Alfredo Matilla Vicente M.D.

Alfredo Matilla Vicente M.D.
Born in Salamanca, 1943
Nationality: Spanish
Languages: English, Spanish

Anatomical Pathology


Medical Doctor

Clinical focus

Diagnostical Onco-Pathology: urological pathology, digestive pathology, cutaneous pathology, linen-hematopoieticpathology and endocrine, mammary and gynecologica pathology. 
Contribution to the comprehensive training of specialists pathologists; scientific and professional development of a large number of pathologists and creator of Morphological School Prof. Luis Zamorano.

Medical School

Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, 1962, 1968

Initial training

Medical Specialty Training, Anatomical Pathology (Cytopathology and Histopathology), La Laguna School of Medicine; Hospital Clínico Provincial de Salamanca; Royal London Hospital Medical College, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands; Salamanca; London, 1969, 1972


PhD in Medicine, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain, 1971


Head of Department
Anatomical Pathology
Xanit International Hospital
Benalmádena (Málaga)

Spanish Society of Pathology (SEAP)

Head of Department
Anatomical Pathology Department
Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Victoria

Head of Unit
Anatomical Pathology Unit
Hospital Vithas - Parque San Antonio

Trustee of the Scientific Foundation of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), Member of the National Executive Council, National Technical Committee Member

  • Gallego E, Vicioso L, Álvarez M, Hierro I, Pérez-Villa L, et al. Stromal expression of vascular endothelial growth factor C is relevant to predict sentinel lymph node status in melanomas. Virchows Arch. 2011 May;458(5):621-30.
  • Rueda A, Cazorla O, Pérez L, Álvarez M, Redondo M, et al. Vascular endothelial growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 tumor expression in patients with advanced laryngeal cancer after induction chemotherapy for organ preservation Head Neck. 2010;33:808-816.
  • Vicioso L, González FJ, Álvarez M, Ribelles N, Molina M, et al. Elevated serum levels of vascular endothelial growth factor are associated with tumor-associated macrophages in primary breast cancer. Am J Clin Pathol. 2006 Jan;125(1):111-118.
  • Díaz-Cano SJ, Blanes A, Rubio J, Matilla A, Wolfe HJ. Molecular evolution and intratumor heterogeneity by topographic compartments in muscle - invasive transionational cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder. Lab Invest 2000; 80(3):279-89.
  • López-Beltrán A, Crohan A, Croghan I, Matilla I, Gaeta J. Prognostic factors in bladder cancer.Am Jour Clin Pathol 1994,1:109-11.

Director of the Pathology Clinical Management Unit (between 2009 and 2012) and Coordinator of the Hospital Tumor Registry (since 1992 to 2012)., Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, -

Head of Unit, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Sevilla, 1974-1980

Head of Unit, Hospital Clínico Provincial, Salamanca, -1973

Fellow, British Council, London, -1972

Investigator, Technical President and Provincial Vice-president, AECC, Málaga, 1982-2013

Vice-Chancellor, University of Málaga, Málaga, 1982-1987

Main Awards
  • National Award (biennial) "Santiago Ramón y Cajal" of the Spanish Society of Pathology and Spanish Division of the International Academy of Pathology (SEAP-IAP)
  • National Award of Vocation
Main Certifications
  • Degree in Schoolteaching
Main Memberships
  • AECC, Spanish Academy of Dermatology, Andalusian Cancer Society, Malaga Academy of Sciences
  • American Academy of Pathology
  • SEAP-IAP (Spanish and International Society of Pathology)
  • Dr. Alfredo Matilla Vicente CV
  • Specialities
  • Conditions
  • Procedures
  • Medical teams
  • Medical centres


Medical centres


Vithas Xanit International Hospital Avenida de los Argonautas, s/n Benalmádena