Alberto Sicilia Felechosa

EAO President 2016-2018


Alberto Sicilia Felechosa is Professor of Periodontology and Director of the "Master in Periodontology" of the University of Oviedo in Spain, since 1993. He is Medical Director of Clinica Sicilia, a private practice dedicated to periodontology and implant surgery, which he founded in Oviedo in 1987.

Prof. Sicilia Felechosa obtained his MD in Medicine in 1982 from the University of Oviedo, then a Master of Surgery (Stomatology) in 1985 and his PhD in Medicine in 1986. He gained a Certificate in Periodontology from the University Complutense of Madrid in 1986. In the same year, he obtained a Diploma in Public Health Periodontology from the University of Illinois in Chicago and the Pan American Health Organization in Washington DC. He also completed a diploma in Computer Assisted Statistics Applied to Health Sciences Research from the University Autonoma of Barcelona in 1999.

He belongs to several professional organizations. He is a member ot the Asturias Medical Association since 1982 and the Asturias Dental Association since 1985. He is an active member and specialist at the Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (SEPA) since 1986. He was President of SEPA from 1998 to 2001, and Vice President from 2001 to 2004. He is currently President of the Organizing Committee of the 2011 Meeting of SEPA. He also has active memberships in the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), the Spanish Society of Implantology (SEI), the Academy of Osseointegration, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the Spanish Society of Prosthodontics (SEPES).

Prof. Sicilia Felechosa was editor of Periodoncia & Osteointegration, the official journal of SEPA, from 1990 to 1997, and editor of the journal RCOE, the official scientific publication of the Spanish Dental Society, from 1996 to 2006. He was member of the Scientific Committee of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology from 1998 to 2008, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal PERIO – Periodontal Practice Today, from 2004 to 2009.

He wrote more than a hundred of scientific papers and communications, some of which were published in international journals. He has held many scientific lectures and posters and spoke at various conferences at national and international level. He was a visiting Professor at the Universities of Bilbao, Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.

Prof. Sicilia Felechosa has received several prizes and recognitions during his career for his articles, research and scientific communications from SEPA, the Asturias Dental Society, the Spanish Society of Implantology or the Spanish Dental Association.

Prof. Sicilia Felechosa can be contacted at:
Clinica Sicilia
Ventura Rodríguez 6
Bajo Oviedo
33004 Spain
Phone +34 985 253 622
Fax: +34 985 25 70 32
asicilia [at]


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