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Rafael Trunfio

Rafael Trunfio, M.D.

Cardiocentro Ticino
Via Tavernola 18 A
Comano  6949
41 91 805 3144
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Monaldi's Hospital (Naples-Italy) Cardiac Surgery Residency (1992-97)
San Rocco's Hospital (Brescia-Italy)Cardiac Surgery Residency (1997-98)
Alessandria's Clinic (Italy) Assistant Cardiac Surgeon. (1998-99)
Assistant Cardiac Surgeon.Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano. Switzerland.
Staff Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery. Cardiocentro Ticino. Lugano. Switzerland (2001- )
Fellowship in vascular surgery (20%) Ospedale Civico di Lugano (Nov 2015-)

Other Interests

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Aortic Surgery
Vascular and endovascular surgery

Additional Educational Information

11.11.1991                   Graduation and MD-thesis University of Naples “Federico II”        

Jan 1992                      Italian Medical Licence

1991-1993                   Resident at the Cardiac Surgery unit,  II° University of Naples, Ospedale Monaldi, Head: Prof. M. Cotrufo

1993-1994                 Resident at the Pediatric Cardiac Surgery unit, II° University of Naples, Italy, Head: Prof. C. Vosa.

1994-1995                 Italian Military Service. Medical Lieutenant.

1995-1997                 Resident at the Cardiac Surgery unit (cardiac transplant and VAD programme), II° University of Naples, Italy, Head Prof. M. Cotrufo

31.10.1997                Specialization in Cardiac Surgery Second University of Naples, Italy (summa cum laude)


16.03.2012               CAVEAT Course (Hands-on course on vascular and endovascular surgery) S. Gerardo’s Hospital, Monza, Italy. Head Prof G. Biasi


FMH cardiac Surgery 2004

Libero esercizio canto Ticino dal 2004

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Vascular
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Vascular
  • Valve disease
  • Transcatheter