Best orthopedic surgeons at Diagonal Clinic (Barcelona, Spain):

Several doctors at the Diagonal clinic in Barcelona have received awards of excellence which place them among the best Orthopedic surgeons in Spain:

Doctor Anna Ey (orthopedic surgeon at Diagonal Clinic, Barcelona) obtained excellence awards in February 2020 and June 2017 as a world leader in the treatment of clubfoot with the Ponseti method.

In December 2016, The Official College of Physicians of Barcelona delivered the Professional Excellence Prize to Doctor Ramon Balius, specialist in Sports Medicine. In February 2014, Doctor Balius i Juli also received an Excellence Prize from the Royal Order for Sports Merit.

In October 2016, The Catalan Society of Surgery awarded the “Pere Virgili” prize to Doctor Carles Masdevall (orthopedic surgeon at Diagonal Clinic, Barcelona).

In June 2015, Doctor Ardèvol (orthopedic surgeon at Diagonal Clinic, Barcelona) has been appointed President of the Spanish Society of Sports Traumatology (SETRADE).

Doctor Alejando Monegal (orthopedic surgeon at Diagonal Clinic, Barcelona) belongs to the very small community of orthopedic surgeons authorized to perform limb lengthening with the Fitbone® technique. Dr. Monegal began in 2009 to perform lower limb lengthening surgeries with this new method. He has collaborated with other orthopedic surgeons specializing in bone lengthening techniques such as Doctor Ignacio Ginebreda and Doctor José María Vilarrubias.

Doctor Alejandro Monegal

Doctor Alejandro Monegal

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroplasty, total hip and knee replacement

Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona. Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. He completed his medical training at the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona (Spain). Master in Complex Traumatology and Osteoarticular Reconstruction (University Hospitals Coventry Warwickshire of United Kingdom). Course of Osteoarticular Deformities in Baltimore (Maryland, USA). Limb lengthening specialist. Member accredited by the German company Wittenstein for the use of the Fitbone technique.
Languages: Spanish, English, Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese

Doctor Aláez Penina, Jaume

Doctor Aláez Penina, Jaume

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroplasty, hip, knee and shoulder replacement and treatment of scapulohumeral periarthritis

Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery in 1979. Medical training at several centers in Barcelona: Hospital Clínic, Bellvitge Hospital, San Rafael Hospital, San Camilo Hospital. He also received a medical training at Montpellier, Toulouse, Paris, Rome and Montreal hospitals. He has participated in more than 200 publications, both nationally and internationally. He has won several national and international awards. He is a founding member of the Spanish Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (1993).
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, French
Association number: 9959

Doctor Martín Casola, Daniel

Doctor Martín Casola, Daniel

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroplasty, hip and knee replacement, osteosynthesis, arthroscopy acromioplasty and stem cell transplantation

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona, 1979). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (1982). Specialist in Sports Orthopedics and Traumatology. Head of the Applied Regenerative Medicine and Biosurgery Unit at Clínica Diagonal (Barcelona, Spain). Member of the International Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery Society and the Spanish Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Society.
Association number: 14524

Doctor Norberto Bayona, Eduard

Doctor Norberto Bayona, Eduard

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroplasty, hip and knee replacement and fracture surgery

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona). Master in trauma and orthopedic surgery (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). Doctorate, cum laude, in medicine and surgery.
He has been trained in several European centres: Ospedale Merano monitored by Prof. Rispoli, hip prosthesis (1988), Unitá Sanitària locale Citadella monitored by Prof. Cremonese, hip prosthesis (1988), Fellowship with Doctor Maurice I. Müller, Universität Bern, Inselspital, fractures and hip prosthesis (1990), Hospital of Special Surgery, monitored by Prof. Sculco, knee prosthesis (2000), Hospital de Dienze (Belgium), monitored by Dr. Jost Lagatz, cover prosthesis (2006). Member of several associations: COT Association (SECOT) since 1985, Spanish Association of Hip Surgery (SECCA) since 2005, SEFEX and AOAA. Member of the board of the AO Spain since 2007.  And since 2010 President of AOTrauma Spain. Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona in the subject of treatment of fractures since 2001.

Doctor Salvans Giralt, Xavier

Doctor Salvans Giralt, Xavier

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroscopic surgery, arthroplasty, hip and knee replacement, osteosynthesis and sports orthopedics and traumatology

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Training at the Hospital Creu Roja de l’Hospitalet (Barcelona). Attached to the AO osteoporosis research group. Master in Osteosynthesis. He has been working in the field for over 20 years. He has devoted an important part of his work to sports injuries treatments. He has actively participated in many congresses and belongs to different scientific societies.

