Dr. Bartolomé  Oliver

Dr. Bartolomé Oliver

Address: Carrer de Vilana, 12, 08022 Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Neurosurgeon

Associated Healthcare Provider: QS Teknon Medical Center

Languages Spoken: English

More than 47 Years of experience

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr. Oliver is the co-director of two internationally renowned units located at the Centro Médico Teknon Grupo Quirónsalud, Oliver & Ayats Institute, and the Chiari and Craniocervical Hypermobility Unit, the first specialized unit for the surgical treatment of craniocervical hypermobility present in Europe. He has extensive experience in spinal surgery and neurosurgery and is renowned for his surgeries at the base of the skull as well as his operations on brain tumours, spinal surgeries, and OCD surgery. He is a pioneer in the implementation of robotic technology as a minimally invasive technique.

Dr. Oliver studied Medicine at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He began his specialization in Neurosurgery in 1977 at the National Neurosurgery Department in Madrid under the supervision of Dr. Sixto Obrador, the internationally renowned neurosurgeon. After completing his Neurosurgery studies in Madrid, Dr. Oliver joined the newly set up Neurosurgery Department at the Sant Pau Hospital of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. During the initial stage at this Department, Dr. Oliver took up the responsibility to introduce new techniques learned in Stockholm (Sweden), Montreal (Canada), and San  Luis and Pittsburgh (USA). Until April 2012, he was the Director of the Neurosurgery Department at the Mútua de Terrassa University Hospital and Parc Taulí Hospital.

More Information


  • Degree in Neurosurgery from the Autonomous University of Madrid (1979)
  • MIR of Neurosurgery at the Hospital La Paz in Madrid (1977-1980)
  • PhD in Neurosurgery after completing the residency at the National Neurosurgery Service in Madrid (1986)

Working group and institutions:

  • Co-founder of the Spine Institute for comprehensive spine treatment
  • Co-founder of the Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery in 1987
  • Start of the epilepsy surgery program, pioneer in the Spanish state and the one with the greatest accumulated experience
  • Co-founder of the Fundació per la Neurocirurgia Funcional in 1995 and start of the Parkinson's Disease Surgery program at Centro Médico Teknon, second in the Spanish state
  • Coordinator of the Functional Neurosurgery working group of the Spanish Society of Neurosurgery (1997-1999) 

Training Abroad:

  • Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Canada
  • Washington University, St. Louis. Missouri, USA
  • Northwestern University Medical Center, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA