Francisco del Piñal
Born in Santander, Spain. 1960.
MD and PhD degrees from University Complutense. Madrid. 1983 and 1989.
Plastic Surgery training in Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid 1983-1988.
Fellow in Microsurgery with Ian Taylor (Melbourne, Australia). 1989.
Fellow in Hand Surgery in Kleinert Group (Louisville, KY, USA) 1990.
Editor in chief of 4 books:
- Arthroscopic management of distal radius fractures (Springer 2010).
- Arthroscopic management of ulnar pain (Springer, 2012).
- Atlas of distal radius fractures (Thieme 2018).
- Distal Radius Fractures and Carpal Instabilities (Thieme 2018).
Publications: papers and chapters more than 100 and 400 presentations.
Keynote speaker: American, Australian, Argentinian, British, Belgian, Chilean, Chinese, Dutch, Finnish, French, Hongkongnese, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, South African, Taiwanese… Hand, Microvascular and Plastic surgery societies.
Main interests: Arthroscopy, Microsurgery, Pain.