HPB Fellowship Registry - Europe, Africa & Middle East

I. Fellowship Name
Fellowship Name Clinical Fellow in Transplant and HPB Surgery
Center Name Universitary Hospital Virgen del Rocio
Fellowship City Seville
Fellowship Country Spain
II. Fellowship Faculty
Fellowship Program Director Francisco Javier Padillo Ruiz
Fellowship Faculty Address 1 Department of General Surgery, Manuel Siurot s/n 41013 Sevilla Spain
Fellowship Faculty Address 2
Fellowship Faculty Address 3
Fellowship Faculty Address 4
Fellowship Faculty Phone +34 955 012 000
Fellowship Faculty Fax
Fellowship Faculty Email francisco.padillo.sspa@juntadeandalucia.es
Fellowship Programme Website
Fellowship Other Faculty
III. Fellowship Duration/Benefits
Fellowship Duration - Clinical Yrs 2
Fellowship Duration - Clinical Rsrch Required
Fellowship Duration - Basic Rsrch Required
Fellowship Total No. Fellows 2
Fellowship Total No. Fellows/Yr 1
Fellowship Salary Provided Yes
Fellowship Benefits Provided No
Fellowship Next Available 2020
IV. Fellowship Contents
A. Required
HPB Surgery Liver Surgery
Pancreas Surgery
Billary Surgery (Complex)
HPB Laparoscopic Surgery
B. Optional
Transplantation Liver
Surgical Oncology (Not HPB)
Minimally Invasive (Not HPB) Elective
General Surgery (Not HPB) Elective
Interventional Radiology Billary Drainage
Abscess Drainage
Research Clinical
V. Fellowship History
Year Fellowship Began 2016
Total Fellows Trained 2
Liver Resection/Ablation
Pancreas Surgery 51 - 75
Biliary Surgery (Complex) 25 - 50
Liver Transplantation 76 - 100
Pancreas Transplantation
Organ Procurement 76 - 100
VI. Additional Comments
Additional Comments

The University Hospital Virgen del Rocio is the largest health complex in the Public Health System of Andalusia. It attends an approximate population of 2,5 million people. However, for some more complex specialties, is the reference centre for almost 9 million people. Our team, perform more than 100 liver resection, 50 pancreas resection, 80 liver transplant and almost 100 organ retrieval procurements per year. The University of Seville is the academic institution affiliated to the health complex. The Hospital have obtained the distinction of Best Teaching Center for Residents in Spain on three occasions. The Institute of Biomedicine of Seville (IBIS), it is also located in the Campus of the Virgen del Rocío Hospital. The Department of General Surgery and HPB Surgery participates in it with a Research Group. Current Opportunities available: The Department of General Surgery offers the opportunity to perform a 2-year HPB Surgery Fellowship. This is one of the 3 European centers accredited by the E-AHPBA. The HPB Surgery Unit includes activity in liver transplantation as part of the formation of the Fellows. The surgical activity is complemented by teaching and research activity. In addition to the Fellowship Program, the HPB Unit also offers the possibility of shorter stays, with reduced training programs. These rotations are offered to surgical residents as well as surgical staff. The HPB Surgery Unit also organizes specific courses with live surgery, which are also of interest to staff and surgeons in training.

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