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Madrid Upper Extremity Hand & Wrist Surgical Skills Course

February 27 - February 28


This faculty-lead course provides opportunities to hear key opinion leaders examine the latest advancements and trends in Orthopaedics. Each cadaveric lab session allows attendees to compare different fixation options for common Hand & Wrist injuries.

Our course will be held on Wednesday and Thursday 27 – 28 February. This two-day comprehensive course focuses on the current challenges facing Hand & Wrist Orthopaedic surgeons. Our esteemed faculty will lead lecture presentations on upper extremity fracture treatment options for the Hand & Wrist. The hands-on cadaveric workshops will provide opportunities to practice treatment options focusing on upper extremity solutions.

  • Tuesday 26 February, Evening arrival at the Hotel
  • Wednesday 27 February, Lectures and Lab Workshops
  • Thursday 28 February, Lectures and Lab Workshops

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Target Audience

The Acumed Hand and Wrist Course is intended for practicing Orthopaedic surgeons. Course content is also relevant for traumatologists or generalist looking to learn advanced treatment options for fractures and complex reconstruction techniques.



  • Scaphoid Fracture & Nonunions | Surgical Management
  • Scaphoid Vascularized Grafting
  • Complex Fracture Subluxations of the PIPJ
  • Faculty Case Review | Discussions
  • Surgical Management of Phalangeal & Metacarpal Fractures | Pinning vs. Plating
  • Phalanx Avulsions
  • MCP Fusion


  • Complex Interarticular Distal Radius Fixation
  • Distal Radius Fractures | Fragment Specific | Treatment Options
  • Complication of Volar Plating | Distal Radius Fractures
  • Faculty Case Review | Discussions
  • Ulnarcarpal Abutment | Impingement Syndrome | Treatment Options
  • Ulnar Impaction Management
  • Wrist Arthrodesis Management

Álex Lluch, MD | Course Chairman

Dr. Álex Lluch graduated from the School of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is a Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology at University Hospital of Traumatology and Rehabilitation Vall d’Hebron. Dr. Lluch is a consultant in the Upper extremity and Microsurgery Unit at University Hospital of Traumatology and Rehabilitation Vall d’Hebron. He’s a member of Institute Kaplan since 2003, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at Autonomous University of Barcelona and Associate Professor of the Fellowship in Hand Surgery of the University of Barcelona. Member of the Spanish, American and Venezuelan National Societies for Surgery of the Hand.


Danny Brown, MB, ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Mr. Danny Brown is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical Director at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, where he specializes in hand & wrist surgery.  He has a clinical and research interest in the management of distal radius fractures and their complications. He was educated at The University of Manchester where he gained his primary medical qualification in 1992. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Education. He is a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England and has passed the intercollegiate exam in Orthopaedics and Trauma.  He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Society for Surgery to the Hand. He is currently The Chair of The BSSH Education and training Department and has previously been the Royal College of Surgeon’s Hand Tutor. He was awarded the Ellen Vannin Prize by Chester University for Excellence in Education.


Nicholas Riley, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth) Dip Hand Surg.

Mr. Nicholas Riley is a consultant trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon who subspecializes in hand, wrist and elbow.  Mr. Riley graduated from St. Barts and the Royal London School of Medicine, underwent post-graduate training in London, at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and completed his Orthopaedic training in Oxford.  Mr. Riley was awarded the Oxford Hand Surgery Fellowship.  Mr. Riley obtained his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons as well as the Diploma in Hand Surgery from Manchester University.  He is a member of the Oxford University Medical Educations Fellow group and founded the Oxford Hand Surgery Training Centre.  Mr. Riley’s NHS practice is at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.


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Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Av. Séneca, 2, 28040
Madrid, Spain
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