The Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service of Sabadell Hospital carries out a significant volume of healthcare activity: more than 4.700 surgical interventions, 62.000 specialist visits and 29.000 emergencies each year.

It consists of 8 functional units: Hip, Knee, Foot and Ankle, Shoulder and Elbow, Hand and Microsurgery, Spines, Children's Orthopedics and Emergency Area.

The Service acts as a local reference for the population of the area and also as a reference center for reimplantation of limbs and catastrophic hand, polytraumatic patients and high complexity prosthetic surgery, while maintaining an intense undergraduate teaching activity ( Faculty of Medicine of the UAB) and postgraduate (specialists in training via MIR) and research (currently has 6 active research projects, 1 innovation project and 4 doctoral theses in preparation).

The TOC Service regularly organizes training courses and seminars in microsurgery, hip, knee and foot surgery and clinical management.


Director of the Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service

Photo by Xavier Pelfort

Xavier Pelfort López