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Xavier Tarrado Castellarnau

Xavier Tarrado Castellarnau, surgeon SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Xavier Tarrado Castellarnau

Languages:
Spanish, Catalan, English and French

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Surgery
Paediatric surgeon
Expert in:
Digestive and thoracic surgery. Minimally Invasive Surgery: laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery
Head of the Surgery Department

Languages:
Spanish, Catalan, English and French

I am currently Head of the Surgical Department at the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital. I obtained my degree in Medicine in the University of Barcelona (UB) and my Ph.D (cum laude) in the same university. I am an associate lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics in the UB. I have had Paediatric Surgery training placements in international benchmark centres, such as the Visceral and Transplants Department in the Hospital Necker-Enfants Malades, in Paris (France) and in the Minimally Invasive Paediatric Surgery Department in the Rocky Mountain Children’s Hospital, Denver, Colorado (USA). 

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Surgery

Education

  • Certification in Paediatric Simulation. Boston Children’s Hospital, 2015. 
  • Doctor of Medicine. University of Barcelona, 2014.
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Paediatric Surgery. European Board of Paediatric Surgery, 2006.
  • Certificate of Integral Care in Paediatric Trauma Patients (AITP), 2003.
  • Specialist in Paediatric Surgery, University of Barcelona, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Facultad de Medicina, Hospital Clínic. University of Barcelona (UB), 1996.

International experience

  • Training placement at the Minimally Invasive Paediatric Surgery Unit, of the Rocky Mountain Paediatric Surgery/Presbyterian-Saint Luke Hospital. Denver. Colorado. USA June-July 2010.
  • Training placement at the Service de Chirurgie Visceral et Transplantation de l’Hospital Necker-Enfants Malades. Paris France, September 2003-January 2004.