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Vithas Xanit International Hospital


Malaga, Spain

Dr. Francisco Jesús Garcia Martin

Dr. Francisco Jesús Garcia Martin

Head of The Paediatric Unit
at Vithas Xanit International Hospital
Speciality Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery, Sub-specialty: Infectology, Immune-paediatrics
Languages English, Spanish
Graduated 1983 (38 years since graduation)
About Principal and secondary researcher in a dozen clinical trials for antibiotics, antimicrobials, and vaccines.
Technical advisor for the “Andalusian Health Plan” organised by the Junta de Andalusia (Andalusian Regional Government)
Junta de Andalucía Regional Government Expert in the Consensus about Systematic Vaccination and HBV in new-borns in Andalusia (17th-18th November, 1994).
Expert on the Paediatric AIDS Committee for the Spanish Paediatrics Society (AEP).
Expert on the Vaccinations Committee of the AEP (1994-2001).
Tutor for Resident Paediatricians (1990-2004). During his posting, he personally prepared protocols of the sub-specialty and wrote three chapters of the Resident Doctors Manual for the Junta
Education MD, Malaga University (1983).
Professional Experience Specialist training:
Carlos Haya University Hospital in Malaga (Materno-Infantil Hospital, 1988)

Clinical experience:

Head of Paediatrics at the following hospitals: Xanit International Hospital, Benalmadena, Parque de San Antonio Hospital in Málaga and Clínica Gálvez, in Málaga.
Paediatric patients (UCIP) at the Paediatrics Department (1989-2004), with wide experience in the care of critically ill children and neonatal medical-surgery.
Associate Doctor assigned to the Emergency Medical Services in the Intensive Care Unit.
Associate Doctor of the Paediatric Immunodeficiency and Infections Unit at the Regional Carlos Haya University Hospital in Malaga (Materno-Infantil Hospital), since 1989.
Area Consultant in Paediatrics, ranking number 1 in the public exams taken for the Andalusian Health Services (SAS) Public Employment Offer.

University teaching experience:
Associate Lecturer in Paediatrics at Malaga University (since 1989)
Certifications Accredited as a General Practitioner (GP) for the Spanish National Health Service and in all the Public Health Services of the Member States of the European Community (1996).
Memberships Board Member of the Society of Paediatric Infectology of the Spanish Association of Paediatrics (AEP).
Board Member of the Pharmacy Commission for the Carlos Haya Regional University Hospital in Malaga (1993-2000).
Awards Doctor in Paediatrics with cum laude distinction.

Winner of the “Profesor Antonio Martínez Valverde” Prize (1995), awarded by the Eastern Andalusian Paediatrics Society for his work on “The Utility of Ultrasound in the Study ‘Protocol of HIV Positive Paediatric Patients”.
Awarded the “Maltese Cross” (1995) by the Carlos Haya Hospital in Malaga for the most distinguished Unit or Section.

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