Barraquer Ophthalmology Center is dedicated to the research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and control of eye diseases, and it offers the assistance to the patients from all over the world. The ophthalmologists from its medical team are responsible for specific fields to guarantee that each patient is taken care of by an expert in his/her area.
The Center has 5 operating rooms equipped with latest technologies, as well as 6 laser operating rooms for refractive surgery and other eye treatment. There are also 44 beds together with 19 cubicles for outpatient surgery. Its ophthalmologists every year conduct approximately 100 K consultations resulting in about 14 K surgical procedures. These numbers make BARRAQUER one of the biggest ophthalmology clinics.
On the international market it stands out as one of the best centers for cornea transplants, in the head of this speciality ranking. The first EYE BANK in the continental Europe is among the Center facilities. Ophthalmologists from all over the world also contact BARRAQUER UNDERGRADUATE INSTITUTE to undergo training through its Master and Intensive Courses. BARRAQUER also includes JOAQUÍN BARRAQUER RESEARCH DEPARTMENT in BARCELONA AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY in order to successfully implement the projects for basic and clinical research. After establishing the BARRAQUER FUNDATION there are annual support expeditions conducted to Senegal, Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, Gabon, India, etc. to treat the most affected population.
“WE TREAT THE PATIENT IN THE WAY WE WOULD LIKE TO BE TREATED IN HIS/HER PLACE”.
33 ophthalmologists, 2 fellows, 20 residents and 13 different specialists.
44 beds for admissions
19 cubicles for outpatient surgery
CONSULTATIONS PER YEAR:
90 K visits
12 K emergencies
9 K surgical operations
5 K laser treatments
In spite of the fact that Barraguer Ophthalmology Center does not have any agreements with the public health system, it was decided to get the public certification issued by the Public Health Department of Generalitat of Catalonia. The Center also has various ISO certificates for its training unit, lab, eye bank and the foundation.
The center obtained EVI CT.SE certificate as the European excellence center that included it into the european network for international eye vision studies. Being mainly a clinical center, it has research agreements with leading ophthalmological labs to develop new drugs and equipment. All this works has been implemented through Joaquín Barraquer Ophthalmology Research Department in Barcelona Autonomous University.
The center is certificated for university training using the residence program with 20 places for residents. In the same manner Barraquer Institute and Barraquer University Institute being a part of Barcelona Autonomous University impart Doctorate, Master and Intensive courses. Approximately 600 doctors are trained every year.
Barraquer Foundation not only provides ophthalmological assistance to patients without financial means that confirm it, but also conducts annually the expeditions to the countries and regions that need medical support.
DIRECTOR: Professor Joaquín Barraquer Moner
MEDICAL DIRECTORS: M.D. Rafael I. Barraquer Compte and M.D. Elena Barraquer Compte
GENERAL MANAGER: M.D. Ignacio Elizalde Montagut
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