Head of Gastroenterology
English & Arabic
Danat Al Emarat Hospital
Dr. Xavier Garcia Aguilera is our Gastroenterology Consultant at Danat Al Emarat Hospital. With more than 15 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology, Dr. Xavier worked in many leading medical organizations in UAE and Spain, including Ramon y Cajal University Hospital, Torrejon de Ardoz University Hospital and Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital.
In 2009 he joined the Southeast Hospital in Arganda del Rey, Madrid, Spain as a Gastroenterologist Specialist in the Gastroenterology Unit. After spending some time at Southeast Hospital in Arganda del Rey, he moved to Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital under the same position.
Dr. Xavier was a Specialist in Digestive Medicine and Endoscopy at the University Hospital of Torrejon de Ardoz, where he was responsible for all kind of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures, having performed more than 10,000 endoscopies. He was also in charge of assisting patients with chronic liver diseases in a specialized consultation.
Dr. Xavier obtained his Medical Degree from the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2003. He later became Specialist in Gastroenterology/Endoscopy from the University of Alcala de Henares, after 4 years of training in the Hospital Ramon y Cajal in Madrid, Spain. Then in 2005, Dr. Xavier obtained his Certificate of Advanced Studies-Research sufficiency from the University of Alcala de Henares, as a part of his PhD studies in Medicine.
Dr. Xavier has been an individual member of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy since 2008, being awarded with one of the ten grants offered by the society for training in advanced endoscopic procedures in 2009.
He has attended many courses and conference, both national and international. Dr. Xavier has contributed to many publications and book chapters. He has had abstracts in medical congresses to his credit.
Dr. Xavier is fluent in English, Spanish and speaks basic German.