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Dr. Sara Martinez Martos

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon
Hip and Knee replacement surgery and Sports Medicine

Dr. Sara Martinez is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from Spain, with a special interest in Hip and Knee replacement surgery and Sports Medicine. She has been working for the past 7 years in her private practice in Hospiten, Estepona, located near Marbella, Málaga, Spain where she enjoyed very much improving the quality of life of her patients. She did her training in Orthopaedic Surgery in Barcelona, Spain, from 2007 to 2012 in a very prestigious center named I.C.A.T.M.E, in Institut University Dexeus, Barcelona, Spain, with the leading orthopedic surgeons in the country, where she gained a lot of experience in the management of elite athletes and complex surgery in hip and knee joints, but as well in hand and foot and ankle surgery. She continued her training in Tampa, Florida ( United States of America) with Professor Roy Sanders, head of the Florida Orthopaedic Insitute and CEO of the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. He is one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the United States of America, and Dr. Sara was able to gain so much experience during the months she spent with Professor Sanders. Dr. Sara has a special interest in Sports Medicine and Sports Orthopaedics, given her background as a professional tennis player. From 2012 to 2015 she completed a total of 4 fellowship programs in very prestigious hospitals and orthopedic centers in Melbourne (Australia) and Brisbane ( Australia), where she sub-specialized in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Sports Orthopaedics and Traumatology. She gained a lot of experience in the management of complex fractures of the upper and lower limb and the management of bone infections. Dr. Sara is specialized in Hip and Knee replacement surgery, however, she always prefers to start with conservative management of the pathology where she uses many conservative techniques in order to avoid or delay the surgery, like intra-articular treatment with Hyaluronic acid or Platelet Rich Plasma injections. She also manages fractures of the upper and lower limb, that require conservative or surgical treatment. And she has a great interest in the management of injuries related to sports, she enjoys the management of injuries of athletes, helping them to return to their sporting activities. She welcomes everyone and all types of general orthopedics in her clinic. There is nothing more satisfying for Dr. Sara than a patient pain-free and happy.

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery in Universitat Rovira and Virgili, Tarragona, Spain from 2000- 2006.
  • Orthopaedic and Traumatology training in Institut Universitari Dexeus, Barcelona, Spain, from 2007-2012.
  • International fellowship in Florida Orthopaedic Institure. Professor Roy Sanders. 2012.
  • Fellowship in Hip and Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine with Professor Andrew Shimmin, Dr Jon Baré and Dr David Young in the Melbourne Orthopaedic Group, Melbourne (Australia) 2012.
  • Fellowship in navigated and revision hip and knee arthroplasty with Dr David Liu and Dr Ray Randle in the Gold Coast Centre for Bone and Joint Surgery in the Gold Coast (Australia) 2013.
  • Fellowship in navigated hip and knee arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery with Dr Bill Donnelly and Dr Hugh English in the Brisbane Orthopaedic Specialist Services, Brisbane (Australia) 2013-2014.
  • Fellowship in orthopaedic trauma and limb Reconstruction with Professor Kevin Tetsworth in the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in Brisbane (Australia) 2014-2015.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Traumatology
  • Sports Medicine

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