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Patient care

Inside this area you will find all the useful information that aims to make your stay at Cardiocentro more comfortable.


With the synergy of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and cardioestestists, the Cardio Center can offers less invasive surgical techniques and the most up-to-date intervention procedures.


Managed by a no-profit foundation integrated into the cantonal healthcare service, Cardiocentro Ticino is a state-of-the-art, highly specialized university clinic in Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Cardioestesthesia

Access to the center

The complete guide to staying at  Cardiocentro.

How to reach Cardiocentro

All useful information to reach the Cardiocentro easily

Cardiocentro Ticino is located in Lugano, approximately one kilometre from the railway station and next to the Municipal Hospital (Ospedale Civico). The close proximity to the main Lugano hospital, well-indicated along the main roads of the city, makes Cardiocentro Ticino easy to reach from all the city incoming roads.

By car – From the A2 motorway (San Gottardo-Chiasso-Italia), the exit recommended is Lugano Nord. Follow the signs to “Ospedale H” and park in the multi-storey car park of Ospedale Civico.

By train – From the Lugano train station (Lugano FFS), take bus no. 4, direction Cornaredo FFS Via Ospedale, and get off at the stop “Ospedale Civico” (approximately 1 km).

From Lugano Agno airport – The hospital can be reached quickly by taxi (approximately 15 minutes), or you can take the shuttle bus and get off at the Stazione FFS stop (approximately 10 minutes).

From Milano-Malpensa airport – Connection is provided by a shuttle bus with terminus at the Lugano train station (Lugano FFS). Travel time is approximately 1 hour.

Where to park
The convenient, large covered multi-storey park of Ospedale Civico – pay parking – is the only parking facility for those reaching Cardiocentro Ticino or Ospedale Civico by car.

Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano