Log In

Juan Antonio Tovar Edit Profile

educator , Pediatric surgeon

Juan Antonio Tovar, Spanish pediatric surgeon, educator. Certified specialist in pediatrics and pediatrics surgery.

Background

Tovar, Juan Antonio was born on June 30, 1944 in Salamanca, Spain. Son of Antonio Tovar and Consuelo Larrucea.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Salamanca, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Valladolid, 1970.

Career

Attending surgeon Hospital La Paz, Madrid, 1971-1976. Research fellow Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles, 1974. Chief surgeon Hospital Aranzazu, San Sebastian, Spain, 1977-1991.

Chief surgeon, chief department pediatrics surgery Hospital La Paz, Madrid, since 1992. Professor pediatrics University Pais Vasco, San Sebastian, 1980-1991, University Autonoma, Madrid, since 1992. Past president European Board Pediatrics Surgeons.

Achievements

  • Certified specialist in pediatrics and pediatrics surgery.

Membership

Lieutenant Sanidad, 1967. Member French Association Pediatrics Surgeons, British Association Pediatrics Surgeons, Spanish Association Pediatrics Surgeons (president 1996-1998), Polish Association Pediatrics Surgeons (honorary), Canada Association Pediatrics Surgeons (honorary), Egyptian Association Pediatrics Surgeons, Indian Association Pediatrics Surgeons (honorary), Baltic Association Pediatrics Surgeons (honorary), Association Española Pediatrics (honorary), Australasian Association Pediat Surgeons (honorary), Mexican Association Pediatrics Surgeons (honorary), Peruvian Association Pediatrics Surgeons (honorary), Dominican Association Pediatrics Surgeons (honorary), European Association Pediatrics Surgeons, (president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, music, golf.

Connections

Married Annick Lefaure, December 7, 1968. Children: Daniel, Clara.

father:
Antonio Tovar

mother:
Consuelo Larrucea

spouse:
Annick Lefaure

child:
Daniel Tovar

child:
Clara Tovar