Dr. Antonio Alcaraz Asensio

Languages: Spanish | Catalan | English


· Head of the Service of Urology and Kidney Transplantation at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

· Full professor of Urology in the Department of Surgery at the Universitat de Barcelona.

· IDIBAPS Investigator (Institut de Recerca Biomedica Agusti Pi Suñe). University of Barcelona Medical School.

  • Trasplante renal
  • Urología

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· Bachelor of Medicine: 1983 Universitat de Barcelona.

· PhD: 1987 Universitat de Barcelona.

· Specialty: Urology, 1988 Universitat de Barcelona.

· Fellowship: 18 months, 1993-1994 Mayo Clinic Rochester.


More than 30 years of experience.


· Global pioneer of robotic and laparoscopic surgical techniques (NOTES and LESS techniques).

· Surgical oncology (prostate, kidney and bladder).

· Kidney transplant surgery.

· More than 500 annual surgeries for more than 25 years. More than 100 are performed through natural body cavities.

Success rates

· World's first transvaginal nephrectomy (2007).

· World's first transvaginal kidney extraction due to a tumor (2009).

· World's first robotic transvaginal kidney transplant (2015).

· First uterus transplant in Spain (2020).


· Author of more than 170 national and international scientific publications and 17 book chapters.
· Invited to numerous European and North American universities. He gives an average of 50 international conferences per year.