MEET THE BEST OPHTHALMOLOGISTS AT BARRAQUER EYE HOSPITAL (BARCELONA, SPAIN)

Barraquer Eye Hospital (Barcelona) has been considered in 2019 the best private eye hospital in Spain according to the Health Reputation Monitor (MRS).

Several ophthalmologists at Barraquer Eye Hospital have received excellence awards. Barraquer eye doctors are among the best ophthalmologists in the world:

Doctor Elena Barraquer (cataract specialist) received in 2018 the award of excellence from the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute. Doctor Elena Barraquer is one of the top five ophthalmologists in Spain according to Forbes magazine nº49.

Professor Rafael Barraquer (cornea and cataract specialist) has been appointed in 2017 President of EVER (European Association for Vision and Eye Research).

The specialists at Barraquer Hospital are among the best eye doctors in the word.

Doctor Rafael I. Barraquer

Doctor Rafael I. Barraquer

Specialist in cataract surgery, glaucoma, corneal transplant, refractive surgery and anterior segment of the eye

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 1979). Specialist in Ophthalmology (1982). Doctorate in 1987 with the qualification of “Cum Laude”. Founder and director of the Ocular Oncology Unit. He maintains a significant teaching role as Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and in the Teaching Commission for the training of the COB MIR residents, of which he is President. He stands out for his capacity as a researcher and he is the chair holder of the “UAB Research Chair in Ophthalmology Joaquín Barraquer” since its foundation. Deputy Medical Director and Ophthalmologist at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English.
Association number: 13.964

Doctor Elena Barraquer

Doctor Elena Barraquer

Specialist in cataract surgery and anterior segment of the eye

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 1977). Training in the United States, with a Research Scholarship at the National Eye Institute (Bethesda, Maryland). Fellow in Ocular Pathology at the Laboratory of the Wilmer Eye Institute (Baltimore). Intern in Medicine at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Training as a medical resident in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (Boston, 1984-1987). Cornea Fellow for two years at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (Miami), and settled in Turin (Italy, 1989). President and Executive Director of the Barraquer Foundation.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, French, Italian
Association number: 12269

Doctor Javier Elizalde

Doctor Javier Elizalde

Specialist in vitreous-retina surgery and ocular oncology

Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 1990). Doctor Cum Laude in Medicine and Surgery (UAB, 2003) with National Prize Thesis. Training of specialist in ophthalmology in the MIR Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre (1991-1994). Chief of residents in 1994. Training in USA in pathology and surgery of the vitreous and retina at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (Miami, 1995-1998) with Dr. Donald Gass, in Columbia University (New York) with Dr. Stanley Chang, at the Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants (New York) with Dr. Lawrence Yannuzzi and in Memphis (Tennessee) with Dr. Steve Charles. Complementary Training in ocular oncology at the Wills Eye Hospital (Philadelphia) with the Drs. Jerry and Carol Shields (1999). Deputy Coordinator of the Vitreous-Retina Department. Coordinator of the Ocular Oncology Unit. Vice-president of the Academic Board of the Barraquer Institute.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, French, Italian
Association number: 27.498

Doctor Santiago Abengoechea

Doctor Santiago Abengoechea

Specialist in vitreous-retina surgery and age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona, 1996). Specialized in Ophthalmology (2001). Stay in the “Bascom Palmer Eye Institute” Miami (USA, 2007) with Dr. Philip Rosenfeld. Coordinator of the treatments of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and the Optical Coherence Tomography Department.
Languages:  Spanish, Catalan, English.
Association number: 32.305

Doctor Marinka Kargacin

Doctor Marinka Kargacin

Specialist in refractive surgery, crystalline lens and anterior segment of the eye

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Zagreb, Croatia, 1976). Specialized in Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Zagreb (1981). Training at the Jules Stein Institute in Los Angeles (USA).
Languages: Spanish, English, Croatian.
Association number: 25.678

Doctor Francisco Ruiz Tolosa

Doctor Francisco Ruiz Tolosa

Specialist in anterior segment surgery and glaucoma

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona, 1998). Specialist in Ophthalmology (2003). Graduated in Optometry (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 1999) and specialized in anterior segment surgery and glaucoma. Coordinator of glaucoma sessions taught at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Center. He has participated in numerous studies of glaucoma medications, evaluating its effectiveness and safety, as well as different surgical techniques for the treatment of glaucoma.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan.
Association number: 34.151

Doctor Victor Charoenrook

Doctor Victor Charoenrook

Specialist in cornea and ocular surface diseases

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1987) and specialist in Ophthalmology (2002). He also earned the title of the Specialty of Ophthalmology in Thailand. In the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre he is primarily focused on Cornea and Ocular Surface diseases. Founding member of the Cornea Society of Thailand, a member of the Royal Academy of Ophthalmology in Thailand and a member of the Real Academia Española de Oftalmología.
Languages: Spanish, English, Thai
Association number: 29.328

Doctor Juan José Rodríguez Ezcurra

Doctor Juan José Rodríguez Ezcurra

Specialist in binocular vision, pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, ocular motility and neuro-ophthalmology

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1974) and specialist in Ophthalmology (1977). Courses specializing in strabismus surgery and ocular motility, pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology. Coordinator of the Ocular Motility and Strabismus at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre Unit. He teaches at the courses of the Institut Universitari Barraquer. Member of various medical societies. He has presented numerous courses and congresses of the specialty.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian
Association number: 10.116

Doctor Milan Pesic

Doctor Milan Pesic

Specialist in refractive surgery, lens and anterior segment surgery

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1990) and specialized in Ophthalmology (1998). Master Courses in Anterior Segment and Posterior Segment from the Institut Universitari Barraquer. He works at the Refractive Surgery and Lens and Anterior Segment Units of the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre. He is a tutor teaching at the Institute Barraquer and belongs to various national and international scientific associations.
Languages: Spanish, English, Croatian

