Ananda Castaño Manotas

EDUCATION

  • BA in Medicine at University of Seville, in 2002 (1996-2002).

  • Residence: Resident in the specialty of Ophthalmology at Virgen Macarena University Hospital, Seville, (June 2003-June 2007).

  • Obtaining the Diploma of Advanced Studies at University of Seville, with outstanding grade in October 2004.

Ananda Castaño Manotas

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • Specialist physician assigned to Ophthalmology Department of San Juan de Dios Hospital (hospital belonging to the Andalusian Health System), Seville, from June 2007 to May 2009. Activity carried out in said service: General ophthalmology consultation; Pediatric ophthalmology consultation; Angiographies; OCT; YAG and Argon laser; Cataract operating room (12 patients per session); Strabismus / child operating room; Operating room ambulatory operating room.

    • Specialist physician performing a waiting list for cataract surgery (10 patients per session) for the Andalusian Health System from June 2007 to May 2009.

    • Specialist physician assigned to Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology of the Ophthalmology Service of the Puerta de Hierro University Hospital, Madrid, from May 2009 to October 2012.

    • Specialist physician assigned to Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and the Department of Anterior Pole of the Ophthalmology Service of the Severo Ochoa University Hospital, Madrid, since October 2012.

    • Specialist physician assigned to Department of Refractive Surgery and Cataracts and the Strabismus Department of Clínica Castilla, Madrid, since January 2010.

    • International Experience: Department of Strabismus at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom (July 2010).

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

  • Assistant and speaker in numerous national and international courses and congresses:

      • Annual meeting of European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tallin, Estonia, 2012.

      • World Ophtalmology Congress, Abu Dhabi, Emiratos Árabes Unidos, 2012.

      • World Ophtalmology Congress, Hong Kong, China, 2008.

      • American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, Estados Unidos, 2009.

      • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, Estados Unidos, 2006.

      • Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Ocular Implanto Refractiva, Sevilla, España, 2012.

      • Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Plástica Ocular y Orbitaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, España, 2011.

      • Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología, Madrid, España, 2010.

      • Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología, Santander, España, 2009.

      • Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología, Sevilla, España, 2008.

      • Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología, Zaragoza, España, 2005.

      • Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología, Córdoba, España, 2004.

      • VIII Curso de Refracción para Residentes de Oftalmología. Madrid, Octubre 2005.

  • Author and co-author of several publications in books and scientific journals, both national and international:

      • Romero R, Castaño A, Moriche M, Poyales B, Granados M. Atrofia coriorretiniana pigmentada paravenosa con afectación macular. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 2012.

      • Romero R, Castaño A, García J, Romero A, Poyales B. Resolución espontánea de desprendimiento macular asociado a coloboma del disco óptico. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 2012.

      • Romero R, Castano A, Abelairas J, Peralta J, Garcia-Cabezas MA, Sanchez-Orgaz M, Arbizu A, Vallejo-Garcia J. Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour of the orbit. Review. Br J Ophthalmol 2011;95:915-20.

      • Romero Martín R, Armadá Maresca F, Castaño Manotas A. Epiteliopatía pigmentaria retiniana difusa tratada mediante terapia con verteporfina (VysudineR). Retina: Práctica clínica caso a caso. Euromedice, Ediciones Médicas, S.L., Barcelona. 2011. ISBN 978-84-15134-19-0.

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

  • Participation as a researcher in the «Epidemiological study to determine the overall prevalence and by age subtypes of AMD in Spain». Sponsored by Pfizer.

  • Participation as a researcher in the clinical trial GUR-BIN-01-03.

  • Principal investigator of the PREVARET study.

OTHERS

  • Participation as a jury in the “IX National Conference for Resident Physicians in Ophthalmology”. Granada, 2006.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

ENGLISH: Advanced.