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educator , Ophthalmologist

Gabriel Simón, Spanish ophthalmologist, educator.


Simón, Gabriel was born on April 13, 1959 in Tárrega, Lérida, Spain. Came to the United States, 1988. Son of Gabriel Simón and Pilar Solano.


Bachelor, National Institute Ensenanza, Media de Lerida, Spain, 1976. Doctor of Medicine, Control University Barcelona, Spain, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy cum laude, Control University Barcelona, Spain, 1989.


Intern in ophthalmology Barraquer Clinic, Barcelona, 1983-1985, resident, 1985-1988, cornea fellow, then retinal fellow, 1988. Fellow in refractive surgery cornea-contact lens research unit University New South Wales, Australia, 1988-1989. Cornea research fellow Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University Miami (Florida) School Medicine, 1989-1990, research assistant professor, medical director Ophthalmic Biophysics Center, 1990-1993.

Private practice, Barcelona, 1994-1995, Madrid, since 1995. Adjunct professor University California, Irvine, since 1994. Numerous science presentations and lectures, since 1984.


Officer Spanish Army, 1982-1983. Member Barraquer Institute American (Bogota, Colombia) (honorary), American Society Cataract and Refractive Surgery, biomedical Optics Society, International Society for Optical Engineering (chairman conference on ophthalmic technologies Los Angeles 1992, 93, San Francisco 1994), American Academy Ophthalmology (international), International Corneal Lawer Society, International Society Refractive Keratolasty, Institute Barraquer, Spanish Ophthalmological Society, Prospective Evaluation of Astigmatic Keratoplasty Group, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, French Society Ophthalmology, Accommodation Club.


  • Other Interests

    Painting, playing guitar.


Gabriel Simón

Pilar Solano