Dr. Higinio Ayala Gutiérrez has a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Navarra and a specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery after completing his residency via MIR at the "Virgen del Camino" Hospital in Pamplona.
After the training period as a specialist, he focused on the field of hand surgery and microsurgery, carrying out a one-year stay as a Clinical Fellow at the prestigious CM Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, Kentucky (USA). , where the world's first successful bilateral hand transplant was performed.
He currently works as a hand surgeon and reconstructor in the Hand and Wrist Surgery Unit of the "Marqués de Valdecilla" University Hospital . He also serves as a hand, wrist and reconstructor surgeon in association with Dr. Sanz Giménez-Rico at the Clinic Sanz & Ayala .
He actively participates in research studies, publications and presentations in the different congresses of the scientific societies to which he belongs. He has also collaborated in different International Cooperation projects with Doctors Without Borders and Doctors of the World in countries with situations of military conflict offering his knowledge of reconstructive surgery and hand surgery.
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