Doctor of Medicine, Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Havana, Cuba, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science, Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Havana, Cuba, 1989.
Head department of clinical neurophysiology National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana, 1982—1993. Associate professor University de Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela, since 1995. Head department of electrophysiology Hospital Psiquiatrico San Juan de Dios, since 1997.
Consultant Space Biology and Medicine Group, Cuban Academy of Sciences, Havana, 1988—1993, Neurolinguistics Research Group, Merida, since 1996.
Member of Venezuelan Society of Neurology (associate Best Science Work award 2001).
Married Gladys Leandra Portuondo, February 8, 1979. Children: Einar Abel Coutin-Portuondo, Pedro Leandro Coutin-Portuondo.