Dr. Álvarez Cuesta holds a degree in Medicine and Surgery by University of Oviedo and specialist in dermatology. He has been an honorary collaborator of the University of Oviedo during the 2004-2005 academic year. He has received numerous awards for his career, such as the extraordinary end of career prize "Severo Ochoa" for the best academic record of the 1989-1995 class and the 2007 Extraordinary Degree Award of the University of Oviedo.
He is currently part of the Dermoprotection Area at the Dr. Sánchez del Río Dermatological Clinic and is responsible for the Pigmented Lesions Unit, Epiluminescence and Melanoma Microscopy at the Dermatology Service of the Cabueñes Hospital.
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