Specialization

Surgial Technique


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Post Doctoral Training (overseas)

• General and Gastrointestinal Surgery

• Laparoscopic Surgery (Minimal Invasive Surgery)
• NOTES Surgery (Natural Orifice Transluminal Surgery)

• 28 years

• Oncology Surgery (colon, rectum, esophagus, stomach, treatment of metastasis,
pancreas, liver tumors)
• Crohn's diseases, ulcerative colitis, diverticular deseases, chronic intestinal polyposis, liver surgery,
cholecistectomy, pancreas
• Bariatric Surgery
• Type 2 diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

• School of Medicine, University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine (PhD) (1988)

• Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery Department. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Chief Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Chief Section of Colorectal Surgery. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Director of Institute of Surgery. Hospital Quiron Barcelona
• Professor of Surgery. Surgery Department. School of Medicine. University of Barcelona

• School of Medicine. University of Barcelona. Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (1980)
• Hospital Clinic. Specialist in General Surgery (1987)
• School of Medicine. University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (PhD). Magna Cum Laude (1988)

• Emory University. Atlanta (USA)
• Pacific Presbiterian Hospital. San Francisco (USA)
• Cleveland Clinic. Cleveland (USA)
• Mount Sinai Hospital. New York (USA)
• Cornell University. New York (USA)

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Education activities

• Resident in Surgery (1983-1987). Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Assistant Medical Doctor of Surgery (1988). Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Senior Specialist (1996-2001). Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Associate Professor of Surgery (1998-2003). University of Barcelona
• Consulting Surgeon (2001). Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Member of the Board of Advisers to the Medical Director (2002). Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Chief of Unit Gastrointestinal Surgery Section (2002-2007). Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Professor of Surgery. University of Barcelona (2003-present)
• Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery Department. Hospital Clinic Barcelona (2007-present)
• Chief Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Chief Section of Colorectal Surgery. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Director of Institute of Surgery. Hospital Quiron Barcelona

• Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Barnaclinic
• Hospital Quiron Barcelona

• European Association for Endoscopic Surgery. President-Elect 2007-2009
• Catalan Society of Surgery
• SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons)
• Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract
• Euro-Notes: research Fund Committee
• International Society of Surgery (ISS)

• 320 presentations in national and international congresses
• 118 invited lectures

• 171 articles (109 in international journals, total Impact Factor 454,73)
• 19 chapters in national and international books
• Reviewer of annals of Surgery, British Journal Surgery, World Journal Surgery, Lancet,
Surgical Endoscopic, Obesity Surgery and Diseases of the Colon and Rectum

• 10 yearly clinical immersions on advanced laparoscopic surgery for over 10 years
• 18 educational videos
• Professor of Surgery. Surgery Department. School of Medicine. University of Barcelona