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Massimo Padalino

Massimo Antonio Padalino, M.D.

UOA Cardiochirurgia Pediatrica e Cardiopatie Congenite, Universit
Centro Gallucci, Via Giustiniani, 2
Padova  35100
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of Padova-Medical School (M.D. 1995)
University of Padova-Cardiac Surgery Residency (1996-2000)
ECFMG (2000)
Research Fellowship in Cardiac Pathology-Harvard Medical School, Boston , MA (1996-1997)
Cardiac Surgery Fellowship- Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (2001-2002)
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship-Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (2002)
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship-Mott Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI (2003)
PhD in Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Padova, Italy, 2008
Visiting Surgeon at Division of Cardiac Surgery, Dept of Surgery, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD (2015).
To date: Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery,Consultant in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric & Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit, University of Padova, Medical School , Italy.

Other Interests

Univentricular heart and Hybrid procedures;
Tetralogy of fallot,
Neuromarkers and pulmonry preservation during Congenital cardiac surgery
Biventricular vs univentricular repair of borderline congenital heart diseases
Cardiac Tumors in infancy
Surgery in Marfan and connective tissue disorders.
Congenital heart disease in adult population
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Aortic valve surgery and valve sparing
Biocompatible materials
Mechanical cardiac assistance and ECMO in peds
Sailing, Skiing
Modern and contemporary art and architecture


Partner in ESPOIR Project and ARISE project, EU funded multicenter clinical studies. Leader in AAOCA European Multicenter registry