Dr. Francisco Díaz Yanes

Director Médico. Especialista Cirugía General y Cirugía Digestiva. Coloproctología. Cirugía láser. Colegiado 2348.

Studies and professional Career

  • Borned in Madrid , where he studied in The British Institute School.
  • Proficiency in English ,Cambridge University in 1965
  • Degree in Medicine & Surgery U. Complutense Madrid 1974.
  • Board in General Surgery ( 1977) & in Digestive Surgery (1981).
  • Diploma in Hospital Management (1994 ) by Instituto de Estudios de la Salud de la Generalitat de Catalunya.

Worked as assistant surgeon in Hospital de la Princesa,Madrid (1975-1977) and as a staff surgeon in Hospital Regional Carlos Haya ,Malaga (1977-1995).

Founder , owner and CEO of Instituto Laser Dr. Diaz Yanes ( 1994 ) , multi -disciplinary unit offering many different surgical and non surgical laser treatments .He is very actively involved in laser surgery , being the first surgeon to introduce in Europe the CO2 swift – lase laser in Proctology .

He has performed more tan 3.000 laser anal surgeries , being one of the surgeons in the world with more experience in laser assisted proctology . In 1993 he performed the first laparoscopic colecistectomies and inguinal hernias in Malaga and Costa del Sol. Since 2011 he is involved in minimally invasive laser surgery under TLA of Axillary Hiperhidrosis ,Ginecomastia , Neck and liposculpture .

Stablished Private Proctologist since 1979

Other specialized training / scholarships

  • General Surgery attachment in Columbus-Cuneo Cabrini Hospital
  • Chicago ,Prof. Paul F. Nora (1974).
  • Surgical attachment to Joorvi Hospital Helsinki Finland (1982 )
  • Colorectal attachment in St. Marks Hospital for Diseases of Colon
  • Rectum and Anus in London ( 1984) Mr. Peter Hawley & Mr.C.V.Mann



  • Silver medallist and Diploma in the 13 International week of Scientific
  • Films for his film” Auto exploration of the Breasts” Motril Spain 1983


Scientific Papers , courses and meetings

  • Author /coauthor of several scientific papers .
  • Contributor with a chapter “ CO2 Swift Laser in Proctology , a new
  • Surgical tool : The experience of a solo surgeon “ in Lasers in Surgery ,
  • Edited by Simunovic. Z. 2001
  • Contributor with a chapter “ Hemorroidectomia Laser “ in Plapler H. ,
  • Carvalho J.J.M. , Oyakawa N. “Laser em Cirugía – vol. 1.1. ed. SAO Paulo 2008.
  • He has assisted as panelist to several national and international meetings, and has taught and directed several courses in Spain and abroad sharing his experience in Proctological CO2 Laser Surgery and in minimally invasive laser surgery in Axillary Hiperhidrosis . Several national and foreign surgeons have visited his unit for laser surgery training.
  • During 1994 he was the instructor of laparoscopic surgery in the Hospital Comarcal de Velez ( Malaga ).
  • From 1983 to 1986 he was staff surgeon in the Breast Cancer and Endocrine Surgical Unit in Hospital Regional Carlos Haya ( Malaga ) and member of the Technical Board of the Spanish Cancer Association in the areas of Early Diagnosis of Colorectal and Breast cancer.


Medical Societies

  • Since 1996 member of the ASLMS and Fellow since 2013 .
  • Vicepresident of the Spanish Laser Society .SELMQ 1996-2001.
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Coloproctology since 1985