Antonio Alvarez, MD, PhD

Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation Unit, Hospital Reina Sofia, Cordoba, Spain

Antonio Alvarez is a staff thoracic surgeon of the Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation Unit at Reina Sofia Hospital in Cordoba (Spain), and Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Cordoba. Graduated in Medicine in 1988, he obtained his Ph.D. in 1992. He is author of more than 120 scientific publications and 250 lectures at scientific meetings. His main clinical interests include lung transplantation (donor issues, preservation, reperfusion injury and airway complications), lung cancer, surgery of chest wall deformities and VATS. His main research activities include animal models of lung transplantation for the study of allograft reperfusion injury and bronchiolitis obliterans. He is member of the panel of reviewers of several publications including Transplantation, Ann Am Thorac Soc, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, and AME Group Journals. He is member of 10 scientific societies.

Terms of Appointment: Nov 2019 – Oct 2021