Dr. Antonio Torres
President of the the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
Professor of Surgery
Dr. Antonio J. Torres was born in Coin (Málaga),Spain. He received his M.D. degree from Málaga University School of Medicine in 1978. He was a surgical intern and resident at theCarlosHayaUniversityHospitalinMalaga(Spain) where he completed his residency in General and Digestive Surgery. He completed his residency in Thoracic Surgery at the Complutense University School of Medicine (ClínicoSan CarlosHospital).
Dr. Torres is certified by the Spanish Board of General and Digestive Surgery (1981) and Spanish Board of Thoracic Surgery (1986).
After completing his residencies, Dr. Torres became staff of the General, Digestive and Thoracic Service at the Clínico San Carlos Hospìtal, inMadrid(Spain).
In 1986, Dr. Torres became Associate Professor of Surgery at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). In 2000, he became Professor of Surgery at the same University.
At present time, he is Professor of Surgery at the Complutense University of Madrid, and Chief of the General, Digestive and Thoracic Surgery Service at theClínicoSan CarlosHospital.
He is a member of 28 national and international professional associations including the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders (IFSO), International Society of Digestive Surgery, theAmericanCollegeof Surgeons, the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery and the Spanish Society of Surgeons.
At present time, Professor Torres is the President of IFSO Federation (2011-2012)
Dr. Torres is the author or the co-author of more than 250 scientific impact factor papers.