MANUEL PUIG COSTA
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES AND EXERCISES
1969-1970 / 1974-1975. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Qualification: Outstanding.
1973-1975. Meritorious student in the emergency service of the Vall d’Hebron Hospital. General Surgery Service (Dr. E. Sala Patau). Barcelona.
Collaborator in the City of Experimental Surgery of the Vall d’Hebron Hospital. Barcelona.
1974-1976. Meritorious student of the non-hierarchical Surgical team of the Vall d’Hebron Hospital. Barcelona. (Prof. J. L. Balibrea Cantero).
Rotary internship as a sixth-year student of the Bachelor’s Degree at the Vall d’Hebron Hospital. Barcelona.
A.I.E.M.E Scholarship General Surgery Service. University of Kurume. Fukuoka Japan.
Internal Doctor in the Vall d’Hebron Hospital. General Surgery Service.
1976-1978. Scholar of the Ministry of Education and Science. Research staff training scholarship. Group VII-Medicine. Chair of Pathology and Surgical Clinics. UAB
1977-1979. Resident doctor. Hospital of the Vall d’Hebron. General Surgery Service.
1978-1981. Assistant Professor of Practical Classes in Pathology and Surgical Clinic. Chair of Pathology and Surgical Clinic at UAB. (Professor J.L. Balibrea Cantero).
Medical assistant of General Surgery of the Social Security with definitive character in Barcelona.
Specialist in General Surgery and Gastroenterology.
Physician assistant of General Surgery with definitive character in Girona.
Head of the Surgical Team of General Surgery with definitive character in Girona.
1986-1989. Medical surgeon by opposition Santa Caterina Hospital. Girona
1994-2015. Participation in numerous Congresses of Esophagus-Gastric and Bariatric Surgery, with presentation of Communications.
2003-2015. Participation in Training Courses for Surgeons and Resident Doctors of 4th-5th year of Esophagus-Gastric Surgery. University Hospital of Girona Doctor Josep Trueta.
Assistant Surgeon at the University Hospital of Girona, Doctor Josep Trueta.
Scholar of the Biomedical Research Institute of Girona, Doctor Josep Trueta.
2013-Actuality. Head of the Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Program at the University Hospital of Girona, Doctor Josep Trueta. Service of General and Digestive Surgery.
Doctor in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Qualification: Outstanding – Cum Laude.
Nominated for the Extraordinary Doctorate Award UAB.
Training Stages in Digestive-Esophagus-Gastric and Bariatric Laparoscopy Surgery, in Madrid (Hospital Doce de Octubre); Barcelona (University Hospital of Bellvitge (Hospital Clinic of Barcelona), Porto (Hospital of San Sebastiao), Cleveland (Cleveland Clinic Foundation), Miami (Cleveland Clinic Foundation).