Functional Units
Functional Units
Aortic Pathology Functional Unit

The Aortic Pathology Functional Unit of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau coordinates and manages the resources of the Services of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Image Diagnostics and Genetics. The Aortic Pathology Unit also supervises the healthcare flows and ensures that the healthcare provided is coordinated with Primary Care of the patients with aortic pathologies.


Coordinator of the Aortic Pathology Unit

Dr. Antonio J. Barros  (Cardiology)

Healthcare team:

Dr. Antonio J. Barros
 Cardiology Service

Dr. José Montiel  
Cardiac Surgery Service

Dr. Jaume Felix Dilme
Vascular Surgery Service

Dr. Jaume Palmer
Imaging Diagnosis Service - Emergency
Dr. José Alberto Hidalgo
Imaging Diagnosis Service  - Thoracics
Dr. Ruben Guerrero
Imaging Diagnosis Service  – Interventional  Radiology
Maria Lacueva
Nursing - Supervisor of Cardiology
Elisabeth Gávez  Nursing  - Cardiology Service and Cardiac Surgery























Services affiliated to the Aortic Pathology Unit

  • Cardiology.
  • Angiology, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
  • Cardiac Surgery.
  • Imaging Diagnosis.
  • Genetics.
  • Anesthesiology.