Dr. Juan Luis Gutierrez-Chico
MD, PhD, Interventional Cardiologist, specialist complex coronary CTO procedures.
Dr. Gutierrez-Chico is an internationally certified consultant specialist in Cardiology. He is Medical Board Certified in Spain and Germany.
Languages: English, German, Spanish
Dr. Gutierrez-Chico is an interventional cardiologist with a special interest in complex CTO procedures (chronic coronary total occlusion).
After cardiology training at the Complutense University in Madrid in 2009, he underwent a scientific fellowship program at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam where he received his second PhD diploma, followed by several years of activity in the interventional cardiology unit of the Jena University/Germany, Charité, Berlin/Germany and Klinikum Westend Berlin/Germany, where he followed his passion for complex CTO procedures and became one of Europe's leading specialists.
In 2018 he returned to Spain as head of the Cardiology and lnterventional Cardiology department at the Hospital "Puerta de Europa" in Algeciras. In 2019 he joined the CardioCare team and now dedicates his time to highly complex coronary interventions and research. Dr. Gutierrez-Chico is a full and very active member of the European Club for Chronic Total Occlusions (EuroCTO). Furthermore, he is Editor in Chief of "Cardiology Journal", and a member of the International Editorial Board of Eurolntervention.
CTO procedures are indeed very specific and highly complex coronary interventions, requiring unique technical approaches and specialized skills.
At CardioCare Dr. Gutierrez-Chico is in charge of the organization and execution of complex coronary procedures, especially CTO's, making CardioCare one of few centers in Spain that offers these procedures to its patients. Furthermore, he is in charge of international communication, procedural development and scientific presentation.