Michela Pfyffer von Altishofen


(*1972) Michela Pfyffer studied law at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan. After working with several law firms in Italy and Ticino, she began work in 2008 with the Ars Medica Hospital Group as Assistant Manager. She served as Deputy Director before becoming Director at Sant'Anna Clinic in 2012.

Dr. med. Francesco Volonté

Dr. med. Francesco Volonté

Medical Director

(*1973) Dr. Volonté is Medical Director at Sant'Anna Clinic. His work scope includes general and digestive surgery, minimally invasive surgery, single-incision laparoscopic surgery (surgery that does not leave scars), bariatric surgery, new technologies and proctology. He regularly takes part in national and international conventions and training as an expert in the field of new medical surgery technology, and is a physician associate at the University Hospital of Geneva where he works in research and teaching.

Chiara Cattaneo

Head of Nursing Service

(*1964) Chiara Cattaneo has been working as a nurse since 1983. She underwent training in social services organisation at the University of Milan in 1991, achieved her master’s degree at the Tor Vergata University of Rome in 2007, and in 2014 she completed a specialisation course in Healthcare Accountability Management. She boasts thirty years of work experience in nursing management and clinical risk management at public facilities in Lombardy. She has also lectured for university nursing courses. Since 2017, she has worked as Head of Nursing Service at the Sant’Anna Clinic.

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