Bichectomy, Have you heard of it?

Bichat fat pads, also known as buccal fat pads, were first described in 1732 by Lorenz Heister, a german surgeon who initially named them “glandula molaris” suggesting a glandular function. It was not until 1802 that french anatomist Xavier Bichat cast light on their real origin and proved that they were in fact fat pads.

Meet Our Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist: Dr. Eduardo Lehrer

Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Eduardo Lehrer is the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist at Turó Park Medical Center. Dr. Lehrer completed his medical education at Venezuela’s Central University and came to Barcelona to complete a residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Hospital Clínic. During this period, Dr. Lehrer gained experience in … Continue reading Meet Our Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist: Dr. Eduardo Lehrer

Meet Our Lingual Orthodontist Specialist and Founder Dr. Madeleine Smit

Dr. Madeleine Smit  is the Lingual Orthodontist Specialist and the Founder of Turó Park Medical Center. Dr. Smit obtained her specialty in Orthodontics at the University of Barcelona in 2008 after 6 years of general dental training at King’s College London. In 2015 she obtained her clinical masters in lingual orthodontics at the University of … Continue reading Meet Our Lingual Orthodontist Specialist and Founder Dr. Madeleine Smit

Meet Our Maxilofacial and Esthetic Facial Surgeon: Dr. Alejandro Mazarro

Dr. Alejandro Mazarro is a Maxilofacial and Esthetic Facial Surgeon at Turó Park Medical Center. He obtained his Medical degree in Barcelona (Universitat de Barcelona), and completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Vall d’Hebron Hospital, where he developed his skills in oral surgery, facial traumatology, head and neck oncology and salivary … Continue reading Meet Our Maxilofacial and Esthetic Facial Surgeon: Dr. Alejandro Mazarro

Meet Our Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine Specialist: Dr. Juan Ambrosioni

Dr. Juan Ambrosioni is a MD, PhD, Infectious disease and Travel Medicine specialist at Turó Park Medical Center. Dr. Abrosioni obtained his medical degree in 2001 and Infectious Diseases Specialty in 2006 from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He’s also Master of Infectious Diseases of the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Ambrosioni has been consultant … Continue reading Meet Our Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine Specialist: Dr. Juan Ambrosioni

A Brand New Medical Center in The Heart of Barcelona

On January 19th 2017, Turó Park Medical Center opened it’s doors. Founded by Dr. Madeleine Smit, a Dutch native relocated in Barcelona, this private medical center has a specific focus on foreign patients (expats, tourists, business travelers). The international team consists of more than 10 medical and health specialists: (General Medicine, Paediatrics, Invisible orthodontics for … Continue reading A Brand New Medical Center in The Heart of Barcelona