Nicolas Fiz (Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery)

Arthroscopic Surgery Unit, Hospital Vithas San Jose, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain; Biotechnology Institute, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain 

Dr. Nicolás Fiz studied Medicine at the University of Navarre, graduating in 2002.  He trained in the speciality of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery at Santiago Hospital in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.  In 2007 he travelled to the United States where he completed his training at theNew York Hospital for Special Surgery, focusing mainly on hip pathology.

From 2008 on he worked as an assistant in the Traumatology Service in the Santiago Apóstol Hospital, Vitoria-Gasteiz, and joined Arthroscopic Surgery Unit (Dr.Mikel Sánchez) as a medical assistant.

Later, in 2010, he took on a full-time role at the Arthroscopic Surgery Unit (UCA) and the Biological Therapy Unit . He plays an active part in developing PRP Technology for the different diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system.  Likewise, he works with the UCA team on innovation concerning different surgical techniques and has co-authored a number of publications. He works together with the Biotechnology Institute (BTI) research team on animal experimentation work. In 2009 he created the Hip Unit within the Arthroscopic Surgery Unit.

Throughout his career he has taken part in different congresses and scientific meetings. He has co-authored different papers gaining international recognition. He is a member of SECOT, the Spanish Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Society.

Terms of Appointment: June 2016 - May 2018; June 2018 - May 2020