Dr. Constantino Fondevila


· Head of General and Digestive Surgery at the Clinic Institute of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (ICMDiM) of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

· Consultant physician in the Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery and Digestive Transplant Unit of Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

  • Cirugía general y digestiva
  • Cirugía Hepatobiliopancreática

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· Professor of Surgery at the Universidad de Barcelona.


· Young Investigator AwardAmerican Transplant Congress, 2003-2005.

· Young Investigator AwardCongress of the Transplantation Society, 2004.

· Codman Surgical Research Prize, Longmire Surgical Society, Los Ángeles, California, EEUU, 2004.

· Beca del American College of Surgeons. International Guest Scholar, 2008.

· ILTS Vanguard AwardInternational Liver Transplantation Society, 2009.

· Premio Nacional de Cirugía, Asociación Española de Cirujanos, 2012.


· July - September 1995, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA: Collaborating Visitor in clinical and experimental programs for pancreas transplantation (Prof. D.E.R. Sutherland and Prof. R. Gruessner).

· June 1999, Hospital of Brest (France): Stayment to learn immunohistochemical techniques to perform the assessment of tumor angiogenesis in gastric cancer.

· March 2002 - June 2004, The Dumont-UCLA Transplant Center, Los Angeles, California, USA: Visiting Fellow and Fulbright Fellow in the Liver Transplant Program and Researcher at the Liver Transplant Research Laboratory.

· June 2004 - December 2012, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain: Specialist in the Hepatobiliopancreatic Surgery and Digestive Transplantation Unit, ICMDM.

· December 2008, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA: Official Observer in the Hepatopancreatobiliary Service, Department of Surgery.

· January 2009, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA: Official Observer in the Liver Transplant Division.

· January 2013 – CURRENTLY: Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain: Consultant in the Hepatobiliopancreatic Surgery and Digestive Transplantation Unit, ICMDM.


· Endoscopic procedures

· Gastroenterology

· Gastrointestinal endoscopy

· Gastrointestinal oncology

· Gastrointestinal surgery

· Hepatobiliopancreatic surgery

· Hepatology

· Laparoscopic surgery

· Major outpatient surgery

· Medical and surgical treatment of liver diseases

· Minimally invasive surgery

· Oncology

· Transplants


· Leader of the Research group: Liver Transplantation and Graft Viability (IDIBAPS)

· Principal Investigator in 8 Research Projects

· Participation as Collaborator in other 8.

· Articles in Scientific Journals: 167. Total citations: 4923.

· Accumulated Impact Factor: 521,242.

· Index h: 37

· Book Chapters: 30

· Books: 1

· Invited lectures in national and international courses: 148.

· Reviewer of 31 indexed scientific journals. Member of the Editorial Committee of the journals Liver Transplantation and Transplantation.