Dr. Alberto Blanco

Medical specialist of the shoulder and elbow unit at Sagrat Cor University Hospital

With extensive training and experience in Spain, Australia, Chinese Taipei, Russia, Poland and Sudan, Dr. Blanco is a doctor specialized in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, a nurse, and an expert in shoulder arthroscopy, both in cuff pathology and glenohumeral instability.

Dr. Blanco performs a large number of prosthetic and Latarjet Patte surgeries.

Expertise:

cuff pathology, glenohumeral instability, prosthetic surgery and Latarjet Patte

Professional experience

Present

  • Medical specialist of the shoulder and elbow unit at Sagrat Cor University Hospital

Previous

  • Consultant at the shoulder surgery unit at ICATME-Dexeus University Hospital and in the upper extremity unit at the Moises Broggi University Hospital.
  • Trained at the Vall d'Hebrón University Hospital, Barcelona
  • In addition to being a doctor with medical specialization in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, Dr. Blanco has also completed a nursing degree.
Membership in scientific societies
  • EFORT: European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • AO: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Osteosynthesefragen Europe
  • SECHC Spanish Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • SECOT Spanish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • SCCOT Catalan Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Research and teaching
  • Author of the book chapter: "Evidence-based Orthopaedics 2020 (Mohit Bandhari): Chapter Rotator Cuff Tears".
  • Delivered courses on traumatic injuries to the upper limb
  • Articles published at the "Journal of Nanomaterial" and the "Journal of Arthritis".".
Stay in foreign centers
  • Fellowship in osteoarticular reconstruction at Royal Brisbane and Women Hospital (Australia).
  • Fellowship in microsurgery at Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Chinese Taipei)
  • Observer in General Surgery at Kazan State Medical University (Tatarstan, Russia)
  • Observer in Infectious Diseases at Khartoum University Hospital (The republic of Sudan)
  • Academic year at the Medical University of Warsaw in Poland
Languages for clinical practice
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Knowledge of German