Clinica Sant'Anna

Dr. med. Francesco Volonté

Specialist in Surgery, FMH member
Medical Director Clinica Sant'Anna, Sorengo, Swiss Medical Network
Member of the Advisory Board, Swiss Medical Network
Assistant Surgeon Service Ospedale Civico di Lugano
Former Head of the Centre for Obesity Surgery at the Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale
Accredited surgeon at the Clinica Luganese Moncucco (Centre for Obesity Surgery)

Languages
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Competences

Surgery of inguinal, femoral, umbilical, cicatricial hernias, TEP, IPOM

Complex and recurrent hernias, parastomial hernias

Functional upper digestive tract surgery, treatment of exogastric reflux, laparoscopic, Lynx (magnetic ring)

Obesity and metabolic surgery (Bypass, Sleeve, SADI-S, complex surgery, conversions)

Oncological surgery of the upper and lower digestive tract (stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum)

Pelvic Perineology and Proctology, diseases of the rectum and anus, haemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, VAFT treatment, flaps

Treatment of complex and non-pelvic floor diseases

Work Experience

since 2018

Adjunct Physician Lugano Civic Hospital, EOC

since 2012

Medical Director and accredited physician at the Sant'Anna Clinic, Lugano

2020 - 2021

Head of Bariatric Surgery Centre, EOC

2013 - 2018

Associate Surgeon, Department of Surgery, HUG
Service of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, Pr Ph. Morel

2010 - 2013

Head of Clinic, Department of Surgery, HUG
Service of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, Pr Ph. Morel

2009 - 2012

Chief Consultant at the University Hospital of Geneva, Prof Ph. Morel

2010

Head of Clinic, Department of Surgery, HUG
Thoracic Surgery Service, Dr J. Robert

2009 - 2010

Head of Clinic, Department of Surgery, HUG
Service of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, Pr Ph. Morel

2008 - 2009

Head of Unit at the Children's Hospital, Geneva, Prof B. Wildhaber

2006 - 2008

Chief Consultant at the Hôpital du Chablais, Dr C. H. Ruegsegger, Dr J. Preitner, Dr M. Suter

2004 - 2006

Senior Assistant at the University Hospital of Geneva, Pr Ph. Morelet proctology unit, Dr B. Roche

2004 - 2005

Senior Assistant at the University Clinic St.Luc, Brussels, Prof J.-M. Collard et A. Kartheuser

2001 - 2004

Assistant Physician at the University Hospital of Geneva, Prof Ph. Morel

Education

2011 - 2016

Certificate in continuing education

2011

Certificate of daVinci Single Site Training, OLV Robotic Surgery Institute

2010

Single Port Surgery, Laparoscopic Training Centre, Strasbourg

2009

HUG Management Course, Geneva

2008

FMH Title of Specialist in Surgery, Bern

2007

Certificate in Radiation Protection, Institute of Radiophysics Lausanne

2005

Basic Science Writing Course, SGC/SSC Zurich

2003

Advanced Trauma Life Support, SGC/SSC Geneva

2001

Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Memberships

FMH (Swiss Medical Association)
OMCT (Medical Association of the Canton of Ticino)
Swiss Surgical Society
Swiss Romandie Association of Laparoscopic Surgery
Association of Physicians of the Canton of Geneva
SMOB (Swiss Society for the Study of morbid obesity and metabolic disorders)
IFSO (International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders)
IBC (International Bariatric Club)

News

Rivista Spazio Salute - Fat is not beautiful

La Domenica - Here's how I treat your obesity

La Consulenza Rete Uno - Dr. med. Francesco Volonté

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