Hospital Santi Paolo e Carlo - ASST Milan



Contact Information for physicians and patients

  • piermaria.battezzati(at) 
  • stefania.casu(at) 
  • andrea.crosignani(at) 
  • val.corvaglia(at)

Particular rare liver disease expertise of the centre

  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
  • Wilsons Disease
  • Hemochromatosis

ERN Representatives

  • Prof. Pier Maria Battezzati, MD

  • Andrea Luigi Crosignani, MD

ERN Team and Contact

  • Prof. Pier Maria Battezzati, MD. Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Head
  • Andrea Crosignani, MD. Gastroenterology and Liver Unit at the San Paolo hospital
  • Stefania casu, MD. Gastroenterology and Liver Unit at the San Carlo Borromeo hospital
  • Valerio Corvaglia, PhD, Clinical study coordinator

Centre information

Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, Milan

ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo is a public health centre based upon two university hospitals: San Paolo (480 beds) and San Carlo Borromeo hospital (560 beds), both located in the South-Western area of Milan. Overall, the two hospitals serve a population of about 400,000 inhabitants. Clinical, teaching and research activities of the Gastroenterology and Liver Unit extend over both hospitals, with a specific interest to patients with chronic liver diseases. It operates as a tertiary referral centre for patients with autoimmune hepatitis, chronic cholestatic diseases of autoimmune origin, and Wilson’s disease. Patient care is oriented towards a multidisciplinary approach, with strong commitment to integrate the team’s expertise in the hepatology, gastrointestinal and internal medicine fields with the in-house network of specialists expert in endoscopy, diagnostic/interventional radiology, liver surgery, intensive-care, haematology and neurology. The Unit works in close cooperation with the liver transplant centres at the Niguarda hospital and the Istituto Nazionale Tumori in Milan.