More than 30 years of experience in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases

Dr. Juan Bautista Cubells Fuentes

Dr. Juan Bautista Cubells Fuentes is a distinguished cardiovascular surgeon specialized in the treatment of diseases such as aortic aneurysm, dissecting aortic aneurysm or aortic coarctation.

Cardiovascular surgery is a specialty of medicine that deals with disorders and diseases of the cardiocirculatory system that require surgical therapy.  It is the branch of surgery that deals with the prevention, study and treatment of diseases of the heart, pericardium, large vessels and peripheral vascular system. Its existence as a medical specialty is justified by the pathophysiological unit of the circulatory system and the analogy of diagnostic and therapeutic methods, as well as the technical procedures used.

Dr. Cubells performs various types of operations, including valve repair and replacement, heart defect repair, coronary bypass, aneurysm repair, laser transmyocardial revascularization, and heart transplants. In the same way, it performs operations of the blood vessels, including the aorta, this being the main source of blood supply of the organism.

An aneurysm is an abnormal widening of the walls of an artery, the vast majority occurring in the aorta, the main artery that runs from the heart through the chest and abdomen. And this is the specialty of Dr. Juan Bautista Cubells Fuentes.

The doctor, who has more than 30 years of experience in his specialty and hundreds of operations under his belt, is a member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, a member of the Catalan Society of CardSurgery,a member of the Catalan Society of Vascular Surgery and a member of the Catalan Society of Cardiology.

He graduated and received his doctorate in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona, with the final grade of outstanding. Subsequently, he studied the specialty in Cardiovascular Surgery at the same university.In addition, he trained via a master's degree in Assessment of Bodily Harm and Medical Expertise, also at the University of Barcelona.

He has worked as a surgeon in the Cardiac Surgery unit of the London Hospital, as an assistant doctor of the Cardiovascular Surgery unit of the Clinical Hospital of Valencia, as head of the Cardiovascular Surgery unit of the San Rafael Hospital in Barcelona and as a coordinating director of the SEU of Badalona – Santa Coloma – San Adrián. He is chief director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Pathology of the Polyclinic of Barcelona and head of the Cardiovascular Unit of the Medical Center of Marina d'Or, in Oropesa del Mar, Castellón.

He currently, operates and  passes consultation in private clinics in Barcelona (Policlínica Icoa Medical Center Jaume I, CUEM, Gavà Emergency Center and Medical Specialties, Blue Cross Medical Center), Tarragona (Medicsegur Centers), at the Benamedic Clinic in Alicante and in Valencia (Iumet- Instituto Universitario de Medicina Telemática, Policlínica Iumet), ejerciendo como cardiólogo, angiólogo. 

In addition to his good work and professionalism in his specialty, Dr. Juan Bautista Cubells stands out for being clear, concised and concrete in his consultations, offering the patient all the relevant information related to his case."Once the patient enters the consultation, there are a few moments of mutual study. It is time to anticipate to his  doubts and other possible problems that the patient may expose, "says the doctor, who explains, in addition, that cardiovascular surgery is "a complete entity that requires the permanent attention of the patient in all his aspect as a possible patient. You must study from the depths of both the patient and the evidence that can be provided or that must be requested."

Earlier this year, 2021, the doctor was awarded the National Prize of Medicine XXI Century in Cardiovascular Surgery. The awards, held at The Westin Palace hotel in Madrid, highlighted the most important medical professionals in Spain. In his thank-you speech, Cubells thanked his mentors for teaching him and his family for their support: "Without their help, I wouldn't be here now." In addition, he remembered "all those who are and have been" his patients, thanking them for the trust they placed in him. "This award is the icing on the cake for an entire career," he said.

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