Dr. Emilio Ortega Martínez de Victoria

Languages: Spanish | Catalan | English


- 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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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


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


More than 20 years of experience


  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


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