Prof Antonio Alcaraz


Antonio Alcaraz is Professor of Surgery at the University of Barcelona, Spain. He received his medical degree in 1983, and his PhD in 1987, both from the University of Barcelona. After a 5 year residency in urology at the University Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, he became a member of the Spanish Board of Urology in 1988. Professor Alcaraz was Head of the Transplant and Oncology Unit of the Department of Urology at Fundacio Puigvert between 2002 and 2005.

Professor Alcaraz’s research interests include major uro-oncological, laparoscopic and transplant

surgery, being pioneer in single port surgery and transvaginal nephrectomy. Most of his translational

research has been done on cancer genetics. He has authored more than 300 international and Spanish publications.