Dr. Mario Herrera

Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, University of La Laguna, 2011. Associate Professor, University of La Laguna, July 2012. Associated Lecturer, University of Basel (Switzerland), since 2011. Chief os Residents of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital Universitario de Canarias. Responsible Functional Unit of Foot and Ankle Hospital Universitario de Canarias.

Reviewer of the Spanish Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology(RECOT). Member of Editorial Board of the Spanish Journal of Foot Surgery. First author of over 50 articles in the specialty. 45 communications to National Conferences, 7 International.

Specialities:

  • Advanced Foot and Ankle Surgery. Arthroscopic surgery of the ankle and foot. Percutaneous surgery or minimal incision foot surgery. Experience with total ankle prosthesis.

Education:

2001: National Reference Unit in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Hospital San Rafael, Barcelona, Dr. Ramón Viladot.. 2003: Stay in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Alexandra Hospital (Redditch, UK), by Dr. Alan Price Years 2007 and 2011: Stay Unit of Surgical Oncology Hospital La Paz (Madrid), by Dr . Eduardo Cruz Ortiz. 2008: Stay in Foot and Ankle Unit of the Hospital 12 de Octubre (Madrid), by Dr. Jesus Vila i Rico. 2009: Fellowship in Foot and Ankle, University Hospital Basel (Switzerland), by the Professor of the University of Basel, Prof. Dr. Victor Valderrabano. 2010: Stay in Foot and Ankle Unit, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, by the Head of Unit and Professor at the University of Sevilla, Dr. Andres Carranza Bencano. 2013: Stay in Foot and Ankle Unit, Hospital Clinico Universitario San Carlos, by the Head of Unit and Associate Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, Dr. Enrique Rodríguez Galeote.

Societies:

  • Member of the SECOT.
  • Deputy Secretary of the National Society of Medicine and Surgery of the Foot and Ankle (SEMCPT).
  • At present holds the post of Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service, Hospital Universitario de Canarias.