Carlos Durán Escribano

Dr. Carlos Durán Escribano

La Luz Hospital
Olympia Medical-Surgical Center
  • General Information

    Head of service of the General and Digestive System Surgery DepartmentThis link opens in a popup window at Quirónsalud La Luz Hospital and at the new Olympia Medical-Surgical Center. Madrid

    • From June 1988 to July 1995, he was a surgeon in the School Insurance Service of the National Institute of Social Security. Provincial Directorate of Madrid
    • From May 1992 to March 1997 surgeon of MUPRESPA (General Mutual Insurance Company for Occupational Accidents and Occupational Diseases).
    • In June 1997 he became head of the Laparoscopic Surgery Unit at the Virgen de la Paloma Hospital in Madrid and coordinator of the ER department. During this period, he developed and directed the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Unit for the treatment of complex pathologies (Obesity Surgery, Colorectal Surgery and Oesophageal Gastric Surgery).
    • He has been a member of the Surgery Medical Team at La Luz Hospital since 2000, and was appointed Head of Service in March 2017.
    • A pioneer in the development of Laparoscopic surgery, which he started in 1991, he has extensive experience in this field. He worked on the first national study of laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery together with Doctors Miras and Laporte (Congress of the International Federation of Surgeons. Tenerife Oct 1995) and in 2004 he presented at the 7th Congress of the Spanish Obesity Society "Technical aspects of Gastric Bypass by laparoscopy. Video.
    • His area of greatest experience is in inguinal hernia surgery (trans abdominal approach - TAAP), single port colo-rectal surgery and obesity surgery, and he has collaborated in the teaching of these techniques to various surgeons who have referred to the service.
    • Degree in Medicine and Surgery, Complutense University of Madrid (1977/1983)
    • He completed the specialisation in General and Digestive SystemThis link opens in a popup window Surgery at La Princesa Hospital, Madrid. Service Dr. Modesto Martinez Piñeiro. (1988)

    He is a Member of several scientific societies:

    • Spanish Society of Surgery
    • Spanish Society of Obesity Surgery
    • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) since 2008
  • Research and teaching

    • Professor of the V course of Experimental Surgery of the CCMIJU Caceres 2012: Minimally-invasive experimental surgery. Single Port Surgery, Mini-laparoscopy and Trans-anal Surgery.
    • Regular collaborator of the Spanish Society of Obesity Surgery, providing annual statistical data on the activity and results of bariatric surgery. These serve as a basis for the study of results at a national level.
  • Publications

    • Author or co-author of 36 publications in national and international journals.

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