Dr. Andrea Formiga

Dr. Andrea Formiga, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery, Obesity Surgery

Milan, Italy

Piazzale Brescia, 20, 20149 Milano, Italy

Speciality: Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery, Obesity Surgery

Languages: English, Italian

Degree: Abdominal and Thoracic Surgeon

About - Dr. Andrea Formiga

Training and career:

  • 1996-1997: Specializing doctor at the General Surgery Unit – Medical Director Prof. G.C. Roviaro. San Giuseppe Hospital – Milan.
  •  1998-1999.:Specializing doctor at the General Surgery Unit. Medical Director Prof. G. Fava Caduti Bollatesi Hospital.
  • 1999-2009: General Surgery Assistant at the General Surgery Unit. Medical Director Prof. Carlo Rebuffat, San Marco Polyclinic C.so Europa, Bergamo.
  • 2009-2013: Surgeon Aid at the Istituto Auxologico - Milan. General Surgery Unit.
  • Head of the Digestive Endoscopy Service at the San Carlo Nursing Home, Milan, performing approximately 1,200 examinations/year.  
  • Present: Head of the General Surgery Unit and Digestive Endoscopy Service at the Capitanio Nursing Home in Via Mercalli, Istituto Auxologico, Milan.

Work and case studies:


  • Extensive operating cases certified with middle and advanced laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgical operations for benign and oncological diseases.
  • Endoscopic/surgical treatment of obesity and diabetes (BioEnterics Intragastric Balloon).
  • Endobag, Endobarrier, Endostitch, Obalon balloon), gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy.
  • Digestive endoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS), diagnostic and operative colonoscopy, broncoscopies.  



Education - Dr. Andrea Formiga

1996 Degree in Medicine and Surgery. 1997 State examination to practice as a Surgeon. 2002 Postgraduate Diploma in General Surgery.

Membership - Dr. Andrea Formiga

  • SIUCP (Italian Society of Coloproctology Unitarian)
  • SIED (inter-American Society of Digestive Endoscopy)


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