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Hospital Universitario deTraumatologia
y Rehabilitación Vall d‘Hebron

Hospital Universitario
Vall d‘Hebron

Pº Vall d‘Hebron 119-129
08035 Barcelona


+ 34 934893479


+ 34 93 489 3566



Program director

Dr. C. Villanueva, MD PhD
Spine Unit Co-ordinator
Hospital Vall d‘Hebron



Hospital Universitario de Traumatología y Rehabilitacion is part of the biggest hospital in Barcelona, which today is a top level hospital with 1290 beds situated in the north west of Barcelona, 15 min. from the airport.

The Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation consists of three separate units trauma and orthopaedics, Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, a regional unit for SCI, plastic and reconstructive surgery including a burn centre with integrated emergency and intensive care facilities.

Spine surgery is performed in two units:
Trauma and orthopaedics: n= 250; main focus: degenerative, deformities (both pediatrics and adults), trauma, tumors surgery
Neurosurgery: 100; main focus: disc surgery, spinal decompression

What can a fellow expect?

Full time spine surgery.

Fellows who are not only interested in spine, but also in general orthopaedics and trauma, will find a wide spectrum of surgical expertise to learn from.

Fellows will be able to observe, but also to scrub.

There is no guest rooms inside the hospital. Convenient three stars hotel in a walking distance from the hospital.

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