Dr. Gorka Martínez named President of the Spanish Society of Plastic Ocular and Orbit Surgery
Through a vote of members, Dr. Gorka Martínez Grau has been chosen as the new chairman of the Spanish Society of Plastic Ocular and Orbit Surgery (SECPOO) at the institution’s XXIX conference held at the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu. He will hold the position over the next four years (2019-2023) so that the SECPOO continues as the guardian of clinical and ethical best practices, defends the rights of its members in both the medical and professional field, and remains a benchmark in the training of specialist ophthalmologists in this sub-specialism. Dr. Martínez Grau has a long trajectory as the coordinator of the Oculoplasty Unit at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre in Barcelona. Plus, he is the founding member of the Pan American Association of Oculoplasty, a member of the Spanish Ophthalmology Society, the Spanish Strabismus Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Pan American Association of Ophthalmology.