Dr. Gonzalez-Candial graduated in medicine and surgery from the “Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona” and completed his ophthalmic surgical training at the U.K.
He became a Fellow in Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.) in 2000.
In 2001, he returned to Spain and was appointed orbital and oculoplastic surgeon at the Instituto de Microcirugia Ocular (I.M.O.) and at the Hospital General de Catalunya, in Barcelona.
He is an active member of The European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Spanish Society of Ophthalmology, Pan-American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Member of editorial board of Orbit (European Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive surgery). He gives lectures and confereces as invited speaker at medical institutions and congresses worldwide, and has contributed in textbooks and published medical papers in the leading journals of the speciality.
He trains fellows in orbital and ophthalmic plastic and cosmetic surgery since 2002.
He has an academic private practice specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive orbito-facial surgery and tumours.
Research interests include eyelid reconstruction, lacrimal surgery, thyroid orbitopathy and small-incision aesthetic orbitofacial rejuvenation.