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Marta Morales Ballús

Marta Morales Ballús, paediatric ophthalmologist

Marta Morales Ballús

Languages:
Spanish, Catalan, English and French

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Ophthalmology
Paediatric ophthalmologist
Expert in:
Congenital cataracts in infants, paediatric anterior segment surgery

Languages:
Spanish, Catalan, English and French
Since 1996, I have been a specialist in paediatric ophthalmology at the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, focusing on infant cataracts and paediatric anterior segment surgery. I have authored over 50 presentations given at national and international congresses, and have participated as a speaker on various courses and at specialised competitions. I did my Resident Medical Internship training in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona. I was awarded my PhD in 1996. I have been tutoring ophthalmology residents since 2013.

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Ophthalmology

Education

  • Training course for Resident Medical Internship tutors run by the Spanish Medical Colleges Organisation Training Foundation, 2015.
  • Doctoral Thesis: "Influence of the systemic and immune status of the HIV+ patient on the development of CMV retinitis". Mention: Cum laude by unanimous vote, 1996.
  • Doctoral Courses: Research in Ophthalmology. University of Barcelona, 1993-1994.
  • Specialisation in Ophthalmology, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, 1996.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of Barcelona, 1991.

Scientific activity

  • Author of over 50 national and international presentations (EPOS, WCPOS, COPHY, SCO, SAO, SEEOP).
  • Author of numerous articles published in specialised national and international scientific journals.
  • From 2005 to present, summary of relevant articles published for the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology journal.
  • Participation in the organising committee of the European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society meeting in 2014, and of the 1st World Congress of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in 2009.
  • Collaborator in an official presentation by the Spanish Society of Implant-Refractive Eye Surgery of 2016: paediatric cataracts.
  • Six awards from 2004 to present for the best clinical study, published work, project, oral presentation and poster.

Teaching

  • Tutor of Ophthalmology Residents at SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital since 2013.