||Dr. Alberto Breda is a Urologic Surgeon specialized in uro-oncology and kidney transplantation with special interest in minimally invasive surgery.
He obtained his medical degree from the University of Padova School of Medicine and Surgery where he also completed his Urology Residency and PhD in renal cryotherapy. He then completed a clinical Research Fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California (UCLA), with a subsequent appointment as Clinical Instructor and Assistant Professor. During this period, Dr. Breda gained expertise in endourology with flexible instruments and lasers and in minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted techniques.
In 2009 he joined the Urology Department of Fundació Puigvert in Barcelona where he currently holds the position of Head of the Oncology Urology Unit and Kidney Transplant Surgical Team.
Dr. Breda has authored over 180 articles in indexed urological journals and 18 chapters in specialized books as well as several videos on surgical techniques. He has more than 280 papers presented in congresses and scientific meetings, some of them awarded and has been invited to participate as guest lecturer and as guest surgeon in many of them. He has organized many national and international urological courses and masterclasses.
He is member of several editorial Boards of national and international journals and member of several scientific societies, including the Spanish Urological Association (AEU), the European Association of Urology (EAU), the Endourological Society and the Italian Society of Urology (SIU). Furthermore he is Honorary Member of several international societies.
Since 2015 he is Chairman of the European Guidelines in Kidney Transplantation. In 2016 he was appointed as Chairman of the Laparoscopic Group of the ESUT/EAU and Director of Robotic Courses in Kidney Transplantation of the ERUS/EAU. He is currently Chair elect of the ERUS Society (position that he wil