Dra. Maria Ángeles Blasco

Senior consultant and surgeon at the Metabolic Surgery and Morbid Obesity Unit at Sagrat Cor University Hospital in Barcelona

Trained at Vall d'Hebrón University Hospital in Barcelona, Dr. Blasco has more than 40 years of experience and extensive training in bariatric surgery.

Areas of interest: general surgery, pre and postoperative of the surgical patient; minimally invasive surgery; endocrine surgery; metabolic (diabetes) surgery; morbid obesity surgery; and esophageal surgery.

She has specialized in metabolic surgery for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus or type 2.

Expérience professionnelle

Present

  • More than 40 years of experience.
  • Senior consultant and surgeon at the Metabolic Surgery and Morbid Obesity Unit at Sagrat Cor University Hospital in Barcelona.
  • Member of the bariatric unit team that performs more than 336 bariatric surgeries per year.

Previous

  • The doctor has been working at the general surgery department of the Metabolic Surgery and Morbid Obesity Unit at Sagrat Cor University Hospital since 1993
  • Completed her medical specialization at the general surgery department of Vall d'Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona
  • Expert diploma in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, awarded by the Spanish Society of Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Diseases.
Appartenance à des sociétés scientifiques
  • Spanish Society of Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Diseases
  • Spanish Association of Senology and Breast Pathology
  • Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands
  • Catalan Society of Surgery
Recherche et enseignement
  • Dr. Blasco has participated and organized multiple courses and events on Digestive and Bariatric Surgery.
  • Author of multiple articles in journals and presentations at surgical congresses.

Teaching:

  • Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona.
  • From 1988 to 2015, Dr. Blasco was a medical collaborator in the clinical teaching unit of 4th and 5th year students of the degree in Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona.
Langues pour la pratique clinique
  • English
  • Spanish