Rocío Anula obtained a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad Complutense University of Madrid, and her PhD with the Doctoral Thesis related to prognostic factors of recurrence in ileocecal Crohn’s disease after surgery.
She completed her residency program in General Surgery at the Department of Surgery of Hospital Clínico San Carlos. She currently works as a Digestive Surgeon in the Division of Colorectal Surgery, and she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Universidad Complutense.
She is a member of the Spanish Society of Surgeons, as well as a member of the Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and the Spanish Society of Surgical Research. At present, besides her regular activity at the hospital focused in the management of colorectal cancer patients and inflammatory bowel disease, she has accreditation in robotic surgery, and extremely interested in new technologies, she has collaborated for years in Idea2 MIT programs, being currently european co-director of Idea 2 Global.