Doctor Idoia Rodríguez Maiztegui

Doctor Idoia Rodríguez Maiztegui

Specialist in binocular vision, pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus

Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona, 2006). Specialization in Ophthalmology at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre (Barcelona, 2011). Four different Masters in ophthalmic subspecialties at the Institut Universitari Barraquer “Retino-Vascular Pathology, Inflammation and Intraocular Tumors”, ” Cornea Pathology and Ocular Surface”, “Pathology and Surgery of the Macula, Vitreous and Retina” and “Diagnosis and Treatment of Cataract and Glaucoma”. Fellowship in the Department of Eye Motility and Binocular Vision at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre. Observership in the Department of Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami (USA). Professor of Ophthalmology Training of the International University of Catalonia.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, French
Association number: 42.251

Doctor Paola Sauvageot

Doctor Paola Sauvageot

Specialist in anterior segment of the eye, cornea, cataract and refractive surgery

Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (University of Salamanca, 2006). Specialization in Ophthalmology at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre (Barcelona, 2011). Four different Masters in ophthalmic subspecialties at the Institut Universitari Barraquer “Retino-Vascular Pathology, Inflammation and Intraocular Tumors”, “Cornea Pathology and Ocular Surface”, “Pathology and Surgery of the Macula, Vitreous and Retina” and “Diagnosis and Treatment of Cataract and Glaucoma”. Fellowship in the Department of Anterior Segment of the eye at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (Miami) and the Massachussets Eye and Ear Institute (Boston, 2014). Doctorate in 2015 with the qualification of “Cum Laude”.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, French
Association number: 42.094

Doctor Marta Mármol Díaz

Doctor Marta Mármol Díaz

Specialist in orbit, oculoplasty and Thermage®

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 2009). Master in Pathology, Cornea and Ocular Surface (2010-2011), Master’s Degree in Retinovascular Pathology, Inflammation and Intraocular Tumours (2010-2011) from the Institut Universitari Barraquer. Specialist in Ophthalmology (2014). Training as a Fellow in the subspecialty of Orbit and Oculoplasty and actively participates in the Emergency Department of Ophthalmology of the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre.
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English
Association number: 45.312

Doctor Andrés Picó García

Doctor Andrés Picó García

Specialist in anterior segment of the eye and refractive surgery

Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona, 1984). Training in ophthalmology at the Barraquer University Institute. Internal Medical Resident (MIR) at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre. Grade in Optometry (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 1997). Master in pathology and eye surgery (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 1998). Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 2007) with the qualification of Excellent “Cum Laude”.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English
Association number: 25.503

Doctor Sònia Viver

Doctor Sònia Viver

Specialist in vitreous-retina surgery and age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (2001) and specialist in Ophthalmology (2006). She works at the Vitreous-Retina Department of the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre, highlighting her work in the field of diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Member of the teaching staff of the Master, Diploma courses and other Postgraduate courses organized by the Institut Universitari Barraquer (UAB).
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English

Doctor Ainhoa Martínez Grau

Doctor Ainhoa Martínez Grau

Specialist in orbit, oculoplasty, ocular motility and binocular vision

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Lleida, 1999) and specialist in Ophthalmology (2004). Fellowship of Oculoplasty at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre. External rotation with the prestigious oculoplastic specialist Doctor Guillermo Salcedo (Mexico City, 2005). She works in the Oculoplasty and Orbit Unit and the Ocular Motility and Binocular Vision Unit of the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English
Association number: 34.841

Doctor Mercedes Uxó Serra

Doctor Mercedes Uxó Serra

Specialist in anterior segment of the eye and ocular emergencies

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona, 1984) and specialized in Ophthalmology (1992). Master of Anterior Segment of the Institut Universitari Barraquer (1997). Since 1992 she works in the Department of Anterior Segment of the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre, and at the Emergency Service.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian
Association number: 21.782

Doctor Josep Villanueva

Doctor Josep Villanueva

Specialist in ocular emergencies

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1980) and specialist in Ophthalmology (2002). Master Courses in Posterior Segment and Anterior Segment at the Barraquer Institute. Coordinator of the Emergency Department at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre since 1997.
Association number: 15.058

Doctor Mª José Capella Elizalde

Doctor Mª José Capella Elizalde

Specialist in vitreous-retina surgery, uveitis and ocular inflammation

Graduated in Medicine (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 2005). Specialization in Ophthalmology at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre (2006-2010). Training in the subspecialty of Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation in USA centers such as the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution and the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (2011). Member of the Department of Vitreous-Retina and Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation Unit at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre. Member of the faculty of the Graduate Program of the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, given by the Institut Universitari Barraquer (Master Program and Intensive Courses).
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, French
Association number: 40.718

Doctor José Lamarca Mateu

Doctor José Lamarca Mateu

Specialist in refractive surgery, dry eye and keratoconus

Bachelor of Medicine (University of Lleida, 1996-2002). Ophthalmology residency at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre. Masters in “Retinovascular Pathology, Inflammation and Intraocular Tumours”, “Corneal and Ocular Surface Pathology “,” Pathology and surgery of the Macula, Vitreous and Retina” and “Diagnosis and Treatment of Cataracts and Glaucoma” certified by the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (2003-2007). Coordinator of the Barraquer Institute. Tutor in the Department of Educational Surgery. Member of the executive committee of the Research Committee of the Institut Universitari Barraquer. Professor at the International University of Catalonia.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English
Association number: 37491

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