Dr Rigotti graduated as " Cum Laude" in Medicine and Surgery at Modena in 1969. In that same year, he won the " Lepetit Prize" as the best Degree Thesis of that academic year.
Till June 2011, Dr Gino was Head of the Division of Plastic Surgery, Burn Unit and State Center for Breast Reconstruction of the Azienda Ospedaliera of Verona; Since 2013, Now he is the Head of Lipotech Department ( Fat Related Surgical and Clinical Technologies ), San Francesco Hospital in Verona, Italy.
In the past 15 years, he has been mostly dedicated to Breast Reconstructive Surgery using autologous and alloplastic materials, and he directed many international courses on Microsurgery, Head, Neck and Breast Reconstruction. Dr Gino published 120 articles and chapters in leading journals and books during his career and in high demand to be invited to speak and demonstrate his surgical achievements at global plastic surgrey meetings.
He is the Immediate Past President, International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgery ( ISPRES) & Inventor, Rigottomies 2D and 3D Breast Augmentation/ Reconstruction Technique
In 2015, he was the winner of prestigious Jacques W. Maliniac, MD 2015 Memorial Lecturer Award appointed by American Association of Plastic Surgeons.