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SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

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Jordi Rumià Arboix

Paediatric Neurosurgeon
Coordinator of Paediatric Functional Neurosurgery

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Functional Neurosurgery

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I am a specialist in Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery at SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital and Head of the same area at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. I have performed more than 400 interventions in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy. I am an associate lecturer in the Surgery and Surgical Specialities Department of the University of Barcelona. 


  • Certificate in Neurosurgery awarded by the EANS (European Association of Neurosurgical Societies). 
  • Degree in Medicine, University of Barcelona, 1987.

International experience

  • Epilepsy Surgery. UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles (USA).
  • Residency in the Neurosurgery and Movement Disorder Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble (France). 

Scientific activity

I have published more than 70 articles as an author and co-author in indexed scientific journals.

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  • Associate lecturer in the Surgery and Surgical Specialities Department. University of Barcelona, from 2001 to present.

How to request a treatment in SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

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