About me

Dr. Romero-Otero

Romero-Otero is a Medical Doctor born in Madrid. In 2000, he obtained a degree in Medicine and Surgery at the Complutense University of Madrid, the institution where he completed his PhD thesis, awarded the magna cum laude distinction.

Romero-Otero finished a residency in Urology at the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, and worked in several centres of excellence in the United States. Then, he completed his training by working as a Fellow in Uro-Oncology in 2006 and 2007 at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre.

Romero-Otero practises his profession thoroughly in all possible fields: healthcare, research and teaching.

Healthcare

In the healthcare field, the Dr. Romero-Otero is highly specialised in Prostate pathology, Andrology and Reconstructive Surgery of the Genital Area. He works at the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre (public institution) and as Department Head at the private HM Hospitales.

Teaching

Romero-Otero is a Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, a Professor and Faculty Coordinator at the CEU San Pablo University, and a professor of several Master’s degree programmes in Urology.

Research

Romero-Otero is the Head of an accredited research group for R+D+I in Comprehensive Male Health. He has written more than 25 chapters of books and has published more than 70 research papers in indexed PubMed journals. As a member of the editorial committee of several journals related to his speciality, he has presented more than 200 research papers in scientific conferences. Such a thorough activity has led him to occupy different positions in scientific associations.

1994-2000

Degree in Medicine: Complutense University of Madrid.

2001-2006

Speciality: Residency in Urology, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre

2004

Medical observership at the Weill Cornel Medical Centre and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, Columbia University, NYC (USA).

2005

Medical observership at the Memorial Jackson Hospital, Miami (USA).

2006-2007

Uro-Oncology Fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, NYC (USA).

2011-2016

PhD Thesis awarded with a Magna Cum Laude distinction: “Psychological, mental, cognitive, sexual and metabolic modifications following testosterone suppression with LHRH in patients with prostate cancer”. Complutense University of Madrid.

2012

FEBU: Fellow of the European Board of Urology.

2012

FECSM: Fellow of the European Committee for Sexual Medicine.

2016-2017

Master’s degree in Healthcare Management, EMDOS I (Executive Master in Healthcare Organisation Management) at ESADE

2017-2018

Master’s degree in Healthcare Management, EMDOS II at ESADE

2000

Medicine and Health Sciences at the Complutense University of Madrid

2006

Speciality in Urology at the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre

2007

Uro-oncology Fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC (USA).

2010

Head of the Andrology Unit at the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre

2016

Head of the Andrology and Reconstructive Surgery Unit at the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre

2018

Head of Urology Service at the University Hospital HM Montepríncipe

2019

Head of Urology Service at the University Hospital HM Puerta del Sur

2019

Head of the Department of Urology Service at HM Hospitales

2019

Director of Urología Tratamiento

2020

Founder ROC Clinic

Investigation

Head of the accredited research group for R+D+I in Comprehensive Male Health in the Community of Madrid.

Principal and Sub-Investigator in more than 35 international clinical trials (phase 2, 3, and 4). Prostate and Andrology.

The extensive research activity of our group resulted in the following achievements:

  • 70 scientific articles in indexed PubMed journals.
  • 160 presentations in National Congresses
  • 100 presentations in International Congresses
  • 25 chapters in books about Urology.

Developed research projects funded by highly prestigious scholarships: FIS (Health Research Fund) scholarship from the Carlos III Health Institute, ESSM grant.

Teaching

2007-actualidad

Collaborating Professor: Department of Surgery and Urology of the Complutense University of Madrid

2008-actualidad

Professor of the Master’s degree “Infertile Couple” at the Complutense University of Madrid

2013-actualidad

Head and Faculty Coordinator in the Urology programme at CEU San Pablo University

2017-actualidad

Professor of the Master’s degree in Urethral surgery expert course. International University of Andalucía.

Director of training courses:

  • Update on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (4 editions held)
  • International Madrid Men’s Health Meeting (4 editions held)

In addition, we continuously teach postdoctoral courses in various training programmes:

  • Training programme in reconstructive surgery of the genital area by the Spanish Association of Urology.
  • Coloplast training programme in penile prosthesis and urinary incontinence.
  • Training Programme in Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate.
  • Training Programme in Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate by Boston Scientific.

A number of moderations and lectures in national and international courses. Regular lecturer at courses on Prostate Pathology, Andrology, and Reconstructive Surgery of the genital area.

Director of several PhD theses within the speciality.

  • Awarded with the 1st Joaquín Albarrán prize for the best Communication at the 72nd AEU Congress.
  • Awarded with the 3rd Joaquín Albarrán prize for the best Communication at the 71st AEU Congress.
  • Awarded with the Emil Tanago Prize for the best work of Basic Research at the 2018 World Meeting on Sexual Medicine in Lisbon
  • Top Cited Article Award of the 2017 International Journal of Urology.
  • Several research grants awarded by the Carlos III Health Institute (Principal investigator in FIS 2017-2019 grant), ESSM, AEU, and SUM.

2012-2018

Member of the Men’s Health Academic Urological Working Group: European Association of Urology.

2013-2016

Treasurer at the Sociedad Urológica Madrileña (Urological Society of Madrid)

2014-actual

Member of the Editorial Committee of the Actas Urológicas Españolas journal (Spanish Urological Records)

2016-actual

Associated member Reconstructive Surgery Group European Urological Asscoiation

2016-2020

National Coordinator of the Andrology Group of the EUA

2017-actual

Member of the Editorial Committee of the International Journal of Andrology

2018-actual

Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Society of Sexual Medicine

2018-actual

Associated member of the Andrology Group of the EUA

2020-actual

Member of the ESSM Executive Committee en European Society for Sexual Medecine – ESSM

Reviewer of the most important scientific journals in the speciality: European Urology, Journal of Sexual Medicine, Journal of Urology, Urology, Actas Urológicas Españolas (Spanish Urological Records), Archivos Españoles de Urología (Spanish Archives of Urology), and the British Journal of Urology.

Member of the following Scientific Associations: the European Association of Urology, the European Society for Sexual Medicine, the Spanish Association of Urology, the Sociedad Urológica Madrileña (Urological Society of Madrid), and the Asociación Española de Medicina Sexual (Spanish Association of Sexual Medicine).

Professional background

2000

Degree in Medicine and Health Sciences at the Complutense University of Madrid

2006

Speciality in Urology at the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre

2007

Uro-Oncology Fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (NYC)

2016 

Head of the Andrology Unit at the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre

2016

Summa cum laude Medical Doctor at the Complutense University of Madrid

2016 

Head of the Andrology and Reconstructive Unit at the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre

2017

Head of the accredited R+D+I group on comprehensive male health

2018

Head of the Department of Urology at the HM Montepríncipe University Hospital

2019

Head of Urology Service at the HM Puerta del Sur University Hospital

2019

Head of the Department of Urology Service at HM Hospitales

2019

Director of Urología Tratamiento

2020

Founder ROC Clinic