Nacho graduated from the University of Cordoba (Spain) in 2000. After a formative period at Madrid Vet School, he then completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, followed by completion of a 3-year Small Animal Surgery Residency at the same institution. Nacho obtained the RCVS certificate in small animal surgery in 2009 (CertSAS) , the European Diploma in Small Animal Surgery (Dipl ECVS) in 2012 and his PhD for studies into the Tibial Tuberosity Advancement procedure in 2016. Before joining Hospital Animal Bluecare in Malaga (Spain) as medical director and head of orthopaedics in July 2018, Nacho held the positions of Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery at University College Dublin (UCD), Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery at Glasgow Vet School, Senior Clinician in Orthopaedics at Fitzpatrick's Referrals and Senior Lecturer and Head of Orthopaedics at the Royal Veterinary College in London. Nacho is an active faculty and European board member of AOVET. Nacho is also the Musculoskeletal disorders and orthopaedics section editor of BMC veterinary research.