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Post Doctoral Training (overseas)

Ophthalmology

Vitreo-retinal Surgery

• 37 years

Vitreo-retinal Surgery Instruments Innovation
• Methods to Prevent Cell Proliferation in Retinal Proliferative Diseases
• Methods to Deliver Drugs in the Vitreous Cavity
Laser Technology for Vitreo-retinal Surgery
Macular Degeneration and Diseases Trials
Molecular Biology for Genetic Diseases and
Other Pathologies

• School of Medicine. University of Zaragoza. Bachelor in Medicine (MD) (1974)
• School of Medicine. University Autònoma of Barcelona. Speciality in Ophthalmology (1977)

• Head of Ophthalmology Department. Vall d'Hebron Hospital Barcelona
• Director of Institut Microcirurgia Ocular of Barcelona
• Director of the Scientific Council of the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology
(ESASO), Lugano. Switzerland
• Professor of Ophthalmology. University Autònoma of Barcelona

• School of Medicine. University of Zaragoza. Bachelor in Medicine (MD) (1974)
• School of Medicine. University Autonoma of Barcelona. Speciality in Ophthalmology (1977)
• Specialized in Vitreo-retina in Barcelona after visiting various centers in Europe and the USA

• Wills Eye Hospital. Philadelphia (USA)
• Cornell University. New York (USA)

 

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• Resident (1974-1977). Vall d'Hebron University Hospital Barcelona
• Retina Fellow (1977-1979). Vall d'Hebron University Hospital Barcelona
• Member of Retina Group (1979-1983). Vall d'Hebron University Hospital Barcelona
• Director of Vitreo-Retina Department (1983-1989). Vall d'Hebron University Hospital Barcelona
• Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology (1989-1992). University Autònoma of Barcelona
• Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology (1990-1998). Vall d'Hebron University Hospital Barcelona
• Director of the Educational Programme of Institut de Microcirurgia Ocular (2000-2008). University
Autònoma of Barcelona
• Head of Department at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital Barcelona (1990-present)
• Founder and Director of Institut Microcirurgia Ocular of Barcelona
• Professor of Ophtahlmology. Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona (1993-present)
• Director of the Scientic Council of the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology,
Lugano (Switzerland) (2008-present)

• Vall d'Hebron Hospital Barcelona
• Hospital General de Catalunya. Barcelona
• Hospital Quirón Barcelona
• Institut de Microcirurgia Ocular de Barcelona

• Member of: Asociació Catalana d'Oftalmologia, Societe Française d'Ophtalmologie, Sociedad Española
de Oftalmologia, Sociedad Española de Retina y Vitreo, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
• Panamerican Association of Ophthalmology
• American Academy of Ophthalmology
• European Group for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (EUPO)
• Spanish Vitreo-retina Society: Vice-president (1990-1998), President (2003-2004)
• Vitreous Society. American Society of Retina Specialists: Board Member (2008-present)
• Club Jules Gonin. Board Member (2010-present)
• European Society of Retina Specialist (EURETINA): Vice-president (2003-2004), President (2005-2006)
• Honors and Awards: Achievement Award and Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy
of Ophthalmology, BEAVRS lecture, Pohl lecture, Honor Guest Retina Society, Juan Verdaguer Lecture,
Junior and Senior Award of ASRS, Richardson Cross lecture, EURETINA Lecture

• Director of 13 International meetings
• Lecturer in over 500 conferences

• Participated in more than 50 peer reviewed articles
• 21 chapters of books
• Cowriter of 3 books

• Professor of Continuous Medical Education in Ophthalmology. Postgraduate School of the University
Autonoma of Barcelona
• Director of the Scientific Council of the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology
(ESASO), Lugano. Switzerland