Dr. Fernando Díez-Caballero Alonso
Head of the Department of Urology at the Pamplona location. Specialist in Urology.
Preferential dedication to oncologic, minimally invasive and reconstructive urologic surgery. Da Vinci laparoscopic and robotic surgery.
Graduate (1990) in Medicine and Surgery from the University of the Basque Country and Doctor (1999) in Medicine and Surgery by the University of Navarra. Specialist in Urology by the Clínica Universidad de Navarra in the years 1995-99.
He has made training stays in the Department of Urology at the University of Miami (USA, 1999) with the Scholarship "Urology & Teaching", the University of Strasbourg (France, 2003- 2004) Diplôme D'Université de Chirurgie Laparoscopique and the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and the University of Caceres (2005) with the Scholarship Spanish Association of Urology.
Head of Section of Urology at the Hospital de Manacor in Mallorca (2007- 2012). Co-responsible of the Advanced Urological Laparoscopy Unit (UNILAURO) in the Balearic Islands.
Introduction of the laparoscopic urological program in the public and private clinical activity: Nephrectomy (2004), Prostatectomy and Adrenal (2005), Cystectomy and partial nephrectomy (2006) and LESS Nephrectomy (2010).
Accredited training diploma in the "Da Vinci" Robot handling (2013).
Clinical Consultant of the Department of Urology since January 2013.
Deputy Director of the Department of Urology (responsible for the Pamplona Campus) since July 2021.
Principal researcher in a clinical trial and co-researcher in 11 on prostatic hypertrophy, overactive bladder, prostate cancer and surgical techniques.
AREAS OF INTEREST
- Laparoscopic, oncological, minimally invasive and reconstructive urological surgery.
New technologies (KTP "greenlight" prostate laser and "Da Vinci" robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery).
As an educator
Professor of Urology (Andrology subject) University of Navarra (academic year 2013-2014).
Advisor students Faculty of Medicine University of Navarra.
Collaborator in Postgraduate training (Urology residents) of the Department of Urology.
Collaborating Professor at the University of Navarra since 2013, subjects of Urology, Pelvic Floor and differential diagnosis.
Responsible for Clinical Practice VI.
As a researcher
Several publications, oral presentations and surgical videos in national and regional congresses.
- Spanish Association of Urology.
- Member of the National Commission of the Specialty of Urology from 2014 to the present.
Latest scientific publications
- The development and validation of a new simulator for endourology Jan 30, 2023 | Magazine: Actas Urológicas Españolas
- Focal Therapy of Prostate Cancer Index Lesion with Irreversible Electroporation. A Prospective Study with a Median Follow-Up of Three Years Sep 8, 2022 | Magazine: The Journal of Urology