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Joaquim Casañas

Orthopedist, Orthopedic surgeon

30 years of experience

Provides unique hand surgery and reconstructive microsurgery of the nerves. Among his patients is Dani Pedrosa, a Spanish motorcycle legend.Orthopedist-Traumatologist


Centro Médico Teknon ,Barcelona , Spain
4.7364 reviews

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Prof. Joaquim Casañas is a famous orthopedic surgeon from Spain; is one of the top shoulder replacement surgeons. He is among several specialists in the world who provides nerve surgeries and reconstruction, and applies the technique of intraoperative mapping and monitoring during surgeries on the brachial plexus. The technique builds graphical charts during the surgery to find damaged areas, detect nerves affected and check their functioning. It helps to find healthy nervous tissues and reconstruct the damaged ones.

Prof. Joaquim Casañas’ Specialty

Dr. Casañas is an experienced specialist in hand surgery and reconstructive microsurgery of the nerves. He is a well-known for nerve transplant, nerve allograft developing, neuropathological pain treatment.

He provides unique surgeries for implanting and replacement of the peripheral nerve after muscular atrophy and severe traumas. These surgeries are able to return the motility in extremities.

Among his patients is Dani Pedrosa, a Spanish motorcycle legend.

Work experience

  • Director of the Trauma Department in Teknon Hospital — since 1999
  • Orthopedic surgeon and traumatologist in Teknon Hospital — since 1997
  • Head of the Hand Surgery Department in Bellvitge University Hospital — since 2007
  • Assistant surgeon at the Mayo Clinic (USA) — 2001
  • Surgeon at the Avicenne Hospital (France) — 1997.

Bookimed doctor Kamran Abbas-Zade with Professor Joaquim Casañas at Teknon


  • The Medical Faculty at the University of Barcelona — medical degree
  • Bellvitge University Hospital — specialization in orthopedic surgery and traumatology
  • Federation of European Societies — specialization in hand surgery.

Membership in organizations

  • The Spanish Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
  • The Spanish Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • The Spanish Association of Microsurgery
  • The European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy
  • The European Wrist Arthroscopy Society
  • The International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand.
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Sep 14, 2023

I am very pleased with the work of the team, the moderators respond very diligently and how quickly. The consultation with the doctor took place online, but we will carry out further trea... Read more

Aug 25, 2023
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

My therapist won't start right now, but my conversation with the doctor went very well and I'm optimistic.

Aug 10, 2023
Consultation with an ophthalmologist

They did not help us

Apr 7, 2023
Tongue cancer

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Feb 5, 2023
Online Consultation with Epileptologist

We had an online consultation with Prof. Rusi regarding epilepsy in a three year old child. I am pleased with his opinion, he was comprehensive and took up follow up therapy if needed!

Jan 19, 2023

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Dec 26, 2022
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I am so grateful to Dr. Paloma for his fantastic work on my rhinoplasty procedure. He was professional, compassionate, and thorough from the initial consultation to the post-operative care. I had alwa... Read more

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Dec 15, 2022
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I was happy that Dr Lelia Garaya put such effort into trying to find medical assistance for me. Also that Mr Ostap Bondarenko and Dr Oliver made arrangements to help me see Dr Gabriel Salazwr quickly... Read more

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Nov 26, 2022
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Had an online consultation with Dr. Oliver on November 16. I am satisfied with the result, everything is clear and understandable with a guaranteed result and the rehabilitation time is calculated by ... Read more

Nov 6, 2022
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So far so good. Surgery scheduled for the 14th