Dr. Giorgio Merlani

Dr. Giorgio Merlani

Chief Medical Officer / Medico Cantonale - UMC (DSS) - Republic and Canton of Ticino

Graduated in Human Medicine in Zurich in 1994, Giorgio holds an FMH specialty title in internal medicine since 2001 and another FMH title in infectious diseases since 2004.  Professionally active in various Swiss hospitals for over a decade, including university centers in German and French Switzerland, he was head of clinic at the hospital "San Giovanni" in Bellinzona and then took over the management of a private practice in Bellinzona, remaining active as a consultant for infectious diseases and hospital hygiene at the same hospital. Since May 2008 he has assumed the role of Cantonal Physician.