Prof. Jaume Masiat

Jaume Masia, MD, PhD

Director of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau / Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, since 2005

Professor of the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, since 2005

Director of the Advanced Mammary Reconstruction and Microsurgery Unit, Clinica Planas, Barcelona, since 2001

Prof. Masia shares his extensive professional experience as a teacher in different national and international educational centers. Since 2005 he has been active as an associate professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. As a director and promoter of the International Master of Reconstructive Microsurgery he has performing educational courses in more than 20 different countries. He is know for the most recent microsurgical techniques for breast reconstruction and surgical treatment of lymphedema in Spain since 2000. This made the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and the Hospital del Mar to the Spanish Reference Center for the treatment of lymphedema and the most advanced breast reconstruction techniques.


Representation posts:

Member of the National Commission of Specialty of Plastic, Aesthetic and Repair Surgery of the Ministry of Health and Consumption, since 2005

President Elect of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Aesthetic and Repairing Surgery (SECPRE).The period 2009-2010.

President and founder of the Spanish Group for Advanced Breast Reconstruction (GERMA), since 2008.

Vice President of the Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery, Aesthetics and Repair (SECPRE), the period 2007-2008.

Member of the Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgery, the period 2008-2010.


Academic training:

Jaume Masia is a Doctor by the Autonomous University of Barcelone since 2008. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery by the Barcelone University and he was specialized in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona.

  • Doctor of the Autonomous University of Barcelone (2008)
  • Specialist Degree in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau of Barcelona (2001)
  • Title of expert in Vascular and Nervous Microsurgery. College of Physicians of Barcelona and Sabadell SAT Experimental Surgery Center (2001)
  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery by the Barcelone University (1992)


Surgical plastic training (1996 – 2001)

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Barcelona)
Hospital de la Vall d’Hebron, (Barcelona)
Kaplan Institute (Barcelona)
Canniesburn Hospital (Bearsden, Reino Unido)
Gent Universitary Hospital (Bélgica)
Helsinki University Hospital (Finlandia)


Awards and Honours:

  • Best Breast Surgery Paper in the Meeting of the Spanish
  • Society of Plastic Surgery in May 2003
  • Best Contribution to Breast Cancer Support by FEFOC in
  • November 2006
  • Baxter Award in Surgery Research in December 2007



  • Books: 2
  • Chapters in books: 4
  • Papers: 16
  • Congress Abstracts: 56


Member of scientific societies:

  • European Society of Plastic Surgery (EURAPS)
  • Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SECPRE)
  • Spanish Association of Microsurgery (AEM)
  • Association pour la Développement de la Chirurgie Réparatrice de la Tête et du Cou, Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris
  • Group of Advancement of Breast Reconstruction (GABRs), Charleston (Estados Unidos)