Orthopaedic surgeons and traumatologists deal with the musculoskeletal system, i.e. bones, joints, muscles and ligaments. They commonly perform operations for bone fractures, joint replacement, muscle, tendon and ligament repairs and can carry out keyhole (arthroscopic) surgery in joints, and infiltrations (injections of steroid and local anaesthetic).

Atlantic Clinic - Mr Thomas Boerger

Mr Thomas Boerger

Mr Boerger is a British-trained Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon.

Languages

English: fluent
German: native speaker
Spanish: fair

Qualifications and memberships

Free University, Berlin 1990
FRCSI 1997
FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons) 2003
BOA (Brıtısh Orthopaedıc Assocıatıon)
ESSKA (European Society of Sport Traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy)
ISACOS (International society of Arthroscopy, Knee surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)
GMC (General Medical Council, UK) Specialist Register No. 3703423
Colegio de Medicos, Malaga No 292910222

Areas of special interest

Knee ligament reconstruction
Knee and hip joint replacement
Arthroscopic knee and ankle surgery.
Trauma surgery.

Frequently performed operations

Total hip replacement
Total knee replacement
Unicondylar knee replacement
Arthroscopy of knee and meniscus surgery and ligament replacement.

Operates at

Marbella High Care Hospital

Training and background

Mr Boerger qualified in Medicine in Berlin and then moved to the UK to train in orthopaedic and trauma surgery at Imperıal College London.

He undertook overseas fellowships at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports medicine unit, The Calvary Hip and Knee Unit Canberra, and the First Orthopaedic Clinic at the University of Florence.

In 2006 he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at St Bernard’s Hospital in Gibraltar.  He currently runs a busy walk-in orthopaedic and trauma service and an active medico-legal practice.

 

Dr. Antonio León Garrigosa

Dr. León Garrigosa is a Spanish and American trained specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology.

Languages

English: good
Spanish: native speaker
French: good

Qualifications and memberships

MD Licenciate in Medicine and Surgery, University of Salamanca 1994
MIR Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Madrid 1999
PhD Doctor of Medicine, University of Salamanca 2003
Master in Sports Trauma, Murcia 2016
SECOT Spanish Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
SECMA Spanish Society of Hand Surgery
SETRADE Spanish Society of Sports Traumatology
SAMEDE Andalucian Society of Sports Medicine
GEMUSTE Spanish Group for the Study of Muscle and Tendon
OMC College of Doctors of Málaga No. 29-28-48033

Areas of special interest

Arthroscopy of knee, hip and shoulder
Tendon disorders
Minimally invasive surgery
Ultrasound-guided procedures
Reconstruction of knee ligaments
Trauma surgery

Frequently performed operations

Arthroscopy of the knee (meniscal, cartilage and ligaments)
Arthroscopy of the shoulder (rotator cuff, shoulder instability)
Tendon surgery
Peripheral nerve surgery
Minimally invasive surgery of the forefoot

 

Operates at

Marbella High Care Hospital
Hospital Ceram
Hospital Cenyt
Hospital Banús

 

Training and background

Dr León qualified in Medicine in Salamanca and then moved to Madrid to train in Orthopaedics and Trauma at the Hospital Clinico San Carlos.

Further experience in the U.S. was gained at Tampa General Hospital (Florida), St Mary’s Hospital Tucson (Arizona) and the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania).

In 2000 he began working in the Hospital Costa del Sol as an Orthopaedic and Traumatology Surgeon.

He received the distinction of Doctor in Medicine, PhD “Cum Laude” unanimously at the University of Salamanca in 2003.

From 2005 he has worked exclusively in the private sector, as Head of department at Hospiten, Hospital Banús and Cenyt Hospital.

He is very involved in sport and treating athletes, participating as the responsible Doctor in multiple events including the first Ironman of Marbella.

At present he runs a busy Orthopaedic and Trauma Unit, and teaches in the University of Murcia (UCAM), is on the Scientific Comittee of SETRADE and the Spanish Group for study of Muscle and Tendon.