Top Italian Orthopedic Consultant to visit RBH

April 25th 2018Back

Dr. Gianluca Cusma Guatteri, a highly accomplished Orthopedic consultant, will be visiting Royal Bahrain Hospital from April 28 to 30, 2018.

Dr. Guatteri will be available for consultations on the diagnosis, treatment and management of hip and knee joint diseases, minimally invasive surgery from arthroscopy to replacements, regenerative treatments for hip and knee and Platelet-rich plasma (PRP).

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Gianluca Cusma Guatteri at RBH. We look forward to benefitting from his insights and experience in the treatment of different orthopedic disorders,” said Mr. Jacob Thomas, Group Director – Operations and Projects (GCC).

Dr. Guatteri is currently head of the Minimally Invasive Ortho Surgery Department at a Gruppo San Donato private hospital in Pavia, Italy leading a group of 6 surgeons specializing in hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder and spine surgical treatments. As a first surgeon, he performs more than 250 hip and knee joint replacements each year.

During his residency in orthopedics and traumatology, he focused on hip and knee surgery, and after a 12-month fellowship in Mini-Invasive Solutions for Knee Replacement, he completed his residency in 2006 with a final thesis on unicompartmental knee replacement. After 4 years working as an orthopedic specialist, he started working as a hip and knee replacement consultant at the Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan, Italy in 2010.

Dr. Guatteri was involved in the research and development of the new GTS (Global Tissue Sparing) hip stem designed by Dr. Guildo Grappiolo and produced by ZimmerBiomet. He was the consultant for the medical education and cadaver lab where surgeons experienced hands-on training with Dr. Guatteri by their side.

He was a member of Livio Sciutto Foundation’s scientific board from 2013 to 2016 and is currently a member of European Hip Society, International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, Italian Society of Arthroscopy, and he actively participates in annual congresses and courses.

In January 2016, he conducted a training to local surgeons called Difficult Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Cases at the Joint Replacement Department at the Northern Jiangsu People’s Hospital in China and received the Yangzhou Medical School Visiting Professor award. In February 2016 he lectured at the Master in Mini Invasive Hip Surgery organized by the Campus Bio-Medico University in Rome. Since September 2016, he has been training surgeons at MicroPort with a focus on the micro invasive SuperPath hip replacement technique.