Manuel García Caballero M. D.

Manuel García Caballero M. D.
Born in 1955
Nationality: Spanish
Languages: English, Spanish, German

General Surgery


Medical Doctor

Clinical focus

Study and treatment of patients with morbid obesity and metabolic disorders.

Medical School

Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of Granada, Granada, 1982

Initial training

Medical Specialty Training, General and Digestive Surgery, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Victoria; Hospital Carlos Haya, Málaga, 1985, 1989


Ph. D. in Medicine, W. Lorenz, E. Neugebauer, R. Vara Thorbeck, University of Marburg; University of Granada, Marburg (Germany); Granada, 1983


Head of Unit
Obesity and Metabolic Surgery
Hospital Vithas - Parque San Antonio

University Professor
University of Málaga

  • Fernandez-Ortega JF, Prieto-Palomino MA, Garcia-Caballero M, Galeas-Lopez JL, Quesada-Garcia G, Baguley IJ. Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity after traumatic brain injury: clinical and prognostic implications. J Neurotrauma. 2012;29(7):1364-70.
  • M. García-Caballero, M. Valle, J. M. Martínez-Moreno, F. Miralles, J. A. Toval, J. M. Mata, D. Osorio and A. Mínguez. Resolution of diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome in normal weight 24-29 BMI patients with one anastomosis gastric bypass. Nutr Hosp. 2012;27(2):633-641.
  • Navarrete Aulestia S, Leyba J, Navarrete Ll S, García Caballero M, Sánchez N, Pulgar V, Vivas A. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for treatment of patients with DM type 2 and BMI of 30 to 35 Kg/m².Nutr Hosp. 2012;27(4):1160-5.
  • Diabetes Surgery. García-Caballero M (coordinador), Cohen RV, Tinahones FJ. Editado: McGraw Hill, 2010. ISBN: 978-84-481-7540-5
  • García-Caballero M. Cirugia de la diabetes tipo II: ¿un descubrimiento casual?. Cirugia Española 2010. 88: 355- 357
  • Stefan Sauerland, Sylvia Weiner, Karin Dolezalova, Luigi Angrisani, Manuel García-Caballero, Frédéric Rupprecht, Marc Immenroth. Mapping Utility Scores from a Disease-Specific Quality-of-Life Measure in Bariatric Surgery Patients. Value in Health 2009. 12: 364- 370
  • La obesidad: tratamiento médico y procedimientos quirúrgicos.. García-Caballero M y Morell M (coordinadores). Editorial: SPICUM UMA, 1996. ISBN: 84-7496-618-3

Assistant Professor, Surgeon in General and Digestive Surgery, University Hospital Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, 1990-1993


General Surgery B

Clinical and experimental studies on the participation of histioline decarboxylase-histamine system in the development of endotoxic shock., University of Marburg, Germany, 1982-1983


Surgery Dept Prof. Röher

Routine clinical activity in the ward, further study on the participation of histidine decarboxylasehistamine system in the development of endotoxic shock in critically ill patients. , University Hospital Marburg, Germany, 1984-


Prof. Röher, Dr. Stahlneckt - Oncological abdominal and thyroid surgery

Planning and designing together with Dr. E. Neugebauer of a project on the participation of the histidine decarboxylase histamine system in the development of most frequent human cancer. , University of Marburg, Germany, -


Surgery Department, Prof. Röher

Basic principles of endoscopy. Daily participation in the routine clinical activity , Complutense University Hospital "San Carlos", Madrid, 1988-


Endoscopy Dept, Tutors: Ramirez Armengol and Gutierrez del Olmo

Basic principles of cardiac surgery and extracorporeal circulation as well as of periferic vascular surgery. , Carlos Haya Hospital, Málaga, 1989-


Cardiovascular Surgery Dept, Dr. Norberto González de Vega

Main Awards
  • Finalist of the Grassi Surgery Award from the International Society of Surgery
  • 2nd Award on Research and Occupational Cancer from the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC)
  • Best oral paper in its session in the 15th National Congress of Surgery
Main Certifications
  • Course of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Eventration and Massive Ventral Hernia.
  • Morbid Obesity Advanced Course
  • Refresher course in Laparoscopic Surgery
Main Memberships
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Obesity Surgery
  • Member of the International Society of Surgery
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Surgeons
  • Specialities
  • Conditions
  • Procedures
  • Medical teams
  • Medical centres


Medical centres


Vithas Parque San Antonio Hospital Avda del Pintor Joaquín Sorolla, 2 Málaga