Dr. Alfonso Santos, has been the pioneer in the use of Prostatic Enucleation Procedure (HoLEP) in Spain, beginning his training in 2004 together with the inventor of the procedure Dr. Peter Gilling

Years of experience
Surgical interventions
Contributions in National and International Communications

Dr. Ildefonso Santos García-Vaquero


  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 1975
  • Specialty: Urology (M.I.R. 1977-1980)
  • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery with the qualification CUM LAUDE October, 1981
  • Adjunct physician of Urology, C.Haya Hospital of Malaga from January of 1980
  • Head of Endourology Section at Hospital Regional Carlos Haya de Málaga (1997)
  • Member of EORTC
  • Member of the American Urological Association
  • Member of the European Association of Urology
  • Honorary member of the Colombian Association of Urology September, 2001
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Urology
  • Member of the Andalusian Association of Urology
  • Director of the Laparoscopy course (Center for minimally invasive surgery in Cáceres) since 2000
  • Director of the course of Ureterorenoscopia (Center of minimally invasive surgery of Cáceres) since 2000
  • Director of the ureterorenoscopy training course at the National Congress of Urology, 2001-2005
  • Director of the laparoscopy course at the National Congress of Urology, 2005
  • Director of laparoscopy courses at the Carlos Haya Regional Hospital in Malaga (from 2002 to the present)
  • 125 contributions in national and international communications, as well as round tables, conferences, magazine articles and book chapters and live surgery retransmissions for different national and international congresses


    Currently on leave in the urology service Hospital Carlos Haya.