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Andres Obeso

Andres Obeso, M.D.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Al Maryah Island
Abu Dhabi  
United Arab Emirates
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Clinical Associate Thoracic Surgeon. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dabhi (2016 - Present)
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon. La Princesa University Clinical Hospital. Madrid (2015)
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon. Santiago de Compostela University Clinical Hospital (2014)
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon. Vigo University Clinical Hospital (2013)


Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
VATS major pulmonary resections
Hybrid procedures in Thoracic Surgery
Non Intubated Thoracic Surgery
Earth-Heart Sign. Tension pneumomediastinum.


- Description of a new surgical technique for pulmonary artery reconstruction using a self-made stapled bovine pericardial graft conduit. Published in the European Journal of CardioThoracic Surgery. January 2015.

- Pionner of the world's first nonintubated uniportal thoracoscopic sympathectomy in the context of a fast-track program. November 2014.

- Discovery and description of a new radiological sign "Earth Heart Sign". Published in the medical journal The Lancet. February 2014.

- Member team  in the First Lung Transplant in United Arab Emirates. February 2018.


Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Santiago de Compostela University Medical School (Santiago de Compostela. Spain). MD. (2001- 2007)
Resident of Thoracic Surgery. Vigo University Clinical Hospital (2008 - 2013)
Predoctoral courses. Program Health Sciences. Vigo University. (2008-2009)
Master in Advanced Studies. Respiratory diseases research. (2009-2010)

Royal Brompton Hospital (London. UK) - Department of Thoracic Surgery. Observership (January 2014).
Mount Sinai Hospital (New York. USA) - Department of Thoracic Surgery. Observership in VATS and surgery of mesothelioma (October - November 2012).
Hospital Nord (Marseille. France) - Department of interventional pulmonology. Internship in rigid bronchoscopy (March - April 2011)
Juan Canalejo Clinical Hospital (Coruña. Spain) - Department of Thoracic Surgery. Internship in VATS and lung transplantation. (2011)