Dr. Raúl López Salguero

  • Accredited expert, Agencia de Calidad Sanitaria de Andalucía.
  • Member of both the Spanish and European Societies of Cardiology.
  • Cardiologist in charge of the Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Unit at Xanit International Hospital.


Dr. López Salguero holds a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Granada. He is a Specialist in Cardiology and completed his medical intern residency in Virgen de la Victoria University Hospital, Malaga. He holds the accredited status of expert recognised by the Agencia de Calidad Sanitaria de Andalucía (Andalusian Health Quality Agency).

Member of the European Society of Cardiology. Member of the Sociedad Española de Cardiología. Member of the Spanish Society of Cardiology’s working group on cardiac imaging. Member of the Sociedad Andaluza de Cardiología. Dr. López Salguero works as area specialist in Antequera Hospital and as a member of the Clinical Cardiology Unit of Xanit International Hospital, Benalmadena, where he is the cardiologist in charge of the cardiac magnetic resonance unit. He is the author of chapters of books and has had articles published in specialist journals, in addition to having participated in various international clinical trials.

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The Arrhythmias Unit of the Heart Area cares for patients with heart rhythm disorders. It is divided into two specific areas.

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Marfan Unit

ICTA has the first Marfan unit set up in the private health sector in Spain: we diagnose, follow-up and treat Marfan syndrome patients.

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Cardiac Surgery

Modern Cardiac Surgery: coronary surgery with and without extracorporeal circulation, conventional valve surgery, etc.

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Aortic Valve Unit

Our group has pioneered aortic valve replacement techniques. Our operating theatre is fully equipped for aortic root surgeries.

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Clinical Cardiology

Electrocardiograms, stress tests & echocardiograms: consultations at Hospital Xanit (Benalmádena) or Fuengirola .

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Sudden Death Unit

Early diagnosis, follow-up and treatment of potentially lethal cardiovascular diseases that may result in sudden death in athletes.

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Coronarography, studies of patients with valvulopathies: congenital heart disease in adults, transseptal catheterisation, etc.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Service specialised in full rehabilitation of patients after angina, heart attack, operations, etc.

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