Dr. Capozzi received his B.S. from the University of Notre Dame 1956, received his M D. from Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago 1960, General Surgery training in Chicago and Plastic Surgery training at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1960-1966 He was an Air Force Captain and Chief of Plastic Surgery at David Grant Air Force Hospital Fairfield, California, 1966-1968. He was in private practice for 30 years 1968-1998 in San Francisco, California, at St Francis Memorial Hospital. He was chief of the Bothin Burn Center from1974-1978 and Chairman of Plastic Surgery
Department and Directory of the Residency Training Program from 1987-1998. He is a past President of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1998-1999. He left private practice in 1998 to become Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Sacramento, California, retiring in April 2008.
He has been doing international service since 1976 and in 1992 Co-founded Rotaplast International Inc. He now devotes himself to Rotaplast and consulting. He has been on 61 international missions 47 with Rotaplast. He was a member of the San Francisco Rotary Club since 1971 and recently transferred to the Tiburon/Belvedere Rotary Club to be closer to home He has been married to Louise Armanetti for 56 years and they have three children. Son Angelo is in international business and lives in Maastricht, Netherlands. He has a 13-year-old daughter, Cecilia. Son Leonard is a practitioner of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. He is married and lives with his wife, Rossana in Rome, Italy. His Daughter, Jeanne, was a Captain fire fighter and emergency medical technician in California and recently became owner of the Three Dog Bakery in Sonoma, California. His wife, Louise, helped developed and has been a member of the medical records committee since Rotaplast’s first mission to Chile in 1993.