Dr. Mercè Guarro MD
OMIQ Medical Director
Cataract & Glaucoma Specialist
Dr. Laura Sararols MD
Head of the Vitreo-Retinal Unit
Vitreo-Retina Medical & Surgical Specialist
Dr. Mercè Guarro had her degree in Medicine at the Autonomous University of Barcelona Medical School in 1988. She specialized in Ophthalmology in 1993 being her areas of interest cataract surgery and glaucoma. Fellowship in cataract surgery with J. L. Pearce in United Kingdom. Involved in planning the ophthalmological needs of a Barcelona area of 500.000 inhabitants, she designed and implanted one of the first screening programs for diabetic retinopathy in the Barcelona area. She has been principal investigator in many glaucoma and cataract surgery research trials. Nowadays acts as a cataract and glaucoma Consultant Surgeon with a special interest in complex cataract surgery cases and anterior segment reconstruction. Also she is Head of the Ophthalmology department of Hospital de Granollers and OMIQ.
Dr. Laura Sararols Ramsay MD graduated in Medicine and Surgery at Universitat Central of Barcelona Medical University in 1993, was a medical intern in ophthalmology and started her professional life hand to hand with the best retina surgeons in the Retina Unit at Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona from 1994 until 2007.
She has been since 2007 chief of the Retina Unit in Hospital General of Granollers and director of OMIQ Hospital General de Catalunya. Dr Sararols MD is the Principal Investigator of multiple multicenter studies in Retina Diseases specially exudativa AMD therapies, Geographic Atrophy and Diabetic Macular Edema so she is up to date with the most advanced and innovate therapies.
In summary a Retina Specialist with a high quality formation in the best Retina Unit in Barcelona that leads a new Retina Unit in the north of Barcelona and with a high implication in Research and new therapies.
Dr. Johnny Javier Castellar-Cerpa MD
Orbital & Oculoplastic Specialist
Ophthalmologist specialized in Oculoplastics, facial aesthetic medicine and lachrymal surgery at Hospital General de Cataluña, Sagrat Cor University Hospital, Hospital de Granollers and Hospital de Mollet.
Focus on medical and surgical treatment of pathologies of lids and orbit: orbital tumors surgery, orbital reconstruction in thyroid orbitopathy, aesthetics of the eyes (eyelids, eyebrows and periocular region) and also in reconstruction of problems of the lacrimal route.
He completed a fellowship in Institut Català de Retina, Barcelona, Spain (2015-2016). Ophthalmology Degree by Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid. Spain
Dr. Ana Fernández MD
Strabismus & Paediatric Ophthalmology Specialist
Dr. Ana Fernández Guardiola MD licenced in Medicine and Surgery at Barcelona University in 1981, specializing in Pediatric Ophthalmology.
Formed as Strabology Specialist between 1981 and 1982 in Hospital Creu Roja in Barcelona.
Was part of the Ophthalmology Department in Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona between 1988 until 2014 creating then the first Pediatric Tissue Bank in colaboration with the Transplant Service Foundation (Hosp Clinic of Barcelona) in 2009. Is now Chief of the Pediatric and Strabology Unit in OMIQ .