Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology


Nombre centro
Quirónsalud Murcia Hospital
DIrección centro
Calle Miguel Hernández, 12. 30011 Murcia


Director of the Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery Service at Hospital Quirónsalud Murcia, centre of excellence in teaching and research, which has collaboration agreements with hospital and university centres around the world, benchmark teaching centre in Europe for the American Outpatient Foot Surgery Academy, and Co-founder and current Vice-president of the AMICAL (Asociación Médica para la Investigación y el Desarrollo de las Ciencias del Aparato Locomotor, or Medical Association for Research and Development of the Locomotor System Sciences) foundation, which researches therapeutic solutions for locomotor system pathologies.


Specialist in foot and ankle injuries


Degree in Medicine and Surgery after presenting the dissertation "Relación etiopatológica de la enfermedad de Server y pies cavus" with outstanding marks.

He obtained the degree of Specialist in Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital Gregorio Marañón under Professor F. Vaquero Gonzalez, and the degree of Doctor in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Bologna (Italy) after presenting the thesis "Il trattamento chirurgico percutaneo dell’ alluche valgo" with outstanding cum laude marks.

During his training period as a specialist, Doctor Mariano de Prado performed residencies as a fellow at different hospital centres in Europe and the United States, such as the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute (Bologna, Italy) and the Foot and Ankle Center Spokane, (Washington, USA).

Reconocimiento y publicaciones

Professor of Surgery at the AAFAS since 2001.

Corresponding Academic of the Real Academia de Medicina y Cirugía de Murcia [Royal Academy for Medicine and Surgery of Murcia].

Author of the books CIRUGÍA PERCUTÁNEA DEL ANTEPIÉ (2003)*This link opens in a popup window and MINIMALLY INVASIVE FOOT SURGERY (2009)*This link opens in a popup window, which have been used to establish the anatomical and surgical foundations for Minimally Invasive Surgery, and have become mandatory reference books for hundreds of surgeons performing, or who plan to start to practice, these surgical techniques.

Author of several chaptersThis link opens in a popup window in different treatises and books in the specialisation, many scientific articlesThis link opens in a popup window in national and international journals, and multiple presentations at conferences around the world.

Full Member of the European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS)This link opens in a popup window.

Honorary Member of the Sociedad Mexicana de Cirugía Ambulatoria del PieThis link opens in a popup window [Mexican Society for Outpatient Foot Surgery].

Honorary Member of the Grupo Europeo de Estudio e Investigación en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva del Pie y Tobillo (GRECMIP)This link opens in a popup window [European Group for the Study and Research of Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery].