Discover more about our protocols for your stay: your preparation; hammam welcome ritual; medical examinations; personalized food lines; and our post-residence concierge service.


Because our approach at Palazzo Fiuggi is founded on science, we believed it was important to create an in-house research center. This impressive facility is the result of collaborations with researchers from the best universities in the world who help us to develop protocols on water, food, nutraceuticals and genetics that not only underpin the programs we create for our guests but that also contribute to research projects across the world.

Medical & Scientific Director

Professor David Della Morte Canosci

The lead doctor at Palazzo Fiuggi is Prof. David Della Morte Canosci. An Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Prof. Della Morte Canosci is a specialist in the field of senescence, metabolic, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. His research focuses on clarifying the pathological pathways that link metabolic and cognitive diseases with the aging process. He is currently studying the genetic factors that influence vascular aging and cognition.

Resident Chef

Heinz Beck

A three-star Michelin chef, recognized as one of the most renowned exponents of international gastronomy, Heinz Beck leads the restaurant team at Palazzo Fiuggi. Chef Beck brings his expertise in the field of Natural Bio-Energy to our wellness program, creating menus tailor-made for each guest, in collaboration with our team of specialists in nutrition, endocrinology and metabolism. The Food Line is not only a treat for the senses but guarantees fat loss without sacrificing muscle mass and avoiding the unpleasant sensation of hunger.

Psychiatry - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Paolo Cassano

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of Photobiomodulation Studies in the Clinical Depression Research Program Dr. Cassano has conducted multiple studies on transcranial photobiomodulation with infrared light for the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. His research has contributed to knowledge on the efficacy of infrared light for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. In 2016, under the guidance of Dr. Cassano, MGH Psychiatry Photobiomodulation Clinic launched the MGH CATSD and DCRP programs, for the off-label use of transcranial photobiomodulation in the psychiatric field.

Global Ayurveda, Nutrition and Lifestyle specialist

Dr. Vikas Gupta

Global Ayurveda, Nutrition and Lifestyle specialist, Dr. Vikas Gupta trained at the Himalayas of Integrated Health & Personal Transformation with a Masters in Yoga and Alternative principles of Medicine. The delicate balance between work, relationships, yoga, food and world’s spiritual practices of east & west is the focus of his counselling. In continuation of his family legacy of Gurus/Vaidya tradition along with more than two decades of rich and diverse experience in Ayurveda, Mind-Body Medicine and Luxury Hospitality, he works with life force energy, and always aims to address the imbalance to restore wholeness through lifestyle experience to youthful, savvy and spiritual travellers. His vision is spreading the miraculous healing power of Traditional Indian Medicine for the wellbeing of the community towards an enhanced health and more joy in their lives.

Radiology Specialist - Radiology Munich

Prof. Christopher Herzog

Specialist in Diagnostic Radiology using the most advanced magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography technology, Prof. Herzog oversees the initial evaluation and consultation phase at Palazzo Fiuggi. Deploying non-invasive techniques for cardiac, thoracic and musculoskeletal diagnosis, Prof. Herzog’s approach informs interventions that are guided by computed tomography, including pain therapy.


Discover more about our protocols for your stay: your preparation; hammam welcome ritual; medical examinations; personalized food lines; and our post-residence concierge service.