Plastic and reconstructive surgeon
Dr. Ramón Llull, Plàstica Director and SECPRE member, is an internationally recognized plastic and reconstructive surgeon with over 20 years experience in regenerative medicine along with a successful scientific career. Dr. Llull works to improve the current aesthetic surgery treatments and related fields by developing highly innovative technologies only to achieve his famous natural look results.
Born and raised in Mallorca, Spain, Dr. Llull obtained his medical degree with honors at University of Navarra, Spain in 1988. Awarded a Fullbright-Hyes Commission Scholarship, he moved to California to undertake his doctoral studies at University of California, Irvine. He received his PhD degree in cell
biology and Immunology in 1992. His research of the immunological aspects of musculoskeletal tissue transplantation received the Henry Christian Memorail Award (1991) for Excellence in Research from
the Association of American Physicians and was sponsored by the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the American Association for Hand Surgery. Following a research post-doctoral year at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute and a microsuregy fellowship at the Division of Plastic Surgery in Pittsburgh, Dr. Llull obtained a Diploma from the European College of Transplantation.
He subsequently entered a plastic surgery clinical training at the University of Pittsburgh residency
program. He was soon awarded the 1994 young investigator award from the International
Transplantation Society and awards by the ASPS and the PSEF. Dr. Llull actively participated in the
Pittsburgh’s Tissue Engineering Initiative on several projects related to cell and developmental biology in
soft tissues, specifically adipose tissue. He has co-authored more than 30 scientific publications, holds
several US and international patents related to cell related biotechnology and conceived, designed and
validated devices, reagents and processes, all related to surgical cell therapy.
Staff surgeon both at Clinica PalmaPlanas and Hospital del Mar in Barcelona until 2002, he was soon
appointed Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Madrid,
Spain until 2009. Since then, Dr. Llull has directed SME Stem Europe Center in Mallorca, and currently
has founded CELL PRO TECH SPAIN SLU a Cell Therapy Translational and Clinical Research Center. At
Plàstica, with a seasoned team to design and execute clinical trials related to tissue engraftment and
neogenesis for reconstructive and cosmetic indications.
Dr. Llull is a founding member of Cell Source (currently Cytori), The GID Group, Ltd, and is a Scientific
Board Member of Antria, ClusterXStem and others. He is a proud a founding member and President of
the International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science (IFATS), consults for several biotech