Dr. Francisco Carmona
Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Francisco Carmona was born and raised in Spain where he graduated from the University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine in 1982. He became a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Spain and obtained his doctoral degree in 1991.
Dr. F. Carmona is, from 2006, the Chief of the Gynecology Service of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona a tertiary Hospital associated with the University of Barcelona. In that hospital endoscopic techniques are usually performed and was the place where were Dr. Carmona performed the first single port gynecologic laparoscopy in Spain.
He is member of the University of Barcelona's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as Professor from 2006. His main areas of interest are endometriosis and benign diseases including pelvic floor pathology. He has published more than 100 scientific articles in the most important medical journals both general (as The Lancet and JAMA) and of his specialty (including AJOG, Hum Rep, Fertil Steril and many others). He is also author of more than 20 book chapters both in English and in Spanish. Dr. Carmona acts as invited referee for several important medical journals including Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction and many others. He is also member of the Editorial Board of Gynecological Surgery, Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders and Medicina Clinica.
He is member of different medical associations including European Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy (he was member of the Advisory Committee of this society from 2006 to 2010), AAGL (current member of the Advisory Board and past member of the Board of Trustees: 2012-2014), Sociedad Ibero Americana de Endoscopia Ginecologica e Imagenologia (current member of the Executive Committee), European Endometriosis League (past member of the Executive Committee), Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders (founding member), World Endometriosis Society (he is an Ambasseur of the WES), and, obviously, of the Spanish Gynecologic Endoscopic Society (member of its Grupo de Expertos en Endoscopia).
From the late 1990 he is organizing advanced endoscopic courses and workshops on minimally invasive surgery and he was the President of the 19th Congress of the ESGE, President of the 10th International Meeting of the AAGL. and President of the second Congress of the SEUD all of them held in Barcelona.