Department of Bariatric Surgery @ Ospedale San Raffaele

At San Raffaele Hospital, people suffering from severe obesity and complicated metabolic conditions can get a global and innovative diagnostic, nutritional and surgical path, with the support of a multidisciplinary team of experts in the field of clinical nutrition, surgery, psychology, psychiatry, and anaesthetics. The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Programme at San Raffaele Hospital benefits from the collaboration and an integrated approach of the following teams:

  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Unit, with a team of trained specialist in the field of advanced laparoscopic surgery and gastrointestinal surgery.
  • Clinical Nutrition Area, a division of the Endocrine and Metabolic Medicine Unit (Dir. Prof E. Bosi). It’s the nutritional and medical core of the program, linking doctors with specialised skills in the area of clinical nutrition, dietology, and diabetology.
  • Clinical and Health Psychology Unit (Dir.  Prof. Lucio Sarno), with specialists involved in the treatment and care of pre-existing psychological disorder (both related and unrelated to obesity) and following patients up during their weight loss program, detecting and treating any particular psychological need they should manifest.

Our excellence in numbers


bariatric surgery procedures

Conditions we take care of at this Department

Top procedures performed

Notable advanced technological equipment

  • Laparoscopic ultra HD devices

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