The rotation will take place at the Department of Microsurgery and Reconstructive Surgery Dr. Pedro Cavadas Rodriguez at Nisa 9 Octubre Hospital in Valencia (Spain).

The resident must be in at least the 4th year of residency.

He must attach updated resume with photo.

He must prepare their own anatomy syllabus for the scheduled interventions.

We admit Internal Medical Residents in training in the specialties of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology.

The purpose of the rotation of the Plastic Surgery Residents is to comply with those sections of the specialty program approved by the State Secretariat for Universities and Research of the Ministry of Education and Science, by Resolution 7/15/1986, updated in 1996 , which are as follows:

Theoretical Contents:
  • Functional anatomy of the hand.
  • Congenital anomalies of the hand and lower limb.
  • Infections and tumors of the hand.
  • Injuries of the hand.
  • Pathology of the flexor tendons of the hand.
  • Pathology of the extensor tendons of the hand.
  • Pathology of the nerves in the extremities.
  • Replantation of members.
  • Dupuytren’s disease, rheumatoid hand, Paralytic Hand.
Practical Contents:
  • Treatment of wounds.
  • Treatment of cutaneous loss of substance.
  • Surgical treatment of peripheral lymphatic disorders.
  • Assessment and surgical treatment of facial reanimation.
  • Reconstructive surgery of the breast.
  • Treatment of congenital hand malformations.
  • Treatment of post-traumatic sequelae of the hand.
  • Treatment of infections and tumors of the hand.
  • Reconstructive surgery of the thumb.
  • Treatment of Dupuytren disease.
  • Surgical treatment of rheumatoid hand.
  • Replantation of members.
Scientific and educational activities:
  • Daily emergency session.
  • Weekly clinic sessions.
  • Theory session: two a week.
  • Bibliographic session: daily.
  • Session morbi-mortality: annually.

If you are a resident or you have recently completed their training and wish to visit our unit, please contact Virginia Cavadas. We require a resume with recent picture.

If you are a resident, and in your training center you receive no teaching in any of the items listed above, you have the right to request an external rotation to meet the teaching program. Ask your Teaching Committee for a rotation in our clinic. Up to 2 rotating students simultaneously are admitted.