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Dr. Enrique Rijo, MD, PHD


Dr. Enrique Rijo completed his Urology Residency in Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain in 2011, where he worked as a Consultant Urologist until 2015. He obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Barcelona in 2017 and received the “Best Thesis Award” from the Spanish Association of Urology (AEU).

He has been working in Hospital Quiron Barcelona since 2016. Dr. Rijo is specialized in BPH surgery and has extensive experience in laser endoscopic enucleation of the prostate and other minimally invasive techniques.

In the last few years he has been working as a mentor for GreenLight laser enucleation of the prostate (GreenLEP) and holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP). He has performed many live surgeries, lectures and presented more than 150 abstracts in National & International Meetings as well as publications.

Barcelona, Spain
English  /  Spanish


Work Experience

Consultant Urologist
Since 2016
Hospital Quiron, Barcelona, Spain
Consultant Urologist Department of Urology
2011 to 2015
Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain


University of Barcelona
Residency, Urology
Hospital del Mar , Barcelona, Spain


Anatomic GreenLight laser vaporization-incision technique for benign prostatic hyperplasia using the XPS LBO-180W system: How I do it.
The Canadian journal of urology Read it here Reply to Francesco Montorsi, Paolo Capogrosso, Andrea Salonia's Letter to the Editor re: Vincent Misrai, Enrique Rijo, Kevin C. Zorn, Nicolas Barry-Delongchamps, Aurélien Descazeaud. Waterjet Ablation Therapy for Treating Benign Prostatic Obstruction in Patients with Small- to Medium-size Glands: 12-month Results of the First French Aquablation Clinical Registry. Eur Urol. In press. Surgery for Benign Prostatic Enlargement: Water Keeps Flowing Under the Bridge but Are Things Changing?: Aquablation: One Small Step for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, One Giant Leap for Surgical Standardization.
European urology Read it here The surgical learning curve for endoscopic GreenLight™ laser enucleation of the prostate: an international multicentre study.
BJU international Read it here

Professional Associations

European Board of Urology (FEBU) Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS) Fellow European Association of Urology (EAU) Member


Best Thesis Award Recipient Spanish Association of Urology (AEU)