Città di Lecce Hospital has been part of GVM Care&Research since 1997 and today is one of the reference points of Puglia healthcare, as well as one of the top hospitals in Italy and abroad for the treatment of heart diseases (see data disseminated by the Agenas Report - Agenas is the national agency for regional health services). In addition, some of our cardiac surgery specialists were invited to one of the most prestigious conferences in the world, “Eurovalve”, to present their innovative technique for mitral valve repair.
The hospital collaborates with the Department of Biomedical Sciences of “G. D’Annunzio” University in Chieti and the areas involved are: cardiac surgery, cardiovascular diseases, neurosurgery and radiation therapy with linear accelerator. Also institutionalised were the “Centre for the study, prevention and treatment of hypertension” and the “Centre for the study and treatment of obesity”.