​Instituto Roosevelt—Bogota, Colombia

Instituto de Ortopedia Infantil Roosevelt
Carrera 4 Este # 17 - 50

Phone: +571 3534000

Spine Center Director:
Carlos Montero Silva

Team member:
David Meneses Quintero
Fernando Alvarado
Wilmer Godoy

Center description

The Roosevelt Institute has not only a medical director, but also a high quality department in charge of promoting an organizing patient-oriented service. Aditionally, the center has guidelines to handle the treatment of the main pathologies and permanent supervision to assess the accomplishment of targets and the compliance with the guidelines. The Institute assists several pathologies related to deformities of the spine, besides complete treatments for neuromuscular diseases.

Formation center for residents and fellows in Spine Surgery from different universities. University Hospital with National and International accreditation in Health by ICONTEC, ISO 9001  certification (20068 version), honor award for Safe Hospital.

Most frequent pathologies



  • Cervical deformity
    Adult cervical reconstruction 
    Ankylosing spondylitis osteotomy
    Basilar invagination reconstruction 
    Paediatric cervical reconstruction

approx. 2 per year
approx. 2 per year
approx. 2 per year
approx. 2 per year

  • Cervical trauma 
    Cervical stabilization

approx. 2 per year
  • Cervical tumor 
    Cervical tumor surgery

approx. 1 per year
  • Degenerative cervical spine 
    Cervical stabilization

approx. 4 per year

  • Degenerative lumbar spine 
    Open stabilization 

approx. 2 per month
approx. 2 per month
approx. 2 per month

  • Rheumatoid cervical spine 
    Ankylosing spondylitis osteotomy
    C1/C2 stabilization 
    Craniocervical stabilization

approx. 2 per year
approx. 2 per year
approx. 1 per year
  • Special procedures  
    Cervical pedicle screw procedures
    Closing wedge osteotomies
    Congenital deformities
    High grade spondylolisthesis

approx. 2 per year
approx. 2 per year
approx. 2 per week
approx. 1 per year

Fellowship types

Observerships, Short-term

Language requirements

Spanish, English

Vacancies per year:

Short Term: 1 

Fellowship Start

Short Term:  February

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