Ilaria Chirichilli

While undertaking her medical studies in Rome, Dr Ilaria Chirichilli had two foreign experiences, the former in Lugano-Switzerland with Prof. F. Siclari at the Cardiocentro Ticino, the latter in the Research Laboratory for the Study of Grafts and Cardiac Prostheses of the Broussais Hospital of Paris with Prof. Alain Carpentier and Prof. J.C.Chachques. She graduated and completed her residency at the “University of Rome La Sapienza”. In 2014 she joined a team directed by Prof. Ruggero De Paulis, focusing on aortic valve-sparing procedures, aortic arch surgery and aortic valve repair. Since October 2019 she has been working in the Department of Cardiac Surgery and Transplantation of S. Camillo Hospital of Rome, directed by Prof. Francesco Musumeci, particularly focused on minimally invasive programmes for valve surgery and transcatheter procedures.