Doctor Valls Elias, Artur

Doctor Valls Elias, Artur

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroscopic surgery, arthroplasty, hip, knee and shoulder replacements, osteosynthesis and sports orthopaedics and traumatology

Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology since 1984. Working directly with elite athletes, he is highly experienced in treating sports injuries. Involved in studies and treatment using new tissue regenerating techniques (plasma rich in growth factors, stem cells…) He has direct relation with groups of elite athletes and therefore, experience in the treatment of injuries related to the practice of the sport. Collaborates with several groups of specialists with a common background, sharing information and jointly treating given cases.
Languages: Spanish, English, Catalan.

Doctor Garcia Bonet, Jordi

Doctor Garcia Bonet, Jordi

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroscopic surgery, arthroplasty, hip and knee replacement, foot surgery (halux valgus, finger deformities) and pediatric orthopedics

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology since 1995. Trained at the Hospital Mútua de Terrassa. He also collaborates with the Hospital Sant Rafael in Barcelona.
Languages: Spanish, English, French

Doctor González Navarro, Albert

Doctor González Navarro, Albert

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroscopic surgery, arthroplasty, hip and knee replacement and osteosynthesis

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology with 30 years of surgical experience, mainly in hip and knee Arthroplasties, and also in the treatment of fractures by Osteosynthesis. Member of AO TRAUMA EUROPE, of the SECOT, and also member of the Fundació Maurice E. Müller.  He has collaborated as a professor of Osteosynthesis at the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. Trainer of resident physicians since 1999, he has collaborated on books, in publications and both national and international congresses. He has developed and supervised clinical guidelines related to the surgical treatment of fractures and surgical reconstruction of hip and knee joints.

Doctor Günther, Kurt

Doctor Günther, Kurt

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in surgical pathology of the shoulder, knee and foot and spinal diseases

Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology for over 25 years. Member of several medical societies linked to this specialty. Physician of the German Consulate in Barcelona, and Lufthansa and TAP airlines companies in Barcelona.

Doctor Llorens Vilafranca, Natàlia

Doctor Llorens Vilafranca, Natàlia

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in sports medicine

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona).  Specialist in Medicine of Physical Education and Sports Medicine. For the last 10 years she has been part of the traumatology team of the Catalan Mutual Insurance Company of Football Players. Currently working in Clínica Diagonal, mainly performing arthroscopic surgery, and at the Hospital Moisès Broggi (Sant Joan Despí) as part of the shoulder unit.

Doctor Alcácer Tost, Joan Carles

Doctor Alcácer Tost, Joan Carles

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in orthopedic surgery and traumatology

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1984, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. Physician of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at the Delfos Medical Center in Barcelona. Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmeló (motorsport race track) during all official tests from the 1997-1998 season to the present.

Doctor Rios Torondell, Joan

Doctor Rios Torondell, Joan

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in arthroscopic surgery, arthroplasty and knee replacement

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1981, Universitat Autónoma of Barcelona). Medical specialist in orthopedic surgery and traumatology. Specialized training at the Valle Hebron Hospital (1975-1981) and also at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. He is a member of many national and international scientific societies, in the field of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Arthroscopic Surgery and Knee Surgery. He has been working for 20 years at Clínica Diagonal and also collaborates in other medical centers in Barcelona.

Doctor Robres Ruiz, Lorenzo

Doctor Robres Ruiz, Lorenzo

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in traumatology and orthopedic surgery

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1974, University of Zaragoza). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at Bellvitge University Hospital. From 2002 he is the Head of the Pathology and Spine Surgery at Clínica Diagonal. Physician of Traumatology at Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital (Barcelona). Physician of Traumatology at Hospital Vilafranca del Penedès. Head of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery Service at Vilafranca del Penedès Hospital (1987-2002). Professor in international courses of Pathology of the knee, celebrated at the Hospital of Bellvitge (Barcelona). Participates in the design of implants and instruments for Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, among other research activities.

