Prof. Gianluca Polvani Heart Surgery Milan, Italy

About - Prof. Gianluca Polvani

Prof. Gianluca Polvani is Full Professor of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Milan Medical School, Head of Cardiac Surgery 2nd Unit and of Cardiovascular Telemedecine Unit at Centro Cardiologico Monzino , Milan .

He is also Director of the Graduate Course in Cardio-Circulatory Physiopathology and Cardiovascular Perfusion Techniques and member of Doctoral School of Physiopathological Neuropsychobiological Sciences and Life Cycle Care. From 2010 he is Head of Research Laboratory in Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering at Centro CardiologicoMonzino.

Prof. Polvani performed more than 3800 surgical procedures in Cardiac Surgery. As reported In the annual Clinical Audit of the Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Polvani’s clinical record represents greater complexity and the lowest mortality rate.

National and International appointments: Consultant to the Regional Health System for the Home Care Rehabilitation Program (RHS) – Group Leader of a National Research Project in home care rehabilitation in heart surgery patients and home care monitoring in heart failure patients

Professional Society membership

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Network
  • American Telemedicine Association
  • European Society for cardio-Vascular Surgery
  • European Association of Tissue Banks
  • Société de Chirurgie Thoracique et Cardio-Vasculaire de Langue Française
  • Italian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery

Scientific Production

Prof. Polvani is the author of more than 140 international papers, 6 chapters of books and 220 national and international abstract.


Education - Prof. Gianluca Polvani

Graduate in Medical School, Post-Graduate in Cardiac Surgery University of Milan

Membership - Prof. Gianluca Polvani

Head of Research Laboratory in Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering at Centro Cardiologico Monzino