Dr. Ramón Cugat


Doctors | Dr. Ramón Cugat

He is one of the most prestigious orthopedic surgeons in Spain, chosen by many football clubs to take charge of their medical care and is Leo Messi’s personal doctor, among others.

Knee injury expert and pioneer in arthroscopic operations in Spain. He has worked in hospitals in Spain, England and the United States.

He is a professor at the University of Barcelona and belongs to the international team of teachers of the International Society of Knee Surgery and Sports Traumatology.

Chosen by many football clubs to take charge
of their medical care

Professional Experience

Since 2007

Director of the Department of Orthopedic
Surgery and Traumatology

Hospital QuirónSalud.
Barcelona, Spain.

1992 – 2004

Medical assistant in the Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics and director of the Arthroscopic Surgery Unit

Hospital del Mar
Barcelona, Spain.


Orthopedic doctor at the Barcelona Olympic Games


Medical Advisor

Presidency of the Catalan Football Federation


Traumatologist and Interim Team Leader of
the Catalan Regional Delegation

Mutuality of Spanish Football Players


Collaborator with Bertram Zarins, Head of the Sports Medicine Unit

Massachusetts General Hospital


Royal Orthopedic Hospital of Birmingham

Visitor in the Service of Prof. Rodney S. Sneath

1978 – 1979

Center for Hip Surgery. Wrightington
Hospital (U.K.)

Specialist for the study of low friction hip arthroplasty technique

Academic Background


Specialist in Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery


Doctor of Medicine

Unanimously awarded the outstanding “Cum Laude”


Graduate in medicine and surgery

University of Barcelona

Dr. Ramón Cugat, Knowledge and


Orthopedic surgery

Sports Medicine

Knee surgery


Awards and Accreditations

Founding member of the Spanish
Arthroscopy Association created


President of the Medical Council

Of the Catalan Mutual Association of Football Players of the Royal Spanish Football Federation


Member of the Editorial Committee:
Orthopedics International, Journal of
the ESSKA, Journal of Sports
Traumatology, Arthroscopy notebooks

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