Alberto Albertini

Alberto Albertini is currently chief of the cardiovascular surgery division at Maria Cecilia Hospital GVM Care & Research in Cotignola, Italy and adjunct professor at the University of Brescia, Italy.  Prior to this he was chief of the cardiovascular and thoracic Surgery department at Salus Hospital in Reggio Emilia, Italy, between 2011 and 2018 and consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital in Udine, Italy, between 1991 and 1996. Dr. Albertini has performed more than 7000 open-heart procedures in his career, of these, over 2500 have been minimally invasive cardiac surgeries. Dr. Albertini is also involved in training surgeons across Europe and abroad in advanced and innovative techniques. He completed his training and acquired his MD and Masters’ degree in cardiovascular surgery from the University of Bologna, Italy. Thereafter, he did a 2 years clinical fellowship in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at the Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc in Bruxells, Belgium. His areas of interest are minimally invasive coronary and heart valve surgery, complex aortic arch surgery, aortic reconstructive surgery.