Surgical Technique

Years of practice

Areas of interest

Location where he was Board Certified

Professional Position (present)

Educaction / Degrees

Post Doctoral Training (overseas)

• General and Thoracic Surgery

• Laparoscopic Surgery (Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgery).

• 21years

• Oncology Surgery (Lung Cancer)
• Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
• Pectus Excavatum (Nuss Procedure), Simpathectomy (Clipping), Mediastinal tumors; Miastenia
• Thoracic Outpatient Program; VATS
• Post-thoracotomy pain
• Endothoracic Goiter

• School of Medicine, University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine (PhD) (1991)

• Consultant and Chief of Thoracic Surgery Department. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Member of Lung Cancer Committee. Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Director Thoracic Surgery Department. Hospital Sagrat Cor Barcelona
• Associate Professor of Surgery. Surgery Department. School of Medicine. University of Barcelona

• School of Medicine. University of Barcelona. Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (1981)
• Specialist in General Surgery (1987)
• School of Medicine. University of Barcelona. Doctor of Medicine (PhD). Magna Cum Laude (1991)

• General and Thoracic Surgical Training. Mayo Clinic, (Rochester, Mn, USA), New England Deaconess
Hospital (Boston, Mass, USA); Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, Mass, USA), (1986-1987)


Professional Experience


Associations / Achievements

Lectures / Presentations


Education activities

• General and Thoracic Surgical Training (1982-1986). Red Cross Hospital. Barcelona
• Staff member - General and Thoracic Surgery Department (1988-1989). Red Cross Hospital. Barcelona
• Pregradutate Clinical Teaching of Medicine and Surgery (1988-1995). University of Barcelona
• Associate Professor of Surgery. University of Barcelona (1995-Present)
• Member of the Educational Committee. Surgery Department. University of Barcelona (1999-Present)
• Director of Thoracic Surgery Department. Sagrat Cor Hospital Barcelona (2000-Present)
• Consulting Surgeon and Chief of Thoracic Surgery Department, Thorax Institute.
Hospital Clinic Barcelona (2010-Present)

• Hospital Clinic Barcelona
• Barnaclinic
• Hospital Sagrat Cor Barcelona
• Hospital Quiron Barcelona
• Hospital Teknon Barcelona

• European Society of Thoracic Surgeons: President Elect (2007-2008), President (2008-2009),
Director of External Relations (2010-2011)
• Member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), American Association of Thoracic Surgery (AATS),
European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS), Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical
Interest Group (MITSIG), European Respiratory Society (ERS), International Association for the Study
of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
• Member of the Editorial Board of Lung Cancer. Archivos de Bronconeumología

• 332 presentations in national and international congresses

• 44 articles in national and international journals
• 13 chapters in national and international books
• Reviewer of Diagnostic and Therapeutic, Endoscopy, Archivos de Bronconeumología,
Lung Cancer, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Journal of Surgical Oncology, European
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Archivos de Bronconeumología.

• Visiting Professor; University of Coimbra, Portugal (1994); Luxembourg (1995);
La Coruña, Spain (1997); Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (1998); Pamplona, Spain (2001)
• Professor of the Master in Respiratory Diseases, University of Barcelona (2007-2011)