Medical Staff

Mario A. Trelles

Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, Plastic-Aesthetic Surgeon

Curriculum Vitae (summarized)

  • (1971) Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the National University of Barcelona -Spain

  • (1977) Specialist in General Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona -Spain

  • (1977) Specialist in Plastic-Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery, Autonomous University of Barcelona -Spain

  • (1988) Doctorate (PhD) in Medicine and Surgery /(Doctor Cum Laude) by the University of Seville -Spain

  • (2001) American Board Certificate in Laser Surgery and Medicine In Aesthetic Plastic Surgery -USA

  • (1992) Assistant Professor for PhD. Courses in the Medical Physics Dept. School Medicine, University of Valencia, and at the University of Navarra, Pamplona School of Medicine, Ophthalmology Dpt. Prof. of Continuous Formation-Data: Training for Physicians at The Medical School of Tarragona -Spain

  • (1986) Spanish Appointed Representative to the EC (Brussels) on the Project: Investigation and Development of  Lasers in Medicine and Laser Economics. Member of the EC (Brussels) Committee of Laser Safety in Medicine

  • Author of 3 books on laser application in medicine and surgery and editor of Lasers in Tumour Therapy. This book summarizes the European Community Concerted Action Programme in Lasers for Cancer: Lasers in Medicine and Surgery Investigation and Development

  • Full Member, Spanish Society for Plastic Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery. Member of  the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine, Sociedad Catalana de Psiquiatría and Oncología, Academia de Ciencies Médiques de Catalunya i Balears (Tarragona). Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, -UK

  • (2000) Professor for the Masters' Diploma on Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, Rovira i Virgili University of Reus -Spain

  • Since 2010 Director of the Masters' Diploma on Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, Official School of Physicians/ University of Barcelona-Spain

  • (1999) Assistant Professor, The University Rene Descartes, Dermatology Dpt. Programme lasers in Dermatology, Vascular Surgery and in Plastic Surgery. (2002) Assistant Professor, The National and Kaposditrian University of Athens, Surgical Department, School of Nursing, Greece

  • Author of over 400 articles in national and international journals. Co-author of various books devoted to laser advances in medicine and surgery (chapters)

  • Has occupied the charges of: Vice-president of the European Laser Association (ELA), General Secretary at the International Society for Laser Surgery in Medicine (ISLSM), President of the World Association for Laser Therapy (WALT), Vice-president of the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons (ISCLS) -USA

  • International Editor of Dermatologic Surgery and Editorial Board Member of: Minimal Invasive Surgery (ECOMED), Excerpta Medica/Lasers in Medicine, Lasers in Medical Science (London), Laser Therapy (Wiley Medical Publication), and the Journal of Cutaneous Laser Therapy, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery amongst others.

  • Is at present Honorary President of the European Society For Laser Aesthetic Surgery (ESLAS), President of the Spanish Society for Laser in Medicine and Surgery (SELMQ), President of the Administrative Council of the European Laser Association (ELA), and of The International Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine (ISLSM). Council member, World Anti-ageing Medical Association (WAMA) 

  • President of the Board of Trustees of the ANTONI DE GIMBERNAT FOUNDATION, Cambrils -Spain

  •         Honorary Member of the following Medical Societies: Sociedad Española de Laserterápia Médico-Quirúrgica, Société Médicale Suisse de Laser-Thérapie, Grupo de Investigación y Experimentación Clínica Láser (Grupo Laser Venezuela), Sociedade Brasileira de Laser, Greek Medical Laser Association, the Latino-American Society and the International Academy of Aesthetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine, British Medical Laser Association.

  • Awarded for Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (January 1999) and honoured with the Medaille de la Cite de Marseilles (France) for his contribution to medicine (May 2001).  Received the "Medalla de Honor Municipal" from the City of Cambrils (December 2011).

  • Present position: Medical Director, Vilafortuny Medical Institute. Cambrils (Tarragona) -Spain

  • This Institute is a Laser Reference Center in the EC and participates in the EC Project, "Training Centers for Laser Applications in Medicine (EUREKA EU642 Stilmed, Safety in Medicine)

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of medicine, University of Masaryk, Brno, Czech Republic. Director of  the Master in Laser Applications in Surgery and Medicine, coordinated by the Official School of Medicine  end the University of Barcelona (Spain.)

Dr. E. Hernández Osma - Vascular Surgeon
Dr. M. Vélez - Dermatologist Bachelor of Medicine, Pharmacy and Biology
Dra. C. Buil - Bachelor of Medicine, Anaesthesiologist
Dr. M. Castellano - Bachelor in Odontology
Dr. J. Sánchez - Doctor in Medicine and General Surgery, Proctologist
Dr. J. Alcolea
R. Fernández - Laser Electronics Technician
O. Trelles - Doctor in Computer Engineering
R. Ruiz - Physiotherapist, Osteopath
N. Caballero - Physiotherapist
M. De Armas - Nursing Assistant
C. Barnés - Nursing Assistant
R. Pellicer - Health technician
A. Sánchez - Secretary/Receptionist
M.C.Vega - Executive secretary/PA

Instituto Médico Vilafortuny - Fundación Antoni De Gimbernat
Av. Vilafortuny, 31 -  E-43850 CAMBRILS (Tarragona)  -  Spain
Tel: (+34) - 977 36 13 20  Fax: (+34) - 977 79 10 24