Conozca al Dr. Jaume Masià i su equipo

Dr. Jaume Masià

Dr. Masia introduces the most recent microsurgical techniques for breast reconstruction and surgical treatment of lymphedema in Spain since 2000. Nowadays, he is the chief of the Plastic Surgery Service of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and the Hospital del Mar of Barcelona, ​​which simultaneously combine as director of the Advanced Mammary Reconstruction and Microsurgery Unit of Clinica Planas.

Dr Masia and his team have located the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and the Hospital del Mar as the spanish reference center for the treatment of lymphedema and the most advanced breast reconstruction techniques. At the same time, the Breast Reconstruction Unit at Clinica Planas has become one of the most important in the south of Europe.

His impetus to share and develop new methods and experiences has allowed him to participate as speaker in one hundred congresses around the world, besides being professor of the Department of Surgery of the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

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Professional positions:

University Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau / Hospital del Mar

Director of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service.
Since January 2005.

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Professor of the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine.
Since September 2005.

Dr. Masia shares his extensive professional experience as a teacher in different national and international educational centers. Since 2005 he teaches degree, master’s degree and doctorate as Associate professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelone. He is also director and promoter of the International Master of Reconstructive Microsurgery of the same university and professor of different national and international master and doctoral courses in more than 20 different countries.

Planas Clinic of Barcelona

Director of the Advanced Mammary Reconstruction and Microsurgery Unit.
Since 2001.

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Representation posts:

Member of the National Commission of Specialty of Plastic, Aesthetic and Repair Surgery of the Ministry of Health and Consumption.
Since 2005.

President Elect of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Aesthetic and Repairing Surgery (SECPRE).
The period 2009-2010.

President and founder of the Spanish Group for Advanced Breast Reconstruction (GERMA).
Since 2008.

Vice President of the Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery, Aesthetics and Repair (SECPRE).
The period 2007-2008.

Member of the Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgery.
The period 2008-2010.

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Academic training:

Jaume Masia is a Doctor by the Autonomous University of Barcelone since 2008. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery by the Barcelone University and he was specialized in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona. His concern and interest in learning the latest advances in breast reconstructive surgery have allowed him to be trained in the best medical centers in the world such as Tokyo University Hospital (Japan) and East Cooper Regional Medical Center Hospital (United States) as well as in other reference centers from different European countries such as the United Kingdom, Finland and Belgium.

Doctor of the Autonomous University of Barcelone (2008).

Specialist Degree in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau of Barcelona (2001).

Title of expert in Vascular and Nervous Microsurgery. College of Physicians of Barcelona and Sabadell SAT Experimental Surgery Center (2001).

Degree in Medicine and Surgery by the Barcelone University (1992).

Surgical plastic training (1996 – 2001)

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Barcelona)
Hospital de la Vall d’Hebron, (Barcelona)
Kaplan Institute (Barcelona)
Canniesburn Hospital (Bearsden, Reino Unido)
Gent Universitary Hospital (Bélgica)
Helsinki University Hospital (Finlandia)

Basic Surgical Training (1993 – 1996)

Radcliffe Infirmary Hospital, Oxford (Reino Unido)
Pius Hospital in Valls, (España)
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Barcelona)

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Member of scientific societies:

European Society of Plastic Surgery (EURAPS)
Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SECPRE)
Spanish Association of Microsurgery (AEM)
Association pour la Développement de la Chirurgie Réparatrice de la Tête et du Cou, Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris
Group of Advancement of Breast Reconstruction (GABRs), Charleston (Estados Unidos)
Department of Plastic Surgery of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau / Institut de Recerca del Hospital de Sant Pau