Orthopaedic and Traumatology Emergency Room

The Clinica Ars Medica Emergency Department collaborates with all the services within the clinic: specialist advice, diagnostics, therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation treatment, thus avoiding unnecessary transfers for the patient and guaranteeing a rapid response.

The Orthopaedic and Traumatology Emergency Room

The pathologies admitted to the Orthopaedic and Traumatology Emergency Room include:

Musculo-skeletal traumas

  • fractures
  • joint dislocations

Soft tissue traumas

  • insect bites, bites, abrasions, burns, injuries/contusions bags
  • stab wounds, lacerations with / without peripheral nerve / vascular / tendon injuries
  • musculo-tendon-skeletal diseases

  • vertebral syndromes (lumbago, pan vertebral syndrome o.s.)
  • myalgias
  • arthralgias
  • degenerative / inflammatory osteoarticular diseases.

Opening hours

The Orthopaedic and Traumatology Emergency Room responds to emergencies related to orthopaedics and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system and is open daily at the following times


Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 20:00
Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 10:00 - 18:00

How to reach us

The Clinica Ars Medica is located 7 km from Lugano, 378 m above sea level in the municipality of Gravesano, one of the smallest municipalities in Ticino. Its location guarantees maximum tranquillity and privacy for patients.

By Car

From the Lugano Nord motorway exit: follow the signs for Varese/Ponte Tresa. At the traffic lights follow the signs for Taverne and then the «H» sign. From Lugano centre: direction Massagno, enter the motorway (A2-E35) and proceed in the direction of Varese/Ponte Tresa. At the traffic lights, follow the signs for Taverne and then the «H» sign.

The clinic has a limited number of parking spaces for patients and visitors in the area surrounding the building.

The first half-hour parking time is free of charge.

The cash desk is located outside the clinic's main entrance.

By public transport

From Lamone-Cadempino railway station, bus to Gravesano. Stop at «Gravesano Posta» or «Grumo di Gravesano».

Our doctors

Clinica Ars Medica

Dr. med. Marco Marano

Specialisation
Sports medicine