The healthcare system in Lombardy is one of the leading in Italy. It is focused on innovative medical and surgical technology, advanced medical training and research. Doctors in Italy are distinguished by their excellent professional experience in their field.
Lombardy region is home to internationally recognized facilities and the most important hospitals of Italy. Most of these centers collaborate with other global institutions. Lombardy is particularly known in having leading centers of excellence in oncology, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, cosmetic surgery and orthopedics. As a result, Lombardy and in particular Milan, have long attracted the most renowned physicians in many fields of expertise.
Every year, patients from all over Italy travel to get treatment in Lombardy. For some specialties, up to 50% of the patients treated come from other regions, many times hundreds of kilometers away. Lombardy region has been able to create and maintain a sustainable provision of high quality healthcare services.