Francesco Quarenta-Leoni

Dr. Francesco Quarenta-Leoni


Dr. Quaranta-Leoni is the Director of the Adnexal and Orbital Service in the Dept. of Ophthalmology of Villa Tiberia Hospital in Rome.

He is the President of ESOPRS (European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery), Past President and Past Secretary of SICOP (Italian Oculoplastic Surgery Society), International Associate Member of ASOPRS.

He attended Medical School at Catholic University of Rome – A. Gemelli Hospital, graduating with first-class honors. His postgraduate ophthalmic training was undertaken at the Department of Ophthalmology of Catholic University of Rome. He was awarded the Diploma of Ophthalmology with first-class honors and undertook further training in Strabismus
Surgery under the care of late Prof. Bruno Bagolini.

Dr. Quaranta-Leoni attended a two-year Fellowship in Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital – London under the care of John Wright, Richard Collin, and Geoffrey Rose.

In 2014 he has been chosen to receive the ASOPRS Merrill Reeh Pathology Award for his work on: Management of Porous Orbital Implants Requiring Explantation: A Clinical and Histopathological Study. OPRS, 30(2):132-136, 2014. His main fields of interest are socket surgery, paediatric oculoplastic surgery, lacrimal surgery, eyelid and orbital tumours, thyroid eye disease.

He is married with two children and speaks fluent English, Italian, Spanish and French.


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