Jorge Alió Sanz

Jorge Alió Sanz

Ophthalmology

Languages

English and Spanish

Schedule

  • Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

Career

  • Resident Medical Intern (MIR), Department of Ophthalmology, La Concepción Clinic, Jiménez Díaz Foundation. Autonomous
  • University of Madrid (1977-1980)
  • Attending Physician, “Miguel Servet” Hospital in Zaragoza (1980-1982).
  • Head of Section, General University Hospital of Salamanca (1982-1986).
  • Founder of the Ophthalmology Institute of Alicante (1995).
  • Founder of the Jorgé Alió Foundation (1995).
  • Founder of the VISSUM Corporation (1-February-2004).
  • Specialist ophthalmologist at Vissum Alicante, Miranza Group, present.

Membership

  • Member of the Miranza CLF (Clinical Leaders Forum)
  • Former chairman of the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS).
  • Founder and Chairman of the International Ocular Inflammation Society (1990-1998), current General Secretary since 1999.
  • Vice Chairman of the International Society of Refractive Surgery of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (ISRS/AAO), 2005.
  • Chairman of the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (January 2006-2008).
  • Full Member of 26 Scientific Societies, in several of which he forms part of their management structure:
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS); International Society Refractive Surgery, American Academy of
  • Ophthalmology (ISRS/AAO); International of Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS); European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER); Mediterranean Society of Ophthalmology (MSO), of the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis, selected during the WOC Congress, Hong Kong, 28 June to 2 July, (2008), Fellow LXIII, of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) (since 2008); of the European Academy of Ophthalmology since 2009, Fellow XLIX, of the European Executive Committee of the ACOS (American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery) 2013 and of the Aniridia European Scientific Committee. (2014).
  • Member of the Specialty Information Team – Refractive Management. American Academy of Ophthalmology (2005).
  • Founder Member of EVICR.net – European Vision Clinical Research (2006),
  • Honorific Member of SHIOL (Hungarian Society of Intraocular Lens Implantation and Refractive Surgery) since March 2013.
  • Academic member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Valencia (RAMCV). (2015)
  • He has been presented with 103 awards (of which 59 are international).

Teaching Activity

  • Adjunct Professor of practical classes, Autonomous University of Madrid (1976-1980).
  • University of Salamanca: Adjunct professor of practical classes (1982-1983) and Tenured Adjunct Professor (1983-1986).
  • Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Alicante (1986-1997).
  • Creator and Director of the Centre for the Prevention of Blindness in Alicante (1987-1997).
  • Head of the Pathology and Surgery Department at the University of Alicante (1990-1992).
  • Professor of Ophthalmology at Miguel Hernández University (1997 to present).
  • Head of the first PhD Programme in Vision Sciences established in our country (1988-2004), followed by the Inter-university
  • Programme of Vision Sciences shared with another 4 Spanish universities and 1 foreign university.
  • Head of the 1st Ongoing Medical Training Programme in Ophthalmology (1996-2005), in collaboration with the Official Association of
  • Physicians of Alicante and Scientific Societies in the speciality. Since 2005, the programme has been given in classes and remotely via the ongoing training platform OFTALMOVIRTUAL.

Scientific and Research Activity

  • Chairman of the 74th Congress of the Spanish Ophthalmology Society held in Alicante, October 1998, of the VII Mediterranean
  • Ophthalmological Society Congress and Alicante Refractive. (May 2002), of the Mediterranean Society of Ophthalmology, May 2002-October 2004.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the “Bidons Egara” Retinitis Pigmentosa Research Chair, Institute of Bioengineering, Miguel
  • Hernández University, Alicante, 18 November 2005.
  • Abstracts at National Congresses: 655.
  • Abstracts at International Congresses: 1763.
  • National and International publications in scientific journals (Peer Review): 803(- Indexed: 538- Non-indexed: 265).
  • Scientific contributions to tabloids and informative articles: 389.
  • Books (Author, Editor and Coeditor): 91.
  • Chapters of books: 363.
  • Original design patents: 39