Maxillofacial Team

Meet our team at the Maxillofacial Institute

Meet the entire multidisciplinary team of  the Maxillofacial Institute. Experts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced Implantology, Dental Aesthetics and Facial Aesthetics. Passion for medicine and for continued professional growth. Personalized treatment for all of our patients.

Dr. Federico Hernández Alfaro

Director of the Maxillofacial Institute
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Dr. Federico Hernández Alfaro
Dr. Federico Hernández Alfaro
Prof. Hernandez-Alfaro, who is specialized in Maxillofacial Surgery, leads several research projects, and is a Professor and Chair of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of the UIC (International University of Catalonia). He is the Director of the Maxillofacial Institute (based in Teknon Medical Center). Devoted to the improvement of his medical field and the development of new surgical techniques, he lectures worldwide at courses and congresses, and is the author of more than 150 scientific articles, as well as several books.

Medical team

Dr. Adaia Valls
Maxillofacial surgeon

Collegiate number 41826

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Dentistry.
  • Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • Cum Laude Doctor Degree (PhD) by the International University of Catalonia (UIC). Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the International University of Catalonia (UIC).
  • Diploma in "European Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery".

Dr. Francesc Durán
Maxillofacial Surgeon

No. Col. 53277

Graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)

Master in Orthognathic Surgery, ORTOMAX, Madrid.

Master in Implantology; Catalan-Balearic Society of Maxillofacial Surgery

University Diploma of Orthognathic Surgery and Surgical Orthodontics, UIC

Training in rhinoplasty in Barcelona, León, Canarias, Zaragoza and Mallorca

Member of the Spanish Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (SECOM)

Member of the Spanish Society of Facial Plastic Surgery (SECPF)

Dr. Alejandro Mazarro
Maxillofacial surgeon

Col. No.  47084

  • Graduate in Medicine from the University of Barcelona
  • Master in Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine by the Complutense University of Madrid
  • Member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS)
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Facial Plastic Surgery (SECPF)
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (SECOM)
  • Member of the Catalanobalear Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (SCBCOMF)
  • Member of the Aesthetic Medicine Section of the Official College of Physicians of Barcelona (COMB)

Dr. Vanessa Ruiz
Periodontics

Col. No.  3695

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dentistry.
  • Master’s Degree in Periodontology.
  • Master’s Degree in Oral Implantology.
  • Cum Laude Doctor Degree (PhD) by the International University of Catalonia (UIC).
  • Assistant Professor of the Master’s Degree in Periodontology of the International University of Catalonia (UIC).

Dra. Ana García-Nieto
General Dentistry & Endodontics

Col. No. 6951

  • Specialist in Endodontics
  •   Registered by the Official College of Dentists and Stomatologists of Catalonia (COEC): 6951
  •   Graduated in Dentistry from the International University of Catalonia (UIC)
  •   Postgraduate in Endodontics from the International University of Catalonia (UIC)
  • Postgraduate in Periodontology from the International University of Catalonia (UIC)
  • Postgraduate in Oral Implantology from the International University of Catalonia (UIC)

Dr. Álvaro Reuter
Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Col. No. 6525

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dentistry.
  • Master's Degree in Oral Prosthetics and Aesthetics.
  • Advanced Implantology and Oral Surgery course.

Dr. Álvaro Giner
Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Col. No. 7467

  • Degree in Dentistry from the University of Barcelona.
  • Associate professor in the master's degree in Craniomandibular Dysfunction and Orofacial Pain (UIC)
  • Course on advanced implant prostheses, functional occlusion, complex restoration, restorative / periodontal and biomechanical interface, and advanced treatment planning. (Kois Center. Seattle, USA)
  • Previous Composites Mastery Course. (Fahl Center, Curitiba, Brazil)

Jordi Vázquez
Maxillofacial physiotherapist

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherpay.
  • Specialization in Maxillofacial Physiotherapy in Paris.

Elena Grifols
Maxillofacial physiotherapist

  • D.O Master Osteopathy (EOB)
  • Postgraduate Maitland Concept IMTA Level 1 (ESINFIS)
  • Postgraduate in Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery FUB (University of Manresa)
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy International University of Catalonia Member of the College of Physiotherapists of Catalonia No. 9100

Clinical area

Rosa Mª Gallart
Clinical area coordinator

  • Diploma in Lymphatic Drainage.

Nieves Latorre
Clinical area

  • Theatre nurse.
  • Licensed in Lymphology.

Mª Carmen Bernal
Clinical area

  • Thetre nurse.
  • Diploma in Lymphatic Drainage.

Laura Trujillo
Clinical area

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the University of Barcelona.

Andrea Puchol
Clinical Area

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Ramón Llull University

Master's in Surgical Nursing, UAB

Xenia Molero
Área Clínica

Marta Niubó
Clinical area

Nursing assistant

Dental hygienist

Front office

Noelia Valldeperas
Treatment Coordinator
Paula García
Front office
Sandra Palanco
Front office
Carolin Olivares
Front office

International Department

Petra Janusová
International Coordinator
Rebeca García
International Department

Management

Joan Rovira
Manager

  • Manager at Instituto Maxilofacial.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Science and Bachelor’s degree in Labour Relations from Pompeu Fabra University (UPF).
  • Management Development Program (MDP) at IESE.

Communication

Maya Ávila
Communications Manager

  • Degree in English Philology,  Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona.
  • Master in Digital Marketing, La Salle University.
  • Translator.

Fernanda González
Videographer & Community Manager

Graduate in Interactive Digital Design from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City

Administration

Gerard Corrales
Administration & Financial Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
  • Master's degree in Financial Management from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.