Tony Fracasso studied medicine at the University of Genoa from 1994 to 2000. He was resident in legal medicine at the Institute of legal medicine in Genoa from 2000 to 2004. 
From 2005 to 2010, he worked as scientific assistant at the Institute of legal medicine in Münster. Since 2010 he has been working in the University center of legal medicine in Lausanne-Geneva where he is now head of the unit of forensic imaging and medicine. He is professor of legal medicine at the university of Geneva.