Dr. Javier Zarranz Ventura

  • Oftalmología

Select service:


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Navarra (2006).     
  • Doctor in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Navarra. Excellent Cum Laude with European mention (2011).     
  • Specialist in Ophthalmology (MIR) by the University of Navarra (2007-2011).     
  • Senior teacher of Ophthalmology at the University of Navarra (2008-2011).     
  • Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO), Paris, France (2011).     
  • Fellowship in Medical Retina and Uveitis, service and Uveitis Medical Retina, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom (2011-2012).     
  • Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, Retina Service, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust, Cheltenham, UK (2012-2013).     
  • Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, Vitreo-Retina Service, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom (2013-2014).     
  • Specialist Vitreous-Retina Unit, Institut Clínic d & acute; Ophthalmology (ICOF), Hospital Clinic; Sagrat Cor University Hospital, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona (since May 2014).     
  • Formative Research in the service of Ophthalmology Academic Medical Center (AMC) and Netherlands Ophthalmic Research Institute (NORI), Amsterdam, Netherlands (July-September 2003); medical service and Surgical Retina Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA (March 2010); and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, USA (April 2010).

Areas of interest

  • Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) and Miopia Magna     
  • Retinal Venous Occlusions     
  • Diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema     
  • Treatment of macular edema     
  • Laser treatment of the retina (photocoagulation)     
  • Treatment with intravitreal injections (antiangiogenic / antibiotic / antiviral / sustained release implants of corticosteroids).     
  • Vitrectomy Surgery and / or surgery scleral     
  • Simple and Complex surgery of Retina Detachment     
  • Surgery epiretinal membranes     
  • Macular Hole Surgery     
  • Complex cataract surgery     
  • Reconstructive surgery of aphakia (secondary intraocular lens implantation: anterior chamber / fixed iris / fixed to sulcus)     
  • Reconstructive surgery on eye injury


  • FIRST PRIZE - Ophthalmology Research Awards for Best Doctoral Thesis Merck, Sharp; Dome (MSD) 2013 (theses presented in the academic year 2011-2012). Madrid, February 2014     
  • Extended Stay Scholarship Award of the Spanish Society of Retina and Vitreous & ndash; (SERV), Valencia, March 2012     
  • New therapies for macular degeneration (ARMD)     
  • Diagnostic image of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)     
  • New procedures in Vitreo-Retinal surgery     
  • Author of 35 presentations at national conferences and 41 international conferences.     
  • Author of 25 scientific articles in specialized journals (eg Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, etc. Total Impact Factor points: 59,547.) and 7 book chapters


    • British Journal of Ophthalmology (August 2013)

      Member of:

      • Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (SEO)     
      • Spanish Society of Retina and Vitreous (SERV)     
      • European Society of Retina Specialists (Euretina)     
      • British and Eire Vitreo-Retinal Society of Retina Specialists (BEAVRS)     
      • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)     
      • North Ophthalmological Association (AON)     
      • Former member of the National Committee of the Specialty of Ophthalmology, Ministry of Health and Social Policy. Resident Representative (2008-2011)