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Jorge Alió Sanz

Specialist at Vissum Miranza Group

Member of the Miranza CLF (Clinical Leaders Forum)

Former chairman of the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS).

Founder and Chairman of the International Ocular Inflammation Society (1990-1998), current General Secretary since 1999.

Vice Chairman of the International Society of Refractive Surgery of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (ISRS/AAO), 2005.

Chairman of the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (January 2006-2008).

Full Member of 26 Scientific Societies, in several of which he forms part of their management structure:
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS); International Society Refractive Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology (ISRS/AAO); International of Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS); European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER); Mediterranean Society of Ophthalmology (MSO), of the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis, selected during the WOC Congress, Hong Kong, 28 June to 2 July, (2008), Fellow LXIII, of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) (since 2008); of the European Academy of Ophthalmology since 2009, Fellow XLIX, of the European Executive Committee of the ACOS (American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery) 2013 and of the Aniridia European Scientific Committee. (2014).

Member of the Specialty Information Team – Refractive Management. American Academy of Ophthalmology (2005).

Founder Member of – European Vision Clinical Research (2006),

Honorific Member of SHIOL (Hungarian Society of Intraocular Lens Implantation and Refractive Surgery) since March 2013.

Academic member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Valencia (RAMCV). (2015)

He has been presented with 103 awards (of which 59 are international).

Jorge Alio
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Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Complutense University of Madrid, 1976 (Outstanding).

PhD in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid,1980. (Summa cum Laude).

Fellow, European Board of Ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology Professor at the Miguel Hernandez University of Elche.


Resident Medical Intern (MIR), Department of Ophthalmology, La Concepción Clinic, Jiménez Díaz Foundation. Autonomous University of Madrid (1977-1980).

Attending Physician, “Miguel Servet” Hospital in Zaragoza (1980-1982).

Head of Section, General University Hospital of Salamanca (1982-1986).

Founder of the Ophthalmology Institute of Alicante (1995).

Founder of the Jorgé Alió Foundation (1995).

Founder of the VISSUM Corporation (1-February-2004).

Specialist ophthalmologist at Vissum Miranza Group, present.

Teaching Activity

Adjunct Professor of practical classes, Autonomous University of Madrid (1976-1980).

University of Salamanca: Adjunct professor of practical classes (1982-1983) and Tenured Adjunct Professor (1983-1986).

Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Alicante (1986-1997).

Creator and Director of the Centre for the Prevention of Blindness in Alicante (1987-1997).

Head of the Pathology and Surgery Department at the University of Alicante (1990-1992).

Professor of Ophthalmology at Miguel Hernández University (1997 to present).

Head of the first PhD Programme in Vision Sciences established in our country (1988-2004), followed by the Inter-university Programme of Vision Sciences shared with another 4 Spanish universities and 1 foreign university.

Head of the 1st Ongoing Medical Training Programme in Ophthalmology (1996-2005), in collaboration with the Official Association of Physicians of Alicante and Scientific Societies in the speciality. Since 2005, the programme has been given in classes and remotely via the ongoing training platform OFTALMOVIRTUAL.

Scientific and Research Activity

Chairman of the 74th Congress of the Spanish Ophthalmology Society held in Alicante, October 1998, of the VII Mediterranean Ophthalmological Society Congress and Alicante Refractive. (May 2002), of the Mediterranean Society of Ophthalmology, May 2002-October 2004.

Member of the Advisory Committee of the “Bidons Egara” Retinitis Pigmentosa Research Chair, Institute of Bioengineering, Miguel Hernández University, Alicante, 18 November 2005.

Abstracts at National Congresses: 655.

Abstracts at International Congresses: 1763.

National and International publications in scientific journals (Peer Review): 803(- Indexed: 538- Non-indexed: 265).

Scientific contributions to tabloids and informative articles: 389.

Books (Author, Editor and Coeditor): 91.

Chapters of books: 363.

Original design patents: 39.