Hospital Churruca Visca—Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires - Argentina

Spine Center Director: Dr. Marcelo Valacco

Team members:
Dr. Felix Imposti
Dr. Mariano Servidio (Coordinator)

Center description:

"In the past decades, our service has capacitated professionals that were fast highlighted in national and international levels. Among our ex-residents and fellows there are service’s bosses and prestigious professionals representing our institution all over the country and overseas.

Nowadays our service has 24 medical doctors, most of them permanent members of the Argentinian Society of Orthopedic and Traumatology. Two of them also actively participate as permanent members of the Argentinian Society for Spine Studies.

We are an orthopaedic spine service with fully activities in degenerative, deformity and trauma surgeries.

It should be noted that the service has a classroom provided with the elements for teaching practice: Diagnosis and interpretation of highly complex spine pathologies, request and understand the spine image studies, surgical treatment of medium and high complex pathologies, assist the surgical treatment of high complex pathologies, perform the follow-up of operated patients, develop academic research works, perform academic and research activities."

Most frequent pathologies:



185 per year

  • Degenerative: 120 per year
  • Deformity: 30 per year
  • Trauma: 15 per year
  • Tumor: 10 per year
  • Infection: 10 per year
Fellowship types

Observership, Short-term, Associate Fellow

Language requirements

English, Spanish

Vacancies per year

Observership: 1 per year
Short Term: 2 per year
Associate fellow: 2 per year

Fellowship Start

Observership: Anytime
Short Term: Anytime
Associate: June/July

Special requirements

Special license to work.