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Ginecologia e ostetricia (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Ginecologia e ostetricia
    Generic category in Annex V: Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "Lo specialista in Ginecologia e Ostetricia possiede conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nel campo della Fisiopatologia, della Clinica e della Terapia delle malattie dell'apparato genitale femminile e della funzione Riproduttiva. Sono specifici ambiti di competenza: la Perinatologia comprensiva della diagnostica prenatale e della fisiologia del parto; la ginecologia comprensiva degli aspetti funzionali, chirurgici e di fisiopatologia della riproduzione umana; l'oncologia comprensiva degli aspetti diagnostici, chirurgici e medici delle neoplasie genitali femminili e della mammella"


    A specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics possesses theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of Pathophysiology, Clinical aspects and Therapy of diseases of female genitals and the reproductive function. Specific areas of expertise: Perinatology inclusive of prenatal diagnosis and physiology of childbirth; gynecology including functional and surgical aspects and those concerning pathophysiology of human reproduction; oncology including diagnostic, surgical and medical aspects of neoplasms of the female genital system and breast.

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