Dr. Antonio NARVAEZ

Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumatology and Sports Medicine at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Malaga University (1986).

Specialist Training

  • Consultant in Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery at the Clinico University Hospital in Malaga. 1994
  • Training at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. University of Oxford. Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre 1996. Anecy shoulder surgery 2011 y 2013. La Charité, Berlín (2013).

Areas of expertise:

  • Professional experience in Traumatology Surgery in the Accident and Emergency Department. Experience in the Arthroscopic Surgery Unit. Articular prosthesis surgery.
  • Arthroscopic surgery for small and big joints, prosthesis surgery, sports surgery, Traumatology and upper extremities surgery.

Professional Experience

  • Area Consultant at the Costa del Sol Hospital (1994-2006).
  • Consultant tutor at FREMAP Costa del Sol (since 2006).
  • Head of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery at “Helicópteros Sanitarios” (since 2000).
  • Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumatology and Sports Medicine at Xanit International Hospital (since 2010).


  • Narváez, Cara del Rosal JA. Rodriguez-Argaiz F, Diaz-Martin A, Perea-Milla E. et al. Results of the Subacromial Decompression by Arthroscopy. Rev Ortop Traumatol. 2004 48 95 -9
  • Queipo de Llano, E, Narvaez-Jiménez A, Guerado E; Aguilera L. Long follow-up results of Treatment of Congenital Dislocation of Hip (CDH) in Children. Rev. Chir. Orthop. 1993 79 165
  • Narváez-Jiménez, Cara del Rosal JA, Aguilar-Garcia F. Bilateral Injury of the cuadricipital tendon. Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. 1997; 41(1): 31 -33
  • Cara JA, Narváez A, Bertrand ML, Guerado E Acute atraumatic compartiment syndrome in the leg. International Orthopaedics 23:61-62.1999.
  • Cara JA, Narváez, Dela Varga V. Median nerve neuropathy from and old-lunate dislocation. Acta Orthopaedica Belgium. Springer-Verlag. 1999 1 issue P 61 -62 DOI: 10.1007 /S002640050306.

Other Achievements

  • Public financing for the research project: “Lligamentoplasty of the anterior cruciate ligament as day hospital. Cost-effectiveness” main investigator.
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology.
  • Member of the Andalusian Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology.