Medical Director Jesús Fernández Sánchez
Dr. Jesus Fernandez Sanchez is a Graduate from the University of Complutense of Madrid in medicine and surgery, and three years later in Dentistry. His first professional years were centred on the immediate implant rehabilitation under the guidance of Dr. Victor Sada Moreno, an oral Maxilofacial surgeon and Leonard Linkow in NY.
He then completed a postgraduate master program at the University of Sao Paulo in Orthodontics. In those years of studying, patients with anomalies and craniofacial malformations peaked his interest, especially those affected by cleft lip palate. His doctorate thesis in Odontology (1996) is about surgical / orthodontic treatment of fissured patients describes the research and clinical concern in this malformation, which remains in force today.
His work in academia began at the University of Piracicaba (Lins), where he was an Associate professor in practical classes. He diversified his responsibilities over time at five different universities. During these years, he has been a professor of seven different classes for students studying Licentiate in Odontology and five different subjects in postgraduate programs.
Hired as an associate profesor at the University of Complutense, Center of Advanced studies and the European University of Madrid as a professor. Since 2006 till the present days he has been the Department head of Orthodontics in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the European University of Madrid. In addition he also give direction to the postgraduate program of Orthodontics to the Society of Catalana Dental Stomatology (SCOE- Societat Catalana d’Odontología i Estomatología) since 2013.
During these years he’s also done collaborations internationally in research and multidisciplinary treatment regarding tridimentional diagnostics and cephalometric with the Hospital of Great Ormond Street Royal of London, Manchester Children’s Hospital, and Rush Craniofacial center in Chicago.
Dr. Fernandez Sanchez‘s doctoral thesis in Medicine and Surgery (1999) is about alterations producing facial morphology by oral breathing, involved in other external centers such as Hospital of Craniofacial Anomalies from the University of Sao Paulo in Bauru and the department of Otolaryngology from Clinical Hospital of Madrid. This area of activity includes the paediatric patient and the interrelation of other orthodontics areas and especially of orthodontics and facial growth.
In this private health care setting, he manages an orthodontic consultation Ortoface exclusively to focus on prevention and treatment of complex malocclusions with special attention to patients with special needs or those with skeletal malformations and craniofacial syndromes.
He is also the author of two books in the area of preventive dentistry (2005) and orthodontics (2009); has published 76 scientific articles and has given 55 courses Orthodontic on three continents. Scientist magazine reviewer Press Orthodontic Dental Research.
Today he is president of the Association of Dentofacial Anomalies and Malformations (AAMADE) and founding member of the Association of Cleft-lip palate (AFILAPA) and the Academy of Historical Studies of Stomatology and Dentistry.
He has been part of the AAO: American Association of Orthodontists since 1993. WWF World Federation of Orthodontists since 1996. IADR International Association for Dental Research since 1994. ACPA American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association since 2011 and of the Italian Society of Orthodontics (SIDO) and Brazilian Society of Orthodontics and Facial Orthopaedics (ABOR).
Nationally he holds the diploma degree member of the Spanish Society of Orthodontics and since 2004 with great satisfaction is a part of the small group of teachers who teach continuing education of the Council of Doctors in Spain.