Enrique Dorado FernándezForensic doctor and anthropologistInstituto de Medicina Legal de Madrid (Spain)


Enrique Dorado received his BSc and MD in Medicine and Surgery, as well as his PhD in Medicine and Surgery from the University Complutense in Madrid. In addition, he has obtained several degrees in his prolific career: MSc in Physical and Forensic Anthropology at the UCM; Especialist degree in Legal and Forensic Medicine; MSc in Medical Law and Bioethics (UCLM); Certificate for direction of x-rays medical centres; and Diploma on Archeozoology, offered by the Centre of Near Eastern and Late Antiquity Studies

As a forensic doctor, Enrique Dorado is nowadays Head of the Section of Anthropology, Odontology, and Entomology at the Instituto de Medicina Legal in Madrid, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Toxicology and Medical Law at the University Complutense in Madrid. He has been Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences and Sociomedical Siences at the University of Alcalá, where he is currently Honorific Professor in Practicum.

Additionally, he has worked as assistant professor for forensic anthropology in the medical program at the University Rey Juan Carlos in madrid, as well as in the UAM, Alfonso X el Sabio, Miguel Hernández in Alicante and Francisco de Vitoria.

Enrique Dorado has supervised several PhD dissertations, BA degree papers and master thesis, all of them related to anthropological studies. Regarding his publications, Enrique is the author of multiple contributions to books and journals associated with forensic medicine and anthropology; in addition, he has offered numerous talks in national and international congresses and workshops. In the historical side of his work, Enrique has participated in the study of the mummified body of Sor Úrsula Micaela Morata, the examination of the mummified body of Doctor Velasco’s daugther, and the analysis of General Prim’s corpse. In his position at the Laboratory of Anthropology, he conducts studies in cases associated with legal and court matters, as well as research on the field of identification and pathologies. As an anthropologist, Enrique has collaborated in various archaeological excavations.