Hospital Churruca Visca—Buenos Aires, Argentina
In the past decades, our service has capacitated professionals that were fast highlighted in national and international levels. Among our ex-residents and fellows there are service’s bosses and prestigious professionals representing our institution all over the country and overseas.
Nowadays our service has 24 medical doctors, most of them permanent members of the Argentinian Society of Orthopedic and Traumatology. Two of them also actively participate as permanent members of the Argentinian Society for Spine Studies.
In spine pathology activities, we perform more than 700 attendances per month and around 185 surgeries per years. This gives the fellows the opportunity to face a huge variety of spine pathologies, there included pediatric deformity and MISS procedures, as well as pain management of epidural blocks with all the resources needed for diagnosis and treatment.
It should be noted that the service has a classroom provided with the elements for teaching practice.
Diagnosis and interpretation of highly complex spine pathologies
Request and understand the spine image studies
Surgical treatment of medium and high complex pathologies
Assist the surgical treatment of high complex pathologies
Perform the follow-up of operated patients
Develop academic research works
Perform academic and research activities
Most frequently pathologies:
Degenerative, Deformity, Trauma, Infection
approx. 185 per year
Degenerative approx. 15 per year
Trauma approx. 15 per year
Deformity approx. 30 per year
Tumor approx. 10 per year
Infection approx. 10 per year
Observership, Short-term, Long-term
Vacancies per year
Long Term: 1 per year
Short Term: 1 per year
Observership: 1 per year
Long-term: June and July
Special license to work.