Xavier Santamaría M.D, Ph.D.
is at present a specialist obstetrician and gynecologist in Reproductive Medicine at Clinic IVI Barcelona. He was Head of IVI International Department Area from 2012 until July 2016 to focus on his field of interest in the biomedical research. He is currently Director of the Asherman Project at iGenomix.
On graduation as Medical Doctor in 2003, he was board certified in obstetrics and gynecology at the Hospital del Mar in 2008. He also completed a PhD at the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2013.
While preparing his Doctoral Thesis, he obtained a post-graduate fellowship on Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Yale University (2008-2010).Among his large post-graduate training, it is worth highlighting an Advanced Training in Gynecology at Universitätklinikun München Grosshadern in Germany, a Laparoscopic Surgery Advanced Training under the supervision of Professor Querleu at the Institute Claudius Regaud – Toulouse (France) and The Frontiers in Reproduction Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory – Woods Hole (USA).
Dr. Santamaría current research directions are to investigate the Asherman’s Sydrome at Igenomix besides his research projects in Endometriosis as Biomedical Investigator in Gynecology at the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR).
He is member of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and of the Spanish
Fertility Society (SEF).
Dr. Santamaría was awarded with the Prize as Best Oral Presentation for Young Investigators at the Society of
Gynecological Investigation Meeting (2009).
He is main author of 10 articles in the international journals, 8 chapters in books and invited speaker in more than 30 international conferences.