Eminent Child Cardiac Surgery specialist, Dr. Portela Torrón is the current Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the University Children's Hospital of A Coruña (CHUAC) and specialist in HM Model Hospital La Coruna. Pioneer in 2010 in the implantation of an artificial heart to a baby Galicia. Throughout its more than 15 years of experience has made more than 1500 children's heart surgery interventions as a first surgeon and as a collaborator. He has combined his clinical work with teaching, being professor / associate at the University Santiago Compostela on surgical pathology. Author of over 100 publications, including book chapters and papers, and has conducted more than 250 conference papers. Between 2010 and 2014 was Member of the Spanish Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (SECTCV).
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