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    Dr. Luis CARRANZA, MD, FRCS, Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

    -Medical Doctor: San Carlos University, Guatemala City, 2001

    -Residency: San Carlos University & Institute of Social Security, Guatemala City, 2006

    -Fellowship: University of Montréal, Canada, 2007: Fellow in Sports Medicine: Arthroscopy, Shoulder, Elbow and Knee Reconstruction

    -Fellowship: Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy, 2008 Fellow in Knee Surgery & Sports Traumatology


    Regional Memberships International Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Canadian Orthopaedic Association. Specialty Society Memberships Arthroscopy Association of North America. Hospital/academic Affiliations Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montréal, Canada. Additional Society Memberships AO Alumni Association (*) International Cartilage Repair Society European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

    SPECIALTIES Anatomical: Arm, Elbow, Shoulder, Foot & Ankle, Knee (meniscus, cartilage, ligaments) Treatment: Arthritis, Sports Medicine, Sports Injuries, Trauma/Fractures Procedures: Mini-invasive surgery, Arthroscopic surgery, Joint Replacement, Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopies, minimally invasive articular cartilage surgery, repair of ligament injuries like Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction (ACL) and Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression (ASD), Knee replacements.

    ADDITIONAL REMARKS: Dr. Carranza speaks fluently Spanish, English and French. He has work priviliges in Guatemala City´s largest private hospitals and is one of only a handful renowned Specialists in Sports Medicine in Guatemala.

    (*) The AO Foundation is a non-profit organization led by an international group of orthopedic surgeons aiming at the continuing training of the orthopedic surgery community.

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