Fernando Kirchner, MD
Institute of Traumatology of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
With over 25 years of experience in minimally invasive techniques in spine treatments, Dr. Kirchner is a great expert in growth factors and sports traumatology. He founded the Institute of Traumatology Barcelona, which has been operating since 1991. The most important activity of Dr. Kirchner in the last twelve years is focused on the spine (both cervical and lumbar) and, specifically, on disc lesions or Chronic degenerative lesions, such as osteoarthritis and traumatic vertebral lesions, such as fractures or crushing of vertebrae.
In 1988 he won the Annual Emmanuel Kaplan Award granted by the American Society for hand surgery, for the best individual research work in the world.