Dr. Xavier Freixa Rofastes

LANGUAGE: Spanish | Catalan | English | French


- Consultant of Interventional Cardiology, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

  • Cardiología

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- Bachelor in Medicine: 1996-2001 Universitat de Barcelona.

- PhD: Nov/2017 Universitat de Barcelona.

- Specialty: Cardiology, 2002-2007 Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (Universitat de Barcelona)

- Fellowship: 1) Fellowship in interventional Cardiology at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (2007-2009) 2) Fellowship in advanced interventional Cardiology at the Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto (2009-2011). 2) Fellowship in structural heart disease and adult congenital structural abnormalities at the Montreal Heart Institute. Université de Montréal (2011-2013)


- More than 15 years of experience.


· Coronary revascularization of high complex lesions.

· Closure or repair of congenital defects or communications (PFO, atrial or ventricular septal defects, ductus...)

· Left atrial appendage occlusion

· Aortic, mitral, tricuspid and pulmonar valve repair or replacement (TAVI, MitraClip, paravalvular leak closure)..

Success rates

· >1000 coronary interventions per year

· Consolidated structural and adult congenital program with >200 procedures per year.

· First percutaneous tricuspid valve repair in Spain.


- Author of more than 100 national or international scientific publications

- More than 10 book chapters

- Participation in more than 200 national and international scientific meetings