Santa Teresa of Bagheria – Istituto Rizzoli Bologna in Sicily
This is the story of a group of young orthopedic surgeons coming form the ancient Rizzoli Institute of Bologna, sent to Bagheria (Sicily) to organize a modern hospital seized from the mafia in 2010.
This group of medical pioneers got into the region of Sicily in 2011, to create a team and to give back to the town of Bagheria an excellent hospital.
The young head phisician, Prof. Cesare Faldini and the team of orthopedic surgeons completed in 4 years more then 9.000 surgeries, on people with different kind of orthopedic diseases: scoliosis, problems on hips and knees and various other problems.
This reportage, made in four months, between February and may 2016 , is trying to tell the story of the hospital, with the daily work and surgery, and portraits of people who finally went back to their life.