Dr. Manuel Bernal Sprekelsen

Languages spoken: Spanish | Catalan | English | German | French


- Head of the ENT Dept. at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

- Chair of ENT at the Universitat de Barcelona

- Chair of ENT at the Universidad de Valencia

- IDIBAPS Investigator (Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer). Universitat de Barcelona Medical School

- Vice-President of the Sociedad Española de Otorrinolaringología y Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello (2018-2021); President (2022-2024)

- Chief editor, Eur.Arch.ORL-HNS (from 2016)

  • Otorrinolaringología

Select service:


- Bachelor in Medicine: 1982 Universidad de Valencia (Spain)

- PhD: 1982 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany).

- Specialty: in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck (1987). University of Mainz, Germany

- Fellowship: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (1991), St. Elizabeth Healthcare, llkommen an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

- Professorship for ENT-HNS (1997), llkommen an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany


More than 35 years of experience.


· Endoscopic Sinus & Skull Base Surgery

· Reconstructive surgery of the middle ear

· Transoral laser surgery of malignant tumors with larynx preservation

Success rates

· More than 100 highly complex sinus surgeries a year.

· Complications below average

· Mortality rate: cero


- More than 200 indexed national and international scientific publications

- 17 books of ORL.

- Invited to more than 400 national and international scientific events.

- Honorary member of ORL Societies: German, Hungarian, Belgian, Peruvian, Chilean

- Past-President (2015-2017) Confederation of the European Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery