Medical Staff

Dr-Franco

Academic Training

  • Academic Training Medical Doctor degree in the University Autonoma in Madrid, 2008.
    • Excellence Academic Performance Scholarship (Region of Madrid, 2002-08).
    • Erasmus EU program, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italia.
    • M.D. degree prize, San Nicolas Foundation of the Royal Spanish Academy of Medicine.
    • National Prize for Excellence in University Academic Performance.
  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences, University Complutense in Madrid (2009-14). Cum laude. Title of PhD work: Validation of the calculation of the effective regurgitant orifice through planimetry over transoesophageal echocardiography 3D-colour images in the diagnosis and prognosis of patients with mitral paravalvular leaks.

Specific Training in Electrophysiology and Arrhtyhmias

  • Master in Pacemakers, Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. University of Alcala (2014-15). Final grade: cum laude.
    European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) Educational Training Programme on Cardiac Electrophysiology (2014-15).
  • International Continuous Professional Development program “Meet the masters”. Director: Pedro Brugada. 2014/15.
  • International Continuous Professional Development program “Cardiac Arrhythmia Management Fellowship Program”. Director: P della Bella and G Hindriks. 2015/16.
  • Training program in atrial fibrillation cryoablation. Hospital Clinico de Valencia, 2015.

Professional Experience

  • Specialist in Cardiology, Arrhythmias Unit, University Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Since June 2014.
  • Medical Resident in Cardiology, San Carlos Clinical Hospital, 2009-2014.

Publications and research activity

  • 22 publications in national and international journals and books.
  • 97 publications in scientific dissemination books.
  • 40 abstracts in scientific congresses.
  • Principal investigator or co-investigator in 9 multi-centre studies
  • Level C accreditation in animal research (Madrid, 2015)

Training and teaching activities

  • Collaborator for practical training.Department of Medicina. University Complutense in Madrid, 2012/13.
  • Lecturer in I EKG course for SUMMA 112. April 2013
  • Director of training course on EKG, University Hospital Ramon y Cajal. 2014,2015.
  • Lecturer in Master in Pacemakers, Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. University of Alcala (2015, 2016).

Member of Scientific Societies

  • Spanish Society of Cardiology, since 2009.
  • European Society of Cardiology, since 2009.
  • American College of Cardiology, 2013-15.
  • Section on Electrophysiology and arrythmias of the Spanish Society of Cardiology, since 2015.

Address

Hospital Ramón y Cajal
Hospital Ramón y Cajal
Ctra. de Colmenar Viejo km 9.100
Ctra. de Colmenar Viejo km 9.100
28034 Madrid, Spain
28034 Madrid, Spain

Contact

Adultos
Arrhythmias in adults: 913 369 006
Infantiles
Children's arrhythmias: 913 368 027