Site: Vall d'Hebron University Hospital

Passeig Vall d'Hebron 119-129
8035 - Barcelona

Main researcher

Ferran Pellisé

Dr Ferran Pellisé was trained as an orthopedic surgeon at the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona and obtained a PhD “cum laude” in 1994.  Since 1995 he is entirely dedicated to the surgical treatment of spinal disorders with special interest in scoliosis and other spinal deformities. He is the Chief of the Spine Unit at the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Director of the Spine Service at Hospital Quirón Barcelona and Associate Professor of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.

Dr. Pellisé is a member of the boards of several academic journals and has been deputy editor of the European Spine Journal between 2005 and 2015. He has been a member of the boards of several medical associations, including the Spanish Spine Society (President), the Spine Society of Europe (President) and the Scoliosis Research Society (Director at Large). 

In 2010, Dr Pellisé founded the European Spine Study Group (ESSG) together with other well-known researchers in the field of adult spinal deformities. Today, ESSG is the main platform for the analysis and evaluation of adult spinal deformities in over Europe.

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Associated Members

Joan Bagó

Susana Núñez

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Sleiman Haddad

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Antonia Matamalas

Alex Gómez

Research Coordinators

Alba Vila-Casademunt

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Maria Capdevila Bayo

Clara Figueras