Dr. Lafuente Baraza is the current President Elect of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS). Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona, he studied specialty in the UK, where he lived for over 10 years. He is the author of several book chapters specialized in spine surgery, besides having made numerous national and international publications. In 2003, he was awarded the “Premio Mario Boni” the best research paper presented at the Congress of the European Society of Investigation of Cervical Spine (CSRS). He is a member of various medical societies and is part of the expert group column as a specialist neurosurgeon, a specialist in the treatment of Chiari malformation, syringomyelia and lumbar disc hernia specialist. He is an international expert in spine surgery.