Alberto Aliaga Verdugo

Position: Department Chief
Medical speciality: Endocrinology and Nutrition

Bachelor's degree in Medicine from the University of Seville (Spain), specialist in Endocrinology and Nutrition. Expert in the treatment of obesity. Clinical trials investigator in the field of diabetes, obesity, and metabolic diseases. Doctor Alberto Aliaga has various postgraduate degrees in obesity, diabetes, bariatric nutrition, physical activity, and clinical management.

  • Professional experience:

    • Department Chief of the Endocrinology and Nutrition Department at the Quirónsalud Sagrado Corazón and Quirónsalud Infanta Luisa hospitals (Seville).
    • Co-founder of ObeMetS (Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Unit).
    • Specialist physician in Endocrinology and Nutrition at Clínica NTDE (New Technologies in Diabetes and Endocrinology). Principal investigator and subinvestigator in clinical trials.
  • Membership in Scientific Societies

    • Spanish Society for the Study of Obesity (SEEDO) member of the Communication group.
    • Member of the Spanish Society for Endocrinology and Nutrition (SEEN), of the Spanish Diabetes Society (SED), and the Andalusian Society for Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition (SAEDYN).
  • Research and teaching

    • Principal investigator and subinvestigator in clinical trials with drugs associated with obesity, type 1 and 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular risk.
    • Tutor for student interns in undergraduate, master's, and vocational training related to nutrition.
  • Other information of interest: Courses and training

    • Business program The Power MBA.
    • IX Diploma course in specialized nutrition for obesity surgery. Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases.
    • Official master's degree "Obesity and its Comorbidities. Prevention, Diagnosis, and Integral Treatment." Rey Juan Carlos University. Madrid.
    • Advanced Course in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Spanish Society of Obesity Surgery and Metabolic Diseases.
    • Specialized Diploma: Nutrition and Digestive Pathology: Proof for Better Clinical Practice. University of Seville.
    • Expert in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Alcalá de Henares University.
    • Official Master's "Physical Activity and Health." International University of Seville/Pablo de Olavide University.
    • 15 presentations at regional/national conferences as one of the first 3 authors.
    • Moderator/speaker at courses and talks in the academic, public health, and commercial field (pharmaceutical industry).
    • Author of press articles and collaboration with television programs on obesity, diabetes, and healthy living habits.