Francesca Gilardoni

Dr. Gilardoni was born in Italy and graduated with a medical degree, „Magna cum Laude“ from the University of Milan.


Dr. Gilardoni completed her clinical training in Switzerland, including at the cantonal hospitals of Lugano and Aarau.

Clinical priorities

Dr. Gilardoni is a busy member of the ELZA clinical team, seeing and screening patients across the whole spectrum of eye care specialties.

Scientific focus

In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Gilardoni is an active member of the ELZA clinical research team and spends part of her time at the University of Zurich, investigating the use of CXL for the treatment of corneal infections.


Dr. Gilardoni speaks Italian, German and English.