Prof. Jesús Vilá y Rico
Prof. Vilá y Rico has a PhD in Medicine from the Complutense University – is Head of the Hospital Complex Quirón Ruber de Madrid and Director of the Foot and Ankle Unit of the University Hospital October 12, Madrid. He is an Associate Professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
He is currently President of the Spanish Society of Foot and Ankle Surgery (SEMCPT) and has been an honorary Treasurer of the European Foot Ank Ankle Society (EFAS) and honorary Secretary of the Spanish Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SECOT). He holds the Honorary European Certtification in Trauma and Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery (EFAS Certificate).
He has been the coordinator of the National Plan of Arthroscopy of foot and ankle arthroscopy and is an Expert Evaluation of Scientific Research of the National Agency of Evaluation and Prospective (ANEP).
Jesús Vilá y Rico is an Associate Editor of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a reviewer of several journals. He has been director of the Spanish Foot and Ankle Journal.
He has written numerous articles in National and International journals as well as book chapters and the book “Treatise on Forefoot Surgery” together with Drs. Antonio Viladot and Xavi Martín Oliva.
In the last years he has participated in numerous National and International Congresses as guest speaker (257 conferences).
He is faculty in numerous courses in cadaver in arthroscopic techniques (41) and has directed 17 advanced and basic courses in different techniques in Foot and Ankle surgery.