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Gaetano Thiene

Gaetano Thiene, M.D., Professor

Unversity of Padua Medical School
Cardiovascular Pathology UnitDept. Medical-Diagnostic Science and Special TherapiesVia A. Gabelli 61
Padova  35121
39 049 827 2283
39 049 827 2284 (fax)
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Degree in Medicine, University of Padova (1972)
ECFMG (1972)
Post-graduate Diploma in Cardiology, University of Padova (1975)
Post-graduate Diploma in Pathological Anatomy, University of Trieste (1978)
Assistant Professor, University of Padova (1972-1983)
Associate Professor, University of Padova (1983-1990)
Full Professor, University of Padova (1990 to present)
Director PhD Course Cardiological Sciences (1991 to present) and Master in Cardiovascular Pathology
Director Institute of Pathological Anatomy (1998-2006)
Vice Director, Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies (2007 to present)


Sudden death and cardiac arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease
Cardiac prostheses
Coronary artery disease
Congenital heart disease
Cardiac tumors
Conduction system
Heart transplant pathology

Practice Areas

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery