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Surgeon , Surgical educator

Joaquin Potel, Spanish surgery educator, surgeon. Diplomate in general surgery. Postgraduate grantee University, 1960, research grantee Puente Castro Foundation, 1963, Education Department, 1965, Juan March Foundation, 1967.

Background

Potel, Joaquin was born on February 20, 1937 in Caldas de Reyes, Galicia, Spain. Son of Jose and Ana (Lesquereux) Potel.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Medical School Santiago Compostela, Spain, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, 1966.

Career

Resident surgery University Hospital Santiago Compostela, 1960-1965. Assistant professor Medical School Santiago Compostela, 1966-1971. Associate professor, 1971-1977.

Vice-dean, 1979-1982. Dean, 1982-1984; professor surgery University and Medical School Santiago Compostela, 1977. Head surgical service University Hospital Santiago Compostela, 1973.

Visiting scientist University Washington, Seattle, 1967.

Achievements

  • Diplomate in general surgery.

Membership

Fellow: International Society Surgery. Member: Society Espanola Patologia Digestiva (president), Real Academy Medicina Galicia, Federation Asociaciones, Society Espanola Coloproctologia, AsociaciĆ³n Espanola de Cirujanos, Collegium International Chirurgiae Digestivae (president), International College Surgeons.

Connections

Married Maria Jose Fernandez-Cervera, September 15, 1937. Children: Joaquin, Jose, Marta.

father:
Jose Potel

mother:
Ana (Lesquereux) Potel

spouse:
Maria Jose Fernandez-Cervera

child:
Joaquin Potel

child:
Jose Potel

child:
Marta Potel