Professore di II fascia
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Marco Baciarello was born in Rome, Italy on January 13, 1980


Publication metrics (Jan 7, 2015):
- H-index: 9 (Scopus); 11 (Google Scholar)
- Total citations / individual citations / mean ind. citations per article:
514 / 456 / 19.8 (Scopus)
- Total impact factor points (via ResearchGate): 90.76

- Top 3 publications with citations percentile and field-weighted impact (Scopus):
- DOI: 10.1097/01.anes.0000265159.55179.e1 – 98th (14.92)

(study design & conduct, manuscript writing and statistics)
- DOI: 10.1093/bja/aem100 – 98th (9.95)

(study design and manuscript writing)
- DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2009.05915.x – 91th (4.03)

(study design & conduct)

Research Activity
- Adjunct Investigator with the University of Parma unit of the PainOmics Project, a multinational research initiative sponsored by the European Union within the 7th Framework Programme. Our unit has enrolled ~1000 patients as of this writing. Participating units are based in the United States, Europe and Australia. My duties include participation in patient enrollment and the administration of the general database for clinical data.

- Unit Principal Investigator, Local Assessment of Ventilatory Management During General Anesthesia for Surgery (LAS VEGAS; NCT01601223) — a multinational study on the impact of mechanical ventilation during anesthesia for surgery which accrued data from 10,690 procedures throughout Europe.

- Experience in designing observational and randomized controlled trials in the field of anesthesiology.

Attendance as Speaker and Society Memberships
- Invited speaker, since 2009, to every annual meeting of:
- Italian Society of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine (SIAARTI)
- Italian Chapter of the European Society of Regional Anesthesia (ESRA)
- Invited speaker at the 2014 ESRA annual meeting
- Invited instructor to ESRA’s First Instructor Course in Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia (one of two members from Italy).
- Member of the Scientific Committee and session chairman for neuromodulation and interventional pain medicine sessions at Study In Multidisciplinary PAin Research (SIMPAR) annual meetings since 2015.
- Since 2005, I have been teaching and promoting the use of ultrasound guidance for regional anesthesia techniques, with over 30 workshops held throughout the country and at international symposia (European Society of Regional Anesthesia; New York School of Regional Anesthesia 2008 and 2009)

- Member of the following scientific societies since:
- SIAARTI (2009)
- European Society of Anaesthesiology (2009)
- ESRA (2009)
- International Neuromodulation Society (2015)

Reviewer Activity
- I have been a reviewer for:
- Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca: Scientific Independence of young Researchers grants 2014
- Anesthesia & Analgesia (IF: 3.472)
- Biomed Research International (IF: 1.579)
- BMC Anesthesiology (IF: 1.375)
- Anesthesia & Analgesia: Case Reports
- The Indian Journal of Critical Care
- Rubriq Independent Review (third-party provider of peer review)

Other activities
- Created and maintained a clinically-oriented database based on REDCap technology which was tested and validated with the prospective inclusion of 1110 patients over 8 months. The database features full clinical data for chronic pain patients and has been designed in a modular fashion, allowing both daily clinical usage and research activities.
- Side projects include:
- Set up and day-by-day administration of the department’s computer network
- Set up and administration of the department’s Google Apps deployment (120 active users to date) featuring email, mailing lists, mobile device security, documents access control.


Jan 2010 thru Dec 2011
2nd Unit of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, University Hospital of Parma

- Full-time attending anesthesiologist with case manager credentials, operating chiefly in orthopedic anesthesia and surgical intensive care.

Dec 2011 to date
Assistant Professor (with tenure) in Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Parma, Italy

- Clinical, research and teaching tenured faculty (ricercatore universitario a tempo indeterminato) within the department.
- Lecturer of Pain Medicine at the University of Parma School of Medicine.
- Since 2013, has been with the Center for Pain Medicine, full-time.
- Has attained expert case manager accreditation with the university hospital (Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma).

Clinical duties
- Leading practitioner in regional anesthesia for orthopedic surgery
- From 2012, moved to chronic pain medicine practice
- Diagnosis and management of chronic pain diseases.
- Ultrasound- and fluoroscopy-guided nerve blocks and radiofrequency treatment.
- Implantation and management of spinal cord stimulators.
- In-house call physician for the surgical intensive care unit.
- Duties include overseeing residents and hands-on teaching of anesthesia and pain management techniques.

Teaching duties
- Since 2012, lecturer of Pain Medicine at the Medical School of the University of Parma
- Since 2013, faculty member and lecturer with the Residency Programs in Geriatrics, Orthopedics and Radiology at the University of Parma
- Coordinator of the Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Residency Program at the University of Parma, overseeing daily activities of 50 residents over a 5-year course.
- Lecturer and member of the permanent faculty in two post-graduate courses (Master di Secondo Livello) of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care

July 2004
Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at La Sapienza University of Rome
- Final internship within the general and emergency department intensive care units
- Graduation thesis on the complications of mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit
- Graduated cum laude

September-December 2005
Clerkship, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Shadyside Medical Center
- Under supervision by Dr. Jacques E. Chelly, participated in research activities (2 posters presented at the 2005 ASA meeting)
- Participated as observer in clinical activities at a high-volume anesthesia and acute postoperative pain service practice.

November 2008
Residency Training in Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
(Specializzazione in Anestesia, Rianimazione e Terapia del Dolore)
- Rotations of 3–6 months in each of the following sub-specialties:
- Anesthesia: general, ob/gyn, thoracic, vascular, pediatric general, orthopaedic
- Critical Care: general and surgical intensive care units
- Participated in research activities in regional anesthesia and perioperative medicine
- Graduated cum laude

January, 2009–December, 2011
Attending Physician with the academic Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Unit of the university hospital. Duties and interests include regional anesthesia, ultrasound imaging for procedural guidance, in-house on-call service for the Surgical Intensive Care Unit.

December, 2011
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, with tenure and official teaching assignments ever since the following year.

September, 2015, to date
Clinical duties shifted to the academic Center for Pain Medicine. Clinical and research activities include medical management of pain, interventional procedures, with particular focus on radiofrequency techniques and spinal cord, gangliar and peripheral neuromodulation.

June, 2017, to date
Director, Post-graduate Master Course in Pain Management and in Palliative Care. The courses have been activated every year thereafter.

March, 2020, to date
Tenured Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma.

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2024/2025

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2023/2024

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018




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