Dr. José María Fernández Rañada

Head of Haematology and Haemotherapy at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital.
Clinical area

Nationally, Dr. Fernández Rañada is one of the leaders and pioneers of bone marrow transplantation, as well as being President of the National Transplant Commission (Advisory Body of the Ministry of Health for Haematopoietic Transplants).

Among his many achievements, he is a Commander of the Civil Order of Health and President of the National Commission of Medical Specialities, specifically Haematology and Haemotherapy.

Professional experience
  • Resident Doctor (postgraduate specialisation in Haematology and Haemotherapy) at Jiménez-Díaz Foundation-La Concepción Clinic, Madrid, 1968-72.
  • Specialist in Haematology at 12 de Octubre Hospital, Madrid, 1973-75.
  • Head of Haematology and Haemotherapy at 12 de Octubre Hospital, Madrid, 1975-77.
  • Fellowship at Hammersmith Hospital. Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London (United Kingdom). British Council scholarship, 1982.
  • Medical Director of La Princesa University Hospital, Madrid, 1983-85.
  • Head of Haematology and Haemotherapy at La Princesa University Hospital, Madrid, 1978-2006.
  • Director of the Clinical Haematology Unit and the Haematopoietic Transplant Programme at Ruber Clinic, Madrid, 1986-2006.
  • Head of Haematology and Haemotherapy at Quirónsalud Madrid Hospital, 2006-present.
Membership in scientific societies
  • Spanish Association of Haematology and Haemotherapy (President between 1991 and 1993).
  • European Bone Marrow Transplantation Group.
  • International Bone Marrow Transplantation Registry.
  • Spanish Haematopoietic Transplant Group.
Research and teaching
  • Scientific Publications in International Journals: Approx. 200.
  • Scientific Publications in National Journals: Approx. 200.
  • Published books. A dozen titles.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Over 25 publications in journals and presentations at international conferences.
Languages for clinical practice
  • Spanish
  • English