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About us

Mercè Vergara Gómez - Director of the Digestive System Service. Coordinator of the Hepatology Unit.

Xavier Calvet Calvo - Coordinator of the Gastroenterology Unit
Eva Martinez Bauer - Coordinator of the Digestive Endoscopy Unit

Physicians Gastroenterology Unit

Eduard Brunet and MasPhoto by Eduard Brunet. Specialist in the Digestive System since 2020. Doctor in Medicine in 2022. Teacher of the Master's in Pathology of the Digestive System at the UOC. His areas of interest are inflammatory bowel disease and microscopic colitis. Publications related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

Xavier Calvet Calvo - Coordinator of the Gastroenterology Unit. Photo by Xavier CalvetSpecialist in Digestive System. Consultant Doctor of the Digestive System. Coordinator of the Gastroenterology and Inflammatory Intestinal Disease Unit. Professor of the Department of Medicine at the UAB. Coordinator of the Master's in Digestive System of the UAB. Coordinator of the research group on Helicobacter pylori and inflammatory bowel disease. More than 350 articles published in scientific journals, in addition to multiple book chapters. Ex-president of the Catalan Digestology Society.

 

Laura P. Llovet SotoPhoto by Laura Llovet. Specialist in the Digestive System since 2017. Doctorate in Medicine in 2022 from the UB. Official master's degree in Clinical Research: Specialization in Hepatology by the UB (2018). His areas of interest are pancreatic and biliary pathology. Publications related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

Luigi MelcarnePhoto of Luigi Melcarne. Specialist in Digestive System since 2016. His areas of interest are inflammatory bowel disease and esophageal motor disorders. Publications related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

 

Anna Puy Guillén Digestive System Specialist since 2021. Master's in Digestive System Pathology from the UOC (2021). His areas of interest are inflammatory bowel disease and microscopic colitis.

 

 

 

Albert Villoria Ferrer. Photo of Albert VilloriaSpecialist in Digestive System since 2003. Diploma in statistics in health sciences from the UAB in 2006. Fellow in Gastroenterology. European Taulí of Gastroenterology 2006. Doctor of Medicine from the UAB since 2011. Extraordinary doctorate award 2011. Associate Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the UAB. His areas of interest are inflammatory bowel disease and digestive function tests.

 

Physicians Hepatology Unit

Meritxell Casas Rodrigo. Photo of Meritxell CasasSpecialist in the Digestive System since 2006. Doctor in Medicine from the UAB since 2015. Her areas of interest are hepatic steatosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, viral hepatitis and cirrhosis and their decompensations. Publications and consensus documents related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

J. Alberto Ferrusquía Acosta. Specialist in Digestive System (2016). Official master's degree in clinical research: specialization in Hepatology (2017). Doctor in Medicine at the University of Barcelona (2021). His areas of expertise are: cirrhosis and its decompensations, portal hypertension and hepatic vascular diseases. Publications, book chapters and consensus documents related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

Mireia Miquel Planas- MEF Tutor. Specialist in Digestive System. Doctor in Medicine from the UAB. Tutor of digestive system residents. Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of VIC. Teacher of the Master's in Pathology of the Digestive System at the UOC. His areas of interest are viral hepatitis, hepatic steatosis, cirrhosis and their decompensations. Publications and consensus documents related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

Jordi Sánchez Delgado- MEF Tutor. Photo by Jordi SánchezSpecialist in Digestive System since 2004. Doctor in Medicine from the UAB since 2013. Tutor of digestive system residents. Master in Health Coaching. Teacher of the Master's in Pathology of the Digestive System at the UOC. His areas of interest are cirrhosis and its decompensations. Publications and consensus documents related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

Cristina Solé Martí. Photo by Cristina SoléSpecialist in Digestive System (2014). Official master's degree in clinical research: specialization in Hepatology (2014). PFIS scholarship (2014). Doctorate in Medicine at the UB (2019). Official Master's teacher in Clinical Research at the University of Barcelona. Teacher of the Master's in Pathology of the Digestive System (Interact). Member of the scientific committee of the cirrhosis area of ​​the Catalan Digestology Society. His areas of expertise are: cirrhosis and its decompensations. Publications, reviews, book chapters and consensus documents related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

Photo by Mercè Vergara

Mercedes Vergara Gómez - Director of the Digestive System Service. Coordinator of the Hepatology Unit. Specialist in the Digestive System since 1996. Doctor of Medicine from the UAB in 2001. Associate professor at the UAB since 2008. Teacher of the Master's in Pathology of the Digestive System at the UOC. My areas of interest are viral hepatitis, autoimmune liver diseases and hepatocellular carcinoma with national and international publications with participation in specialty consensus documents.

