Frigiola Alessandro

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role: Co-Director
unit: Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
gsd facility:Policlinico San Donato
LANGUAGES:Italian, English

Co-Head of the Cardiac Surgery Department, Head of the 1st Division of the Paediatric and Adult Cardiac Surgery Unit, at Policlinico San Donato Research Hospital. 

Prof. Frigiola is one of the leading experts in cardiac surgery for congenital and acquired heart diseases both for children and adults. He performed over 10,000 procedures.

He is specialized in surgical repair of the mitral and aortic valves (over 1.000 operations). He is one of the most experienced Italian and European Surgeon for Ross Intervention.

For over 25 years, he has been engaged in international cooperation activities for the development of cardiac surgery in 18 countries worldwide.

He has been appointed Visiting Professor by the following Foreign Centres where he periodically performs surgical procedures and gives lectures: Cairo, Damascus, Tunis, Beijing, Tripoli, Lima, Bucarest, Kiev, Sana'a and Dubai.

Operations: surgical repair of the mitral valve and the aortic valve; Ross operation (replacement of aortic valve with the pulmonary valve from the same patient); Tirone David operation; Coronary Artery Anomalies operations  and ALL Congenital Heart Diseases.

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