Functional Units
Functional Units
Aortic Pathology Functional Unit

The Aortic Pathology Functional Unit of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau coordinates and manages the resources of the Services of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Image Diagnostics and Genetics. The Aortic Pathology Unit also supervises the healthcare flows and ensures that the healthcare provided is coordinated with Primary Care of the patients with aortic pathologies.


Coordinator of the Aortic Pathology Unit

Dr. Antonio J. Barros  (Cardiology)


Equip assitencial:

Dr. Antonio J. Barros - Cardiology Service

Dr. Manel Taurón - Cardiac Surgery Service

Dr. Jaume Felix Dilme - Vascular Surgery Service

Dr. Jaume Palmer - Imaging Diagnosis Service - Emergencies

Dr. José Alberto Hidalgo - Imaging Diagnosis Service - Thoracics

Dr. Ruben Guerrero - Imaging Diagnosis Service –  Interventional Radiology

Maria Lacueva, Nursing - Supervisor of Cardiology

Elisabeth Gávez, Nursing - Cardiology Service  and  Cardiac Surgery

Maria José Cros, Nursing – Angiology, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 


Services affiliated to the Aortic Pathology Unit

  • Cardiology.
  • Angiology, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
  • Cardiac Surgery.
  • Imaging Diagnosis.