Massimo Falconi

Surgical oncologist, Gastrointestinal surgeon, Pancreatic Surgery

30 years of experience

Doctor speaks English, Italian

Italy, Milan
San Raffaele Hospital
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Patient reviews

Dec 2, 2019
The patient was treated of pancreatic cancer
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Медицинская команда в больнице очень быстро сформулировала второе мнение на основе предоставленных медицинских результатов, которые помогли нам решить, какими должны быть следующие шаги в отношении получения правильного лечения.

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Dec 2, 2019
The patient was treated of pancreatic cancer
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The medical team at the hospital was very swift in formulating a second opinion based on the provided medical results, which helped us decide what the next steps should be with regards to getting the right treatment

Oct 16, 2019
The patient was treated of pancreatic cancer
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Oct 16, 2019
The patient was treated of pancreatic cancer
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San Raffaele Hospital Italy, Milan
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Online consultation with Surgeon
Video or Text Consultation
24/7 Bookimed assistance

Personal medical coordinator

Medical travel arrangements — booking of air tickets and hotel rooms at special partner prices

Patient advocacy during a medical travel

How is an online consultation proceed?
  • email

    You submit a request and the Bookimed coordinator contacts you to discuss all details.

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    Medical records collection

    You collect all medical records and test results and send to the Bookimed coordinator. 

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    Free translation

    Bookimed arranges free translation of your records if required and sends them to the doctor you’ve chosen.

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    Evaluation of your history

    The doctor studies your records, defines treatment tactics and appoints the consultation time.

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    Online consultation with a doctor

    The doctor explains the treatment program and answers all your questions. The consultation takes 30-60 minutes (with or without interpreter).

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    Conclusion & treatment plan

    Afterward, you receive a plan of treatment developed according to internation guidelines and detailed recommendations.

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Professor Massimo Falconi is a gastrointestinal oncologist with over 30 years of experience. Professor Falconi is among leading Italian specialists in treatment of pancreatic diseases. The doctor practices at Ospedale San Raffaele in Milan.

Massimo Falconi’s Specialty

Professor Falconi is an expert in surgical pancreas treatment. Over 3,600 surgeries are on his account. Among them are distal, total, middle pancreatectomies , pancreatic resections, enucleations. The main approach of Professor’s treatment is organ preserving.

Work experience

Prof. Falconi is Director of the Pancreatic Surgery and the Pancreas Translational and Clinical Unit at IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele. He has got vast international experience after working in the following hospitals:

  • Tokyo Women's Medical University (Japan)
  • Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Spain)
  • The Rostock University Medical Center (Germany)
  • The Karolinska Institute (Sweden).


The School of Medicine and Surgery at Verona University — Specialty in General medicine and surgery, specialization in gastroenterology and digestive endoscopy

Scientific activity

Prof. Massimo Falconi has written over 330 articles and taken part in 350+ Italian and 220+ international conferences.

Membership in organizations

  • The International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA)
  • The European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS)
  • The International Association of Pancreatology (IAP)
  • The European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • The Italian Society of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy.
Procedures performed by the doctor