Scientific Director of the program


Jose De Andrés


Qualified from the School of Medicine of the Valencia University.

Training stays & Fellowships at the following Institutions:

  • Royal Infirmary Hospital, Oxford (England)
  • Sir Michael Sobell House foundation, Churchill Hospital, Oxford (England).
  • Johannes Gutemberg University Hospital, Mainz (Germany).
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock (USA)
  • Semmes Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute. Baptist Hospital Medical Center. Memphis (USA)
  • Maaslandziekenhuis.Geelen (The Netherlands)
  • Maaslandziekenhuis.Sittard (The Netherlands)

Visiting Professor

  • Yale University (New Haven. USA).
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Cleveland (Ohio. USA)
  • Maarburg University (Germany)

Honorary Consultant

  • Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital . London. United Kingdom
  • James Cook University Hospital . Middlesbrough. United Kingdom
  • St Georges Hospital . London. United Kingdom

Current Positions and responsabilities:

  • Tenured Professor of Anaesthesiology of the School of Medicine.Department Surgical Specialties. University of Valencia. Spain
  • Chairman of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and the Multidisciplinary Pain Management Departments in the Valencia University General Hospital (Valencia, Spain).
  • European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA): Past-President, Chairman of the scientific committee in the board of directors. Vice-Chairman in the board of European Diploma of Pain Medicine (EDPM)
  • President of “Foundation for study and treatment of pain of the Valencian community”
  • International Neuromodulation Society Member of the Society Liaison and Advocacy committee

PUBLICATIONS: Articles in Peer reviewed journals 181 Articles in international journals and 187 Articles in national journals, with Accumulated impact factor: 296,74, and Index H of Hirsch: 28
Contributed in the area of pain management and neuromodulation with 30 books, and 203 Chapters and collaborations in national and international books of the specialty.

EDITORIAL BOARD JOURNALS: Reviewer on editorial boards of international and national journals in the field of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine. Associate editor in the Journal “Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine”. Editor of “Pain Practice”. Associate Editor of “The Clinical Journal of Pain”. Associate Editor of “European Journal of Pain-Supplements”. Associate Editor of “Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface”. Scientific board member of Journal 'Fighting Pain'. Guest Reviewer in several international journals

EDUCATION: Multiple teaching duties, including Lecturer in courses and hands on demonstrations. Examiner in the exams of the European Diploma of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (EDAIC) of European Society of Anaesthesia (ESA); European Diploma of Pain Medicine (EDPM) of European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA); European Diploma of Regional Anaesthesia (EDRA) and European Diploma of Pain Medicine (EDPM) of European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA), and Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) of World Institute of Pain (WIP)