Surgical oncologist, Gastrointestinal surgeon, Pancreatic Surgery
30 years of experience
Doctor speaks English, Italian
Medical procedures Included
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
You submit a request and the Bookimed coordinator contacts you to discuss all details.
Medical records collection
You collect all medical records and test results and send to the Bookimed coordinator.
Bookimed arranges free translation of your records if required and sends them to the doctor you’ve chosen.
Evaluation of your history
The doctor studies your records, defines treatment tactics and appoints the consultation time.
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).
Conclusion & treatment plan
Afterward, you receive a plan of treatment developed according to internation guidelines and detailed recommendations.
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.
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
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.