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Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery

Traumatology is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and trauma to the musculoskeletal system. Traumatologists are specialized physicians who deal with acute injuries, such as fractures, dislocations, sprains, and strains.

They are skilled in assessing and managing emergency cases, providing immediate care to stabilize and treat traumatic injuries. Orthopedic surgery, on the other hand, is a surgical specialty that focuses on the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, including both acute injuries and chronic disorders. Orthopedic surgeons perform surgical procedures to repair fractures, reconstruct damaged joints, treat spinal conditions, and address other orthopedic problems.

They work closely with physiotherapists to provide comprehensive care for patients with musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, aiming to restore function and mobility.

Related diseases

Mobility Disorders

Chronic Joint Inflammation

Related professional

Dr.-Gonzalez-Plata-2024

Dr. Carlos González Plata.

Orthopedic & traumatology specialist, spine endoscopic surgeon.

Medical degree (2010) PUJ, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.
Orthopedics & Traumatology specialist since 2018, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio. Andalusian health system reference hospital.

Endoscopic spine surgeon trainer for the SECPEC medical society (Spanish Endoscopic and percutaneous Spine Surgery Society).

Specialties: Expert in endoscopic spinal surgery.

English, Spanish
Jan Willem van Ommeren

Dr. Jan Willem van Ommeren

Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgeon (graduated in 2000) from The Netherlands has dedicated most of his professional career to caring for patients with knee and shoulder problems in the broadest sense.
He has treated professional and amateur athletes as well as the elderly with age related problems of the knee.
When the problem can not be solved by conservative treatment Dr Jan van Ommeren has the latest techniques in meniscal and ligament repair of the knee in his skill set. This includes the standard ACL ( all – inside) reconstruction, to the more custom repair for the high demand athletes.

English, Spanish, Dutch
Jantine Posthuma de Boer

Dra. Jantine Posthuma de Boer, PhD, FEBHS

Hand surgeon

Born and studied in the Netherlands, trained in the Netherlands and Belgium. Passed the European Board of Hand Surgery Exam in 2022 and is therefore a Fellow of the European Board of Hand Surgery. Works in clinics in The Netherlands and in Compass Clinic on a part time basis since 2023.

Specialities: hand and wrist surgery. Nerve compession (carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome), osteoarthritis, tendon complains (Trigger fingers, De Quervain), Dupuytren’s Disease, posttraumatic instability, arthroscopy of the wrist. Injections. Ultrasound.

English, Spanish, Dutch

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