· Professor of Surgery. Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties. School of Medicine. Universitat de Barcelona.
Previously, Presidente of the Societat Catalana de Cirurgia Cardíaca, of the Sociedad Española de Cirugía Cardiovascular y Endovascular, President of the Society of Heart Valve Disease, President of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS) and Councillor de la American Association for Thoracic Surgery and currently, Chairman of the International Cooperation Committee de la EACTS.
· Author of more than 300 scientific publications, nationals and internationals.
· Author of more than 25 book chapters.
· Principal researcher of more than 30 research projects.
· Participation in more than 200 scientific meetings, national and international.