Jose Maestre, MD
Dr Maestre brings 40 years of experience in thoracic surgery. He was Dept. Head at the Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona (Barcelona) until 1995, then at University Hospital Vall d'Hebron until 2009, where he directed the surgical lung transplant program for 15 years, successfully reaching the figure of 500 transplants. His experience in lung cancer surgery deserves special mention since he was one of the first surgeons to work together with Medical Oncology on the implementation of pre-operative chemotherapy. His experience in tracheal pathology is also noteworthy. Dr Maestre has participated in numerous scientific meetings as invited professor, both at the national and international level.