Alberto Ballestin Rodriguez 2019-11-04T10:18:30+00:00

Alberto Ballestin Rodriguez



Researcher, educator and surgeon at the Microsurgery Unit of CCMIJU (Cáceres, Spain).
International PhD Cum Laude “Free tissue transfers in reconstructive microsurgery” (University of Extremadura/Columbia University).
University Master’s degree in Research in Health Sciences and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (University of Extremadura).

Scientific Publications:

Author and co-author of papers published by the main journals in the field of reconstructive microsurgery: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, J. Reconstructive Microsurgery, PLoS One, British Journal of Surgery and Neural Regeneration Research.

Scientific Societies:

President of the International Microsurgical Simulation Society (IMSS).
EFSM council member and treasurer (European Federation of Societies for Microsurgery -EFSM)

Vocal of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Association of Microsurgery (AEM).
Member of the Spanish Society for Surgical Research (SEIQ).

Teaching activities:

Educator in more than 70 courses related to microsurgery.
Lecturer in 6 Universitary Master’s Degrees.

Approved research projects:

– Researcher in 3 public funded research and development projects.
– Study Director in several private funded research studies under Good Laboratory Practice regulations.
– Researcher in more than 10 private funded research and development projects.

Scientific Conferences:

Invited Keynote speaker in more than 10 national and international congresses.
More than 40 communications in national and international scientific congresses.


6 national and international awards in conferences: best paper prizes, best young researcher, outstanding oral presentation awards.


Author and inventor of a patent registered in the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEMP): P201400272.