Andrea Tognù MD
Anesthesia, Intensive care and Pain Therapy Orthopedic Universitary Hospital Rizzoli Bologna, Italy
Doctor Andrea Tognù graduated from the University of Bologna in Medicine, Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Since 2007 he is currently working for Orthopedic Universitary Hospital Rizzoli (IOR) focusing his interest in Paediatric, Thoracic, spine and joint replacement surgery. In 2011 he started the Ultrasound Guided Pain Therapy service for orthopedic pain management.
Dr. Tognù organized between 2010 and 2019, over 50 courses on ultrasound guided techniques in regional anesthesia and vascular access, wich over 800 anesthesiologist were involved in. Since 2009 he is tutor at the Anesthesiology and Intensive Care post graduated school of The Bologna University. Teacher in The National School of Ultrasound in Pain Therapy IOR-SIUMB (Ultrasound Italian Society) and member of the ESRA Italian Chapter Board (elected as incoming President for 2020th-2023rd)
Between 2007 and 2019 he was invited as speaker at more than 200 national and international congresses including the Nysora World Anesthesia Congress (Dubai March, 7-12, 2010), the 12° Nysora Annual Symposium on Regional Anesthesia & Acute Pain Management” (New York, September 21/22, 2013) and at the first Nysora Middle East Symposium on Regional Anesthesia, Pain and peri-operative medicine. Abu Dhabi (UAE) March 26-28-2015. He was involved as teacher in more than 100 workshops and cadaver workshops on ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia techniques.
He pubblished 15 paper (13 on Journal with Impact factor) and in 2010 the book entitled “ultrasound-guided techniques in regional anesthesia” with Elsevier Masson editor (copyright 2010). In 2013, with the same editor, he published a second book on “Ultrasound-guided techniques in Anesthesia and Pain Therapy”. In 2017 “Ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks: basic to advanced”.
Dr.Tognù enjoy his family and nature. He believe that in life we have to make a difference. People that know him well say he is a lateral thinker, creative, hardworking person. He shows maximum respect to the senior people that directed him in life. He aims always to be part of hard working groups to try to promote excellence.