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Institut Comtal d'Oftalmologia (ICO)


Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Susana Duch

Dr. Susana Duch

Scientific Director, Head of the Glaucoma Unit and Ocular Trauma Unit / Specialist, Ocular Genetics Unit
at Institut Comtal d'Oftalmologia (ICO)
Speciality Ophthalmology
Languages English, Spanish
Graduated 1983 (35 years since graduation)
Education - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1983.
- Ophthalmology Specialty Training at Bellvitge University Hospital (formerly Ciudad Sanitaria y Universitaria de Bellvitge) (1984-1987).
- Doctor of Medicine from the University of Barcelona (1995).
- Postgraduate Glaucoma training at University of California, San Francisco (1990 and 1993).
Professional Experience Clinical experience:

- Head of the Glaucoma Unit and the Ocular Trauma Unit.
- Works in the Ocular Genetics Unit and is Scientific Director of the group.
- Since March 2010, Susana Duch has been representative of the Healthcare Services sector of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce through the Condal Institute of Ophthalmology.

- Specialist, Glaucoma Unit at Bellvitge University Hospital (formerly Ciudad Sanitaria y Universitaria de Bellvitge) (1988-2004).
- Founder, Condal Institute of Ophthalmology in 1989.
- Medical Director, Ocular Trauma Unit - ASEPEYO, 1989-2010.
- Director, Glaucoma Unit of the Condal Institute of Ophthalmology since 1989.

University teaching experience:

- Associate Professor in Ophthalmic Pathology at the Faculty of Ophthalmology of the University of Barcelona (1992-1999).
- Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona. (1999- 2004).
- Head and teacher of Ophthalmology for the Master in Occupational Health of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences. Pompeu Fabra University since 2008.

- Anterior Segment Pathology: Cornea, Cataracts and Glaucoma, with special interest in Glaucoma and Ocular Trauma.
- Particular interest in Advanced Glaucoma surgery.
Certifications - Certificate of Research Proficiency from the University of Barcelona (2000).
Memberships - Catalan Society of Ophthalmology
- Spanish Ophthalmology Society
- Spanish Glaucoma Society
- European Glaucoma Society
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

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