Dr. Luca Ricciardi graduated with degrees in medicine and surgery in 2013 and completed his residency in neurosurgery in 2019. In 2017, he completed a fellowship in spinal deformities at the Catholic University of Rome, Italy, and in 2018 he completed a research fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Dr. Ricciardi has authored over 90 papers published in peer-reviewed international journals. He is a reviewer for more than 15 scientific journals and has conducted over 150 certified peer reviews to date. In 2021, Dr. Ricciardi was nominated as co-chair and president of the Scientific Committee at SPINE20, the World Congress on Spine Disorders at the G20 conference in Rome, Italy.