Graduated in Philosophy. Columbia University, New York, USA, 1990. Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA, 1995.
Resident in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, 1995-1998.
Specialty in Pneumology and Intensive Care Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1998-2001.
Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, 2015. Doctoral Thesis: "Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy".
Fellow in Interventional Pneumology and Thoracic Oncology. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia. USA, 2000-2001.
Associate Physician. Pneumology and Intensive Care Unit. Temple Hospital. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2001-2002.
Training in Interventional Pneumology at the Ste. Marguerite Hospital in Marseille, France in 2002.
Deputy Director of the Department of Pneumology in the Clínica Universidad de Navarra, 2009-2011.
Assistant Doctor in the Department of Pneumology, Member of the Pharmacy Commission, Clinical Teaching Collaborator. Faculty of Medicine. UAM, Tutor of residents (2013-2015) in the University Hospital Fundación Jiménez Díaz, 2011-2017.
Director of the Department of Pneumology of the Clinic since January 2021.
Researcher with wide experience in Pneumology, intensive care and respiratory endoscopy.
Researcher in endoscopic therapies of pulmonary emphysema and early detection of lung cancer and coordinator of projects related to the intersection of lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and sleep apneas.
Coordinator of the strategic plan for lung cancer research in CIBER respiratory diseases for the 2016-2018 triennium.
AREAS OF INTEREST
- Diagnosis of Lung Cancer.
- Advanced bronchoscopic techniques including electromagnetic navigation and ecobronchoscopy.
As an educator
Clinical associate professor and collaborator. Tutor of residents. Department of Pneumology. Clinica Universidad de Navarra. Pamplona, 2004-2011
As a researcher
He has made more than 60 scientific publications in national and international journals.
He has presented more than 110 oral and written communications in national and international congresses.
Latest scientific publications
- Learning curves and association of pathologist's performance with the diagnostic accuracy of linear endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA): a cohort study in a tertiary care reference centre Oct 19, 2022 | Magazine: BMJ Open
- Inhaled corticosteroids, COPD, and the incidence of lung cancer: a systematic review and dose response meta-analysis Jul 17, 2022 | Magazine: BMC Pulmonary Medicine