Mario A. Trelles MD PhDHonorary President
Elected to the post of Honorary President for his tremendous support as ESLAS President since the Society’s inception, Dr Trelles is currently the Medical Director of the Instituto Médico Vilafortuny near the picturesque fishing port of Cambrils on the ‘Golden Coast’ of the Catalonian region of Spain. The Instituto is a multispeciality clinic with a large array of lasers and light sources, and is a Laser Reference Centre in the EC, participating in the EC Project, “Training Centre for Applications in Medicine” (EUREKA EU642 Stilmed, Safety in Medicine).
Connected with the Instituto is the Antoni de Gimbernat Foundation, of which Dr Trelles is the President of the Board of Trustees.
The author of over 250 articles published in the peer-reviewed literature, Dr Trelles has also written and collaborated in a number of leading text books on laser aesthetic surgery, and is an active member of the Editorial Boards of leading journals in the field.
Dr Trelles is a member of several mainline national and international societies devoted to laser surgery and medicine. He was the Inaugural President of the World Association for Laser Therapy, and is currently President of the European Laser Association (ELA).