Dra. Mireia Ruiz Castilla

Specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
المجال السريري
الخبرة المهنية

1998 – 2004: Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the Universitat Autónoma, Barcelona

2005 – 2010: Specialist residency training in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

2009 – 2010: Master’s degree, entitled "Expert in Microsurgical techniques. XII theoretical and practical course in microsurgical techniques". Hand and peripheral nerve surgery unit, Hospital de Sabadell. (Supervisor: Dr. J.Ramón Solé)

2018 PhD in Surgery – Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona: "Role of the IL33/ST2 axis in the burned patients" receiving a unanimous Summa Cum Laude.

2018 Robotic Surgery Course by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lorraine, France.

Professional career

2016 – present: Head of Service at the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Unit at the Hospital Quirónsalud Barcelona

2010 – 2018 Attending Specialist Physician at the Plastic, Reconstructive and Burn Surgery Service at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital.

2013 – 2017 Specialist Physician in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Centre, Mataró.

Extensive experience in the medical and surgical management of mammary pathology, cutaneous oncology, burns, facial fractures, hand surgery and altered skin coverage, with both conventional and microsurgical techniques.

Participation in the world’s first total face transplant.

Participation in the second face transplant at the Hospital Vall d’Hebron.

العضوية في الجمعيات العلمية
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Member of the Catalan Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Founding member of the Women Organization of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery of Spain (WOPRASS).
البحث والتدريس

Assistant lecturer on the course in Plastic Surgery on the Degree in Medicine at the Universitat Autònoma, Barcelona (Teaching unit: Vall d’Hebron)

Lecturer on the course Comprehensive treatment of the burn patient, part of the postgraduate course entitled Nursing care in people with burns, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital

Lecturer on the course Comprehensive treatment of the burn patient (Josep Trueta University Hospital) 2010.

Organizer of the International Conference on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, London 11-12 March.

Special acknowledgements

Considered among the 5 best plastic surgeons in Spain by Forbes in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Considered among the 50 best female doctors in Spain by Vanitatis – El Confidencial en 2021.

Collaborator of the radio program "En Bones Mans" de Onda Cero Radio.

Considered among the best reviewers of the Burns Journal in 2017.

Special mention in the Innovation Contest of the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute, 2014.