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Cardiologist , consultant

Arturo Cortina, Spanish cardiologist, consultant. Certified FACC 1988. Recipient Gold medal, Baylor College of Medicine, 1972, First award for Polymorphism in Elite Athletes, Oviedo University, 1999; grantee Grantee for Postgraduate Education in London, Fundacion Juan March, 1967, Grant for research in "Criotherapy and atherosclerosis", Fundación Areces, 1990.

Background

Cortina, Arturo was born on July 26, 1936 in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. Son of Candido Cortina and Nieves Llosa.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Medicine, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy Medicine, Madrid, Spain, 1975.

Career

Fellow in cardiology Institute of Cardiology, London, 1966—1967. Junior staff in cardiology Hospital Clinico de San Carlos, Madrid, 1968—1970. Senior staff in cardiology Hospital Clínico de san Carlos, 1970—1974.

Chief cardiology division Hospital Covadonga, Oviedo, Spain, 1974—1991. Director cardiology division Hospital Central de Asturias, Spain, since 1991. Professor cardiology Oviedo University, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Certified FACC 1988.

Membership

Fellow: American College of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiology (London 1966). Member: Society Española de Cardiologia, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Rosario Rodriguez. 1 child Rosario.

father:
Candido Cortina

mother:
Nieves Llosa

spouse:
Rosario Rodriguez

child:
Rosario Cortina