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Jorge Knörr

Jorge Knörr, traumatologist surgeon Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children's Hospital

Jorge Knörr

Spanish, English and French
Traumatologist and paediatric surgeon
Expert in:
Paediatric orthopaedic surgery and traumatology: Knee and foot surgery. Arthroscopy. Minimally invasive surgery. Traumatology.
Head of the Orthopaedics and traumatology department

Spanish, English and French
I am the Head of the orthopaedics and traumatology department at the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital. I studied medicine in the University of the Basque country, and specialised in paediatric surgery and arthroscopy in the University of Toulouse, in France. I was Head of the Foot and knee unit of the Paediatric orthopaedics department at Toulouse Children's Hospital, and Head of quality at the same centre. I am a lover of classical music, amateur pianist and great opera buff. I like travelling and helping in surgical humanitarian work for children in underdeveloped countries.


  • Specialisation in arthroscopy. University of Toulouse, France, 2000.
  • Specialisation in paediatric surgery. University of Toulouse, France, 2000.
  • Degree in medicine. University of the Basque Country, 1992.
  • Specialist in traumatology and paediatric surgery. University of Logroño, 1995.

International experience

  • Head of the Foot and Knee Unit of the Paediatric Orthopaedics Department, Toulouse Children’s Hospital. Quality manager for the hospital until 2014.


  • DESC (Diplôme d’Études Spécialisées Complémentaires) course in Orthopaedics. Toulouse, France. Annual.
  • DU (Diplôme Universitaire) course in Paediatrics. Toulouse, France. Annual.
  • Course at the Nursing and Childcare School. Toulouse, France. Annual.
  • Course at the Physiotherapy School. Toulouse, France. Annual.
  • Supervision of theses (2): in medicine and pharmacy. Toulouse, France.