Dr. Javier  Cortés

Dr. Javier Cortés

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

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Oncologist

Associated Healthcare Provider: QS Teknon Medical Center

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

More than 28 Years of experience

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr. Javier Cortés is the Head of Breast Cancer Unit in Teknon Medical Center and International Breast Cancer Centre (IBCC) in Barcelona. He is also a Senior Clinical Investigator of the Breast Cancer Research Program at Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology and the founding partner of Medica Scientia innovation Research (MedSIR).

He completed his degree in Medicine and Surgery from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Autonomous University of Madrid) in 1996 and did further specialization from the Clínica Universitaria de Navarra where he was awarded the title of Doctor in Medical Oncology by the University of Navarra in 2002.

Dr. Cortés also has master's degrees in "Medical Direction and Clinical Management” from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), and “Research methodology in Health Sciences” and “Statistics in Health Sciences” by the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona.

Dr. Cortés has published more than 350 publications and 800 communications at different conferences, mainly on breast cancer and new drugs. He also actively participates in many international clinical trials, and is an ad hoc reviewer of various oncology journals, including, New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Lancet Oncology, Annals of Oncology or Journal of Clinical Oncology, and many others.