An orthopedic surgeon, or orthopaedic surgeon, is a surgeon who is specialized in the diagnosis, pre-operative, operative and post-operative treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.
Orthopedics is the branch of surgery dealing with the conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use surgical as well as nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, spine diseases, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Orthopedic surgeons work closely with other healthcare professionals like pediatrician, sports medicine specialist etc.
Below are major roles of an Orthopedic surgeon:
|Dr. Jose Tabuenca Dumortier||University Hospital Quironsalud Madrid, Madrid|
|Dr. Manuel Ribas Fernandez||Dexeus University Hospital, Barcelona|
|Dr. Enric Caceres||Dexeus University Hospital, Barcelona|
|Dr. Ignacio Ginebreda||Dexeus University Hospital, Barcelona|
|Dr. David Campillo||Dexeus University Hospital, Barcelona|
|Dr. Joan Carles Monllau||Dexeus University Hospital, Barcelona|
|Dr. Xavier Mir||-|
Orthopedic Surgeon(s) in Spain
Given below are some of the most sought after orthopedic surgeons in other countries:
Most common procedures performed by orthopedic surgeons in Spain are:
Most common conditions performed by orthopedic surgeons in Spain are: