Antonio Colombo
Gallarate, 17 June 1950

Foreign member

Department of Medical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Foreign member since 2 November 2006

Field of study
general internal medicine, interventional cardiology, catheterization

School of Medicine, University of Milan, MD (1975); University of Parma, post-doctoral studies in cardiovascular medicine

Director of the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory and Interventional Cardiology Unit in Columbus Hospital (1986‒1998) and San Raffaele Hospital in Milan (1998‒); Cleveland Clinic Foundation, visiting professor (19 95‒); Columbia University Hospital, visiting professor (2004‒); School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, visiting professor (2003‒)

Membership of specialist associations
American Medical Association; American College of Physicians; Council on Clinical Cardiology (USA); American Heart Association (fellow); American College of Cardiology (fellow); European Society of Cardiology (fellow); American Stroke Association; Russian Scientific Society of Endovascular Surgeons and Interventional Radiologists, honorary member

Membership of editorial boards
Circulation (1996‒); Cor Europaeum (1996‒); International Journal of Cardiovascular Intervention (1998‒); Italian Heart Journal (2000‒); Journal of Invasive Cardiology (1996‒); Stent (1998‒); Journal of American College of Cardiology (2001‒); American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs (2001‒); European Heart Journal (2001‒)

Awards and recognitions
Best Teaching Resident, Cabrini Medical Centre (1981);
Best Clinical Researcher, Thorax Centre Erasmus University, Rotterdam (1994);
XTCT Career Award, Washington (1998)