Dr. Cruz Velarde completed his training in Neurology at the Gregorio Marañón Hospital in Madrid in 2000 and completed his training in Management and Care Quality at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He is an expert in the study and treatment of cognitive impairment and children's learning problems and ADHD (children over 5 years old). He also has training in Child Neurodevelopment and learning and behavior alterations. Master in Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment CEU Universidad Cardenal Herrera. He has also trained in Neurometabolism, Neuropsychology and Cognitive Stimulation. It integrates non-pharmacological therapies such as behavioral optometry, central auditory processing, Padovan, laterality development, sensory integration, orthomolecular therapy, neurogenetics, neurofeedback and neurorehabilitation. He has developed and worked in different assistance programs in the private health insurance sector in Madrid (Sanitas) in the areas of children, cerebrovascular and geriatric care. He has experience working with healthcare networks and scientific methodology for the assessment and evaluation of health technologies.
Dr. Cruz has also worked as a management and clinical director in the Unit for brain damage in adults and children at the Beata Hospital in Madrid. He has collaborated in different assistance projects and publications in different medical societies, such as the Spanish Society of Neurology or the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine. On the other hand, he combines his assistance work with teaching, being Practicum academic tutor in the Degree of Psychology of the Autonomous University of Madrid and the Pontifical University of Comillas.
He is currently director of Neuronae, Institute of Functional Neurobiology in Madrid, where he integrates neurometabolic and neurophysiological aspects of the main neurological syndromes and works in a healthcare network with different reference centers in neurological treatments nationwide. He also works as a neurologist in the Neurological Sciences Unit of Madrid and in the Neuroscenter center, in Barcelona.
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