Currently, Dr. Andrés Barriga is Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at the National Hospital for Paraplegics in Toledo and Head of the Traumatology Team at the HM IMI Toledo Polyclinic . It is also part of the Scientific Committee of the Spanish Society of Vertebral Column (GEER).
Regarding his training, he has a degree in Medicine from the University of Navarra and a specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. Later he obtained a doctorate in Medicine and Surgery from the same university.
During his training and experience, the doctor has made stays and visits in different foreign centers and his focus is on minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques for the treatment of cervical and lumbar pain , as well as sciatica and canal stenosis.
These techniques allow solving problems with minimal incisions and ensures a quicker recovery and with less discomfort for the patient. On the other hand, it is also in charge of complex spinal surgeries and operations for those cases that after a first intervention have not improved or have had any complications with previous spinal surgery.
In addition to his healthcare work, he is also an associate professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) and directs the Pathology Research Group of the Spine at the National Hospital for Paraplegics . He is also the author of multiple publications and communications in scientific journals and conferences of the specialty.
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