24h emergency switchboard: +41 (0) 91 805 31 11 info@cardiocentro.org
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.

Reservations, admittance and discharge

We invite you to download the new provisions in force from June 8 to visit patients and reach outpatient clinics

Patient’s Admittance
Contact the patients’ reception staff with your appointment card and your health insurance card.

Patient’s Discharge
Patients are usually discharged at approximately 10.00 a.m., just after the morning round of medical examinations. All the transfers to other health care institutes are organised by the physician and the caregivers of Cardiocentro Ticino.

Before leaving the ward, please make sure you have the following documents:

  • Discharge letter for the patient’s GP
  • Prescription for drugs to be taken at home, if any
  • Telephone card to be given back to the patients’ reception desk before leaving the building
  • Any personal X-rays, quick test and/or blood group card
Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano

Booking a specialist visit

Tel. +41 91 805 31 11 (Patient’s Reception)

Weekdays: 7:30 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays:
9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Patient’s reception

Weekdays: 7:15 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tel. +41 (0)91 8053111
Fax +41 (0)91 8053213