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orthopedics consultant , hand surgeon

Marc Garcia-Elias Cos, Spanish hand surgeon, orthopedics consultant. Recipient Anatomical Excellence in Surgery of the Hand/Emanuel Kaplan award New York Society Surgery of the Hand, 1989.


Cos, Marc Garcia-Elias was born on October 6, 1954 in Terrassa, Spain. Son of Roc Garcia-Elias and Roser Cos.


Doctor of Medicine, University Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine magna cumm laude, University Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, 1985.


Consultant in orthopedics Hospital General, Manresa, Spain, 1983-1990. Chief department hand surgery Hospital General Catalunya, Spain, since 1991. Member staff, co-founder Institute Kaplan for Hand Surgery, Barcelona, since 1994.

Visiting scientist biomechs. Laboratory, Mfayo clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1987-1989, 1992. Consultant Centro Medico Teknon, since 1994, Hospital de Sant Joan de Deu de Manresa, 1983-1986, Orthopedic Surgery Services, Consorci Hospital Parc Tauli, Barcelona, 1990, Hospital General de Catalunya, since 1991.

Assistant clinician Center Hospital de Manresa, 1981-1983. Presenter numerous conferences, speaker in field.


With Spanish Army, 1974-1976. Member International Federation Societies for Surgery of the Hand (chairman anatomy and biomechs. committee since 1995), European Federation Hand Surgeons (examiner European diploma program since 1996), American Society Surgery of the Hand (correspondent, award 1989), Spanish Society Surgery of the Hand, Mayo Hand Club, Academy Ciencies Mediques de Catalunya i Balears (associate), Society Española de Cirugia Ortopedica y Traumatologia, Association Española de Microcirugia.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, jogging, guitar, movies, theater.


Married Maria Magdalena Heras, December 29, 1976. 1 child, Anna.

Roc Garcia-Elias

Roser Cos

Maria Magdalena Heras

Anna Cos