Emanuele Meroni



Dr. Emanuele Meroni is a gastroenterologist at Casa di Cura la Madonnina in Milan.

In 1985, he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Milan, where in 1990 he received a specialization in surgery of the digestive system and digestive endoscopy.

In 1995, he received the right to practice medicine in the United States (USMLE - United States Medical Licensing Examination), and in 2001 he completed the Joint Commission International training course in the Lombardy region for JCI accreditation of medical institutions.

In 1999, he received a specialization in gastroenterology and digestive endoscopy at the University of Milan.

He also received a Master's degree in Healthcare Management from the Bocconi University Graduate Business School in Milan in 2005 and a Master's degree in Medical Technology Assessment and Management from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome (2013).

In 2012, he received a Master's degree level II in HTA & M at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome.

In 2017 - GCP professional training, level I (Investigator) and level II (Sponsor-Investigator) - in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland.

Dr. Meroni is a specialist doctor in the field of gastroenterology, a member of the FMH (Federation of Swiss Doctors) and the holder of a registration number for gastroenterology classes in Switzerland. He is currently:

  • Gastroenterologist consultant Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (Lugano and Mendrisio), 
  • Clinica Luganese Moncucco, 
  • Clinica Sant'Anna in Lugano (Swiss Medical Network),
  • He is also the president of Gastronassa21 SA Lugano (SA Gastroenterological Clinical Direction). 

He started his career in 1996 at the Humanitas Clinical Institute in Rozzano Milano, where he organized and coordinated the Endoscopy section until 2004.

From 2005 to 2009, he held the position of Head of the Department of Interdisciplinary Endoscopy at the National Institute of Cancer Research in Genoa.

From 2009 to 2013, he worked in the Department of Diagnostic Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery at the IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan.

For more than 30 years, its activities include clinical management and endoscopic procedures in the field of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system.

The main areas of clinical interest concern: 

  • gastrointestinal reflux disease,
  • prevention/diagnosis /treatment of the gastrointestinal tract and biliary tract of the pancreas,
  • gallstones in the biliary tract.

Performed about 5000 procedures/year of diagnostic and operative endoscopy: 

  • upper digestive tract (esophagogastroduodenoscopy, polypectomy, dilation and prosthetics of benign and tumor strictures, ablation of foci with radiofrequency, argon plasma and laser, hemostasis of bleeding foci, diagnostic ultrasound endoscopy);
  • lower digestive tract (rectosigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy with retrograde ileoscopy; polypectomy and mucosectomy; dilation and prosthetics of benign and tumor strictures; ablation of foci with argon plasma and laser; hemostasis of bleeding foci; diagnostic ultrasound endoscopy);
  • as well as the bilio-pancreatic department (diagnostic ERCP; extraction of stones from the main bile ducts; expansion and prosthetics of benign and tumor strictures).

He is the author of more than 100 scientific publications, an invited speaker at more than 60 national and international congresses.

Conducted clinical and translational research (58 research projects) and held the position of associate professor at the Milan State University (1991-1996).

He is a co-author of a system for measuring the electrical impedance of human tissues and a member of several associations: 

  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE),
  • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), 
  • He is a clinical columnist for the journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Regional Secretary of the Italian Society of Thoracic Endoscopy (SIET) from 1988 to 1993,
  • Deputy National Secretary of SIET from 1993 to 1996,
  • National Vice-President of the Italian Ecoendoscopy Club (IEC) from 2011 to 2013.
  • He is currently a member of SGG/SSG (Swiss Society of Gastroenterologists) and EGEUS (European Endoscopic Ultrasonography Group).
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