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Degree in Medicine and Surgery by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 1981, he conducted his specialty in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology in Hospital Gregorio Marañón for the following 5 years to later become a staff physician of the service. In 1996 he received the cum laude valuation by Universidad de Navarra in his doctoral thesis “Patellar ligament as substitute material, morphological and mechanic study”.
He began as a doctor in charge of the Real Madrid basketball section in 1989, his perseverance and work led him to lead the Real Madrid Medical Services for 20 years as Head and Managing Director of all the football and basketball categories.
Expert in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at Hospital Ruber Internacional since 1987. Unit Head responsible of Orthopedic Surgery, Traumatology and Sport Medicine of Hospital Vithas Internacional and an independent collaborator of Hospital Nuestra Señora del Rosario in Madrid.
A professional basketball player renowned for his physical strength, defensive constancy and bravery in the turning points of the game, he distributed his more than 10 years as a player among the best basketball clubs in Spain, among which Estudiantes, Inmobanco and Real Madrid stand out, club in which he played until the end of his career in 1989.
He combined top competition sport with his medical career, doctoral thesis and residency at Hospital Gregorio Marañón. After a successful sporting career, in 1989, Ramón Mendoza gave him the opportunity to become the doctor of his teammates, and thus lead the Real Madrid basketball section as a medical manager.
Among his sporting achievements it is worth mentioning 2 Spanish Leagues and 2 Spanish Cups, as well as a Korac Cup and a European Subchampionship.