Rome, Italy

Agostino Gemelli University Hospital (Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli)

The clinic was named after the Franciscan friar physician and psychologist Agostino Gemelli. It is a fundamental medical institution where physicians learn and practice. Foreign patients expect here, above all, comfort and special treatment. Thanks to research, patients receive innovative care and therapy with the latest techniques and technology.

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About the Agostino Gemelli University Hospital (Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli)

Combines teaching and innovative research with top-notch care. The close relationship with the university guarantees the high quality of the care offered. The doctors here listen to the wishes of the patient, the healing takes place in dialogue, for the benefit of the patient.

The hospital does not just treat people, but pays attention to the human personality and is attentive to the soul and body. Catholic clergymen, including popes, have been repeatedly treated at this hospital, which speaks to the high quality and professionalism of the doctors.

In 2017, Gemelli Hospital was equipped with additional technological equipment for oncologic radiation therapy and cardiac surgical intensive care.

Agostino Gemelli University Hospital statistics

1 964

foundation year

11 777

patient visits per year

6 500

chemotherapy surgeries per year

Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli: international awards and achievements

The main areas of treatment at the Gemelli Clinic:

The hospital is well known nationally and internationally. Among the hospital's main areas worth coming to for treatment are:
  • Oncology and cancer;
  • Age medicine;
  • Diseases of the digestive organs;
  • Ophthalmology, Center for the Visually Impaired;
  • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases;
  • Rare diseases;
  • Orthopedics; Knee surgery.
We will tell you more about some of them.


In 2017, the outpatient clinic was equipped with additional technological equipment for oncologic radiotherapy. At the service of patients: 5 machines for effective radiation therapy, including a special hybrid accelerator MERIdian Viewray, which can combine radiation treatment with magnetic resonance imaging.

State-of-the-art equipment is used that is effective both at the diagnostic stage (latest generation multislice computed tomography, PET-CT) and for therapeutic purposes. These are three-dimensional conformational radiation therapy with intensity modulation and stereotactic therapy, the latest medications and methods.
The treatment of colorectal cancer is at the highest level. Careful observation and care is accompanied by numerous studies and scientific articles.
Recommended specialists:
  • Vincenzo Valentini

    Professor, Director of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Oncologic Radiation Therapy and Hematology

    Specialization: radiotherapist oncologist

  • Mario Balducci

    Professor, Head of the Department of Radiation Therapy

    Specialization: radiotherapy oncologist; primary brain tumors, metastases, pediatric tumors.

  • Luca Tagliaferri

    Head of Interventional Radiation Therapy Department

    Prostate cancer, vulvar and skin tumors, thyroid tumors, eye tumors.

Orthopedics, traumatology

There is a sports and recreational knee surgery center here, as well as a special clinical center specializing in the treatment of people suffering from neuromuscular diseases. Rich experience allows the specialists to help the patients in the most complicated situations. It is worth coming here in case of joint and muscle problems.
Recommended specialists:
  • Alessandro Olivi


    Specialization: neurology, orthopedics, hydrocephalic pathology.

  • Gianpiero Tamburrini


    Specialization: pediatric neurosurgery, orthopedics.

  • Vincent Joseph Mazzone


    Specialization: orthopedics and hand surgery.

Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology

The clinic provides intensive cardiac surgery to provide patients with increasingly innovative and effective treatments. Since 2015, the hospital has been operating one of the largest and newest hybrid operating rooms in Europe.

Recommended specialists:
  • Massimo Massetti


    Specialization: cardiac surgery, heart surgeries, heart valve defects, bypass surgery.

  • Filippo Crea


    Specialization: experience in the diagnosis and clinical treatment of cardiovascular diseases, particularly coronary heart disease, heart failure, heart valves, arrhythmias and congenital heart defects in adults.

  • Сarlo Тrani


    Specialization: interventional and invasive cardiology diagnostics.

Department of Ophthalmology

Italy is famous for its ophthalmologists. There is a national center for visually impaired and visual rehabilitation, established in 2007 as a project of the international agency for the prevention of blindness. Its goal: to help visually impaired people regain a space of freedom, from psychological support to interdisciplinary interventions that improve residual vision and train the use of optical, electronic and computer aids.
Recommended specialists:
  • Stanislao Rizzo


    Specialization: ophthalmology.

    Papillary perimetry and diagnostic imaging

  • Maria Antonietta Blazi


    Specialization: eye oncology, ophthalmology

  • Tommaso Salgarello


    Specialization: ophthalmic surgeon


The Endocrinology Department has a clinical-surgical department specializing in major endocrine and metabolic diseases. There is also a specialized "diabetes team", which deals with the most complex cases and problems of the disease. Doctors will carefully diagnose the patient and give their recommendations, treating with the latest techniques.
Recommended specialists:
  • Marco Raffaelli


    Specialization: endocrine and metabolic surgery

  • Celestino Pio Lombardi


    Specialization: endocrine surgery

  • Alfredo Pontecorvi


    Specialty: Endocrinology and Diabetology

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