Pablo Collera, MD

Dr Collera has worked as a surgeon at Althaia, Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa since 1998. He became head of the Service of General Surgery in 2018, and joined the Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya in 2019 as Associate Professor.

In 2010, he expanded his expertise in coloproctology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York (USA), under the supervision of Dr W. Douglas Wong. In 2020, he also stayed at the Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi (UAE) broadening his skills in obesity surgery. In 2018, he guided a mentorship programme in TaTME approach technique at the Francisco Gentil Oncology Institute in Oporto (Portugal).

His lines of research are surgical and post-surgical treatments of colorectal cancer. Currently, Collera is also participating in several studies evaluating the impact of Covid-19 in postoperative period and the effectiveness and safety of surgical procedures. He has published more than 20 clinical studies in the last three years focused on these topics.

Collera has been Vice President of the Societat Catalana de Cirurgia since 2019.

Pablo loves to play basketball and spends his free time with his family and friends at home or visiting new cities.