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educator , Ophthalmologist

Joaquín Barraquer, Spanish ophthalmologist, educator. Decorated Gran Cruz al Mérito Civil, Medalla de Oro al Mérito en el Trabajo, Gran Cruz de la Orden Civil de Alfonso X del Sabio (Spain); recipient various awards for films on ocular surgery, 1969-1976.

Background

Barraquer, Joaquín was born on January 26, 1927 in Barcelona, Spain. Son of Ignacio Barraquer and Josefa Moner.

Education

Licence in medicine and surgery, University Barcelona, 1951. Doctor Medical and Surgery, University Madrid, 1955. Doctor Medical and Surgery, University Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1957.

Doctor Medical and Surgery, Ministry Public Health, Bogota, 1965. Professor Libero Docente in Clinica Oculistica, University Rome, 1958. D. Medical and Surgery, University Hamburg, Germany, 1972.

Doctor, University Cat. Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1975. Doctor, University Nac.

Asuncion, Paraguay, 1983. Doctor, University Pedro Henriquez Ureña Sto. Domingo, Dominican Repubic, 1987.

Career

Director surgery Clinica Barraquer, Barcelona, 1953-1973. Vice president Institute Barraquer, 1957-1961, executive director, since 1961. Director Centro Oftalmología Barraquer, since 1973.

Chairman ocular surgery Autonomous University Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain, since 1970. Director Banco de Ojos para el Tratamiento de la Ceguera, Barcelona, since 1967, Professional School Specialization in Ophthalmology, Barcelona, 1973-1993, Institut Universitari Barraquer, since 1994. Vice president Highlights of Ophthalmology, Panama, since 1992.

Honorary professor University Seville, Spain, 1971, University Guayaquil, 1975.

Membership

Fellow American College of Surgeons, American Academy Ophthalmology (honorary), Royal College Opthalmologists (London). Member American Medical Association (honorary), Royal Academy Medicine (academician since 1988), Society Eye Surgeons (honorary), Reial Acadèmia de Medicina de Catalunya, also numerous Spanish, foreign and international ophthalmologic societies.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, golf, reading.

Connections

Married Mariana Compte, May 4, 1953. Children: Elena, Mariana, Rafael-Ignacio.

father:
Ignacio Barraquer

mother:
Josefa Moner

spouse:
Mariana Compte

child:
Elena Barraquer

child:
Mariana Barraquer

child:
Rafael-Ignacio Barraquer