Jose Boix-Ochoa

Jose Boix-Ochoa

Prof.Em. J.Boix Ochoa. MD PhD
Gral Secretary + Treasurer
Global Consensus in Pediatrics (CIP)
Council Member + Treasurer

National and International Appointments
Gral. Secretary World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgery-WOFAPS-, since 1983-2014
Honorary General Secretary of WOFAPS 2014-
Member of the Standing Committee of the International Pediatric Association (IPA.) 1988-1992, 1996-2000 and 2004-2008,-2008-2011
President of the Spanish Pediatric Surgical Association. 1976– 1980
Council Member + Tresurer of the International Pediatric Association “ Consensus in Pediatrics “
Vice-President of the Spanish Pediatric Association. 1976- 1980.
International Adviser in Pediatric Surgery in the World Health Organisation (WHO.), UNICEF and C.I.O.M.S. since 1992-
Highest Award “Narcis Monturiol.” From the Catalonian Federal State for the Pediatric Transplantation Program- Kidney, Liver and Lung in Pediatric Surgery 1985-

Residency in Pediatric Surgery with Prof F.Rehbein in Bremen (Germany) 1960-1965
Board in General Surgery 1966
Board in Pediatrics 1975
Ph. D. Doctor Summa cum Laude 1976
Board in Pediatric Surgery 1980 (First Board Recognized in Spain)
Member of the National Committee of Pediatric Surgical Board.-Spain.

Professor in Paediatric Surgery- University Barcelona-Spain- 1980-2005
Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Surgery-University Hospital
Director Paediatric Surgical Post- grade Courses and Doctor Habilitations – 1980-2006
Founding Member of the European Union of University Surgical Professors.

Chairman of Surgery and Chief of the Paediatric Surgical Department in the Autonomous University of Barcelona-Spain. – 1966 -2005
Director of the Paediatric Surgical Program Transplantation of :Liver- Kidney and- Lung since 1985.-2005
Director of the Foetal Surgical Program since 2000-2006

Honorary Professor and Visiting Professor in 49 Universities (outside Spain)
Honorary Member and Honorary Fellowship in 49 National and International Societies of Surgery and Paediatric Surgery.-
Member of 14 Editorial Boards of Pediatrics, General Surgery, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Surgery.
Distinguished AWARDS
Honorary Member and Guest-Speaker of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) .American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Academy of Pediatric Gastroenterology (AAPG)
Honorary Fellowship of the College of Medical Sciences of South Africa-May 2006
Santulli Lecture- N.York 1990
Sir Alex Simpson Lecture and Medal-London -1998
Longino Lecture 2006- Birmingham.USA.- 2004
Daver Yeker Lecture –Istanbul – 2004
Suruga Lecture-AAPS-New Delhi -2005
Akkary Lecture-EPSA Meeting-Cairo.-2006
European Pediatric Surgical Assoc.( EUPSA )- Rehbein Medal-May 2007
Milleniun Oration 2007 – Chennai-India
Mc Leods Lecture -August 2008- Canadian Assoc. Ped. Surgeons- CAPS
Rohatgi’s Millenium Oratio -Nov. 2010- Indian Assoc. Ped. Surgeons International Life Award of the International Pediatric Association-2010
International Life Achievement Award WOFAPS.-2014

President of International Congresses

3rd World Symposium of Pediatric Surgery.-Barcelona.-. 1977
1ST Spanish-French Congress of Pediatric Surgery.-Barcelona 1980 1stInternational Congress in Pediatric Liver Transplantation.- Barcelona 1986
International Workshop in Pediatric Surgery.-Barcelona 1987
Gral .Secretary of the World Congress of Pediatric Surgery in Zagreb.-June 2004. –Croatia
Gral. Secretary II World Congress of Pediatric Surgery in Buenos Aires-Argentina. September 2007
Gral. Secretary IIi World Congress of Pediatric Surgery in New Delhi-India. October 2010

414 papers in National and International peers Journals in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.
74 Chapters in Books of different specialties mainly in Pediatric Surgery.


Invited Professor in 189 Round Tables and Symposiums
Guest Speaker in 147 International Congresses


Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Metabolic response of the newborn to the surgical stress.
Pulmonary malformations – Lung Philogeny +Ontogeny
Foetal Surgery