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María Gessa

Specialist at Miranza Virgen de Lujan

Ophthalmologist specialising in Cornea, Cataract, Refractive Surgery, Oculoplastics, Glaucoma.

College No.41/15.816

Training

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Seville, 1999-2005.

PhD summa cum Laude from the University of Seville, May 2015.

Ophthalmology medical internship. Virgen Macarena University Hospital. Seville, 2006-2010.

Cornea Fellow at Cruces Hospital (Barakaldo, VIzcaya) and the Clinical-Surgical Institute of Ophthalmology of Bilbao. Ocular Surface, Cornea Unit. Clinical and surgical management of corneal transplantation, keratoprosthesis and complex ocular surface reconstruction. Supervision by Dr Etxebarría Ecenarro, 2009

Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellow at Vissum Clinic. Supervision by Dr Alió Sanz, 2019.

University expert course on Clinical Methodology in Refractive, Cataract and Corneal Surgery. University Certified International Specialization Course. Miguel Hernandez University in Elche, Alicante, October 2018-May 2019.

Career

Specialist physician of ophthalmology at Viamed Santa Ángela de la Cruz Hospital. Orbital, Oculoplastics and Tear Ducts Unit. Ocular Surface, Corneal Transplantation, Keratoprosthesis and Limbal transplantation unit Cataracts Unit. Seville. 2012-2020.

Specialist Physician in Ophthalmology. Virgen Macarena University Hospital. Seville. Orbital, Oculoplastics and Tear Ducts Unit. Ocular Surface, Corneal Transplantation, Keratoprosthesis and Limbal transplantation unit. Adult and paediatric ocular oncology unit. Cataracts Unit. 2010-present.

Specialist Physician in Ophthalmology. Healthcare Coordinator at Miranza Virgen de Luján Clinic. Cornea, Cataract, Refractive Surgery, Oculoplastics, Glaucoma Departments. Dry Eye unit. February 2020 – present.

Teaching Activity

Member of the Group of experts for the drafting of a corporate skills maps for Specialist Physicians in Ophthalmology in the Health Service of Andalusia. 2015 to present

Melanoma Clinical Sub-committee, Virgen Macarena University Hospital. 2013 to present

Adult ocular oncology clinic and Tumour clinic sub-committee.

Clinical practicals tutor. 2014 to present

Presenter of the ocular surface panel at the XCI Congress of the Spanish Ophthalmology Society. September 2016

Health education workshop:“Ocular disease in children”. 30/10/2015 1h workshop.

7 Ongoing Medical Training Courses in the Health Service of Andalusia. 2008 – 2014.

Scientific and Research Activity

Abstracts at national congresses:42

Abstracts at international congresses:25

Awards at congresses:3

Publications in national and international journals:8

Books:2

Chapters of books:17

National and international clinical trials:3