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Dr. Martín Duce


Doctor Martín Duce


Professor of Surgery. General Surgeon with thirty years of experience. Pioneer in Spain of Outpatient Hernia Surgery and Obesity Surgery. Superspecialist in thyroid, parathyroid and hernia surgery.


Training and Experience

Academic training

1975-1981. Medical Student. Complutense University. Madrid.
1981. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery.
1988. Degree of Doctor of Medicine and Surgery. Autonomous University of Madrid.

Professional experience

1983-1988. Medical Resident in the specialty of General and Digestive Surgery.
1988. Specialist in General Surgery and Digestive Surgery.
1988-2008. Staff Surgeon Surgery Service. Principe de Asturias Hospital. Alcalá de Henares.
2008-present. Jefe of la Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Unit. Hospital Madrid Pardo de Aravaca.

Training in International Surgical Centers

MD Anderson Cancer Center. Houston. USA.
Memorial Hospital. New York. USA.
Bern University Hospital. Switzerland.
Karolinksa Hospital. Stockholm. Sweden.
Paul Brouse Hospital. Paris. France.
Other hospitals in USA, Canada, Inglaterra and Ghana.

Teaching and Research Training

1983-1987. Predoctoral researcher. Metabolism, Nutrition and Hormones Laboratory (Prof. JM. Mato).
1988-1990. Postdoctoral collaborating researcher. Metabolism, Nutrition and Hormones Lab. (Prof. JM Mato). Jimenez Diaz Foundation.
1991-1992. Visiting researcher. Hepatology Laboratory (Prof. Roth). MD. Anderson Cancer Center. Houston (EE UU).
1992-present. Collaborating researcher at the Biomedicine Laboratory of the Superior Council of Scientific Investigations (CSIC) (Prof. Susana Alemany) and the CIC Biogune Molecular Biology group (Prof. JM Mato).

Research activity

26 Presentations in research roundtables.
Member of scientific comitee of 6 national magazines.
Member of 11 scientifics societies.
Former of the obesity research group. Príncipe de Asturias University Hospital.
Recipient of 9 scholarships from internationally funded research projects and 34 scholarships from nationally funded research projects.
Coordinator of the Alcalá University Research Group: “Development and Application of Health Care ".
14 Investigation Awards.
Former Scientific Advisor to Europharma Laboratories.
Founder of the Spanish Association of Morbid Obesity Patients.
National Evaluator of Research Projects: FISS, National Assessment and Foresight Agency (ANEP), Ethics and Research Committee (CEI).
Member of Ethics and Animal Research Committee of the Alcalá University.
Academic of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Valencia.
Member of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Teaching activity

1988-1993. COLLABORATING PROFESSOR. School of Medicine. Alcalá University.
1991. DIRECTOR of the 1st International Meeting of Abdominal Wall Surgery. Alcalá de Henares, april, 4 - 5.
1993. DIRECTOR of the 2nd International Meeting of Abdominal Wall Surgery. Alcalá de Henares, april, 22 - 23.
1993-2004. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR. Alcalá University.
2008-2017. SENIOR LECTURER. Alcalá University.
2017-present. UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR. Alcalá University.


DIRECTOR OF 13 DOCTORAL THESES.
DIRECTOR OF 11 DOCTORATE COURSES.
PARTICIPANT IN 24 DOCTORAL THESIS COURTS.
GUEST PROFFESOR OF 14 DOCTORATE COURSES AND 4 MASTERS.
DIRECTOR of the Doctoral Program in Biomechanics and Bioengineering Applied to Health. Alcalá University.