Head of Vascular Surgery Services at Vithas Xanit International Hospital
Master’s Degree in Hospital Management-IPEM at Alcala University (Madrid, 2010).
Doctor of Medicine (2005). Special Mention in European Doctor.
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine in Malaga (1999).
Medical residency in Cardiovascular Surgery at the Reina Sofia University Hospital in Cordoba (2001—2005).
Training periods in other centres: Gregorio Marañón University Hospital of Madrid (October and November, 2006).
Leiden University Medical Centre, in the department of child paediatric cardio surgery under the supervision of professor Mark G Hazakamp (October de 2006)
Stanford University Hospital and Clinics (Stanford, California). Falk Cardiovascular Centre (from September to October, under the supervision of Dr. Craig Miller.
Hammersmith Hospital of London (from July to August 2004).
Deutches Hertzzentrum Berlin (from July to August 2003).
Cardiac surgery services at the Santiago de Compostela University Hospital (1996).
Vascular surgery service of the Kliniken der Stadt zu Köln. (Colonia, Germany, summer of 1996).
Areas of expertise:
Cardiac surgery for adults.
Open surgery and endovascular of the aorta.
Bypasses and defibrillators.
Surgery of supra aortic trunks.
Peripheral arterial revascularization surgery.
Consultant in the Cardiovascular Surgery Services at the Carlos Haya Hospital of Málaga (since 2005)
Member of the Cardiovascular Surgery Services at the Xanit International Hospital (since 2005).
Director of the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Program at the Xanit International Hospital (since 2006).
Honorary lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, Malaga University (since 2006).
Coordinator of the Regenerative Medicine Centre-Xanit (CMR-X) 2013
Aranda PJ, Castillo R et al. Endovascular surgery for chronic aortic dissection: is it safe and Effective? Journal of Cardiac Surgery.
Concha M, Pradas G, Juffé A, Caffarena JM, Montero A, et al. Comprehensive Experience with the Ross operation in Spain. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2003; 24:521-6.
Aranda PJ. New technology in thoracic endografting. 2007 Pamplona. Journal of Cardiac Surgery.
Manuel Concha MD, Pedro J. Aranda MD, Jaime Casares MD, Carlos Merino MD, Ignacio Muñoz MD, et al. Mitral Homograft in tricuspid position, aortic homograft and mitral plasty in a drug addict with multiple valve endocarditis. The Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 2003; 12:659-663.
Aranda P, Sarria E, Castillo R, Rubio L. Pearls and pitfalls of stent grafting of the thoracic aorta. Interactive Journal of Cardiovascular surgery.
Member of the European Society for Cardiovascular and Endovascular Surgery.
Member of the American Society of Phlebology.
Organizer of the Marbella Aortic Symposium (Marbella, March, 2011).
Organizer of the XV Meeting of Cardiovascular Surgery for Resident Doctors held in Torremolinos, in June 2009.
Springer Award for the 10 electronic books most downloaded by “Surgical English”.
Member of the working groups for Aortic Surgery at the Spanish CCV Society, and the Working Group for Ventricular Assistance.
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