Gastroenterologists are internists (doctors trained in internal medicine). These doctors study the digestive system and any diseases that affect your esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, pancreas, liver, intestines, colon, and rectum,

 

Atlantic Clinic

Dr José Miguel Rosales

Miguel Rosales Zabal is a consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. He is interested in the entire broad field of the Digestive System and its techniques, both endoscopy, and digestive ultrasound, with special interest and dedication to liver diseases and in the prevention and early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.

Languages

Spanish: Native
English: Fluent

Qualifications and memberships

Degree in Medicine & Surgery, University Granada (1990-1996)
Master in Hepatology, University of Alcalá (2017-2018)
University expert in Biomedical and Law investigation, U.N.E.D. (2015-2016)
Expert in Sanitary Management, Menéndez Pelayo International University (2018-2019)
Secretary of the Infection Commission of the Costa del Sol Health
Member of the Andalusian Society of Digestive Pathology
Member of the Spanish Society of Digestive Pathology
Member of the Spanish Society of Medicine of Emergencies and Emergencies
Member of the Andalusian Society of Emergency Medicine
Member of the Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine
Member of the Andalusian Society of Family and Community Medicine
Member of the Malaga Group of Hepatology

Areas of special interest:

Digestive system
Specialist in endoscopic techniques
Prevention and early diagnosis of colorectal cancer
Liver diseases

Frequently treated conditions

Cirrhosis
Colon polyps and colon cancer
Constipation and diarrhea
Crohn’s disease
Gallbladder disease
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hepatitis
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Liver cancer
Peptic ulcers
Ulcerative colitis
Pancreatitis

Training and background

Dr. José Miguel Rosales Zábal is a specialist in Digestive Diseases after completing his MIR training period at the Digestive System Unit of the Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella. Previously, he specialized in Family and Community Medicine at the San Cecilio University Clinical Hospital in Granada and at the Zaidín Sur Health Center in the same city and at the end of this specialty he obtained the position of Family Physician of Critical Care and Emergencies at the Hospital Costa del Sol, also obtaining the Emergency Medical Certificate from the Spanish Society of Emergency  Medicine and being an Instructor in Advanced Life Support of the National CPR Plan, working as an Emergency Physician until 2008.

Currently, he works as a specialist in Digestive Diseases in the public sector at the Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella, combining it with his private activity. He has a master’s degree in Hepatology from the Autonomous University of Madrid and the University of Alcalá, a university expert in Biomedical Research and Law from the UNED and an expert in Health Management from the Menéndez Pelayo International University. He belongs to the Infections Commission of the Costa del Sol Hospital of which he was secretary, is an advisor to the Web Committee and an expert of the Spanish Foundation of the Digestive System and a member of the Andalusian and Spanish Societies of Digestive Pathology and of the Spanish Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.