The Orthopedics area within Gruppo San Donato is represented by multiple facilities, including one IRCCS (Scientific Institute for Research and Healthcare) that is specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of locomotor system disorders. Over the years, our physicians have focused their professional activities in various orthopedic fields reaching the highest level of surgical skills in joint replacement surgery, shoulder, hand, elbow, ankle and foot surgeries, sports medicine, pediatric orthopedic surgery, and many others. Moreover, such complex conditions as orthopedic oncology and osteoarticular infections are also managed by dedicated departments.

Our excellence in numbers


orthopedic procedures per year


joint replacement surgeries per year


shoulder surgeries per year

We reach the highest goals for you

GSD performs the highest number of orthopedic surgeries in Lombardy region, in particular thanks to the clinical activity of Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, number one in Italy for the number of joint replacement and spine surgeries.

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Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi

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Where do we treat it?

At GSD Group, you can find this specialty at these departments:

Our Departments