We are the combination of four hospitals: the General Hospital, the Children’s Hospital, the Women’s Hospital and the Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital. We are part of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus: a world-leading health park where healthcare plays a crucial role.
Below we will list the departments and units that form part of Vall d’Hebron Hospital and the main diseases that we treat. We will also make recommendations based on advice backed up by scientific evidence that has been shown to be effective in guaranteeing well-being and quality of life.
We will guide you from your first visit to the centre, allowing you to find all the departments and make the most of our facilities. Whatever the reason for your visit, we will explain how to get about the hospital.
Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
I've been an Orthopaedic & Trauma surgeon for the last 20 years. From the very beginning I became passionated in the treatment of pathologies affecting the hand. Nowadays I'm charge for the Hand, Wrist & Peripheral nerve Unit, part of the Orthopaedic Surgery & Trauma Department.
I joined the Orthopaedic & Trauma Department as a staff member in 2000. As soon as the Upper Extremity Unit was created I became part of it, being the responsible for the Hand, Wrist & periferal nerve Unit since 2017.Scientific and teaching activity:I've been associated professor in Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona for 9 years. I'm currently faculty member of the Fellowship in Hand Surgery in Universitat de Barcelona, training supervisor for the Spanish Hand Society (SECMA) and examiner for the European Board in Trauma & Orthopaedics (EBOT). I've written or collaborated in more than 65 published papers and 15 chapters in books related to my speciality . I've presented or paticipated in more than one hundred free papers in national and international meetings, and I've been an invited lecturer more than 500 times to talk about my speciality around the world. Training:I finished Medical School in 1994. I did my residence in Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon in Vall d'Hebron Hospital, and became specialist in 1999. I started my training in Hand & Wrist Surgery very soon, and I've visited many recognized national and international centers during the last 15 years in which I've been just dedicated to my speciality. Nowadays I'm still learning and sharing knowledge and expertise with all our colleagues around the planet.
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