Istituto Auxologico Italiano
Private hospital in Milano, Italy

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Founded in 1958, the Istituto Auxologico Italiano is predominantly located in and around the city of Milan, but also has facilities in Lombardy and Piedmont. A patient-centred, research-based organisation, Istituto Auxologico is a non-profit organisation for biomedical research and highly specialised hospital treatments including cardiology, neurology, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, urology, vascular surgery, rehabilitation, geriatrics, obesity treatment and diagnostic imaging.

About Istituto Auxologico Italiano

Istituto Auxologico Italiano performs about 10,000 operations annually. Their philosophy is that a patient’s care is inextricably linked with continuing research into the causes of illness, and the most effective methods of diagnosis and treatment.

In 1972 Istituto Auxologico was recognised as a “Scientific Institute for Hospitalisation and Care” by the Italian Ministry of health in 1972.

Its main activities are:

  • Research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of cardiovascular, neurological, endocrine, metabolic and immunological diseases
  • Surgery, minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery
  • Genetics of cardiovascular, neurological and endocrine diseases
  • Prenatal and postnatal diagnosis of rare genetic diseases and chromosomal alterations

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Treatments available in Milan


Treatment for all cardiovascular diseases including:

  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Heart valve disease
  • Rare genetic heart disease
  • Cardiomyopathy


Conditions treated include:

  • Cerebrovascular diseases
  • Dementia
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Huntington's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis

Endocrinology and metabolic disorders

Treatment for:

  • Endocrine diseases
  • Obesity and diabetes
  • Bone metabolism

Orthopaedics and traumatology

  • Primary arthroplasty in osteoarthritis of the hip, knee, shoulder and ankle
  • Revision arthroplasty with bone graft and biotechnologies
  • General trauma
  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee, shoulder and ankle
  • Ligament reconstructions
  • Treatment of condral defects
  • Forefoot surgery

General, vascular-angiology surgery

Cardiological rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of patients affected by:

  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Aorto-coronary by-pass
  • Chronic ischemic heart disease
  • Aortic and mitral valve replacements and/or plastics
  • Ischaemic and secondary heart failure to dilated cardiomyopathy


  • Corneal transplant
  • Cataracts
  • Retina
  • Glaucoma
  • Ophthalmoplastic surgery
  • Neuro-ophthalmology


Treatments include:

  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer and urothelial neoplasia
  • Kidney disease
  • Testicular cancer
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Andrological disorders
  • Adrenal disorders requiring surgery
  • Male and female urinary incontinence / urogynaecology
  • Neuro-urodynamics

Neurological rehabilitation

Treatments include rehabilitation for:

  • Stroke
  • After-effects of brain and spinal cord surgery
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease

Geriatrics and cardiovascular medicine - rehabilitation medicine

  • Rehabilitation of patients affected by respiratory diseases, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD)
  • Rehabilitation of patients following surgical procedures such as hip or knee replacement
  • Rehabilitation of older adults with chronic diseases and/or frailty

Obesity rehabilitation

Conditions treated include:

  • Child and adolescent obesity
  • Cardiopathy of obese persons
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS)
  • Orthopaedic and neuro-muscoloskeletal disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Bulimia nervosa, binge eating and other eating disorders
  • Nutritional rehabilitation post-bariatric surgery

Diagnostic imaging

  • Digital radiology
  • Low dose Multi-Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT)
  • High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRTC)
  • MRI scanning
  • CT scanning
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB)
  • Ultrasonography
  • EcoColor Doppler Digital Mammography


Liability insurance: No



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