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University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS

University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS

Milan, Italy

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91%11999.6/10$$$$511196913505000028 medical unitsState hospitalConduct clinical trialsYesKids, AdultsGeneralInpatient, OutpatientLargeYes


Size & Capacity

Large, 1,350 beds

Clinic type


Type of care

Inpatient, Outpatient

Age group

Kids, Adults

3.2 on Google

The data collected based on 1,199 patient reviews on Google


Features & Facts

Oncology is a main priority
The University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS performs 30,000+ surgeries annually, most due to oncological diseases, and provides all known therapy methods, including stem cells and bone marrow transplantations.
Competent in rare diseases
The clinic has been one of the primary centers of the Rare Disease Regional Network since 2001 and is accredited to treat and observe 174 conditions with an occurrence of less than 5 per 10,000 people.
Two ISO certifications
The University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS currently has two ISO certifications: ISO 9001:2015 IMQ 9122 SRAF (hospitals’ quality management) and ISO 9001:2015 Certiquality № 1432 (analytical lab’s quality management) issued by IMQ in 1998.
Cutting-edge scientific impact
Patients might participate in numerous clinical trials. In 2021, researchers published 2,306 papers based on these clinical trials’ data with a total impact factor of 15,626.
Competent in bone marrow transplantation
Since 2014, the hospital has been accredited by the Joint Accreditation Committee of ISCT Europe and EBMT (JACIE) and by the Italian Group for Bone Marrow Transplantation (GITMO) for stem cells and bone marrow transplantations.

About the clinic

University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS is a world-renowned, unique research center and an advanced hospital. Since 1969, under one roof, in collaboration with Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, there has been a synergy of new clinical research, high-quality patient treatment, and postgraduate training in various medical fields. The clinic is the only Italian member of the European University Hospital Alliance, which brings together nine of the best universities and research hospitals at the European level. Since 2001, it has been recognized by the Italian Ministry of Health in molecular medicine. San Raffaele in Milan covers an area of ​​over 290,000 m². 11 buildings surround an open space with a garden, a restaurant, and an underground shopping center. With 100 high-tech laboratories, 1,350 beds, and 50 medical specialties, it treats more than 50,000 patients annually and conducts more than 880 ongoing clinical trials. In addition, the clinic is home to numerous high-tech certified centers, analogs of which are units around the world: the heart valve and research of venous pathologies center, the reference hub for pediatric diabetes, the European center of advanced experience in the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine tumors of the European Society of Neuroendocrine Tumors. San Raffaele University Clinic's basic science is rapidly being solved in clinical practice, and clinical needs drive basic research. The Institute tries to understand various human diseases' mechanisms and identify new treatment strategies. The world's first stem cell gene therapy for patients with severe combined immunodeficiency was developed by the professional staff of San Raffaele Clinic. A team of gynecologists and neurosurgeons from the hospital successfully performed a complete neurosurgical correction of spina bifida in the middle of the uterus using a unique technique never before used in Europe and reducing the risks to mother and child without affecting subsequent pregnancies. Also, a woman was transplanted with ovarian tissue to fight infertility due to a rare disease after the previous removal. Doctors get invaluable experience and the opportunity to try the latest technologies that meet the safety and high level of treatment efficiency. Professionals in their field receive numerous awards: the Bellisario Golden Apple Award 2021, the Robertson Stem Cell Prize, the Fresenius Award for Biomedical Research, and ARVO for the fight against corneal diseases. At Milan University Hospital San Raffaele, patients receive high treatment results in the most challenging cases after numerous previous studies and ineffective treatments. A robust interdisciplinary knowledge base and new medical opportunities provide unique methods and high results. Rare genetic, immunological, neurological, and rheumatological diseases, valvular heart defects, metabolic disorders, hepatitis B, and COVID-19 are the spectra of interest to doctors. Still, knowledge and experience go far beyond these limits and are undoubtedly a great advantage of this medical center.

Primary focus

multiple sclerosis
prostate cancer
radical prostatectomy
cell carcinoma
inflammatory bowel
aortic valve
lymph node
pancreatic cancer
ulcerative colitis
ventricular tachycardia
hepatocellular carcinoma
breast cancer
mitral valve
colorectal cancer
neuroendocrine neoplasms
renal cell
bladder cancer
erectile dysfunction
optical coherence tomography
heart failure
liver resection
intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
liver surgery
macular degeneration
valve replacement
agerelated macular degeneration

Departments & Doctors

Dr. Paolo Emilio Della Bella

cardiology, arrhythmology and electrophysiology

Heart surgery
Breast surgery
Dr. Oreste Davide Gentilini

general and breast surgery

Pancreatic surgery
Prof. Dr. Massimo Falconi

general, gastroenterological and pancreatic surgery

Liver surgery
Prof. Dr. Luca Aldrighetti

general and hepatobiliary surgery


Extra services

Language Assistance
Visa Support
Travel Assistance
Stay Arrangements


Via Olgettina, 60, 20132 Milan, Italy


Is the University Hospital San Raffaele Milan a perfect place for genetic diseases?

Thanks to cooperation with research laboratories and academic staff, diagnosis and treatment of rare and complex diseases, particularly in genetics, is carried out efficiently. For example, ADA-SCID stem cell therapy was developed first by clinicians and implemented for treatment worldwide.

Should you choose a medical center for vascular surgery?

The hospital is one of the best in the city in vascular surgery, the success of which is achieved thanks to the Siemens ARTIS Pheno hybrid room. In addition, high-tech equipment is used for sufficient visualization during minimally invasive operations, such as angioplasty and thromboaspiration.

Can I receive neurosurgical treatment in the hospital?

The clinic provides effective neurosurgical treatment using the gamma knife to perform minimally invasive brain and spine surgery, two-dimensional and three-dimensional endoscopy, and precision radiosurgery. The surgical team may also use intraoperative ultrasound and cortical mapping technologies.

Is the clinic advanced in orthopedics?

Implementing innovative treatment and the broadest range of services in orthopedics ensured the title of an advanced orthopedic center. The PRP and regenerative therapy, shock wave, tecartherapy, and eco-Wade aspiration of calcifications of the shoulder joint provide a delay of surgery.

What is the rating of the clinic?

University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS is rated as 9.60 by AiroMedical.

What do patients say about University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS?

The clinic has 1,199 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the hospital is 91%.

What is the primary focus of the hospital?

The medical center is an expert at cancer, sclerosis, prostate, multiple sclerosis, and prostate cancer.

What is the overall experience of the facility?

University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS has been operating since 1969. It has accumulated over 55 years of clinical background.

Where can I see the hospital's work, interior space, and exterior?

AiroMedical gallery has 5 photos related to University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS.

Does the clinic have certification or recognition?

What is the structure of the hospital?

Where is the clinic located?

The address of the facility is Via Olgettina 60 20132, Milan, Italy.

Does the hospital offer online consultations?

Yes, University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS performs virtual appointments and offers a second medical opinion service.

What age range of patients can be admitted to the clinic?

The hospital accepts patients of all ages.

What type of stay is offered at University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS?

The clinic offers both inpatient and outpatient services, so you can be hospitalized (if indicated).

University Hospital San Raffaele Milan IRCCS
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