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Rubén Berrueco Moreno

Rubén Berrueco Moreno, hematology peditrician SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Rubén Berrueco Moreno

English, Spanish, Catalan
Pediatric hematologist
Expert in:
Pediatric thrombosis and haemostasis
Head of the Hematology Department

English, Spanish, Catalan

I have worked as a pediatric hematologist at the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital since 2010, and I have been head of the Hematology Department since 2018. I combine healthcare and management activities with research. My main areas of interest include platelet diseases, thrombosis and congenital and acquired coagulopathies in children. I am a member of the Sociedad Española de Hematología y Oncología Pediátricas (spanish society of pediatric hematology and oncology - SEHOP), where I belong to the ITP working group; the Sociedad Española de Trombosis y Hemostasia (spanish society of thrombosis and haemostasis - SETH); and the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), within which I am part of the pediatric/neonatal subcommittee.


  • Master's Degree in Health Management, Universitat Ramón Llull, 2018 - 2019.
  • Master in Congenital and Acquired Coagulopathies, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, 2018 - 2019.
  • PhD in Medicine. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2011.
  • Master's Degree in Pediatric Hematology. Universitat de Barcelona, 2008 - 2010.
  • Specialist in Pediatrics and its specific areas, Hospital del Mar, 2004 - 2008.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine and Surgery. Universidad de Zaragoza, 2003.

International experience

  • Observership at the Great Ormond Street Hospital Haemophilia Unit. London, 2014.

Scientific activity

  • Principal investigator of the line of haemostasis disorders in children at the Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu, included in the line Leukaemias and non-malignant haemopathies in paediatrics.
  • Principal investigator on a FIS grant from the Instituto Carlos III (PI17/00356), 2017 - 2021.
  • Principal investigator in clinical trials related to new treatments for immune thrombopenia, thrombosis and hemophilia in pediatrics (2010 - present).
  • Member of the paediatric ITP working group of the Sociedad Española de Hematología y Oncología Pediátricas (SEHOP).



  • Director of the course on Pediatric Hematology Update,  SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, since 2018.
  • Participates as lecturer in the course on Congenital Coagulopathies, Universidad de Andalucía - Site Antonio Machado (Baeza), since 2017.