Prof. Leonarda Galiuto

  • Cardiology
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  • UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital
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  • Sports Medicine



Professor Leonarda (Leda) Galiuto is a leading figure in the field of cardiology, with extensive clinical experience, solid academic training and numerous professional awards. She currently holds the position of Associate Professor of Cardiology at the Sapienza University of Rome.

With a degree in Medicine with honours from the University of Bari and several specialisations, including Cardiology, Sports Medicine and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, she has broadened her knowledge over the years. She also holds a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Cardiology from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome, highlighting her commitment to scientific research.

His clinical career has been marked by important appointments, including those at the University of California at San Diego and the Policlinico A. Gemelli in Rome. He has held positions as a Level I Medical Director and has contributed significantly to the development of clinical care pathways dedicated to the management of complex cardiac pathologies, such as heart failure.

Professor Galiuto is recognised for her expertise in non-invasive diagnostics, with a focus on echocardiography and advanced imaging methods. She has extensive experience in the management of ischemic heart disease and arrhythmology, as well as an in-depth knowledge of human nutrition, exercise physiology and sports medicine.

In addition to her clinical and research activities, Professor Galiuto is actively involved in teaching and membership activities. She is a member of several national and international scientific societies, such as the Italian Society of Cardiology and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Her profile is enhanced by numerous awards, including the title of Cavaliere al Merito della Repubblica Italiana for scientific merit.