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Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud


Madrid, Spain

Dr. Alberto Forteza Gil

Dr. Alberto Forteza Gil

Head of the Division of Cardiac Surger
at Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud
Speciality Cardiac surgery
Languages English, Spanish
About One of the European surgeons with more experience in aorta surgery and in techniques of aortic valves preservation (David’s Technique). In Spain, he is one of the top experts in coronary surgery without extra body circulation
Education Doctor of Medicine Cum Laude and Surgery by the Salamanca University.
Professional Experience Head of the Division of Cardiac Surgery at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital since 2006. He counts on an experience of more than 12 years in public and private hospitals. Currently he is also Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Puerta de Hierro Hospital, where he coordinates the Marfan’s Syndrome Unit. He also worked during 8 years at International M.D. Anderson Centre in Madrid (Spain).

He has been the surgeon responsible for more than 4,500 major cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation. He is the surgeon responsible for more than 350 aortic valve repair surgeries, more than 500 aortic root and aortic arch aneurysm surgeries, and more than 1,000 coronary surgeries without extracorporeal circulation.
Certifications Dr. Forteza is an expert in valve repair surgery, aortic surgery, non-cardiopulmonary bypass coronary surgery, heart transplantation, circulatory support systems, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy surgery.

He is the author of 48 publications in scientific journals, presentations at 84 national and 18 international congresses, 72 national and international conferences.

He is researcher in 9 funded research projects

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