Gruppo Ospedaliero San Donato was established in 1957. Today is one of the main European hospital groups and by far the first in Italy.
It includes 15 hospitals and 3 research hospitals – Policlinico San Donato, Ospedale San Raffaele and Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi – and counts 5,169 beds.
The group covers all the main provinces in Lombardy (Milan, Monza, Como, Pavia, Bergamo, Brescia), as well as Bologna.
Every year 4 million patients rely on Gruppo Ospedaliero San Donato for all clinical specialties, including 250,000 accessing emergency rooms. The Group is among the international leaders in cardiac surgery, cardiology, vascular surgery, gynecology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology and obesity care. It counts 15,300 employees, including 4,092 doctors.
What makes the Group unique is the quality of education and scientific research, too, counting 170 professors and researchers, 2,690 students, 460 residents, 1,603 scientific publications per year and almost 8,000 impact factor points.
Today, in Italy Gruppo San Donato means healthcare excellence.