• 28 JAN 13
    Dr. José Manuel Casamitjana Ferrándiz

    Dr. José Manuel Casamitjana Ferrándiz

    • 2011 European CSRS President
      Cervical spine specialist.



    Dr. Casamitjana graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1974, specializating in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona between 1974 and 1979.

    He finished his specialization in Cervical Spine Pathology within the Department of Traumatology at the same hospital in 1986.  From 1998 until 2013, Dr. Casamitjana has been the Head of Cervical Spine Pathology at the same hospital, which is the most important Spine Hospital in the region of about 7 million people.

    In 1990 he was co-author of the book: “THE NECK PAIN” Emeka Editorial.

    In 2001 he was awarded with the “Mario Boni Award” for the best research paper presented at the European Society of Cervical Spine Research Congress (CSRS) in Turin, Italy in 2001.

    Given his excellent career, in 2011 he was appointed President of the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS). He has also had important roles in other committees of this society.

    Currently he is a member of the North American Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) and serves as a Spine Surgeon Consultant in various hospitals and healthcare sector companies, and operates on patients in Spain, Europe, Asia and America.

    Dr. Casamitjana is part of this group of spine experts as an orthopedic spine specialist as well as a specialist in the treatment of Thoracic Outlet (also called Thoracic Operculum Toracobraquial Syndrome).

    Please contact Dr. Casamitjana through:

    Av. Diagonal 491
    08029 Barcelona (Spain)
    Phone : (+34) 93 410 68 10