Dr. José Juan Escobar Barranco

Dr. José Juan Escobar Barranco

Chair of the Ophthalmology and Research Departments, Dos de Maig Hospital, Spain

Dr. José Juan Escobar Barranco is Chair of the Ophthalmology and Research Departments in Dos de Maig Hospital in Barcelona, Spain. He graduated in medicine and surgery from the University of Barcelona and completed his specialization at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona.

Dr. Escobar Barranco is a member of the European Vision Institute Clinical Research Network, EURETINA, the Spanish Society of Retina and Vitreous, and the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology. He is also a scientific advisor to several expert groups in retinal pathology. He has authored several books and chapters, particularly on diabetic retinopathy and DME, and has written many clinical guides and technical papers for the Healthcare Department of the Generalitat de Catalunya. Dr. Escobar Barranco has contributed to numerous articles in renowned national and international journals, as well as for national and international society meetings.

Dr. Escobar Barranco specializes in retina practice and vitreoretinal surgery, particularly in patients with DME, diabetic retinopathy and AMD, and has participated in several multicenter international clinical trials.