Cardiac Surgery


The residency in Cardiac Surgery aims at training specialists with theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of pathophysiology, functional semeiotics, pathology and clinical-surgical of the cardiovascular system. In particular, resident students will be trained in the management of the myocardial revascularization surgery, of the myocardial infarction, of the repair and prosthetic valvular surgery, of the surgery of the thoracic aorta, of the cardiac cancers, of the supraventricular arrhythmias and of the bloodstream assistance techniques (ECMO, VAD). At the end of the course resident students will have learned theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for dealing with emergencies and urgencies related to their specialty and will be able to carry out targeted diagnostic tests autonomously.


Prof. Francesco Santini

Administrative Staff

Sig.ra Marica Gallo


tel.: (+39) 010 33 57353


Viale Benedetto XV, 6 Genova (GE)

Last update 7 April 2022