Dr. Agustín Garabito is a specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, and an expert in Reconstructive Joint Surgery and comprehensive treatment of sports injuries, with special interest and training in the field of Arthroscopic Surgery.
A graduate in Medicine and Surgery from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, he went on to specialize at Hospital Universitario de La Paz, the leading hospital for traumatology in Spain, where he currently holds the position of deputy physician in the Lower Limb Reconstructive Surgery Unit, with special dedication to the knee joint.
He has extensive experience in Advanced Recovery Techniques for lower limb pathologies (hip, knee and foot), combining cutting-edge arthroscopic and minimal incision surgical techniques with the use of biological recuperative therapies such as hyaluronic acid and platelet-rich plasma, thus improving the patient's functional recovery.
Also worthy of note is his interest in non-surgical treatment of cartilage, ligaments, tendons and meniscus lesions through Regenerative Medicine and Biological Treatment techniques involving echo-guided puncture, such as joint viscosupplementation (Hyaluronic Acid) and use of Plasma Rich in Platelets.
Training, Qualifications and Honours
Degree in Medicine and Surgery from Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, 1999. Specialization through internship in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology at Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, 2005.
Doctorate Courses in the Surgery Department at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, with accreditation of research proficiency, 2003.
Competitive Entrance Exam for T&O Consultant in Madrid Region 2010.
Extraordinary award for the Bachelor's Degree with the Best Academic Record upon Graduation, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1995-1999.
First Prize in Research from the SECOT's Osteoporosis Prevention Group with the paper: "Second Hip Fractures in Older People", 2004.
Adjunct T&O Consultant at Hospital Universitario La Paz. Knee Unit 2015 - present.
Adjunct T&O Consultant at Hospital Universitario La Paz. Lower Limb Reconstructive Surgery Unit 2005-2015.
Intern T&O Physician, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, 2000-2005.
Publications, congresses and papers.
Augmented Repair of Acute Achilles tendon ruptures using Gastrocnemius-Soleus fascia. International Orthopaedics , Vol-29, 42-46, 2005. A.Garabito, J. Martinez Miranda, J. Sanchez Sotelo.
Reconstruction of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures. Proceedings Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 86-B Issue SUPP II, 138, 2004. A. Garabito et all.
Second Hip Fractures in older patients. Secondary prevention in Osteoporosis, SECOT Guide for action in Osteoporosis 2004.
Use of Tranexamic Acid in Total Knee Replacement. International Congress of Panarab Orthopaedics Association 2011.
6th Course on Echo-Guided Intra-Articular Infiltration in Anatomical Specimen, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2018.
Spanish Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology Society (SECOT).
Matritense Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology Society (SOMACOT).
Bloodless Surgery Program for Total Knee and Hip Prostheses.
Intra-Articular Biological Treatment of Cartilage and Meniscus Lesions: Viscosupplementation with Hyaluronic Acid and use of PRP.
Sports Medicine: Arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery. Treatment of tendon and joint lesions with plasma rich in platelets.
Medical UnitJoint Regenerative Therapy Unit
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