Department of Radiology @ Policlinico San Donato

The Department of Radiology of the Policlinico San Donato is a  unit including  12 radiologists, 26 technicians/radiographers, and 10 nurses.
The department is equipped with cutting edge technology, including 3 radiology rooms, 3 multislice computed tomography (CT), 2 magnetic resonance (MRI), 4 ultrasound , and 2 mammography units.

The diagnostic workflow is organized according to well differentiated  subspecialty areas, each of them under the responsibility of a certified radiologist.
The  clinical activity  benefis from a relevant work of advanced research in several fields of radiology, as testified by the high number of scientific publications every year: over 270 papers available on the PubMed in the last ten years for a total impact factor of 885, with 55 articles in 2020 and 43 articles in 2021 up to October 14, 2021.
Reserach areas of major interest: Breast; Cardiovascular, Body, Musculoskeletal.

Our excellence in numbers


procedures performed per year


Computed Bone Mineralometry


Computed Tomography


Digital X-ray




Magnetic Resonance Imaging



Notable advanced technological equipment

  • One 256-slice dual-source CT scanner
  • One 128-slice CT scanner 
  • Two 1.5-T MRI scanners 
  • One advanced dual-energy x-ray densitometer 
  • One advanced ultrasound system equipped with shear wave elastography

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Meet our team

Head physician

Francesco Sardanelli

Francesco Sardanelli

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