Dra. Elena Barraquer

Dra. Elena Barraquer

Association number:12269 OPHTHALMOLOGY

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (1977). She continued her training in the United States, with a Research Scholarship at the National Eye Institute (Bethesda, Maryland). She continued her curriculum as a Fellow in Ocular Pathology at the Laboratory of the Wilmer Eye Institute (Baltimore), as an Intern in Medicine at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, and from 1984 to 1987 trained as a medical resident in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (Boston). She then became a Cornea Fellow for two years at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (Miami), and settled in Turin (Italy) in late 1989.

Professional activity

  • President of the Elena Barraquer Foundation
  • Specialist in cataract surgery and intraocular refractive surgery


Spanish, Catalan, English, French, Italian


  • Isabel-Clara Simó
    "There is such a thing as the "Barraquer style"; it's unique and [...]
  • Xavier Trias
    "The Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer (Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre) was born [...]
  • Josep Piqué
    "Our country needs initiatives like those of the Barraquer family; they are [...]
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