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Giulia Veronesi

Giulia Veronesi, M.D.

Director of Robotic Thoracic Surgery Program at IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Via Olgettina 60
Milan  20132
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Milan in 1994. Specialties in Thoracic Surgery in 2006 University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Specialist in Surgery of the digestive system and surgical digestive endoscopy in 2000 University of Milan. Master in Management Training for managers of a complex hospital area structure. SDS School of Management in Healthcare, Eupolislombardia, 2012.
Professional training at the following institutes: Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York, NY; Institute Mutualiste Montsouris IMM - Paris, Cornell University. New York, San Giuseppe Hospital, Milan, Maggiore Policlinico Hospital (IRCCS) of Milan, European Institute of Oncology (IRCCS) Milan, Humanitas Clinical Institute (IRCCS).
Actual position
Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery - Scientific Disciplinary Sector MED / 21, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan.
Director of Robotic Thoracic Surgery Program at San Raffaele Hospital in Milan.
Previous positions
Head of Robotic Thoracic Surgery Unit, Humanitas Clinical Institute (IRCCS) –Rozzano (MI) from 2015 to 2019.
Director of Lung Cancer Screening Unit at the Thoracic Surgery Division, European Institute of Oncology (IRCCS) since 2004 – 2009.

Clinical care activity
Specialized in the surgical treatment of oncological pathologies of the chest. Since 2007 she focused clinical and research activity on minimally invasive robotic approach for the treatment of initial or locally advanced lung cancer, for the treatment of mediastinal tumors, for myasthenia, for esophagus tumors and lung metastases.
She performs outpatient activities for the evaluation of the clinical profile of surgical and pre-surgical cancer patients and clinical assistance during the perioperative course, active participation in the multidisciplinary thoracic oncology group, participation and decision-making responsibility in the multidisciplinary group on lung cancer screening. Management and update of the lung cancer PDTA.

Other Interests

Robotic and minimally invasive surgery
Lung cancer limited resection
Lung cancer screening
Mediastinal disease

Additional Educational Information

Instittue Montsouris , Paris
European Institute of Oncoloy , Milan
New York Hospital, New York
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Robotic
  • Thoracic
  • Chest wall
  • Lung
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Cancer