Back and Pain Pathology Unit Team

Dr. Jordi Guitart


Academic Formation

• Specialist in Anaesthesia and Resuscitation, 1991 
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1982 
• Acupuncture Training Diploma. Official Medical College of Barcelona 2008. 
• Master in Pain. Pontifical University of Salamanca 2,005 
• Director of X-ray Facilities for General Diagnoses 2010 


• Plató Hospital, Head of Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain, since February 1999. 
• Clínica Olivé Gumà, Head of Pain Unit, since 2011. 
• Mutual Universal,  Pain Management Medical consultant since 1999 
• Mutual Asepeyo, Pain Management Medical Consultant since 2009 
• AEBDC (Spanish Association of Competition and Dance Sport), Medical Director 2002-2006. 
• Corachán Clinic, Pain Management Unit, 1994-1997. 
• Corachán, Assistant Clinical Anaesthesiology Service, from 1991-1997 Clinic.

Teaching Activity/Associations


European Pain Meeting Editorial Committee Chair.
Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Family Doctors Association.


    • Founding member of the College Section of Acupuncture Physicians of the Official • Medical College of Barcelona. 
    • Member of the SED (Spanish Pain Society). 
    • Member of the SEDAR (Spanish Society of Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain). 
    • Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. 
    • Member of the Catalan Society of Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Pain Therapy. 
    • Member of the Catalan Society of Palliative Care. 
    • Member of the Catalan Society of Sports Medicine. 
    • Member of the Catalan Pain Society 
    • Member of Sine Dolore Spain. 
    • Member of the ESRA (European Society of Regional Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy) 
    • President of IFDA (International Family Doctors Association) in Spain 
    • Founding Member of EMNIPRE (European Multidisciplinary Network in Pain Research and Education)

Publications and conferences 

• Author of over 70 publications (40 in national journals and 30 in international journals). 
• Author of 65 papers presented at conferences and symposia (50 national and 15 international).
• Author of more than 70 communications at meetings and conferences (40 international and 30 national) 
• Attendance at more than 200 courses and seminars (180 national and 50 international).

Areas of Expertise 

• Expert in epidural blocks with more than 1,200 performed annually. 
• Expert in radiofrequency rhizotomies, 300 sessions per year. 
• Other minimally invasive analgesic techniques: 300 per year.


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