Formiga Andrea

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role: Senior Consultant
unit: General Surgery
gsd facility:Casa di Cura La Madonnina
LANGUAGES:Italian, English

Dr. Andrea Formiga is a Consulting Physician at Casa di Cura la Madonnina Hospital in Milan.

In 2002, he completed his postdoctoral specialization in general surgery at the University of Milan, Italy. 

Dr. Andrea Formiga has performed more than 10.000 endoscopic procedures (gastroscopy, colonscopy, bronchoscopy, operative endoscopy). More than 10.000 surgery procedures among which gastrectomy, colon resections, abdominal wall repair, toracoscopic lung resections, esophagectomy, and more. 

In terms of obesity treatment, he performed 500 positioning / removal of intragastric balloons, 24 positioning / removal of Endobarrier Systems, 40 revisions / primary gastric plication using Apollo Overstitch system, thus creating the first Italian center for Obesity Care with minimally invasive endoscopic techniques.

Member of International Advisory Board for Apollo Endosurgery.

He has published many documents on surgical and endoscopic treatments for general surgery and obesity procedures.

He has partecipated in a multitude national and international congresses.

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