Dr Jaume Masià





Current Position

  • Chief of Plastic Surgery Department, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and Hospital del Mar (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain.
  • Professor in Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
  • Director of the Microsurgery and Breast Reconstructive Unit, Clinica Planas, Barcelona, Spain.

Current elective and representative posts

  • President of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (SECPRE).
  • President of the Spanish Group for Advanced Breast Reconstruction (GERMA).
  • Member of Spanish Supervising Committee for the Plastic Surgery Education, Health Ministry, Madrid, Spain.

Degrees and Professional Qualifications

  • 1992: Medical Doctor (MD) degree, Universitat de Barcelona.
  • 2001: Certification in Plastic Surgery, Education and Health Ministries, Spain (summa cum laude).
  • 2001: Diploma in Microsurgery Expertise, College of Physicians of Barcelona.
  • 2008: Doctoral Thesis (PhD), Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (summa cum laude).

Education

Medical training (1986-1992)

  • School of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona, Reus, Spain

Basic surgical training (1993-1996)

  • Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
  • Pius Hospital, Valls, Spain
  • Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain

Plastic surgery training (1996-2001)

  • Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
  • Hospital de la Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Institut Kaplan, Barcelona, Spain
  • Canniesburn Hospital, Bearsden, UK (Fellowship)
  • Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, UK (Fellowship)

Memberships

  • European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS).
  • Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
  • Spanish Association of Microsurgery.
  • Spanish Society of Breast Surgery.
  • Association pour le Développement de la Chirurgie Réparatrice de la Tete et du Cou, Institut Gustave-Roussy, Paris, France.
  • Group for Advancement of Breast Reconstruction (GABRs).
  • Pyrenean Society of Plastic Surgery.
  • Catalan Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
  • Spanish Group for Advanced Breast Reconstruction (GERMA).

Awards and Honours

  • Best Breast Surgery Paper in the Meeting of the Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery in May 2003.
  • Best Contribution to Breast Cancer Support by FEFOC in November 2006.
  • Baxter Award in Surgery Research in December 2007.

Publications

  • Books: 2.
  • Chapters in books: 4.
  • Papers: 16.
  • Congress Abstracts: 56.

Faculty experience

  • Spanish invited lectures: 62.
  • International invited lectures: 32.