Department of Knee Surgery @ Ospedale Galeazzi - Sant'Ambrogio

The Knee Surgery Unit’s main field of interest are represented by prosthetic revision surgery, ligament injury and trauma surgical repair and meniscal lesions. The Unit’s Head physicians and team are widely recognised as experts in the field of complex ligament injuries and are frequently asked to attend and teach in hands-on trainings of this kind of surgery in national and international events.
In addition, Professor Roberto D’Anchise is one of the most eminent expert in the field of meniscal lesions and is the first surgeon to offer meniscal transplant in Italy.

Our excellence in numbers


revision surgeries


meniscal procedures


ligament reconstructions

Conditions we take care of at this Department

Notable advanced technological equipment

Professor D’Anchise and his team always perform an arthroscopic surgery using the most recent devices (such as the new “no screw” button and the tight rope for the cruciate ligament reconstruction, various kinds of devices for meniscal sutures, the SwiveLock for the MPFL reconstruction), in addition to the most recognised kind of prosthesis available in both, unicompartimental and total replacement.

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Meet our team

Head physicians

Roberto D'Anchise

Roberto D'Anchise

Walter Pascale

Knee Surgeon
Walter Pascale

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Ospedale Galeazzi - Sant'Ambrogio

The new hospital brings together in a single facility Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, the first hospital for orthopaedic admissions that performs 75% of all revision orthopaedic surgeries in Italy, and Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio, example of healthcare excellence for its cardiovascular unit as well as for the diagnosis and treatment of obesity.

The new Ospedale Galeazzi - Sant’Ambrogio (OGSA), accredited by the Italian National Healthcare System (SSN), and given an IRCCS status (Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Healthcare) by the Italian Ministry of Health for the study of the locomotor system disorders, it is a center of excellence for clinical and pre-clinical biomedical research, and it is well-known for its teaching activity as a learning site for the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in agreement with the University of Milan.

As former Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, it is known for its achievements in the field of sports medicine and is now home for RE.GA.IN, a regenerative medicine center for the treatment of cartilage and tendon pathologies.

Since 2007, the Institute has become a member of the ISOC (International Society of Orthopaedic Centers), recognized as one of the 19 institutes of excellence in the field of orthopaedics representing 16 countries.

Former Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio adds to the new OGSA its healthcare excellence in treatment of cardiovascular pathologies with over 500 interventions of cardiac surgery and 2,500 interventional cardiology procedures per year thus becoming among the first Italian centers for cardiovascular treatments. The Cardiothoracic Center represents a point of excellence in mini-invasive cardiac surgery and in the percutaneous aortic valve replacement. Additionally, former Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio is in the first place among the Lombardy hospitals for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction.