MD PhD Assoc Prof
Speciality: Clinical DirectorsIVI London
Undergraduate at Autonomous University of Madrid and Pitié-Salpêtrière University in Paris. Specialty and subspecialty training at La Fe University Hospital in Valencia. European PhD and Research Fellow to Professor Mäts Brännström at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg. Master of Science by the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Statistics and Experimental Design). Board certified in Endoscopic Surgery (ESHRE)
From 2009, Dr Diaz joined the Swedish program of uterus transplantation and was a part of the first team to obtain a live birth from a uterus transplantation in 2012. In 2013, Dr Diaz returned to Valencia and led the Valencian Program for Fertility Preservation, which is one of the most internationally recognised programs of fertility preservation for oncological patients. He was also part of La Fe University IVF program, the largest Spanish public IVF program, performing more than 2000 IVF cycles/year. He combined his medical duties in the field of fertility with his surgical activities at La Fe University Hospital within the fertility surgery unit and gynae-oncology units for national referral centres.
2011: Associate Professor at the Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Valencia. 2014: Coordinator of the research branch at La Fe University Hospital-Woman’s Health Area. 2016: Coordinator of the Fertility Preservation interest group of the Spanish Fertility Society. His main research interests are ovarian rejuvenation, fertility preservation, with a special interest in ovarian cortex transplantation, uterus transplantation and poor response in IVF. Within his fields of interest, he obtained several grants from the Spanish Ministry of Health and the Valencian Health Agency as well as from different private institutions. He is a former Associate Editor of Human Reproduction (2013-2016), and he has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters.
Awards and merits:
2009: Best medical resident doctor award (2005-2009) La Fe University Hospital. Valencia, Spain 2010: Best paper of the year award. Revista Iberoamericana de Fertilidad. 2011: Best Oral Communication Award. Valencian Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health. 2011: Top Ten Reviewer. Human Reproduction. 2012: Dexeus Women’s Health Foundation Grant. Dexeus University Hospital-Fundación Dexeus. Barcelona. Spain 2013: Best Oral Communication Award. Fertility section of the Spanish Society of Obs/Gyn (SEGO). Spain 2013: Best Poster Award. Fertility section of the Spanish Society of Obs/Gyn (SEGO). Spain. 2014: Best Reviewer award. Fertility and Sterility. 2014: Best Oral Communication in clinical science Award. Spanish Society of Fertility (SEF). Spain. 2016: Best Oral Communication in basic science Award. Spanish Society of Fertility (SEF). Spain.