Doctor Sánchez Navés, Rubén

Doctor Sánchez Navés, Rubén

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in upper limb surgery, arthroscopy and hip, knee, shoulder and elbow replacement surgery

Trauma and orthopedic surgery specialist since 2000. Specialist in upper limb surgery, shoulder and elbow arthroscopy and surgery of the wrist and hand, as well as arthroscopic and prosthetic surgery for the fitting of hip, knee, shoulder and elbow prostheses. Member and international professor of the European Traumatology Association (AO Trauma Europe). He participates regularly in the national congresses of the Spanish Society of Shoulder and Elbow (SECHC), and the Spanish Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SECOT).
Association number: 30692

Doctor Santamaría Fumas, Alejandro

Doctor Santamaría Fumas, Alejandro

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in pathology of foot and ankle, traumatic and degenerative pathologies

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology with MIR training at the General Hospital in Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona). Specialized training in the Foot and Ankle Units of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona and the Quirón Hospital in Madrid. Member of the Spanish Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology and the Spanish Society of Medicine and Foot and Ankle Surgery (member of the Board since 2012). Professor of courses of Osteosynthesis (AO TRAUMA). Professor in foot and ankle pathology courses, as well as the author of several publications and articles.

Doctor Rios Ruh, Juan Manuel

Doctor Rios Ruh, Juan Manuel

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in foot and ankle surgery

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology with MIR training at Hospital Clínic of Valencia. Master in Foot and Ankle Surgery (University of Barcelona), and Master in Diabetic Foot (Universitat Autónoma of Barcelona).
Languages: Spanish, English, Catalan
Association number: 50744

Doctor Segura Capellades, Mateu

Doctor Segura Capellades, Mateu

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in sports medicine

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1968-1974, University of Barcelona). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology with training at Hospital Clínic in Barcelona. Medical collaborator of the F.C. Barcelona (1979-1980). Member of the Catalan Society of Orthopedic and Traumatology Surgery, and associate of the International Federation of Sports Medicine.

Doctor Bial Vellvé, Xavier

Doctor Bial Vellvé, Xavier

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in knee arthroscopy and ligament injuries

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1997, University of Barcelona). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology with MIR training at the General Hospital in Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona) since 2004. Physician at Moises Broggi – Sant Joan Despí Hospital and at the General Hospital in Hospitalet de Llobregat. He has participated in many medical congresses. Member of the Spanish Knee Society (SEROD). Collaborates in Clínica Diagonal since 2006.

Doctor Pérez López, Laura Montserrat

Doctor Pérez López, Laura Montserrat

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in traumatology and pediatric orthopedics surgery

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Barcelona). Specialization in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (University of Barcelona). Master in surgical anatomy (University of Barcelona). Specialization in pediatric pathology in national and international centers, such as the renowned Hôpital des Enfants (Purpan – Toulouse, France). In 2013 she completed a master’s degree in pediatric hand surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), a pediatric referral hospital in London (UK). Stay in 2013 at the Children’s Hospital (Los Angeles, USA). She makes publications in journals and books in Pediatric Orthopedics. She participates regularly in courses and congresses. She’s currently part of the team at  the children’s hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona and Clínica Diagonal as pediatric trauma and orthopedic specialist.

Doctor Ruiz Nasarre, Alberto

Doctor Ruiz Nasarre, Alberto

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in foot and ankle surgery

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (2004, University of Barcelona). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology since 2010. Member of the Spanish Society of Medicine and Surgery Foot and Ankle (SEMCPT). Member of the European Foot and Ankle Surgery (EFAS). Member of the Foot and Ankle Pathology Unit of Sant Rafael Hospital in Barcelona. Professor at the University of Barcelona (foot and ankle surgery area). Regular speaker in national and international courses and congresses on foot and ankle pathology. Author of several publications and articles. Experience in complex foot and ankle surgery, deformities of the forefoot and fingers, flat foot and pes cavus, instability and degenerative joint pathology of the ankle and hindfoot, as well as in arthroscopic knee surgery to treat meniscus injuries and hand surgery (carpal tunnel, trigger finger, tumor and synovial cysts).

Doctor Ey Batlle, Anna

Doctor Ey Batlle, Anna

Orthopedic surgeon. Specialist in orthopedic surgery and child traumatology

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (1983-1989, University of Barcelona). Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. Master in Orthopedic Surgery and Child Traumatology (1996, University of Barcelona). Since 1995 she has been a Member of the Pediatric Orthopedics Service of the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (Barcelona) at the Vertebral Column Unit. Since 1997, specialist for the treatment of Club foot or clubfoot (congenital talipes equinovarus CTEV). Member of the Association of Voluntary Orthopedic Surgeons (ACOV). She is involved in a club foot treatment project in Anantapur (India) with a 3-4 weeks annual participation.