Dr. Norberto Ventura

Neurosurgery

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Dr. Norberto Ventura is a leading spine surgeon for children and adolescents. Traumatology and orthopaedics specialist with specialization in scoliosis and spinal surgery in general.

Leading spine surgeon for childrens in Spain

Professional Experience

Currently

Paediatric Traumatology

Director of his own private practice

Currently

Specialist in Paediatric Traumatology

Sant Joan de Déu Hospital

Until 2000

Head of the Trauma Emergencies Unit

Hospital de Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona

Since 1996

Head of the Spine Functional Unit Honorary Clinical

Hospital de Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona

1979

Medical Assistant

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital London

1979

Deputy Physician of the Orthopaedics and Traumatology Unit

Hospital de Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona

1974 – 1979

Resident Doctor of the Orthopaedics and
Traumatology Unit

Sant Joan de Déu Hospital and San Rafael Hospital in Barcelona

Academic Background

1989

Doctorate in Medicine and Surgery

Awarded Cum Laude, Barcelona

1978

Traumatology and Orthopaedics Specialist

University of Barcelona

1973

Graduated in Medicine and Surgery

University of Barcelona

Dr. Norberto Ventura, Knowledge and
specialization

Infantile Scoliosis

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Deformities of the
spine in children

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Pathology of the
pediatric spine

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Back pain

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Kyphoplasty

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Awards and Accreditations

1993

(S.C.C.O.T.). Reus

Prize for the 6th Communication of the Catalan Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

1991

Prize for the best communication IV
International Symposium of Advances in
Traumatology and Orthopedics

Reconstruction of large skeletal segments. Madrid

October 1989

Extraordinary Doctorate Award

University of Barcelona

National Research Award of the Spanish Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

Barcelona, (S.E.C.O.T.)

Publications

Halo fixation in children: anatomical
Consideration and thickness at the pin
insertion site

9th International Congress of Early Onset Scoliosis, Boston (USA)

Scoliosis in neuromuscular diseases.
Rehabilitation of Neuromuscular
Diseases in Childhood

Panamericana, Quintanapalla, 8, 28050. Madrid, Spain

The effectiveness of preoperative halo gravity traction (HGT) in early onset scoliosis and severe kyphoscoliosis

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