Graduated at Medical University in Turin – Italy in 1978 he moved to the United States first and afterwards to France for more than ten years where he completed his Board in maxillofacial surgery and in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, working as Resident and Researcher in the most prestigious Plastic Surgery Departments and Institutes worldwide (mostly in USA, Brazil, Spain and France).
After completing his training and taking several specialization in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, he moved back to Italy in 1989.
During his career Prof. Zocchi performed more than 10.000 surgical procedures in the field of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery dedicating meanwhile a great part of his time and his energies to the scientific research and to the teaching, in University Institutes, in International Congresses and in Educational Programs.
He took part as Invited Speaker, and most of the time as Honour Guest, in more than 400 International Congresses in over 40 countries.
Prof. Zocchi is author of more than 150 articles, monographs and books chapters in the most prestigious international Journals in the field of plastic surgery and regenerative surgery.
He is Full Member or Honorary Member of more than 20 international Surgical Societies and Professional Associations. He speaks fluently Italian, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Prof. Zocchi is, at the present time, recognized as one of the pioneers and most prominent professional figures worldwide in the field of the of adipose tissue physio-pathology and engineering and among the most prominent professional figures worldwide for the body-contouring surgery and regenerative surgery.