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Biography: Dr. Ángel Chinea Martínez

Angel Chinea Martinez M.D. obtained his bachelor’s degree in Pre-medicine from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. He finished his studies in Medicine and Surgery at Valencia University in Valencia, Spain. 

He completed his internship at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey and at the Mayaguez Medical Center in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He finished two years of internal medicine at the Municipal Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He obtained his specialty in Neurology at the Puerto Rico Veterans Hospital and at the University Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico. For eight years, he was Director of the Neurology Service at the Pavia Hospital in Santurce, Puerto Rico. He has been recognized on consecutive years since 1998 with the “Best Doctors Choice Award”. Opened his private practice in 1987.

Angel Chinea, M.D. was President of the Puerto Rico Academy of Neurology (APN) from 2000 to 2002. Throughout his professional career, Dr. Chinea has trained and worked with leaders in the Neurology field.

Dr. Chinea was president and founder of the Latin America Headache Association (ALADEC). He was Chairman 9th Congress of International Headache Society (IHS) in June 1999. He participated in the organization of the American Headache Society Congress in P.R.. He was collaborator for the Latin-American Headache Congress in Costa Rica and in Sao Paulo. Member Editorial Board HEADACHE Journal 2001-2002, American Headache Society.

Since 1996, Dr. Angel Chinea started with a special interest in clinical and research in Multiple Sclerosis. Supported by Dr. Charles M. Poser, Dr. Chinea developed the first Multiple Sclerosis registry and patient’s database. In his interest of helping MS patients, Dr. Chinea developed the Puerto Rico Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (FEM). He developed a multidisciplinary Multiple Sclerosis Center. Since 1999, Dr. Angel Chinea has been speaker in nationally and internationally Multiple Sclerosis Congresses.

Dr. Angel Chinea has completed research on current and new treatments for Multiple Sclerosis in collaboration with prominent centers in other areas of the United States. He was also Founder of the Puerto Rico Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (FEM). He serves as member in advisory board for multiple sclerosis pharmaceuticals. Angel Chinea Martínez, M.D. has published articles about multiple sclerosis for Galenus magazine Galenus. This medical magazine is distributed to doctors, hospitals and medical schools in Puerto Rico. Angel Chinea, M.D. is certified for the application and speaker training of Botox® therapeutic. Currently, he is the Medical Director of the Puerto Rico Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

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