Ramon Cugat, graduate and doctor of Medicine and Surgery, specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, is President of the Medical Board and member of the medical team of the Mutualitat de Futbolistes Catalans, Head of the Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service of Mutua Patronal Montañesa in Barcelona and Co-Director of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at Hospital Quirón Barcelona. He collaborates as Associate Professor in the Faculties of Medicine of the University of Barcelona (UB) and of the International University of Catalonia (UIC). He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the García Cugat Foundation for Biomedical Research.
He graduated and received his doctorate at the UB School of Medicine and completed post-graduate studies and specialty in Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Traumatology at the Department of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy of the Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service of the General Hospital of Massachussetts from Harvard University (Massachussetts, USA). Visiting Professor-Sports Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital. Harvard Medical School 1995. First Augustus Thorndike Visiting Lecturer in Sports Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital 1998.
He is an “active member” of many national and international Societies such as: ISAKOS, AAOS, AANA, ICRS, SLARD, ESSKA, AGA, SECOT, AEA, FEMEDE, HERODICUS SOCIETY, ASIAM PACIFIC INSTITUTE (Member of the BOD) among others and “honorary member” “Of ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMATOLOGY OF GEORGIA, ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMATOLOGY OF CHILE, INDIAN ARTHROSCOPY SOCIETY.
Sporting Activity: He was Head of the Medical Services of the Barcelona Dragons team belonging to the NFL International, Medical Adviser of the Presidency of the Catalan Football Federation, Director of the Arthroscopic Surgery Unit of the Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service of the Hospital Universitario del Mar In 1992 he collaborated as “Orthopedic Surgeon” in the Summer Olympic Games held in Barcelona.
Educational Activity: He has given conferences in multiple congresses and has also collaborated in Instructional Courses of Arthroscopic Surgery techniques as well as Sports Traumatology held around the world. He has publications on Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Traumatology and new Biological Treatments in magazines and books.
Since 1999, the Department of Orthopedic Surgery Arthroscopy GC, of which he is Director, is recognized as ISAKOS-Approved Teaching Center and in June 2013 the Chair of Regenerative Medicine and Surgery of the García Cugat Foundation was established at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University and in recognition of his contributions has been granted the title of Honorary Professor of the aforementioned Chair.
Also in 2015, it presented two multicenter research and innovation projects in Regenerative Medicine and Biological Treatments of the European Union in the Framework Program Horizon 2020 (H2020), pending approval.