Years of practice

Areas of interest







Location where he was Board Certified


Professional Position (present)



Educaction / Degrees

Post Doctoral Training (overseas)

Radiation Oncology

33 years

Prostate cancer
Tracing of the biochemical relapse after curative surgery or radiotherapy
Prognostic value of hypoxic markers (pathological and imaging)
Quality of life studies in fragile patients on androgen deprivation.
Biological modeling for salvage radiotherapy after post-irradiation local failure
Fractionation sensitivity with high-dose fractions. Epidemiology of locally advanced prostate cancer and treatment in the elderly


Medical School, Free University of Barcelona (1977). Radiation Oncology, Medical School, Free University of Barcelona (1983).


Chairman of the Radiation Oncology Division at the University Hospital of Geneva
Associate Professor at the Geneva University Medical School
Chairman of the Radiation Oncology Department at Centro Médico Teknon, Barcelona


Medical School. University of Geneva (1977)
University of Geneva-CH.  Doctor of Medicine (1997), Privat Docent (PhD) (1997), University of Geneva-CH


Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, Surrey, UK (1983)
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, City of Hope Hospital, Duarte, CA, US (1985)

Clinical and research fellow at the Radiation Medicine Department (Massachusetts General Hospital, Edwin Steele Laboratory, and

Harvard Cyclotron, Harvard Medical School, MA, US (1987-1989)


Professional Experience








Associations / Achievements
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Education activities

Residency training in Radiation Oncology (1979-1984) at the Sant Pau University Hospital Barcelona
Training on total body irradiation techniques and bone marrow transplant completed at the Radiation Therapy Department (1983). Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton-Surrey, UK and Radiation Oncology Department of City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte-California, US (1985).
Senior resident and clinical/research fellow (1987-1989). Radiation Medicine Department and Edwin Steele Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, US.
Radiation oncologist at the Radiation Oncology Division (1989-1991). Sant Pau University Hospital, Barcelona.
Radiation oncologist at the Radiation Oncology Division (1991-2006), Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG), Geneva, CH.
Chairman at the Radiation Oncology Division, HUG, Geneva, CH (2006-present)
Chairman at the Radiation Oncology Division, Centro Médico Teknon, Barcelona (1999.present)

University Hospital of Geneva, CH

Centro Medico Teknon Barcelona


American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Radiation Research Society
European Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Swiss Society for Radiobiology and Medical Physics
Founding member of the European Scientific Institute (CERN sponsored)

Scientific Association of Swiss Radiation Oncology (SASRO)


Average of one presentation per week in national or international meetings, courses or symposiums as invited speaker for the last 10 years and Oral or poster presentations in every national and international major European and American Annual Society Meeting at least in the last 10 years.


105 papers in peer reviewed international journals (reference, PubMed) and 15 papers in non-peer-reviewed journals
5 chapters in national and international books
Reviewer for the following international medical journals (partial list): Acta Neurochir, Annals of Oncology, Bone Marrow Transpl, British Journal of Cancer, Ca Detection Prevention, Clinical Ophtalmology, Critical Rew Oncol/Hematol, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, Neurol India.

Pregraduate teaching in radiobiology to medical students at the Geneva University Medical School.
Professor at the European School of Medical Physics (European Scientific Institute, CERN, and NATO)
Professor at the Joint Universities Accelerator School (European Scientific Institute and CERN).