Deputy Chief of Cardiology
Cardiocentro Ticino Institute, Lugano
Prof Marco Valgimigli is an Interventional Cardiologist and Deputy Chief of Cardiology at the Cardiocentro Ticino Institute in Lugano, Switzerland.
He obtained his medical degree from the University of Bologna, and completed his training in internal medicine at the same university. He received a degree in cardiological sciences at the University of Ferrara and a PhD in interventional cardiology at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam.
Prof Valgimigli’s areas of research are wide ranging and include high-risk percutaneous interventions (PCI); invasive treatment of myocardial ischaemia (MI); reparative medicine with adult stem cells during MI and heart failure; antithrombotic therapy during and after PCI; and prognostic stratification during acute coronary syndromes and MI.