Director of Cardiac Surgery and Transplantation
Director of Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Medicine and Surgery
S. Camillo Hospital, Rome, Italy
Past-President SICCH (Società Italiana di Chirurgia Cardiaca)
Training in Cardiac Surgery in London, UK at the Hospital for Sick children, Great Ormond Street, the
National Heart Hospital, the Brompton Hospital and Harefield Hospital.
In 1991 Consultant adult and pediatric Cardiac surgeon at The University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff,
Since September 1998 Director of Cardiac surgery and Cardiac Transplantation at S. Camillo Hospital in
The Cardiac Surgical has a main interest in minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery with more than
80% of valve procedure performed through minimally invasive approaches including multiple valve
procedures. A TAVI program has been established 10 years ago with 120 procedures performed every year
within the surgical unit.
The Unit is the regional Centre for Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support.