Dr. JOSE Mª SERRA RENOM
Curriculum Vitae Abstract

Dr. Serra Renom

Academia Data 
B.Sc. in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Navarre (1968-1974)
Ph D “Cum Laude” in Medicine and Surgery, 10 July 1978
Specialty in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 20 July 1979
Qualified expert in Breast Pathology-Senology, June 1990
Bachelor in Psychology, June 1984
Master in Art History, June 1991
Ph D “Cum Laude” in Art History, December 1991
Awarded “Accreditation for Research” by the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU)
Awarded “Accreditation for Advanced Research” by the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU)
Full Professor of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. International University of Catalonia. UIC

Educational stays at foreign hospitals 
The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Department of Plastic Surgery and Jaw Injuries, Mr Watson, 1976
Ospedale Civile di Legnano, Prof Enzio Morelli, Riparto di Chirurgia Plastica e della Mano, Milano, 1977-1979
Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Dr Thomas Rees, New York, Rhinoplasty, October-December 1986
Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr Thomas Baker, Miami, Aesthetic Facial Surgery, July-August 1989
Beth Israel Hospital, Dr George Peck, New Jersey, Aesthetic Surgery of the Nose, September-October 1989
Etobicoke General Hospital, Dr Michael Drever, Toronto, Breast Reconstruction, February 1992
Instel Hospital, Dr J. Raveh, Berne, Craniofacial Surgery, March 1992

Hospital Appointments 
1980-1992. Founder and Director of the Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery at the University of Navarre Clinic, with training accreditation from the National Educational Commission for the Speciality of Plastic Surgery (MIR)
1992-1995. Chief of Plastic Surgery Section. Hospital Clinic. Barcelona. 1994. The Section of Plastic Surgery later became the Department of Plastic Surgery. Hospital Clinic. Barcelona.
1995-. First chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery. Hospital Clinic. Barcelona. This department obtained training accreditation from the National Educational Commission for the Speciality of Plastic Surgery in 1997.

Academic Appointments 
Full Professor of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. International University of Catalonia. UIC
Associate professor of Plastic Surgery. University of Barcelona. 1995.
Assistant professor of the Surgical Pathology I Chair (Plastic Surgery Profile). University of Navarre (on leave)
Professor of the European School of Oncology
Professor and Director of the Doctorate Course “Advanced course in Microsurgery”. University of Navarre. Biannual. (on leave).
Professor and Director of the Doctorate Course “Recent advances in Plastic Surgery”. University of Navarre. Biannual. (on leave).

Meetings Organized 
Chairman of the Annual Meeting of Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery, 1987.
Chairman of the 1st International Symposium of Aesthetic Surgery. University of Navarre, 1987.
Director of the 1st Theoretical-Practical Course in Rhinoplasty. Pamplona, 1987.
Chairman of the 11th International Symposium on Tissue Expanders. Pamplona, 1987.
Director of the Theoretical-Practical Course in Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast. University of Navarre, 1988.
Chairman of the 1st Multidisciplinary Meeting on Post-mastectomy Breast Reconstruction. Pamplona, 1989.
Chairman of the 7th Meeting of the Spanish Association of Microsurgery. Barcelona, 1993.
Director of the course “Post-mastectomy Breast Reconstruction”. Barcelona, 1994
Director of the course “First International workshop of Endoscopic Aesthetic Plastic Surgery”. Barcelona, 1995.
Chairman of the organizing committee of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. Barcelona, 1997.
Chairman of the organizing committee of the International Course: “Ultrasound Assisted Lipoplasty”. University of Barcelona, 1999.

Research Appointments 
“Cum Laude” PhD in Medicine and Surgery of Limb Reimplant, 1978.
Director of 9 doctoral theses in Plastic Surgery.
National Award in Plastic Surgery. Leon, 1982.
Scientific Publications 
Author of six books in the speciality, the most notable being: 
      ◦"Reconstructive Microsurgery". Salvat ed. 1985.
      ◦"Liposuction in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery". Salvat ed. 1987. Translated into Italian.
      ◦"Endoscopy in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery". Masson ed. 1995.
Author of 345 publications in specialist scientific journals.
Director and Coordinator of 8 monographic issues in specialist journals.
Member of the Editorial Board: “Argentinian Journal of Plastic Surgery”.
Member of the Editorial Board: “Medical-Surgical Journal of the University of Quito”.     
Member of the Editorial Board: “European Journal of Plastic Surgery”.

Patents 
“Serra osteotome and cartilage knife”. # patent 7585. Manufactured by Padgett Instruments, 2835 Warwick TFWI, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
“Serra Renom retractor handle and knob assembly”. # patent 88-5140. Manufactured by Snowden Pencer, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“Serra Renom retractor blade 1.2-10.5”. # patent 88-5141. Manufactured by Snowden Pencer, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“Serra Renom retractor blade 0.9-7.1”. # patent 88-5142. Manufactured by Snowden Pencer, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“Serra Renom retractor scope holder 10 mm”. # patent 88-5143. Manufactured by Snowden Pencer, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“Serra Renom retractor scope holder 5 mm”. # patent 88-5140. Manufactured by Snowden Pencer, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Membership of Scientific Societies 
Full Member of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Chairman of the Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery 1997-1998.
Full Member of the Spanish Society of Breast Surgery.
Founder Member of the Spanish Society of Microsurgery.
Chairman of the Spanish Society of Microsurgery 1996-1997.
Honorary Member of the Spanish Society of Aesthetic Surgery.
Founder Member and First Chairman of the Basque/Navarrese/Aragonese Society of Plastic Surgery.
Corresponding Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery. 
Corresponding Member of the American Society of Aesthetic Surgery. 
Corresponding Member of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. 
Full Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 
National Delegate of the International Microsurgery Society.
Director of the Hand Surgery Chapter, Iberolatinamerican Federation of Plastic Surgery.
Member of the Board of Aesthetic Surgery Chapter of the Iberolatinamerican Federation of Plastic Surgery.
Honorary Member of the Rosario Society of Plastic Surgery (Argentina).
Honorary Member of the Ecuadorian Society of Plastic Surgery.
Full Member of the Portuguese Society of Plastic Surgery