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Dr.F. Javier Aragón Sánchez

General Surgeon .Head of Department Surgery, Diabetic Foot Unit La Paloma Hospital Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.Spain

Dr. Javier Aragón-Sánchez is a General Surgeon. He is the Head of Department of Surgery and Diabetic Foot Unit of La Paloma Hospital in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). He founded in 1999 a specialized Diabetic Foot Unit in his hospital. He was the chairman of the Diabetic Foot Study Group on behalf of the Spanish Diabetes association. He is also member of the European Diabetic Foot Study Group on behalf of EASD. He is a member of the International Working Group on Diabetic Foot Infections 2015. Assistant lecturer in the Health Science School of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University and Nursing Department, Complutense University, Madrid. He is author of two Spanish textbooks and several chapters in other textbooks and monographs dealing with diabetic foot problems and author of many peer-review papers. His main research fields are diabetic foot infections and osteomyelitis.