Dr Álvaro Fernández-Vega González - Instituto Oftalmológico Fernández - Vega
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Dr Álvaro Fernández-Vega González

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. 2005-2011.
  • Specialist (RMI) in Ophthalmology. Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer de Barcelona. 2012-2016.
  • Masters Degree in Pathology and Surgery of the Macula, Vitreous and Retina. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. 2013-2014.
  • Masters Degree in Diagnostic and Treatment of Cataracts and Glaucoma. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. 2013-2014.
  • Masters Degree in Retinal Vascular Pathology, Inflammations and Ocular Tumours. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. 2014-2015.
  • Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO). Paris. 2016.
  • Fellowship in Clinical Retina at University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago. University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). 2017-2018.
  • Fellowship in Medical and Surgical Retina in the Programme of Experts in Retina of the Sociedad Española de Retina y Vítreo (Spanish Society of Retina and Vitreous) at the Hospital de Bellvitge de Barcelona. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. 2018-2019.
  • Fellowship in Surgery of the Vítreous and the Retina at St. Michael´s Hospital of Toronto. University of Toronto. 2019-2021.
  • Author of over 25 publications in scientific journals and chapters in books of the specialty as well as over 30 lectures at national and international meetings.
  • Member of the Sociedad Española de Oftalmología (SEO), the Sociedad Española de Retina y Vítreo (SERV), The American Society of Retina Specialist (ASRS) and The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
  • Active member of the Fundación Fernández-Vega which collaborates with other foundations such as AECOS Global Charities or Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) for the treatment of cataract surgery in developing countries.
  • He is currently part of the Department of Retina and Vitreous at the Instituto Oftalmológico Fernández-Vega as specialist in the medical and surgical aspects of the retina.