Riccardo Cappato

Full Professor n.t.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Chief of the Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center at Humanitas Research Hospital (Milan). Director of the Electrophysiology II Unit at Humanitas Gavazzeni (Bergamo)

Dr. Riccardo Cappato is currently Director of the Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Research Center at IRCCS Humanitas Research Center in Rozzano (Milan), Italy, and Director of the Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology II Center at Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinics, Bergamo, Italy. He is the current President of the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society (ECAS). He has also been the Co-Director of the Europe AF Congress, held in London on an annual basis, during the 10 editions since 2007.

Dr. Cappato began his medical training at the University of Ferrara, completing it in 1989. He was a junior physician in the Department of Cardiology of the Arcispedale Santa Anna di Ferrara, Italy, where he also completed his internship and residency. Between 1993 and 2000, he was the Co-Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory at Eppendorf University and St. Georg General Hospital, Hamburg, Germany. Between 2000 and 2015 he was the Director of the “Clinical Arrhythmia and EP Center” of Policlinico San Donato in Milan.


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.