Maurizio Nava achieved his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan in 1977.
He majored in oncology in 1980 and general surgery in 1986. In 1993, he then majored in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Since graduating he worked at the Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan and from 1997 till 2014 as Director of the Plasic Surgery Unit. As Adjunct Professor – School of Specialization in Plastic Surgery, University of Milan and from 2016 University of Genova, he participates in national and international studies on implants, ADMs, fat cells and microsurgical flaps in oncoplastic breast surgery and breast aesthetic surgery.
He is President of the Oncological Reconstructive School a NOT for PROFIT, that is proposing updates to the international multidisciplinary field of oncoplastic reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery, and an exchange of ideas with patients.
He is author and co-author of more than 200 publications in Italian, English and Spanish on oncological surgery, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast. He is author of five books on ocncoplastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast and author of many chapters in other books.
He has organized several international conferences concerning both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast.
He and his team are dedicated to the surgery of the breast from tumour to reconstruction and to the aesthetic outcome and body contouring.
He introduced new surgical techniques both in mastectomy and reconstruction and aesthetic breast surgery.