Davide Carino graduated cum laude as Medical Doctor at the Perugia University and then stared the residency program in cardiac surgery at the Bologna university. During the residency he spent 6 months at the Aortic Institute at Yale doing a research fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. J.A. Elefteriades. Afterwards in 2018 he was selected by the Francis Fontan Foundation as recipient of the awards for a clinical fellowship at Hospital Clinic in Barcelona where he spent the whole 2019. He graduated cum laude from the residency program in December 2019 and since then he works as staff surgeon in the cardiac surgery department of the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan. Moreover he is currently a PhD candidate at the Maastricht university. His main interest are aortic surgery and surgical and trans-catheter treatment of mitral and tricuspid valve diseases. He is author and co-author of more than 40 scientific articles.