Carlo Bergonzi, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Critical Care Institute at
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Bergonzi was a Senior Staff
Physician at San Raffaele Hospital and Scientific Institute and also served as
an Intensivist Expert Consultant for Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri in Milan,
Bergonzi began his career at San Raffaele Hospital and Scientific Institute in
2006 as a Staff Anesthesiologist and Intensivist in the Department of
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia. He worked as an anesthesiologist in the emergency
and general surgery operating rooms as well as in the Acute Pain Service for
the treatment of post-operative pain. As part of this role, Dr. Bergonzi also worked
as Intensivist in the General Intensive Care Unit of the hospital, and
primarily handled trauma, respiratory and post-operative cases. In addition, Dr.
Bergonzi was as a member of the MET (Medical Emergency Team) at the hospital, treating
patients with medical, surgical or traumatic emergencies both in the wards and
in the emergency department.
Dr. Bergonzi served as a Medical Director in a leading Italian Non-Profit Organization,
where he was involved in national and international emergency medical transport
(including Flying Team and Medevac Service), special health services,
extra-hospital management of critically ill patients, medical escorts, and mass
a project of international cooperation, he led the on-site startup and
education phase for the newborn Intensive Care Unit of the Hue College of
Medicine and Pharmacy, a training, research and reference center for the care
of highly infectious respiratory diseases in Central Vietnam.
his career he has advanced in topics
such as central venous catheter placement under ultrasound guidance (becoming a
Winfocus instructor in the field), disaster medicine (he is instructor of MRMI
– Medical Response to Major Incidents international course), sepsis, mechanical
ventilation, extracorporeal support for severe respiratory failure.
has published articles, abstracts and letters on anesthesia and intensive care
topics in leading medical journals including: The Journal of the American Medical Association; Anesthesiology; Intensive Care Medicine; European
Journal of Anesthesiology; and Anesthesia
& Analgesia. In addition, he is
co-author of two book chapters on intensive care monitoring and scientific
research methodology in medical textbooks.
his undergraduate degree from the San Raffaele University Hospital in Milan,
Italy. He also received his medical degree and completed his residency in
Anesthesia and Intensive Care at San Raffaele University.