Dr. Xavier Sáez Llorens

Name/Nombre: Dr. Xavier Sáez Llorens

Specialty/Especialidad: Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases

Nationality/Nacionalidad: Panama

Higher Education and Specialty/ Educación superior y especialidad:

  • Medical Degree, University of Panama School of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral specialization in Pediatrics (Panama)
  • Infectious Diseases (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA)

Work Experience/Experiencia laboral:

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of the Infectious Disease Department, and Director of Clinical Research at the Hospital del Niño
  • International consultant of several scientific journals, including The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal and the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.
  • Distinguished Investigator of the National Research System (Senacyt), member of the National Ethics Committee on Clinical Research in Panama City, Panama
  • He has published 191 articles in foreign and local scientific journals, editor of 8 medical books, 3 philosophical books and more than 900 newspaper columns on social and political matters.

Associations/Asociaciones:

Professor Sáez Llorens is member of many academic associations in pediatrics, infectious disease and clinical research within Panama, Latin America, the USA and Spain.