Dr. Ongaro has worked for several years at the European Space Agency (ESA) as medical doctor of the European astronauts focusing especially on the treatment of accelerated ageing of crewmembers and on the maintenance of an optimal level of psycho-physical performance. He was the first italian to obtain a board certification by the American Board of Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM) and a diploma from the Institute for Functional Medicine (AFMCP). Together with his wife Sonja, a German psychologist that also worked with astronauts at the European Space Agency, he founded and directed for several years the first Italian clinic dedicated to antiaging and regenerative medicine. In 2017 Dr. Ongaro and his family relocated to Switzerland where he founded Metodo Ongaro Switzerland SA, a company specialising in coaching for lifestyle change and in educating health professionals in the field of longevity.
He is the author of several bestselling books on health and longevity and is among the most followed personalities in the field of health in the Italian language with more than 565.000 subscribers only on this Youtube channel and about 350.000 monthly visitors on his blog. He has been a guest in countless national and international TV shows and has been featured on most national media. With his different programs, Dr. Ongaro and his team have literally helped hundreds of thousands of people to improve their lifestyle, health and happiness.
At the 2024 Longevity Med Summit, Dr. Ongaro will participate at the Panel session – The Application of Latest Discoveries in Longevity Medicine: Creating Long-Lasting Results for Clients in Longevity Clinics curated by Simone Gibertoni from Clinique La Prairie.