Giacomo Clerici graduated in Medicine and Surgery of the University of Pavia and specialized in Internal Medicine, trained in Diabetic Foot Care and foot surgery.

Dr Clerici is a former member of the Italian Diabetes Associations, SID and AMD and The European Diabetic Foot Study Group (DFSG) of EASD. Current member of the Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons.

He has authored several papers listed in PubMed and chapters in books dedicated to the Diabetic Foot Syndrome. He has also spoken at many international conferences and courses worldwide (US, Mexico, India, China, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Israel, etc.)

He organized several international wound care/DF meetings including WOUNDS at VEITHsymposium in the US (www.veithsymposium.org), the Multidisciplinary International Limb and Amputation prevention conference (MILAN) in Europe and the WINTER/SUMMER school of diabetic foot surgery in Milan and Bergamo. He was a co-programme director of iLegx (www.ilegx.com).

Currently, he is the chief of the Amputation Prevention Centre Humanitas Gavazzani Hospital in Bergamo and Humanitas Pio X Hospital in Milan, Italy.