Dr. Alberto Pierini is cardiologist of the Cardiology Operating Unit in the IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi and Istituto Clinico San Siro.
In 1980, he graduates in Medicine and Surgery. Subsequently, he specializes in Internal Medicine in 1986 and Cardiology in 1995.
From 1982 to 1986, he is an assistant of Internal Medicine at Ospedale di Morbegno (Sondrio).
From 1986 to 2018, he is medical director at Ospedale Maggiore-Policlinico of Milan, initially – at the Division of Emergency Medicine, from 1998 – at the Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine, and from 2013 until 2018 – at the Operating Unit of Cardiology of Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, affiliated with the School of Specialization in Cardiology of the State University of Milan. Subsequently, he holds the position of Adjunct Professor of the School of Specialization in Cardiology.
Over the years, in addition to clinical activity, Dr. Pierini has dedicated himself to experimentation and research particularly on the hemodynamics of the pulmonary circulation and correlations between baroceptive and chemoceptive reflexes in the various manifestations of the pathology of the pulmonary circulation.
Dr. Pierini is an expert in:
- Heart failure
- Non-invasive diagnostics
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Systemic arterial hypertension
- Chemoreceptor and baroreceptor reflexes
He also perfoms
- Ergometric tests
- Cardiopulmonary tests
- Transesophageal echography