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Gorka Barrentxea Ziarrusta

Gynaecology and Obstetrics Specialist
  • Founder and Medical Director of Reproducción Bilbao.
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics professor at the University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea.
  • Master’s degree professor in Human Reproduction at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM).

Details

Specialty: Gynaecology and Obstetrics specialist

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Graduate in Medicine and Surgery

1979-1985
Graduate in Medicine and Surgery by the University of Navarra with an outstanding mark.

Medical Specialist in Gynaecology and Obstetrics

1986-1990
Medical Specialist in Gynaecology and Obstetrics after a selective test in 1985 (order number 42) and formation as Resident Medical Intern.

Doctor in Medicine and Surgery

1992
Doctor in Medicine and Surgery with the highest marks by the University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea by defending his doctoral thesis Aspectos inmunológicos de los abortos de repetición (Immunological aspects of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss).
ASSISTANCE ACTIVITY

Gynaecology and Obstetrics Residency

1987-1990
Gynaecology and Obstetrics Residency in the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics at Hospital Universitario Cruces.

Medical Specialist in Gynaecology and Obstetrics

1991
Medical Specialist in Gynaecology and Obstetrics (Responsible for the in vitro fertilization area at the Human Reproduction Unit at Hospital Universitario Cruces).

Responsible for the Mammary Pathology Unit

1992–2000
Responsible for the Mammary Pathology Unit at the Gynaecologic Oncology Service at Hospital Universitario Cruces.

Head of Assisted Reproduction Unit at Quirón Bilbao

2000-July 2014
Head of Assisted Reproduction Unit at Quirón Bilbao.

Head of the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Service

2010–July 2014
Head of the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Service at Hospital Quirón Biscay.

Medical Director

2014 – present
Medical Director at Gynaecology Centre Reproducción Bilbao.
TEACHING ACTIVITY

Associate Professor

1993–1994
Associate Professor at the UPV/EHU Medical School.

Temporary Head Professor

1994–1996
Temporary Head Professor at the UPV/EHU Medical School.

Numerary Head Professor

1997–present
Numerary Head Professor at the UPV/EHU Medical School.

Collaborating Professor

1994–present
Collaborating Professor at the Nursing Teaching Unit at the Basque Health Service/Osakidetza.

Responsible Tutor for Medical Interns

1998–2000
Responsible Tutor for Resident Medical Interns for Gynaecology and Obstetrics at Hospital Universitario Cruces.

Master’s degree professor in Human Reproduction

2012–present
Master’s degree professor in Human Reproduction and the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM).
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Research Award by the Gynaecology Society

1992–1993
Research Award by the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Society of Madrid.

CEE Scholarship

1993
CEE Scholarship at the “Europe Against Cancer Programme”.

Spanish Fertility Society (SEF)

Numerary member since the year 2000.
Part of the Board of Member of the SEF from 2010 to 2018.
Vice president of the SEF from 2014 to 2018.

Member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

2000–present
Member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Endocrinology (ESHRE).

Member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

2004–present
Member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).

Member of SEGO

1990-present
Member of the Spanish Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (SEGO).

Numerary member of the Gynaecologic Oncology Division of SEGO

1992–present
Numerary member of the Gynaecologic Oncology Division of SEGO.

Award for Best Communication in Speech Category

2013
Award for Best Communication in Speech Category (Fertility Division) given by the Spanish Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (SEGO).

Top Doctors Award 2015 and 2017

2015 and 2017
Top Doctors Award.
PUBLICATIONS

Publications

Several publications and presentations at national and international conferences.
Direction of courses and master’s degrees.
Direction of doctoral thesis.
Twelve years of research.
LANGUAGES

English and Basque