Frank País Orthopedic Hospital. It has an area of 10 hectares, is the largest and most comprehensive hospital complex in the world dedicated to orthopedic, trauma, reconstructive and rehabilitative osteomioneuroarticular system, where people come from all over the world to be treated..in addition to constituting the headquarters of the Ibero-American School of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
The International Orthopedic Scientific Complex "Frank País" Directed today by Dr. Prof. Roberto González Martín.
There is extensive experience in complex surgical procedures such as reconstruction of the limbs, bone, tendon, nerve and skin grafts; prosthetic substitutions of joints, microsurgery, arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery, bone lengthening in congenital and acquired shortening, short stature or dwarfism, revascularizing surgeries in bone necrosis, external fixation among others.
Offers treatment in pathology of the spine of traumatic, congenital or acquired origin; bone and soft tissue tumors; fractures and sequels; pseudoarthrosis; bone and joint infections; congenital and acquired deformities of the members.
Provides specialized services in the non-invasive, surgical and rehabilitative treatment of sports conditions and injuries.
A tissue bank is available for the production of bone graft and pig skin.
Account between its facilities with the Center of Physical Health and Sport ORTOFORZA, dedicated to the promotion, recovery and maintenance of physical health through medical control, rehabilitation and sports; all in a comfortable facility that has medical consultations, gym with different equipment, squash courts, paddle tennis, swimming pool, mini golf, jogging track, as well as restaurant service, cafeteria and others. The ORTOP Events Center, dedicated respectively to the organization of courses and internships and the professional realization of congresses and different types of meetings. For this, it has equipped rooms and a qualified technical staff.
Directed in the beginning by Prof. Dr. Sc. Rodrigo Álvarez Cambras, eminent Cuban scientist, who provides the accumulated experience in the field of orthopedics and together with a multidisciplinary team of high scientific and ethical level achieves a fast and efficient recovery in multiple conditions.
Besides being a National and International Reference Center, the Ibero-American School of Orthopedics and Traumatology is located in its facilities. The Complex as a whole has more than three decades of founded and thousands of patients each year.
Counting on the most advanced surgical techniques and a multidisciplinary team, of high scientific and ethical level, which provide their vast experience in each patient attended, also has three modern factories for the production of orthopedic devices. (Prostheses and Orthosis).
With the application of the modern technique of external fixators, exclusivity of Cuban orthopedics, and other accessories manufactured in the hospital itself, attention is paid to deformities of the spine, bone and soft tissue tumors, paralysis, paralysis, rheumatic disorders , and injuries of all kinds, neurological and osteomiarticular disorders, as well as all post-operative rehabilitation required by the patient.
The Center for Sports Traumatology counts among the successes of this hospital. Thanks to an integral conception of the rehabilitation, which includes the training of the attended athletes, Olympic medals have been added to the medal table.