Dott. Aldo Toni

Date of birth: 16/02/1953
Department chief
Current employment:
Department Chief of Orthopedics–Traumatology and Prostetic Surgery and hip and knee implant revisions; and Department Chief at the Medical Technology Lab Complex
Educational Qualifications:
Degree in medicine and surgery at the University of Bologna in 1975 with first class honours
Other professional and educational qualifications:
Specialization in orthopedics and traumatology at the University of Bologna, graduated in 1980 with honours
Specialization in Biomedical Technology at the University of Bologna, graduated in 1984 with honours.
Professional experience (positions held):
Since 1981 he has served as a 1st level Director at the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute
Since 2000 he has led the 'Orthopedics–Traumatology and Prostetic Surgery and hip and knee implant revisions' Complex as a 2nd level Director .
He is also the Director of the Medical Technology Lab Complex
Teaching activities:
At the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery:
Professor of of Orthopedics and Traumatology from 1992-1995
Teaching of Musculoskeletal system diseases 1993-1994
Teaching Articular Pathology 1995-1997
Teaching Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1997-2000
Teaching on “Prosthetic replacement in the pathology of the musculoskeletal system” at the Orthopedics Specialization school in Bologna.
Scientific activities:
He is responsible for numerous research projects funded by the Ministry of Health, the CNR, and the EEC.
He is a member of the Scientific Society with specialist interests in the following: European Hip Society; Orthopaedic Research Society; European Orthopedic Research Society;Italian Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology; International Hip Society; International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Italian Orthopaedic Research Society.
He is the author of over 300 scientific publications as well as the co-editor of the scientific journal Hip Internaional–the official organ of the European Hip Society.
He is a member of the editorial board on the following scientific journals: Biomaterials; Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br); Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
He is a Member of the Scientific Committee of Sphera Medical Journal
Clinical and/or scientific interests:
He is mainly interested in the treatment of degenerative hip pathologies with particular attention to the use of innovative prostheses in terms of materials (the pairing up of ceramic-caramic) and surgical implantation techniques (minimally invasive techniques).
He set up a technique for preoperative evaluation using advanced technologies for preoperative classification and surgical programming in case of major joint deformities (congenital hip dislocation results, trauma outcomes...) and in case of reimplantation.
He has carried out 3,515 major surgical procedures as 1st surgeon, of which 2,295 were prostheic operations: hip or knee prosthetics or prosthetic revisions thereof.

Dott. Aldo Toni
Tel. 051 6366417
toni@tecno.ior.it