Vertebral spine specialist
Dr. Lafuente Barcelona graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1992. Between 1992 and 2005 he lived in the UK, where he obtained the specialty in neurosurgery while working as a doctor in various hospitals.
In 2003, he received the “Mario Boni Award” for best research paper presented at the Congress of the European Society of Cervical Spine Research (CSRS).
From 2005 to 2008 he worked at the Hospital Josep Trueta, by contributing to the continuity of neurosurgical endoscopy, spine and skull pathologies, oncology treatments and pediatric neurosurgery.
Currently works as Neurosurgeon at the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona.
Since 2007 he has been a faculty member at European Association of Neurosurgical Societies “EANS”, a position that he combines with the Spine Section Delegate for Spain since 2010.
With more than 15 national and international publications, and more than 50 courses and presentations in national and international conferences, Dr. Lafuente is also the author of several book chapters specialized in spine.
Dr. Lafuente is part of this group of experts as a neurosurgeon spine specialist, also specialised in treating Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, and he is a lumbar herniated disc specialist.