About us

Dr. Jordi Martín Avià

Dr. Jordi Martín is an ophthalmologist with a long career as a specialist in retina and complex eye surgery. It is known for its proximity and honesty to the patient.
Since the end of the residence, he has been constantly updating its academic and practical training, through national and international master's degrees, and observerships in hospitals recognized in retinal surgery in Barcelona, Mexico and Germany.
He is responsible for the Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery Unit of the Xarxa Santa Tecla de Tarragona, with more than 1,000 retinal surgeries as chief surgeon.
His recent professional progress culminates with the doctoral thesis in 2019, which deals with safety during retinal surgical training, a way to ensure the patient's health and the full competence of the surgeon.



  • Retina and Vitreous Spanish Society's member. 2010 to present.
  • Vitreoretinal Surgical Unit creation. Santa Tecla Hospital. Tarragona. 2008 to present.
  • Hospital de Sant Pau i Santa Tecla. Tarragona. 2007 to present.
  • Institut Català de Retina (ICR) Barcelona. 2006 – 2007.


  • Ph.D. Degree. Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona. 2019. Doctorate thesis: “Competency in vitreoretinal surgery: CUSUM analysis for vitrectomy learning curve evaluation".
  • Master in Pathology and Surgery of the Macula, Retina and Vitreous. Cardenal Herrera University. 2022.
  • Master in Clinical Management, Medical and Assistance Management. Cardenal Herrera University. 2021.
  • Master of intermediate and advanced Surgical Retina. ESASO. European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology. Università della Svizzera italiana. Lugano, Switzerland. 2016
  • Master’s degree in Pathology and Surgery of the Macula, Vitreous and Retina. Barraquer Institute, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. 2011-2012.
  • Master of vascular retinal pathology, inflammation and intraocular tumours. Barraquer Institute, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. 2006-2007.
  • Specialization in Ophthalmology MIR. Lozano Blesa Hospital, Zaragoza. 2002-2006.
  • Degree in Medicine. Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona. 1995-2001.


  • 2016. 1 monts attendance in the Surgical Retina Unit. Prof. Dr. Anselm Juenemann. Rostock, Germany
  • 2008 to present. Regular attendance at Retina Unit. Dr. Lluís Arias. Bellvitge Hospital, Barcelona.
  • 2006. 3 months attendance in the Retina, Neuro-ophthalmology and Cornea Unit. Dr. Lluís Arias. Bellvitge Hospital, Barcelona.
  • 2005. 2 months attendance in the Retina and Uveitis Service of the APEC Hospital. Hugo Quiroz Mercado, PhD. Mexico FD. Mexico.

Meet our staff

Dr. Jordi Martín

Dr. Jordi Martín Avià

  • Ophthalmologist. PhD in Medicine.
  • Specialist in medical and surgical retina.
  • Cataract specialist.
  • Head of the Retina and Vitreo-retinal Surgery Unit of Xarxa Santa Tecla since 2008 .
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Dr. Mireia Garriga

Dr. Mireia Garriga Beguiristain

  • Ophthalmologist.
  • Specialist in cornea and glaucoma.
  • Cataract specialist.
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DOO. Ferran Saladié

DOO. Ferran Saladié Méndez

  • Optometrist Optician.
  • Low Vision specialist.
  • Vision Therapy specialist.
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Pilar Roig

Pilar Roig Llaveria

  • Administrative assistant.
  • Customer Service.
  • Appointment scheduler.
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