Moving to a new country can make things difficult if you happen to need a doctor.  This page has a list of doctors that Moms from the FMs4Ms Expat Club have recommended for you.


 OB/GYN Doc 

Note: If you are a resident smears are free here every 3 years.

List of recommended GYNs in Florence. The average price per standard checkup is between 70-100 euros.

Dr. Silvia Ottanelli
Viale Morgagni Giovan Battista, 15
50134 Firenze (FI)
Telefono: 055 417851

Dr Giulio Sizzi :  055 294221 (pzza stazione 2)

Dr. Mariani
Viale Matteotti, 42 –  Firenze
Tel. 055574415 and 34833866
He’s very kind and caring and respectful of patients’ wishes. He also speaks English perfectly.

Dr Desii, Cristina
She is at Lorenzo Magnifico, close to Piazza Liberta
Tel. 338 3359129
** Very patient, caring, speaks English well.

Dr Barbara Brodbeck
VIA DELLA FORTEZZA 6, 50129 FIRENZE, first floor , studio medico CIFS.
Please fix your appointment with the secretary 055.470521 or 055.485524 from 9:30 am to 2 pm and from 2:30 pm to 7pm.  As always you can reach me on my cell phone from Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 9am.

Office hours Monday-Wednesday-Thursday and Friday morning, Tuesday and Friday afternoon
(German, speaks English & Italian) : multiple recommendations,
** very professional and helpful

Dottssa Eleonora Castellacci
Villa Donatello
P.zzale Donatello 14 – Firenze
055 50975

Dott Federico Mecacci
villa donatello 055/50975
High-Risk Pregnancies Specialist
Also works at Careggi Hospital – so in case any further check is needed he helps out running all checks with no extra cost

Dr. Claudia Consigli
335 6624434


Dr. Landini 347 353 7713 ( he is fabulous!! Wednesday at 9:55am)

Dr. Porro,  Francesco Office: Medical Service, Via L. il Magnifico 59, 50132 Florence; Tel: 055/475-411 Office hours: Monday – Friday: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Friday: 11:00am – 12:00 pm Visits by appointment. House calls: 24 hours a day AVAILABLE FOR EMERGENCY CALLS – (Cell: 338/820-3612)
Dr. Stephen Kerr near Ponte Vecchio. Weekdays 055 288055 Weekends 333 836182 whole family doctor and is a paying visit.


Elizabeth Connolly, B.Sc., M.A.

Individual, Couple & Family Counseling

With over 20 years of experience in private practice in Canada, I now look forward to assisting the English-speaking community in Florence. If you or your child is struggling with mental health, emotional, or behavioral issues please call.   346 6577690 or email:


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