Mercedes Torres Tabanera
Dr. Torres received her training in Breast Imaging in the LDS Hospital (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) and in the Yale-New Haven University Hospital (New Haven, CT, USA) over the period from 1991 to 1992.
She has been a consultant in Breast Radiology since 1994. Her clinical and managerial experience in a number of positions began in 1992, and her expertise in breast interventional techniques dates back to 1994.
Having performed over 2000 procedures, both for diagnostic and therapeutic indications, Dr. Torres’ acknowledged experience in vacuum assisted biopsy (VAB) was initiated in 1999.
She has taken part as speaker at courses and conferences (over 100 lectures given). She has also participated in national and international specific theoretical and practical training courses, and has authored articles and book chapters.
She has contributed to the education of others and has supported the introduction and improvement of ultrasound guided VABB for diagnostic and therapeutic indications in Spanish, European and Mexican sites.
Until 2018 she has been the coordinator of the Unidad de Radiología de la Mujer (Female Radiology Unit) at the Hospital Universitario Puerta del Sur, Group HM (Móstoles, Madrid).
Currently she works at Centro Médico Ginecológico (Radiological Area of Breast Pathology), Zaragoza.