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SJD Barcelona Children´s Hospital

Passeig Sant Joan de Déu, 2, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat

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Joan Prat Bartomeu

Paediatric ophthalmologist
Head of Research and Innovation at the Ophthalmology Department

Expert in

Oculoplastic Surgery. Paediatric Ophthalmology. Orbit and lachrymal ducts

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English, French and Portuguese

I lead the paediatric Oculoplastic Unit. Indeed, our Department was the first in Europe to develop this sub-specialty. I also work in biotechnological innovation, developing exploratory devices. I also collaborate with two African countries, training local ophthalmologists in Paediatric Ophthalmology in Mozambique and Senegal. I am the director of a Master's degree in Paediatric Ophthalmology at the University of Barcelona, the first and only one degree course of this kind in the country. I am the president of the Spanish Eye and Orbital Plastic Surgery Society (SECPOO) and I have been Head of the Paediatric Ophthalmology Department until 2022. "I believe in disseminating the best paediatric ophthalmology practices throughout the world, and if I don't have a solution for something, I will seek it out". 

Training

  • PhD in Surgery. Autonomous University of Barcelona, 2002.
  • Specialty in Ophthalmology. Bellvitge University Hospital, 2002.
  • Specialty in eye orbit. University Hospital Complex of Santiago de Compostela (CHUS), 1991.
  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery. Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1985.

 

International experience

  • Speciality in orbital disorders. Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, 1991.

Scientific activity

Research projects:

  • Protocol for treatment of congenital tear duct obstruction.
  • Possibilities of levator resection in congenital ptosis.
  • Changes in optical pathway diameter in NF1.
  • Applications of pupillography in children.
  • Contributions of video-oculography in strabismus surgery.
  • Early diagnosis of schizophrenia by ocular motility digitisation.
  • Treatment of Usher syndrome.

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