Dr. Luca Balzarini is the head of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging in Humanitas Research Hospital. He lectured at the post-graduation school in Radiology at the University of Milan and Pavia and he is member of the European Society of Radiology and of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology (SIRM).
He graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan in 1982 with final grade 110/110 cum laude. In 1986 he graduated cum laude at the post graduation school of Radiology at the University of Milan.

His career started at Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, in Milano where he was Phd of University of Milan.
After a long experience abroad, where he developed master expertise in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, he has been Assistant in the Department of Diagnostic radiology at Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori (IRCCS) in Milan for 12 years.


Since 1997 he has been working at Humanitas Research Hospital as head of Magnetic Resonance Section, and then head of Diagnostic Radiology Unit (2006). Nowadays he is chief of Department of Diagnostic Imaging (since 2012).

In his high technology Department there are 5 MR (from 1 up to 3 T units), more than 30 US, 4 CT, and an Angiography suite, all radiological techiniques are regulated by a system of dose control (Dose Watch).

His team, formed by 25 radiologists, has recognized expertise in several fields of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging and particularly dedicated in Oncological, Muscle-Skeletal, Neuro and Cardiac Imaging.