Policlinico San Donato

research hospital

Main info

Location: San Donato Milanese (Province of Milan)
Year of Foundation: 1969
Number of beds: 430 beds
Number of patients treated per year: 295,000 patients
Distance from Airport:
  • 10km from Linate Airport,
  • 75km from Malpensa Airport,
  • 56km from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport


Located in the heart of the city of San Donato Milanese, the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato is a clinical and university research Center accredited by the Italian National Health Service (SSN), home of the Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery, in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Milano.

Founded in 1969 and extending over 50,000 square meters in the south-eastern part of Milan, the multi-specialty healthcare institution is one of the most renowned cardiovascular Centers of excellence in the Italian landscape today, winning first place as a facility that has provided the largest number of cardiac surgeries in Italy (over 1500 per year).

By putting the well-being and care of the patient and the citizen at the core of its philosophy, and because of its unique and enviable know-how, the Policlinico San Donato continues to carry out its mission, guaranteeing its patient the highest level of competence and excellence. Likewise, while maintaining high standards of quality and usability of services, it pursues with dedication and passion three important goals: Personalization of Care, Efficiency and Quality of Care, Organization in Advanced Technologies Management.

Among the various awards it has been accredited with over the years, the hospital was awarded by the Italian Ministry of Health with the title of a Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Health Care (IRCCS) for its study in the area of diseases of the heart and blood vessels in adults and children. Policlinico San Donato is also home to the Institute of Medical and Surgical Sciences and, since 1998, the Interdepartmental Center for the Study and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases bearing the name "Edmondo Malan", it is the second most well-known cardiovascular disease Center in the world.

Areas of excellence


Location: Piazza Edmondo Malan, 2 - 20097 San Donato Milanese (MI)
Tel: 02/527741
Mail: international@gsdh.it

other facilities

Ospedale San RaffaeleLocation: Via Olgettina, 60 - 20132 Milano (MI)
Tel: 02/26431
Email: international@gsdh.it
Policlinico San DonatoLocation: Piazza Edmondo Malan, 2 - 20097 San Donato Milanese (MI)
Tel: 02/527741
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Ortopedico GaleazziLocation: Via Riccardo Galeazzi, 4 - 20161 Milano (MI)
Tel: 02/35968181
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Casa di Cura La MadonninaLocation: Via Quadronno, 29 - 20122 Milano (MI)
Tel: 02/583951
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituti Clinici ZucchiLocation: Via Tre Re, 37 - 20047 Brugherio (MB)
Tel: 039/884177
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Clinico St AmbrogioLocation: Via Luigi Giuseppe Faravelli, 16 - 20149 Milano (MI)
Tel: 02/331271
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Clinico Città di PaviaLocation: Via Parco Vecchio, 27 - 27100 Pavia (PV)
Tel: 0382/433611
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Clinico Beato MatteoLocation: Corso Pavia, 84 - 27029 Vigevano (PV)
Tel: 0381/3011
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Clinico St AnnaLocation: Via del Franzone, 31 - 25127 Brescia (BS)
Tel: 030/3197111
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Policlinico San MarcoLocation: Corso Europa, 7, 24040 - Zingonia (BG)
Tel: 035/886111
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Clinico San RoccoLocation: Via dei Sabbioni, 24 - 25050 Ome (BS)
Tel: 030/685 9111
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Clinico San SiroLocation: Via Monreale, 18 - 20148 Milano
Tel: 02/487851
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Clinico Città di BresciaLocation: Via Bartolomeo Gualla, 15 - 25128 Brescia
Tel: 030/37101
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Istituto Clinico Villa ApricaLocation: Via Castel Carnasino, 10 - 22100 Como
Tel: 031/579411
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Policlinico San PietroLocation: Via Carlo Forlanini, 15, 24036 - Ponte San Pietro (BG)
Tel: 035/604111
Mail: international@gsdh.it
Villa ErbosaLocation: Via dell'Arcoveggio, 50 - 40129 Bologna
Tel: 051/631 5000
Mail: international@gsdh.it