Dr. Andrés Cárdenas Vasquez

LANGUAGES: Spanish | Catalan | English

CURRENT POSITION

- Consultant - Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Hospital Clinic de Barcelona

- Associate Professor of MedicineUniversitat de Barcelona

- Distinguished Fellow - American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)

- Distinguished Fellow - American Gastroenterological Association (AGAF) 

  • Endoscopia digestiva
  • Gastroenterología
  • Hepatología

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ACADEMIC TRAINING

- Bachelor of Medicine: 1993 Universidad CES (Colombia)

- Doctor of Medicine (PhD) - 2015 Universitat de Barcelona

- Residency in Internal Medicine - 1995-1998 Boston University Medical Campu

- Fellowships:

· Research Fellow - Hepatology 1998-2000. Hospital Clinic. Universitat de Barcelona

· Gastroenterology and Hepatology - 2000-2003 - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School

· Advanced Hepatology & Liver Transplantation - 2003-2004 - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Harvard Medical School

· Therapeutic Endoscopy - 2004 - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center -  Harvard Medical School

- Masters in Clinical Research (MMSc) - 2001-2003. Harvard Medical School y Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Program in Health Sciences and Technology 

- Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine

EXPERIENCE

- More than 20 years of experience

Specialities

· Gastroenterology and Hepatology

· Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy

· Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERCP)

· Interventional Endoscopy

Areas of interest

- General Hepatology
- Liver cirrhosis and its complications
- Liver and biliary diseases
- Invasive tests in patients with hepatobiliary diseases
- Portal hypertension and variceal bleeding

Success rates

- More than 2000 procedures performed per year. Succes in >95% (last 5 years)

- Complications in less that 0.1% in gastroscopy and colonoscopy. And less than 10% in ERCP & interventional endoscopy

RESEARCH

- More than 150 papers in indexed journals, 75 book chapters

- H index of 33 and a RG score of 44.58

- Author and Editor of 3 Academic Books

- Invited speaker at over 130 national and international scientific meetings.

- Accredited Researcher IDIBAPS

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