Here the “ultraspecialisti” professionals who are part of our Scientific Committee, born to guarantee efficiency, transparency and full respect of the selection criteria of all specialists who offer medical consultations through our platform.
The Scientific Committee is comprised of 9 members, including 3 doctors highly qualified in their respective disciplines and with national and international recognitions, and 6 professionals respectively specialized in ethics, law and business.
Thanks to their contribution, Ultrapsecialisti selects and guarantees a community of specialists who dedicate their professional life to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research of a specific medical subject, of which they have become the best experts. To ensure a constant high level of competence and specialization, our Committee follows objective selection criteria, in order to identify precise characteristics recognisable both by patients and by professionals in the sector.
Dr. Silvia Novello
AOU San Luigi Gonzaga
Prof. Silvia Novello is Professor of Medical Oncology in the Department of Oncology at the University of Turin and Director of the Department of Pulmonary Oncology at the San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital in Orbassano. She graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Turin in 1995. She then obtained a Degree in Respiratory Diseases, which she completed in 1999 with summa cum laude. In 2006 she obtained a PhD in Human Oncology and continued her postgraduate in Medical Oncology in 2010. She is the President of WALCE “Women Against Lung Cancer”, the European association for the fight against thoracic neoplasms. She is a member of the National Board of Directors of AIOM and member of the Board of the “Together against Cancer” Foundation. From 2011 to 2015 Prof. Novello was a member of the Board of Directors of IASLC “International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer”.
Dr. Giulia Veronesi
Ospedale IRCCS Humanitas Milano
Dr. Giulia Veronesi is responsible for Robotic Thoracic Surgery at the Humanitas Hospital in Milan. She previously directed the lung cancer screening and prevention research unit at IEO where she worked for 15 years as a thoracic oncology surgeon. Since 2004 she has led an extensive lung cancer screening program (COSMOS 1 and 2 studies) using low-dose tomography and markers in high-risk subjects. Since 2006 she has developed a robotic surgery program for the treatment of pulmonary tumors of mediastinal tumors, myasthenia and esophageal diseases. Dr. Veronesi has performed tutoring activities in robotic surgery at several centers in Italy and Europe, including the University of Geneva. She won the “Women and Technology Award” in 2017 as a techno visionary for robotic activities and screening of lung cancer.
Dr. Vanesa Gregorc
IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital
Doctor and Surgeon specialized in Oncology, Coordinator of the “Thoracic Neoplasm”, “Cervical-Facial” and “Melanoma” Divisions at the San Raffaele Hospital (Milan), Professor at the Vita Salute San Raffaele University. She is also Secretary of “Working Group Neoplasie del Polmone” of the Italian Cancer Association where she coordinates activities in various hospitals and Scientific Institutions. Vanesa Gregorc has over 20 years of clinical and research experience in Oncology, with national and international recognitions in Thoracic Neoplasms. Member of the Commissione Nazionale for health related research of the “Ministero della Salute”, she continues her collaboration with the “Ministero della Salute” in supervising Science Facilities and activities related to the promotion of healthcare and research. She is also a strong advocate for the use of new technologies to improve diagnosis, treatment and a patient’s journey.
A figure that guarantees professionalism and ethics. To offer a service consistent with the needs of the patient and which has as its mission to assist and support the patient in his treatment journey. All this is possible through knowledge on the disease and the best therapies as a tool for treatment, psychological support and multidisciplinary approach resulting in a competent and ethical opinion.
A pool of lawyers to provide a service compatible with the national guidelines on the subject of Telemedicine and Teleconsultation issued by the Ministry of Health in 2010 and above all in compliance with the laws concerning the protection of privacy and treatment of sensitive data, as required by the Italian and European legislation.
A team of specialists in the field of Healthcare and innovative start-ups, which specifically require a continuous and constant validation of all the activities and progresses of the project. To ensure ease of access and progressively improve the service offered to patients and doctors.
Renato Mantovani is a lawyer with a firm in Milan, with experience developed in the field of professional responsibility, criminal labor law and corporate criminal liability, safety and work accidents. He has published numerous books concerning the responsibilities of health care personnel and insurance contracts as well as regulations on medical ethics and clinical trials. Avv. Mantovani has been a speaker at numerous medical conferences for bioethics and for the judicial problems concerning the exercise of the Health profession and on the related insurance issues. In the field of oncology, he has regularly participated in conferences at the National Cancer Institute of Milan and at the Department of Health of the Lombardy Region, with contributions in the field of policy interpretation organized by Oncologica Lombarda, and attended the related training modules. On request of the ASL Milan, he participated in the drafting of the Regulations for the functioning of the Italian Cancer Registries that protect the privacy of the citizen and, at the same time, the right of the community to undertake effective actions to promote health and knowledge.
Italo de Feo
Italo de Feo is a lawyer, partner at the CMS international law firm. Lawyer. de Feo is Co-Head of the Technology Media & Telecommunication department of the CMS studio in Italy, as well as Coordinator of the CMS “Technology” practice worldwide. Italo de Feo operates in the field of commercial law, new technologies and intellectual property, with particular experience in the e-health sector, as well as in the outsourcing of technology services, software and licenses, internet and telecommunications regulation, privacy. He has the dual qualification of Italian and English lawyer (Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales). In addition, in 1998 he completed a Masters Degree in German Law (LLM) receiving a magna cum laude vote. In 2014, in 2016 and 2017 he was awarded with the “Information Technology Lawyer” award at the IP & TMT Awards of Legal Community magazine. He is a member of the Extended Faculty of the School of Management of the Politecnico of Milan, where he regularly holds workshops and seminars on international commercial contracts and contract negotiation techniques.
e-Payment & SEPA Adviser
Ugo Bechis is an independent e-Payments & SEPA Adviser to Financial Institutions, to digital startups and projects in the financial industry. He has a 40 years banking experience in the areas of sales, distribution, securities trading and payments services as Head of Multichannel Distribution, Home Banking, Trading On-line, Corporate and Retail Payments, Cards, Consumer Credit, Bank Assurance, Corporate and Trade Finance. He is a Lecturer on Payment Systemts and TechFinance at European Universities. He started as an Auditor in general Audit and Acquisitions assessment; he held management duties in commercial, organizational and strategy roles at international and italian banks. He held Board of Directors duties as Chairman of the Board of the European Alliance of Payment Schemes (EAPS), as Chairman of ABI Clearing & Settlement Committee and as a Board Member of IWBank S.p.a., SIA S.p.A, Cartasi S.p.A, Key Client Cards and Solutions S.p.A, Consorzio Bancomat (Debit Card Scheme). During 15 years in European Payment Bodies (EPC, other) as a Chairman of Legal and Payments committees he gained a knowledge of banking, payments and fintech in international and national practices across Europe and elsewhere; he also gained a knowledge of institutional, policy and antitrust matters, dealing with the European Commission, the European Central Bank and other Regulatory Institutions.
Incubator Avanzi Mentor
Matteo has a degree in Economics and Management and a Master Degree in environmental economics and policy. After 6 years at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, in 1997 Matteo has co-founded Avanzi and, since then, has been working in the field of social innovation, corporate sociale responsibility, social finance and incubation. He is currently CEO of Make a Cube (certified incubator supervised by Avanzi), the first incubator in Italy specialized in the launch and acceleration of companies with a high social and environmental impact and the birth of spin-offs social businesses within large organizations, whether they are profit, no profit or institutions, MoB of Avanzi, president of BASE Milano/Oxa and member of the board of other organisations. He has been MoB of WWF Italia and SiRi Group (CH), member of the Management Committee of Vigeo Group (FR), evaluator for the European Commission EACI. He been lecturer in Public Economics at Politecnico di Milano for 10 years.
Manager with 25 years of experience in the healthcare sector, he has built his professional career in multinational companies, where he has steadily grown up to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer with full responsibility of all company functions, and then obtained an international role of sales coordination at EMEA level.
Over the years he has consolidated a profound knowledge of the dynamics of complex markets and business realities, which he uses in his activity of support to companies for which he develops business plans.
He also makes use of his skills as an aid in the selection support, training and relocation of senior figures.
Olga Ignjatov is a Finance Business Partner of Right Management, group Manpower. She has gained 20 year experience in the financial field covering various roles: first in Audit, then in Corporate Finance and later she took on the position as Finance Manager and Finance Controller. In 2005 Olga Ignjatov attained her Executive MBA degree at MIP Business School of the Politecnico of Milan. Co-Founder of TAU-MA, an Atelier of Design and Change, offer agile solutions to develop the Innovation Capabilities for professionals and Ventures. Her passion for innovation led her to transform her knowledge into practical workshops for young entrepreneurs focusing on financial topics and business modelling. She has participated in research projects in the field of entrepreneurial education and social innovation through mentorship programs in collaboration with Innovits, the non-profit start-up accelerator where she has served as a member of the Board since 2016, Junior Achievement, Make a Cube, Activators Pavia. She works alongside the department of Management Engineering at the Politecnico of Milan on the project: “Invest in Foreign markets LAB”.