Doctor Close-up: Alessandro Piperno – Orthopedic Surgeon

Doctor Close-up: Alessandro Piperno – Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Alessandro Piperno is an orthopedic surgeon and has been working for MedInAction since 2020. Before starting with MedInAction, Dr. Piperno had experience all over the world. His global knowledge in medicine aligns with MedInAction’s dynamic view on healthcare services and delivery. Dr. Piperno and MedInAction are committed to high-quality, efficient care that provides the best patient experience.

What is your background or previous experience in orthopedics?

Doctor Piperno has had experience in orthopedics since 2012 and has worked all over the world. In 2008 he spent 2 months as a visiting physician at Queen Victoria Hospital in London before graduating in Rome in 2010. After that, he obtained a fellowship at the University of Iowa in 2014 working in upper limb and hand surgery. He had another fellowship in 2019 in Hiroshima, Japan, and has completed more than 2,5000 surgeries as a first surgeon.

How is working for MedinAction different from other healthcare or clinical settings you’ve worked in?

MedinAction is a very organized company that can provide care at a higher level than normal assistance. The group is very dynamic with high-quality, professional thinkers who can cooperate well in all kinds of situations.

What does a typical day at MedinAction look like and what are your responsibilities?

MedinAction aims to give the best level of care and understand the importance of efficiency. As soon as they receive contact or a phone call, they activate the chain of care starting with the general medicine physician. They try to organize a specialist as soon as possible who can provide the necessary exams.

What interested you about MedinAction?

Being able to directly speak to the contact right when they call helps the company and specialist better understand the needs of the patient. Telehealth allows for more personal interactions with the patient that typical care models may not.

How do you feel MedinAction aligns with your skills?

 MedinAction is very dynamic and provides a new way to work. All the specialists are very high level and have international backgrounds which are so helpful in providing quality care. MedinAction receives patients from all over the world and previous global experiences help patient interactions.

How did you end up finding out about or wanting to work for Medinaction?

MedinAction contacted me for a patient who had hand trauma. Once we began working together the cooperation came about on its own and we worked very well together.

MedinAction is the first of its kind in Rome and throughout Italy that can provide high-level medical assistance to people from all over the world in such a short time. This model can improve healthcare overall.

MedinAction team and Dr. Alessandro Piperno‘s specialization areas are:

  •  Hand Surgery & Microsurgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Hip and Knee Prosthetic Surgery
  • Foot surgery
  • Arthroscopy surgery
  • Traumatology
  • Microsurgery of the Lymphatic Vessels

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Colleen Kennedy was born and raised in West Hartford, Connecticut. She is studying health policy management and political science at Providence College. She is in Rome to intern for MedInAction this summer and is passionate about healthcare.

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