Dr. Carlos Porras Martín

Specialist in the field of mitral and aortic valve repair as well as in thoracic aortic surgery and in surgery for patients with Marfan syndrome.


Collegiate number: 6722

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Navarra, 1991
  • Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist. Training via MIR at the Reina Sofía University Hospital in Córdoba, 1997
  • Magda Heras Award from the Inter-American Society of Cardiology 2015
  • Rosembaum Award from the Argentine Society of Cardiology 2015

Area of expertise

  • Cardiology. Heart Area

Professional Experience

  • Proctor in aortic valve repair and aortic valve sparing surgery in ascending aortic aneurysms.
  • Collaborations in: Gustavo Fricke Hospital (Viña del Mar, Chile), Virgen del Rocío Hospital (Seville), Nissa Hospital (Seville), Infanta Luisa Hospital (Seville), Manises Hospital (Valencia), Alzira Hospital (Valencia), Reina Sofía Hospital(Córdoba), Valladolid Hospital(Valladolid)

Publications and Presentations:

  • Multimodality Computed Tomographic Imaging of Asymptomatic Left Coronary Artery Fistula AnnThoracSurg. 2016;101(2):776.
  • ¿Cuál es el perfil del paciente para una reparación valvular aórtica? (What is the patient profile for aortic valve repair?). CirugíaCardiovascular. 2016, In press
  • Válvula áortica bicúspide y aortopatía. Una asociación llena de incógnitas. (Bicuspid aortic valve and aortopathy. An association full of unknowns.) CirugíaCardiovascular. 2015;22(4):171–2.
  • Cirugía inusual en un caso de coartación aórtica (Unusual surgery in a case of aortic coarctation). CirugíaCardiovascular; 2015;17:1–5.
  • Venous Collector in a case of partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage. AnnThoracSurg; 2015;99(6):2224.
  • Prótesis aórticas sin sutura: revisión de las alternativas actuales (Sutureless aortic prosthesis: review of current alternatives) CirugíaCardiovascular; 2015;17:1–3.

Member of:

  • Associate editor of the magazine BMC Cardiovascular Disorders.
  • Member of the Editorial Committee of the journal Cardiocore and of the journal Cirugía Cardiovascular
  • Member of the working group for the AVIATOR international registry on aortic valve repair of the Heart Valve Society (former “Society for Heart Valve Disease”)