Ramon Cugat advocates a treatment and a sports surgery that takes into account age, level and the professional future of the patient in a decision that goes beyond medical protocols and in which the orthopedist and surgeon to be involved. This was defended yesterday during admission as academician of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED). read the inaugural speech “Fútbol y lesiones de los meniscos” (Football and meniscal injuries) which reflects his extensive experience of interventions in the knee. He replied on behalf of the RAED, the academician Pedro Clarós.


Medical advisor to the President of the Catalan Football Federation and director of the Arthroscopic Surgery Unit of Hospital Universitari del Mar, in Barcelona, Cugat chairs the Medical Board of Mutuality Footballers of the Royal Spanish Football Federation and directs his medical team. As a teacher he has lectured at numerous conferences and collaborated in training courses of arthroscopic surgery, a specialty on which cherishes numerous publications. Hi is also pioneered in biological treatments for the recovery of traumatic injuries. He works as an associate at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona, is chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Garcia Cugat Foundation for Biomedical Research. In June 2013 the Department of Surgery and Regenerative Medicine Garcia Cugat Foundation was established in the CEU Cardenal Herrera University, of which he is honorary professor.