Estefanía Cobos Martín

Ophthalmologist (MD, FEBO, PhD)

Dr. Cobos earned her degree in Medicine from the University of Barcelona in 2006. She completed the specialty of Ophthalmology in 2011 at Bellvitge University Hospital. She has a Master’s degree in Research in Clinical Sciences (2011) from the University of Barcelona. She received her PhD (cum laude) from the University of Barcelona in 2017. The title of her thesis was “Association of the polymorphisms CFH, CFB, ARMS2, SERPINF1, VEGFR1 and VEGF in the anatomical and functional response to treatment with ranibizumab in patients with age-related macular degeneration”.

Since 2011 she has been a full-time staff member of the Ophthalmology Department at Bellvitge University Hospital, where she works in the Retina-Vitreous Section and the Retina Dystrophy Unit.

She combines her hospital work with clinical research in hereditary diseases of the retina, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and uveal melanoma. She also performs basic research in collaboration with the professionals at IDIBELL.