Ophthalmology team

Dr. Jorge Castanera de Molina

Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the UAB in 1975, specializing in Ophthalmology in 1970 and Doctor Cum Laude in 1993 is considered one of the foremost experts eye surgeons in Spain, over two decades, has been a pioneer in the application of more advanced techniques, such as the implantation of monofocal , toric and multifocal intraocular lenses for cataract surgery, Orbscan system diagnosis, or personalized refractive treatments, in which he has participated in various research projects. He is a member of the National Panel on ICL lenses since its founding. As for laser refractive surgery,he was the first ophthalmologist in Spain to start counting the practice in 1988 and has extensive experience with Excimer laser techniques in PRK, LASIK and EpiLASIK. From 2009 to nowadays he has participated in a research protocol PresbyLasik SUPRACOR algorithm for laser treatment of presbyopia.

Medical Societies:

  •  Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (S.E.O)
  •  Spanish Society of Refractive Surgery Ocular Implant (S.E.C.O.I.R)
  •  American Academy of Ophthalmology (A.A.O)
  •  European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (E.S.C.R.S)
  •  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (A.S.C.R.S)
  •  International Society of Refractive Surgeons (I.S.R.S)

Dra. Ana Castanera de Molina

Degree in Medicine and Surgery at UAB in 1986, specialist in Ophthalmology. Focuses on the Institute Castanera in pediatric ophthalmology, medical and surgical treatment of child and adult strabismus,as well as reconstructive eyelid and ocular annex surgery.

Medical Societies:

  •  Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (S.E.O)
  •  Spanish Society of Strabismus (S.E.E)
  •  European Association Strabismology (E.S.A)
  •  European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society (EPOS)
  • Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery Ocular and Orbital (S.E.C.P.O.O)
  • Catalan Society of Ophthalmology

Dra. Alicia Serra Castanera

Degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1986 from UAB, specialist in ophthalmology. Focuses on the Institute Castanera in the diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of childhood eye disease and the treatment of strabismus in both child and adult. Participates in numerous courses, conferences and scientific meetings. Participates of clinical trial research on the effectiveness of different drugs for the treatment of infantile glaucoma, and also the “RTOC” (Ophthalmopaediatrics Telemedicine Network of Catalonia), to improve the diagnosis and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity)

Medical Societies:

  •  Catalan Society of Ophthalmology
  •  Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (S.E.O)
  •  Spanish Society of Strabismus (S.E.E)
  •  Spanish Society of Glaucoma (S.E.G)
  •  European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society (EPOS), a member of the board

Dra. Laura Broc Iturralde

Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona in 1996 and specialist on ophthalmology since 2002. Master in vitreoretinal pathology at UAB College is an associate professor.

Her activity in the institute involves the diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment for retinal diseases. Participates in clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of different drugs for the prevention and treatment of macular degeneration associated with age.

Medical Societies:

  •  Catalan Society of Ophthalmology
  •  Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (S.E.O)
  •  Spanish Society of Retina and Vitreous (S.E.R.V)

DR. MIQUEL DOMINGO VIÑALS

Degree in medicine and surgery from the University of Lleida and specialist on ophthalmology.

He has been a member of the Congress of the Spanish Society of Refractive Implant Surgery in 2015.

Medical Societies:

  •  Catalan Society of Ophthalmology
  •  Spanish Society of Refractive Surgery Ocular Implant (S.E.C.O.I.R)
  •  Acadèmia de Ciències Mèdiques de Catalunya i Balears

Dr. Marc Carbonell Puig

Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Barcelona and specialist in Ophthalmology at UAB. PhD student at the Department of Surgery and Morphological Sciences at UAB.

It focuses on the Institute of Ophthalmology Castanera in pathology and anterior segment surgery, cataract surgery and refractive surgery.

Medical Societies:

  •  Catalan Society of Ophthalmology
  •  European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (E.S.C.R.S)

Optometry and Nursing team

Míriam Sorell Ríos

Specialist in clinic optometry and diagnosis applied to refractive surgery

Sergio Rodríguez Tutusaus

Specialist in clinical optometry and angiography

Ester Agra Cabrera

Specialist in clinical optometry and diagnosis applied to cataract surgery

Ana Pérez Vidaurreta

Specialist in clinical optometry

Emma Pons Sastre

Specialist in clinical optometry

Mª Ángeles Ruiz Bellido

Surgical nurse

Dúnia Flo Galí

Surgical nurse

Marc Soto Tolosa

Surgical technician

Roser Benito Marruedo

Surgical nurse

Administration and Patient care

Cuca Serra Castanera

Administration

Joana Serradell Soberanas

Patient Care

Teresa Serradell Soberanas

Administration

Lourdes Gaig Jané

Patient Care

Mireia Meseguer Costa

Patient Care

Irene Gisbert Prieto

Patient Care