José Tomás Castell
José Tomás CastellJosé Tomás Castell

Dr. José Tomás Castell

Olympia Medical-Surgical Center
Hospital La Luz
  • General Information

    • Cum Laude PhD, Autonomous University of Madrid for the thesis "Study of the mechanical instability of the mesh-fabric interface by means of finite element simulation.
    • Optimisation proposal with a "Spider" mesh prototype.
    • Degree in Medicine and Surgery, Complutense University of Madrid (1986-1992).
    • National Competitive Examination for Medical Resident Intern, 1993. Number 613.
    • Residency in General and Digestive System Surgery (1994-1998). La Paz University Hospital.
    • Master’s in Minimally-Invasive Technologies. Complutense University of Madrid
    • University Expert Degree in Intraoperative Ultrasound, University of Zaragoza and AEC
    • Master’s in Clinical Management, Medical and Healthcare Management. CEU, Cardenal Herrera University
    • Stays in foreign centers:
      • Center for Hepatobiliary Surgery, Professor Castaing. Paul Brousse Hospital. Paris, France. 2005.
    • Member of the Spanish Association of Surgeons
    • Member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery Fellow of the European Board of Surgery (FEBS), in Oncological Surgery. European Board of Surgery - EU
  • Communications and Presentations

    • National Congresses as first author and 29 as co-author
    • International congresses 1 as author, 8 as co-author
    • Articles
    • Journals 3 as first author and 7 as co-author
    • Chapters of Books 5 as author and 3 as co-author
    • Presentations in National Congress of the speciality 2
  • Awards and certifications

    • 1996 National Award for Healthcare Quality Control from the National School of Health.
    • Grant from the Spanish Association of Surgeons: Refresher course in Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery. Santander 1998.
    • Grant from the Agency for Technology Assessment of the Carlos III Institute, Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs.
    • STPY 1202/99 Research Project.
    • Granting of the following patents (held jointly with IDIPAZ):
      • Patent for invention "Automatic suturing device for the closure of laparoscopic trocar holes".
      • Patent for invention "System of openings or eyelets for patient lingerie.
      • Patent for invention "Surgical mesh for the repair of hiatus hernias"
      • Patent for invention "Spider web surgical mesh".

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