Surgeons & Doctors
Dr. Padovese graduated at the medical school of Trieste University in 1998 and obtained the post degree diploma in dermatology and venerology in 2002. After her specialization she collaborated with the National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty in Rome, during this time she was also involved in national and international projects.
In 2003 she started travelling to Africa and worked in Tigray region of north Ethiopia ( 2005-2007) At the Italian Dermatological Hospital. She carried out an operational research project in the rural communities aimed at early detection of HIV infections through skin signs and symptoms and also researched to determine prevalence and type of dermatological conditions /STIs related to HIV infection. She extended her experience working in Kabul, Afghanistan and Lampedusa ( Italy) amongst others.
Dr. Padovese has been appointed as consultant at the Genito-Uniary (GU) Clinic at Mater Dei Hospital in Malta. She is leading the GU clinic team, which serves the entire Maltese population ensuring infection control practise and extend support for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, in-service training and research programme. At Persona Dr Padovese holds GU and Dermatology clinics on weekly basis.
Dr Valeska Padovese – Dermatology and Venereology Consultant