Dr Susana Rives, head of the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Unit of the Haematology and Oncology Department, has been recognised as one of the 100 best doctors in Spain according to the list published by Forbes magazine.
Forbes has published for the fourth consecutive year the list "The Best Doctors" with the 100 most recognised names in medical care, research and teaching in Spain in 24 different specialities and who practice in more than 60 hospitals.
This list includes a total of 20 doctors from hospitals in Catalonia, including the Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, the Centro Médico Teknon and the Hospital Germans Trials i Pujol.
Since 2002, Susana Rives has worked as a specialist physician in the Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Department and combines healthcare with research, focusing especially on paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and paediatric Philadephia-positive leukaemias. Since 2013, she has been a member of the ALL development committee of the spanish society of paediatric haematology and oncology (SEHOP). She currently coordinates the SEHOP working group of the Philadelphia-positive chronic myeloid leukaemia registry and T-CAR lymphocyte therapy.