Dr. Emilio Ortega Martínez de Victoria

Languages: Spanish | Catalan | English

CURRENT POSITION

- Consultant, Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, Lipid and Vascular Risk Clinic Coordinator, Diabetes Unit, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona

- Associate ProfessorUniversitat de Barcelona

  • Endocrinología
  • Evaluación de riesgo cardiovascular
  • Obesidad

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ACADEMIC TRAINING

Bachelor of Medicine: 1995, Universidad de Granada

PhD: 2010, Thyroid Hormones, Diabetes, and Obesity

Specialty: 2000, Endocrinology and NutritionHospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Fellowship: 

2003-2006, Diabetes and Obesity, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, USA

- 2010, Vascular ultrasound in aterosclerosis, Department of Vascular Medicine, Academisch Medisch Centrum

EXPERIENCE

More than 20 years of experience

Specialization

  1. Diabetes of the adult and lipid disorders (hypercholesterolemia, isolated hypertriglyceridemia, or both): diagnosis and treatment
  2. Cardiovascular risk: overall, multifactorial, and personalized assessment, and, lowering risk through a combination of lifestyle changes and medications (glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, anti-obesity, etc) when appropriate
  3. Endocrine disorders: thyroid diseases and obesity

RESEARCH

Publications (national and international): More than 80

Book chapters: 5

Scientific meetings (national and international): More than 80

- Principal or co-Investigator of 6 competitive research projects

- Direction of 2 PhD projects

- Research groups:

  1. Group Leader CIBEROBN CB06/03/0017
  2. IDIBAPS researcher, Translational research in Diabetes, Lipids and Obesity
  3. Epidemiologic Research Group in Diabetes from Primary Health Care
  4. Di@bet.es Study

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