 

Physicians Digestive Endoscopy Unit

Leticia Hernández Sánchez-Carnerero

Specialist in Digestive System since 2020. His areas of interest are esophageal-gastric pathology and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

 

 

Félix Junquera FlórezPhoto by Fèlix Junquera

Specialist in Digestive System in 1995. Doctor in Medicine in 2000 by the UAB. Extraordinary Doctorate Award in 2000. He has developed the echoendoscopy program and implemented multiple advanced therapeutic techniques (radiofrequency ablation, full thickness resection and endoscopic dissection of the submucosa). The main areas of interest are oncological and therapeutic endoscopy.



Salvador Tarek Machlab Mashlab. Photo of Salvador TarekSpecialist in Digestive System. Clinical associate professor at the UAB. Postgraduate in Advanced Endoscopic Ultrasound. Master in Advanced Digestive Endoscopy. PhD student at the UAB. Areas of interest in the prophylaxis, diagnosis and endoscopic treatment of digestive oncological pathology, study of the microbiota and treatment of digestive functional disorders.

 

 

Alba Lira AguilarPhoto by Alba Lira

Specialist in the Digestive System since 2018. Clinical Associate Professor at the UAB. Master's in advanced digestive endoscopy. His areas of interest are bilio-pancreatic pathology, hereditary digestive cancer and colonic polyposis pathology at the clinical level. At the endoscopic level, focused on advanced endoscopy of the small intestine and colon and endoscopic capsule reading.

 

Eva Martínez Bauer - Coordinator of the Digestive Endoscopy Unit. Photo by Eva MartínezSpecialist in the Digestive System since 2001. Doctor in Medicine from the UAB since 2008. Master's in "Health Data Processing with SPSS Statistics". Professor of the "Digestive and Therapeutic Endoscopy" undergraduate course at the Faculty of Medicine of the UAB since 2014. Her areas of interest are sedation in endoscopy, diagnosis and treatment of pre-neoplastic and neoplastic colon lesions in the initial stage. Publications and consensus documents related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

Valentí Puig Diví - MEF Tutor. Photo of Valentí PuigSpecialist in Digestive System since 1994. Tutor of digestive system residents. Teacher of the Master's in Pathology of the Digestive System at the UOC. His areas of interest are pancreatic pathology and advanced digestive endoscopy. Publications and consensus documents related to different aspects of the specialty.

 

 

Jordi Lives Moreno. Specialist in Digestive System since 2021. Master's in Pathology of the Digestive System from the Open University of Catalonia (2021). Training of "University Expert in advanced endoscopy of the digestive tract of the Spanish Society of Digestive Endoscopy" by the Catholic University of Murcia (2022). Currently a doctoral student in medicine at the UAB. His areas of interest are diagnostic and therapeutic digestive endoscopy.

 

 

Miguel Martínez Guillen. Specialist in Digestive System since 2015. Specialization course in endoscopic ultrasonography (UOC). Teacher of the master's degree in pathology of the Digestive System (Interact). Doctoral student at the Department of Medicine of the UAB. Areas of interest in clinical and therapeutic endoscopy and bile-pancreatic diseases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resident resident professionals

  • Ariadna Altadill Mauri
  • Carla De Sarraga Puges
  • Luis E. Frisancho Morales
  • Belén García Sagué
  • Isabel Laucirica López-Palacios
  • Berta López Sáez
  • Andrea Peña Rosado
  • Claudia Torres Verneda

Nursery

A hard tackle from Vanessa González to Sequero - Digestive day hospital coordinator and external consultation
Montserrat Masip Barrafon - Digestive Endoscopy Coordinator

  • Endoscopy: 17 nurses and 7 TCAIs
  • CCEE/Day Hospital: 3 nurses and 2 TCAI
  • Hospitalization: 13 nurses and 13 TCAIs

Clinical trials, research and clinical data management

  • A hard tackle from Sergio Lario to García
  • Antonia Montserrat Torres
  • Mª José Rodríguez Lázaro