Dr. Ignacio Ginebreda

Director of the Bone Reconstruction and Lengthening Unit at ICATME, Dexeus University Hospital.

Dr. Ginebreda is a leading expert in the treatment of bone dysplasia and other growth disorders. He pioneered the use of intramedullary nailing for bone lengthening in Spain. He is the current Head of the Growth Disorders and External Fixation Unit at ICATME in Barcelona. He has spoken at many national and international conferences and presentations.

Dr. Ignacio Ginebreda

Centros de los Médicos

Professional experience
  • Director of the Bone Reconstruction and Lengthening Unit at ICATME, Dexeus University Hospital (since 2013).
  • Medical Director of the Catalan Institute of Trauma and Sports Medicine (ICATME) 2012.
  • Head of the Growth Disorders Unit at the Department of the Locomotor System and Sports Medicine, Dexeus University Institute in Barcelona, since 1985.
  • Trauma Doctor at the Department of Locomotor System Disorders and Sports Medicine, directed by Dr. J.M. Vilarrubias Guillamet at Dexeus University Hospital, since September 1984.
Membership in scientific societies
  • Vice-President of the Spanish Society of External Fixation, 2017 (SEFEX).
  • President: World Congress on External Fixation & Bone Reconstruction (Barcelona 2010).
  • Scientific Committee Member: 2nd World Congress on External Fixation & Bone Reconstruction (Salvador de Bahía 2012, Brazil).
  • Ex-President of the Spanish Society of External Fixation (2008-2010).
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA).
  • Spanish Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Trauma Medicine (SECOT).
  • Catalan Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Trauma Medicine (SCCOT).
Research and teaching
  • 33 publications in national and international books/journals on achondroplasia, bone lengthening, axial corrections and short stature disorders (2 indexed internationally).
Stay in foreign centers
  • Centre of Excellence for the Fitbone® Treatment.
Languages for clinical practice
  • Spanish
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Italian