence, then as an Associate Professor at the University of Cagliari, and subsequently as an Associate Professor and later Full Professor of Diseases of the Visual Apparatus at the University of Pisa.

Throughout his extensive professional career, he has focused specifically on studying various fields of ophthalmology, with particular attention to both pediatric and adult strabismus, anterior segment disorders (such as cataracts, glaucoma, corneal transplantation [over 1500 transplant surgeries performed]), and Graves’ orbitopathy, maintaining collaborations with prestigious foreign institutions. His studies have been published in important international journals and presented at international congresses. Professor Nardi has organized national and international congresses and update courses on these topics, including surgical practice activities in wet labs. He has also organized and directed a two-year second-level master’s degree titled “Glaucoma Diagnosis and Treatment” at the University of Pisa. He is the author of over 290 publications in scientific journals, over 400 congress communications, chapters in ophthalmology textbooks and monographs, as well as invited keynote lectures at national and international congresses.

He has extensive surgical experience developed in his long career in diseases of the anterior segment and strabismus. In glaucoma and corneal surgery, he has contributed to the development of original surgical techniques that have become common in clinical practice.

He has held numerous positions, including Director of the School of Specialization in Diseases of the Visual Apparatus at the University of Pisa, Head of the Corneal Transplant Program of the Tuscany Region, President of the Italian Glaucoma Society, Executive Vice President of the Italian Ophthalmological Society, and Vice President of the University Ophthalmological Society.

In 2011, he was awarded the honor of Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. In 2019, he was awarded the “Ordine del Cherubino” by the University of Pisa. Also in 2019, he was awarded the “Maestro di Oftalmologia” Prize by the Italian Ophthalmological Society.

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