Dr. Jorge Solano Murillo

Head of the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Unit at Quirónsalud Zaragoza Hospital

Dr. Solano, Head of the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Unit at Quirónsalud Zaragoza Hospital, was one of the first surgeons to perform laparoscopy techniques to treat morbid obesity.

His unit performs all kinds of procedures linked with obesity; currently it one of the most experienced units in Spain and one of the first in the world to treat and control type 2 diabetes through metabolic surgery, having operated on over 600 patients, with very encouraging results.

Dr. Jorge Solano Murillo

Centros de los Médicos

Professional experience
  • Head of the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Unit at Quirónsalud Zaragoza Hospital
  • Specialist Surgeon at Alcañiz Hospital (Teruel), 1992-2000.
  • Specialist Surgeon at Royo Villanova Hospital (Zaragoza), 2000 to present. Career public servant.
  • Associate Professor at the Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Cáceres.
Membership in scientific societies
  • Secretary of the Aragonese Society of Surgery.
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Surgeons.
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Laparoscopic Surgery.
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Obesity Surgery.
  • Member of the Aragonese Society of Digestive Diseases.
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Major Outpatient Surgery.
Research and teaching

Over 100 publications in national and international journals, courses and conferences, of which, those that refer to obesity surgery are:

  • Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion: Technical Aspects and Results of our Protocol. Obesity Surgery 2004; 14: 329 – 332.
  • Preoperative digestive endoscopy in laparoscopic BPD. Second Ibero-American Congress on Obesity Surgery (CIACO), September 2003.
  • Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) for the treatment of severe obesity: operative procedures and results. 8th Congress on the International Federation for the Surgery Obesity (IFSO), Salamanca (Spain), 3-6 September 2003.
  • Preoperative upper GI endoscopy in laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion 8th Congress on the International Federation for the Surgery Obesity (IFSO), Salamanca (Spain), 3-6 September 2003.
  • Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) for the treatment of severe obesity: operative procedures and results. Obesity Surgery 2003; 13: 534 - 535.
Languages for clinical practice
  • Spanish
  • French
  • English