Giorgio Novelli


Assistant Professor and researcher in Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Milano Bicocca – School of Medicine and Surgery.
Consultant at the Department of Maxillo Facial Surgery - San Gerardo Hospital in Monza, Italy Consultant in Maxillo Facial Surgery at the Dept. of Emergency - Niguarda Hospital in Milan, Italy
High specialization in Precision Surgery and technology.
He has been a consultant in Maxillofacial Surgery at Department of maxillofacial Surgery -
Sant ’Anna Hospital – Como Italy (2000-2005)
International Diploma of Expert in Orthognathic Surgery and pre-surgical Orthodontic in 2014 - Universidad Internacional de Catalunya – Barcelona – Spain
Fellow of the European Board of Oro-Maxillo-Facial Surgery- Union Européenne Des Médecins Specialistes 2008
Master in Forensic Odontology – University of Florence
He acquired a Specialty in Maxillofacial Surgery in 2001, University of Milano.
Clinical training at Dept. of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery -  Manuel Gea Gonzalez Hospital Mexico City -1998 (Prof. F.O.Monasterio)
Member of board of the European Cleft Lip and Palate Craniofacial Association (ECPCA)
Member of European Association for Cranio Maxillo Facial Surgery
Member of Italian Society of Maxillo Facial Surgery (SICMF)
Member of Italian Society of Cleft Lip and Palate (SILPS).
His interests include 3D planning in craniomaxillofacial surgery, navigational surgery, orthognathic surgery , orbital reconstruction.

MODULE 2 Ecpca Course MODULE 2

DAY 7 – June 24, 2023

Chair: Benito Ramos Medina (Spain)


Orthodontic Treatment in the mixed and permanent dentition: what to do and what not to do

Noah Cohen - Italy – 15’


Orthognathic surgery in CFM: classical approach

Luca Autelitano - Italy – 15’


Orthognathic surgery in CFM in combination with distraction osteogenesis

Fabio Mazzoleni - Italy – 15’


Orthognathic surgery in CFM: what is the orthodontist’s role?

Camila Caro - Canada – 10’


3D VSP (Virtual Surgical Planning)

Giorgio Novelli - Italy – 15’




Prosthetic replacement in severe hemifacial microsomia: when is it indicated?

Giovanni Gerbino - Italy – 15’


Ear reconstruction in CFM. What should the orthodontist know?

Corstiaan Breugem - Holland – 15’


Soft tissue management in CFM and in hemifacial atrophy: how much can we improve and how stable is it?

Giulia Rossetti - Italy – 15’


Psychological considerations in CFA: what is body image? How do people with visible difference be stigmatized? The psychosocial consequences.  what should clinicians say or not say in relation to psychosocial aspects when engaging with the patient

Martin Persson - Sweden – 20’




MODULE 3 Ecpca Course MODULE 3

DAY 8 – July 22, 2023

Chair: Cristina Grippaudo (Italy)



Genetics and clinical features of Crouzon, Apert and Pfeiffer syndromes
Silvia Maitz - Italy – 15’


Craniofacial growth in craniofacial synostosis: what must an orthodontist absolutely know
Maria Costanza Meazzini - Italy – 20’


Cranial surgery
Carlo Giussani, Fabio Mazzoleni - Italy – 15’


Monobloc versus Cranioplasty and Le Fort III osteotomy: considerations
David Dunaway - UK – 15’




Le Fort III osteotomy, distraction and traditional: results and long term follow up
Fabio Mazzoleni, Mattia Moretti -  Italy – 25’


Orthodontics in craniofacial-synostoses: lessons to be learned

Keiji Moriyama - Japan – 20’


Orthodontics in craniofacial-synostoses: what not to do…and why

Maria Costanza Meazzini - Italy – 20’


Orthognathic surgery in craniofacial synostosis: planning and long- term results

Fabio Mazzoleni, Giorgio Novelli - Italy – 25’



MODULE 4 Ecpca Course MODULE 4

DAY 9 – September 23, 2023 - CLEIDOCRANIAL DISPLASIA



Genetics and clinical problems

Angela Peron – Italy – 10’


Orthodontics in CCD: complex orthodontics

Edwin Ongkosuvito - Holland – 15’


Orthognathic Surgery in CCD

Luca Autelitano, Fabio Mazzoleni, Giorgio Novelli – Italy - 10’