Dr. José Luis Martín del Yerro

Head of Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital.
Clinical area

Dr. Martín del Yerro has developed surgical techniques for breast augmentation and remodelling, which have brought him great international prestige in this field. He has contributed to the development of more advanced, safer breast implants and in the year 2000, he was the first surgeon in the world to use the Contour Profile Gel breast implants (currently the safest and most modern implants).

Professional experience
  • Head of Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital.
  • Spanish plastic surgeons delegate at the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS) in the year 2000.
  • Vice-Secretary of the Spanish Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery (SECPRE) in 1997 and 1998.
  • Resident Medical Intern at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department at 12 de Octubre Hospital in Madrid between April 1989 and December 1993.
  • Resident Medical Intern at the Intensive Care Unit at Ramón y Cajal Hospital in Madrid between 1982 and 1986 to develop the programme in this speciality.
Membership in scientific societies
  • Spanish Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery (SECPRE).
  • Spanish Association of Intensive Care and Coronary Units (SEMIUC).
  • European Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (EBOPRAS).
  • International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS).
Research and teaching
  • Professor of Intensive Care Nursing at the SALUS INFIRMORUM Nursing School (Madrid) of SALAMANCA PONTIFICIAL UNIVERSITY, between 1984 and 1992.
  • PROFESSOR of the Emergency Surgery Course, Special Emergency Services (National Institute of Health).
  • PROFESSOR of the OUT-OF-HOSPITAL MEDICAL EMERGENCY Specialist Course at the FACTULTY OF MEDICINE, COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID, led by Prof. Dr. F. Martín Santos. 1989-90 course.
  • PROFESSOR of the Primary Care Surgery course, Virgen de la Torre Hospital. Organised by Madrid College of Physicians and the Health Council of the Community of Madrid. Madrid, June 1990.
  • PROFESSOR of Surgical Pathology of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the SALUS INFIRMORUM Nursing School (Madrid) of SALAMANCA PONTIFICIAL UNIVERSITY, from October 1992 to present.
  • PROFESSOR of the TRAUMATIC ANKLE AND POSTERIOR TARSUS INJURIES course. ASEPEYO, November 1993.
  • PROFESSOR of the ‘Behavioural Neurobiology’ doctorate course, led by Dr. R. García Cordovilla. Faculty of Biological Science, Complutense University of Madrid. (1994-95, 1995-96, 1997-98 and 1998-99 courses).
  • 45 presentations at national and international conferences.
  • 40 publications in national and international journals.
  • 37 courses and symposia.
Languages for clinical practice
  • Spanish
  • English