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Dr Francisco Carmona

Seeing the joy of my patients when they manage to improve their symptoms and recover their quality of life is, without a doubt, my greatest satisfaction”

Dr. Francisco Carmona excellence in gynecology

Expertise

  • Gynecology and Obstetrics.
  • Minimally invasive gynecological surgery.
  • Benign gynecological pathology.
  • Alterations of the pelvic floor.

Training and academic merits

Professional experience

  • Scientific and surgical director of Gynecological Center Women's CD Barcelona.
  • Specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Women's CD Gynecological Center in Barcelona.
  • Head of the Gynecology Service of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona.
  • Director of the Endometriosis Unit of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.
  • Senior Consulting Physician. Organization: Clinical Institute of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona.

medical milestones

  • First uterus transplant performed in Spain (2020)

A multidisciplinary team led by the heads of the Gynecology services of the Hospital Clínic from Barcelona, ​​Francisco Carmona, and from Urology and Renal Transplantation, Antonio Alcaraz, carried out a pioneering procedure involving the transplantation of a living donor uterus, a highly complex surgical process never before carried out in Spain.

  • Second uterus transplant performed in Spain (2022)

The team of Drs. Francisco Carmona and Antonio Alcaraz, made up of more than 50 professionals, including specialists in gynecological and transplant surgery, anesthesia and nursing staff, successfully carried out the second uterus transplant in Spain at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

Teaching

  • Full Professor at the Faculty of Medicine. Clinical and Provincial Hospital (UB).
  • Resident tutor at the Clinical Institute of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology. Faculty of Medicine-Clinical and Provincial Hospital (UB).
  • Co-Founder, Co-Director and Professor of the International School of Gynecological Endoscopy.
  • Professor at the European Gynecology Endoscopy School (Valencia Headquarters)
  • teacher in Specialization in Physiology and Healthy Lifestyles for Women at the Open University of Catalonia.
  • teacher in Endometriosis online course at Kiara Women.

Research

  • Member since its creation (1998) of the “Gynecological Endocrinology and Human Reproduction” research group, included in Area 3 of the Institut D'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer.
  • Research Coordinator of the Clinical Institute of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology.
  • Member of the Technical Committee of Research Management of Hospital Clínic.

Disclosure and publications

  • Author of Endometriosis: The guide to understand what it is and how to take care of yourself (Grijalbo 2021).
  • Author of Practical Guide to Women's Health (RBA 2019).
  • Publication of more than 200 scientific articles in international journals.
  • Speaker at national and international conferences of his specialty.
  • Editor-in-chief of Clinical and Research in Gynecology and Obstetrics of the scientific journal Medicina Clínica (Barcelona).
  • Participates or has participated in the Editorial Boards of Scientific Journals:
    • Gynecologic Surgery (Official body of the European Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy).
    • Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain (Official organ of the Society for Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders).
    • Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain (Official organ of the Society for Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders).

Companies and platforms

Languages

· Spanish

Native competence

Catalan

Native competence

· English

Professional competence

Professional biography of Dr. Francisco Carmona

Dr. Francisco Carmona, Scientific and Surgery Director of Gynecological Center Women's CD and Head of the Gynecology Service and Director of the Endometriosis Unit of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, referring to regional and state level in the treatment and investigation of this disease, is a specialist in Minimally invasive gynecological surgery and expert in benign gynecological pathology, endometriosis and pelvic floor disorders.

Professor of the University of Barcelona and member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia, is a member of medical societies such as the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SEGO) and the Catalan Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and co-founder and current president of the Society for Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders (SEUD) and the Spanish Society for the Study of Myomas and Endometriosis (SEEME).

Dr Francisco Carmona, which has introduced numerous technical advances in gynecological surgery in Spain (it has performed the first single port gynecological surgeries in Spain and has co-directed the team that has carried out the first uterus transplants in Spain), combines his work professional with medical disclosure, and is the author of the books Practical Guide to Women's Health (RBA 2019) and Endometriosis: The guide to understanding what it is and how to take care of yourself (Grijalbo 2021).

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