Dr. Salvador Fuster Obregón

  • Cirugía ortopédica y traumatología

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Formación

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad de Barcelona. 1980
  • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad de Barcelona. SUMMA CUM LAUDE. 1987
  • Master of Spinal Surgery from Nottingham University Hospitals. 2010
  • Master of Spinal Surgery from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). 2011
  • Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery specialist, with special residency exam at Hospital de Bellvitge Prínceps d'Espanya 1981-1986.
  • 'National Research Prize' of Sociedad Española de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología. 1988
  • Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Trauma. Universitat de Barcelona since 1990
     

Areas of interest

  • Percutaneous spinal fixation devices for fractures and disc arthrosis.
  • Microsurgery for herniated disc. Minimally-invasive approaches (MIS).
  • Biological treatments. Kyphoplasty for osteoporosis fractures.
  • Surgery for adult scoliosis and spinal deformity.

Research

Participation in 22 research projects for 3 main lines of research:

  1. Experimental studies on vertebral fractures.
  2. Clinical trials on minimally-invasive surgery.
  3. Research from results on biological products for spinal fusion.

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