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Jorge Knörr

Jorge Knörr, traumatologist surgeon SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Jorge Knörr

Languages:
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

Languages:
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.

Education

  • 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.

Teaching

  • 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.