Dr. Laureano Molins López-Rodó

Thoracic and General Surgery Specialist at Teknon Medical Centre.
Clinical area

Dr. Molins López-Rodó is one of the leading experts in lung cancer and minimally invasive surgery. He currently works at the most prestigious centres in Barcelona and is Head of Thoracic Surgery at the Hospital Clinic and Sagrat Cor Hospital. He specialised at prestigious universities and centres, including Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School in the United States.

Dr. Laureano Molins López-Rodó

Centros de los Médicos

Professional experience
  • Head of Thoracic Surgery at Barcelona Hospital Clinic (March 2010 - present).
  • Specialist (1990-1993); Head of Clinic (1994-1999); and Director of Thoracic Surgery at a private centre in Barcelona (2000- present).
  • Training in Thoracic Surgery at Mayo Clinic Rochester in Minnesota; Massachusetts General Hospital and New England Deaconess Hospital (Harvard Medical School) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA (1986-1987); and at Creu Roja Hospital and Sagrat Cor Hospital in Barcelona (1988-1989).
  • Training in General Surgery at Creu Roja Hospital in Barcelona (1982-1986).
Membership in scientific societies
  • Founder (1993) and President (2008-2009) of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS).
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), USA and member of the Workforce on International Relationships (2010-2016).
  • American Association of Thoracic Surgery (AATS).
  • European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS), Chair of the Thoracic Surgery 8.1 Group (2013-2016).
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC).
  • Spanish Association of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR).
  • Spanish Association of Thoracic Surgery (SECT) and other new national and international scientific societies.
  • Member of the Royal European Academy of Doctors (READ).
Research and teaching
  • Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Barcelona.
  • 495 presentations at national and international congresses.
  • Invited Professor at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA (2009) and at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC), NYC, USA (2016).
  • 105 articles published in national and international journals and book chapters.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Lung Cancer Journal and Archivos de Bronconeumología (Archives of Bronchopneumology).
  • Reviser of the European Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Annals of Oncology, Journal of Surgical Oncology and Archivos de Bronconeumología.
  • Co-President of the 11th World Conference on Lung Cancer, which was held in Barcelona in July 2005.
  • Director of the recent editions of the International Conference on Thoracic Surgery in Barcelona (1992-2018).
Stay in foreign centers
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
  • Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Boston, Massachusetts.
  • New England Deaconess Hospital (Harvard Medical School) Boston, Massachusetts.
Languages for clinical practice
  • Spanish
  • Catalan
  • English