Dr Xavier Pla Salas, MD, PhD

Dr Pla has been Clinical Head of Althaia’s Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa Internal Medicine outpatient area since 2021. He joined the centre in 2019 as an internal medicine specialist. He also became Associate Professor at Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya in the same year.

Pla obtained his Master’s degree in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases from UB-SEMI (Universidad de Barcelona – Sociedad Española de Medicina Interna) in 2017. At the University Hospital of Vic, where he worked between 2010 and 2018, he created the Rapid Diagnostic Unit at the Medical Day Hospital and set up the cooperation programme between Primary attention and Internal Medicine Department. He is currently working at the Medical Day Hospital and Rapid Diagnostic Unit and is a member of the Gastrointestinal tumour pathology committee.

He is an active member of GEAS – SEMI (Grupo de trabajo de enfermedades autoinmunes sistémicas – SEMI) and RESCLE (Registro español de ESCLErodermia).

Xavi likes to travel and discover new places, especially riding his motorcycle.