Maria Teresa Gomez Hernández, MD, PhD, FEBTS

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Salamanca University Hospital, Salamanca, Spain

Dr. Maria Teresa Gómez Hernández has a permanent position as Thoracic surgeon at the Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Salamanca University Hospital since 2016 and she is Associate Professor of the Department of Surgery at the University of Salamanca since 2017. She received her MD degree from University of Salamanca in 2009 and completed her residency at the Salamanca University Hospital. She received additional training in esophageal surgery with Prof. P. Thomas (Marseille, 2012), in chest wall deformities with Prof. H. Pilegaard (Aarhus, 2013) and in lung transplant with Prof. W. Klepetko (Vienna, 2014). She was awarded with the ESTS’ Young Investigator Award in 2013. In 2016, she obtained her PhD degree and she was certified as FEBTS.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr, Gómez Hernández also focuses his research interests in minimally invasive surgery, surgical risk and teaching surgery.

Term of Appointment: Feb 2020- Jan 2022