Elisabetta Garavaglia


Dr. Elisabetta Garavaglia is a gynecologist in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, headed by Professor Massimo Candiani.

After graduating with honors from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Milan in 1993, in 1997 she majored with honors in gynecology and obstetrics at the same university. During her training, the doctor took courses outside the hospital, in particular, at Charing Cross Hospital in London and Cancer Hospital in New York.

From a clinical point of view, the doctor is the shift supervisor of the obstetric and gynecological duty service of the maternity hall and ambulance. She works in an obstetric operating room and performs outpatient and obstetric activities, during pregnancy and cesarean section. In the gynecological operating room, he also performs hysterectomy, myomectomy, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy and colposcopy.

As a researcher, the doctor mainly deals with endometriosis and vaginal atrophy before and after menopause.

He is the author and co-author of publications in national and international scientific journals. Constantly participates in national and international industry congresses.

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Latest publications

Are symptoms after a colorectal segmental resection in deep endometriosis really improved? The point of view of women before and after surgery.
J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2018 Mar 8:1-4.
Garavaglia E, Inversetti A, Ferrari S, De Nardi P, Candiani M.
Fertility Preservation in Endometriosis Patients: Anti-Müllerian Hormone Is a Reliable Marker of the Ovarian Follicle Density
Front Surg. 2017 Jul 25;4:40.
Garavaglia E, Sala C, Taccagni G, Traglia M, Barbieri C, Ferrari S, Candiani M, Panina-Bordignon P, Toniolo D.
Smoking habits and endometriosis risk among infertile women. Results from a case control study.
Italian Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2017 Sep 29(3)15-18.
Garavaglia E, Ricci E, Cioffi R et al.
Wine, spirits and beer intake and endometriosis risk among infertile women. Results from a case control study.
Clinical and experimental obstetrics and gynecology. 2017 Jan 44(4):548-551.
Garavaglia E et al.
Elevated systemic levels of endocannabinoids and related mediators across the menstrual cycle in women with endometriosis.
Reprod Sci. 2016 Aug;23(8):1071-9.
Sanchez A., Cioffi R, Verde R, Piscitelli F, Di Marzo V, Garavaglia E, Panina-Bordignon P.
Adenomyosis and its impact on women fertility.
Iran J Reprod Med 2015, Jun; 13 (6): 327-36
Garavaglia et. al.
External Validation of the Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI) for Predicting Spontaneous Pregnancy after Surgery: Further Considerations on Its Validity.
Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2015;79(2):113-8.
Garavaglia E, Pagliardini L, Tandoi I, Sigismondi C, Viganò P, Ferrari S, Candiani M.
Leisure and occupational physical activity at different ages and risk of endometriosis.
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 Dec; 183:104-8.
Garavaglia E, Ricci E, Chiaffarino F, Cipriani S, Cioffi R, Viganò P, Frigerio A, Candiani M, Parazzini F.
Unravelling the ovarian endometrioma pathogenesisi: “the long and winding road” across the various theories.
Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders 2013; 5 (2): 62-67
Viganò P, Vanni VS, Corti L, Garavaglia E, Tandoi I, Pagiardini L, Somigliana E, Candiani M.

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