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Carlos Mestres

Carlos A. Mestres, M.D., Ph.D., FETCS

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The Robert WM Frater Cardiovascular Research Centre. The University of the Free State
205 Nelson Mandela Drive
Rylaan, Park West
Bloemfontein  9301
South Africa
+34639651818 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


MD, Graduate from the University of Barcelona School of Medicine (1973-1979)
General Thoracic Surgery. Hospital Clinic. University of Barcelona
Cardiovascular Surgery Training. Centro Quirurgico San Jorge. Barcelona (1979-1984)
Staff Surgeon. Cardiovascular Surgery. Hospital Clinic. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (1985-1997)
PhD, University of Barcelona School of Medicine 1987
Foreign Teaching Staff. Department of Surgery. National University of Singapore (1990-1991)
Assistant Professor of Surgery. University of Barcelona School of Medicine (1993-1996)
Chief Section. Cardiovascular Surgery. Hospital Arrixaca. University of Murcia. Spain (1996-1997)
Senior Staff Surgeon. The Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases. Hospital Clinic. Barcelona, Spain (1997-2014) (leave)
Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon. Heart and Vascular Institute. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. UAE (2014-2017)
Leitender Arzt, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

Other Interests

Mechanical Circulatory Support
Tissue Valves
Surgery of Ischemic Heart Disease
Healthcare Systems and Management
Valvular Homografts
Infective Endocarditis & Cardiovascular Infections
Intrathoracic Organ Transplantation
Vascular Homografts
Surgery of the Aorta