Name: Marcos Gomez Ruiz

Qualification: PhD

Country: Spain


University Hospital Marques de Valdecilla, 

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Secretariat General and Digestive Surgery,
Pavilion 19 under,
Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla © s,
39008. Santander, Spain.

Research Interests:

  • Colorectal Cancer Surgery, 
  • HBP Surgery.
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques including Transanal Surgery & Robotic Surgery.
  • Surgical Training.


  • I was trained as a General Surgeon in the Hospital Universitario Son Dureta (Palma de Mallorca, Spain).
  • I have been a senior consultant surgeon at the Colorectal Surgery Unit in Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla (Santander, Spain) since 2010.
  • I am also a member of the Liver Transplantation Unit in Santander. Between 2010 and 2011, I was trained as an Instructor in medical simulation at the Center for Medical Simulation in Boston MIT-Harvard University.
  • The team in Valdecilla started the Robotic Colorectal Surgery programme in late 2010 and has performed more than 500 robotic colorectal procedures so far. I finished my PhD focused on the benefits of Robotic Colorectal Surgery and I have served as a proctor for Intuitive Surgical since 2013.
  • I am one of the founding members of EARCS in June 2014 and member of the Scientific Committee.
  • Author of multiple indexed publications.
  • Member of several Scientific Surgical Societies.