Raquel Sanchez Santos

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Speciality: Surgery
Diseases: Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Gastric Cancer, Colon cancer
Years of experience: 20+ years
Current & former employment:

Prof. and Head of Surgery University Hospital Vigo

Assist Prof. University of Santiago de Compostela

former head of surgery University H. Pontevedra


MD Navarra University, Spain

Ph D Barcelona University Spain

Specialist in Surgery, U. Hosp. Bellvitge, Spain

Board certification:

Bariatric Surgeon, SECO

Gastrointestinal laparoscopic fellowship

Master in Clinical Management

Language: English, Spanish


MD. PHD, Head of Surgery in University Hospital Vigo. Associate professor of Medicine in Santiago de Compostela University. Professor in Master of Nutrition (Vigo University) , Profesor in Master of Bariatric Surgery (SECO/AEC). Degree in Statistical Analysis in Healthcare and Master in Clinical Management. 20 years of experience in bariatric and gastrointestinal minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic and recently robotic surgery. Editor of several books about bariatric surgery and author of many book chapters and scientific papers in bariatric and gastrointestinal surgery. Active colaboración with scientific societies: President of Spanish Association of Bariatric Surgery Foundation (2021-2023); President of Scientific Committee of Spanish Association of Surgeons (2021-2023); reviewer in some scientific journals.

Keyword: gastric bypass sleeve robotic surgery colectomy gastrectomy

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