Paolo Emanuele Levi-Setti

Full Professor

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Full Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Humanitas University

In June 2021 he was enrolled as full professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Humanitas University.

Other institutional appointments

Director of the Department of Gynecology and chairs is the Division of Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Fertility Center at IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital.

Academic background

In May 2011 he was appointed, for the period 2011- 2016, reappointed the period 2016-2021 and 2021-2026 as Professor (Adjunct) of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Science at Yale University, School of Medicine. From 2015 to 2019 chaired the course of Gynecology at the Humanitas University, International Medical School and is Director of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (EBCOG) and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) training Center for Reproductive Medicine, 2015-2020 and reappointed for the period 2021-2026. From 1994-to 2015 invited professor of the Ob-Gyn Medical School and Residency Course at the University of Milan, School of Medicine.


He was certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Ist School of Specialization of the University of Milan, Thesis: “Cordocentesis – Sampling of fetal blood under ultrasound control in the second trimester of pregnancy”

He was graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Milan. Thesis: “Multifactorial investigation on pregnancy monitoring: ultrasound diagnostics and hormonal dosages in the serial observation of a random group of gestations. Correlations and study of new biochemical and biometric parameters.”

Research fellow in several International Institutions in Europe, South America and United States.

Academic honors, awards and prices

President of the Italian Society of Fertility and Sterility and Reproductive Medicine (SIFES and MR) for the two-year period 2009-2011 and confirmed for the two-year period 2012-2013.


Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.