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GKSD Healthcare Management & Consulting is an integral part of GKSD Investment Holding Group and San Donato Hospital Group (GSD). Since our establishment in 2020, we have been actively operating in Italy, Europe and the MENA region. We provide strategic advisory services and integrated solutions for healthcare. Our experts include accomplished healthcare executives, academics, and researchers affiliated with the internationally top-ranked Vita-Salute San Raffaele University. GSD is Italy's leading healthcare group, serving more than 5.8 million patients each year. Our commitment to comprehensive and integrated care spans across all specialties and services, underpinned by our dedication to incorporating cutting-edge technologies and innovative care approaches. We oversees a diversified portfolio encompassing various sectors such as real estate, engineering, energy, procurement, business, financial advisory, and healthcare. With our corporate headquarters situated in Milan, we maintain a significant local presence in key locations including Dubai, Riyadh, Baghdad, Bucharest, and Lugano.

Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Paolo Rotelli

  • Vice President GSD
  • Vice President GKSD Holding
  • President San Raffaele University Research Hospital (IRCCS)
  • President Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Dr. Alessandro Frigiola

  • President GSD East Europe
  • Director Of The Paediatric and Congenital Adult Cardiac Surgical Area San Donato Research Hospital (IRCCS)
  • Chief Medical Director GSD International Cooperation Dept.

Prof. Gianvito Martino

  • Deputy Rector for Research Vita Salute San Raffaele University
  • Full Professor of Experimental Biology Vita Salute San Raffaele University
  • Scientific Director San Raffaele Research Hospital (IRCCS)

Dr. Roberto Bassani

  • Head of Spinal Surgery Dept Galeazzi Sant'Ambrogio Research Hospital (IRCCS)
  • Adjunct Professor Residency Program in Orthopaedic and Traumatology University of Milan
  • Leading Faculty International Program Minimally Invasive Anterior Approaches in Spine

Prof. Alberto Zangrillo

  • Deputy Rector for Clinical Activities Vita Salute San Raffaele University
  • Full Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Vita Salute San Raffaele University
  • Head of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Dept. San Raffaele Research Hospital (IRCCS)

Prof. Enrico Gherlone

  • Vice-President & Rector Vita Salute San Raffaele University
  • Head of Odontostomatology Dept. San Raffaele Research Hospital (IRCCS)
  • Member of the Italian Superior Council of Health

Backed by the largest private italian hospital group

Since its foundation in 1957 GSD has grown to become a Pan-european group and Italy’s  largest healthcare provider treating 5.8 Million patients per year across 136 structures, with 58 in Italy.

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