Orthopaedic and traumatology surgery

Servei Assistencial


The COT ( Cirurgia Ortopèdica i Traumatologia)Orthopedic  and traumatology surgery service of the deUniversity Hospital of Girona Dr. Josep Trueta is the specialty reference service within the region of Girona ,offering specialized care to a population of almost 275.000 people, including 7 basic areas bàsiques de referència (Girona Sta.Clara, Montilivi, Can Gibert del Plà, Taialà, Sarrià, Celrà and Banyoles).

Located on the  6ªth floor of the University Hospitalof Girona, has 28 beds and a team of  60 professionals who works directly for the care and treatment of people with diseases of the musculoeskeletal system.

The service is divided into a  Trauma Section, which is responsible for the treatment of patients with  traumatic injuries , and Orthopaedics section , which works on diagnosis and treatment of all diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system.

Within the  Cartera de Serveis (Portfolio of services) offered by the unit as a reference cewnter in the Girona region , including the main diseases of the locomotor system and procedures.

This service is especially relevant a a  reference center in patients with back pain pathology , complications of prostesis operations of hip and knee  (including a septic unit for the treatment of prosthesis infections and upper extremity arthroplastry revisions ), treatment of degenerative diseases of adults and young people  (which includes hip arthroscopy , new surgical techniques of hip replacement ,infant  orthopedics and the handling and treatment of multitrauma patients  (those suffering multiple injuries and fractures, especially after a traffic accident).

Location: Service: 6th floor  A Hospital Universitari de Girona Dr. Josep Trueta

Head of  Service: Dr. Miquel Àngel Froufe Siota

Supervisor:Ms. Elisabeth Salinas Palacios

Secretariat: Ms.Mila Prior Tió

Phone: (0034)972940298

Email: cot.girona.ics@gencat.cat


Secretariat  COT from 08.00am-15.00pm
Medical visit COT from 08.00am to -08.35am.
Service medical visit Monday from  9:15 am to 10am (information to relatives)
Information to the relatives of the patients hospitalized.monday to Friday  8.45 am