About CubaHeal Medical 2017-04-19T12:31:44+00:00

About CubaHeal Medical

CubaHeal Medical is a global organization specializing in medical tourism and patient care services. CubaHeal works with healthcare providers, the Ministry of Health, and government officials in the Republic of Cuba to provide the highest quality healthcare at the most reasonable prices. At CubaHeal, we are committed to raising awareness of the international healthcare options available on the island, which include superb treatment and outstanding and prestigious healthcare facilities, all at extremely affordable cost.

Mission and objectives:

  • To make your trip, treatment and stay in Cuba a stress-free experience. To achieve such objective, CubaHeal has succeeded in accomplishing the following:
    – In the republic of Cuba, we have placed multilingual teams of medical experts. These teams are ready to serve you upon your arrival in regard to medical treatment scheduling and arrangements, They also act as translators between you and the Cuban medical teams to ensure proper communications between you and your Cuban medical teams
    – Through its Canadian staff, CubaHeal arranges your entire travel itinerary, including planning your round trip flights, visa requirements, hotel or hospital reservations, meal plans, entertainment, and recovery programs for you and your companion(s).
  • To match you with some of the best treatments possible, in medical centers known worldwide for their success and breakthroughs in treating complex cases, at a cost unmatched by any other international medical center. This is done through our association and direct contacts with key medical personnel in the republic of Cuba.
  • To raise awareness of the high level of medical advancements, breakthroughs, and achievements that have been accomplished at the hands of the devoted Cuban medical scientists and with the highest levels of support of the Cuban government.

For further information on how CubaHeal is equipped with a team that is capable and ready to structure and arrange the best medical treatment, healing, and entertainment service, please visit our “Why Cubaheal?” , and our “FAQ” pages”.

Advisory committee:

Doctor and Professor Rodrigo Álvarez Cambras

We, at Cubaheal, are honored to have on our advisory team Doctor and Professor Rodrigo Álvarez Cambras.

Dr. Álvarez is the President of the Cuban Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology and the heads of the Ministry of Public Health’s National Group on Orthopedics and Traumatology. In addition to the above duties, Dr. Álvarez heads Frank Pais Orthopedic Hospital. He also lectures and performs surgeries all over the world.

Dr. Álvarez has consolidated Cuba’s reputation as a world reference in the research and application in the field of orthopedic medicine and treatment of bone diseases.

His outstanding initiatives and medical achievements include the invention of external fixators to treat various types of injuries and bone disease. Such novel technique has benefited more than 250,000 Cuban and worldwide patients in more than 50 countries and all of Latin America. The treatment benefited patients who suffered from multiple ailment fractures, tumors, and bone infections to elongation of the arms and legs, against the dwarfism, congenital deformities, nd traumatic contraction.

Dr. Álvarez’s achievements in this field did not go unnoticed; his contribution led him to be a national hero and world reference in the field of external fixators.

He is also a reference in the application of stem cells in the treatment in orthopedic which proved effective in the treatment and management of ailments relating to brain and nerve disorders and neurological disorders.

Positions Held:

  • General Director of the International Orthopedic Scientific Complex “Frank Pais”: Ministry of Public Health of Cuba (MINSAP)
  • Head of the National Orthopedic Group (MINSAP)
  • President of the Cuban Society of Orthopedics of the National Council of Scientific Societies
  • Tenured professor of the University of Medical Sciences of Havana “Victoria de Giron” and of the Faculty of Medicine “Finlay-Albarran”, of the University of Medical Sciences of Havana “Victoria de Giron”
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Rector of the University of Medical Sciences of Havana “Victoria deGiron”
  • Advisory Professor of the University of Physical Culture and Sports “Manuel Fajardo”
  • Head of the advisory committee at CubaHeal Medical Tourism Inc.

University, Academic and Scientific Degrees:

  1. Doctor of Medicine, University of Havana, Cuba.
  2. Specialist II degree in Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  3. Doctor of the Medical Sciences University of Havana.
  4. Doctor of Sciences at the Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
  5. Doctor of Sciences, Havana, CUBA, Ministry of Higher Education.
  6. Dean of the Hiberno-American School of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  7. Merited Researcher, Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA).
  8. Doctor Honis Causa at the Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz, Bolivia.
  9. Doctor Honis Causa at the Universidad de San Agustin, Arequipa, Peru.
  10. Academic Member of the Academy of Sciences of Cuba.
  11. Doctor Honis Causa at the Universidad “Ricardo Palma”, Lima, Peru.
  12. Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of La Paz, Bolivia.
  13. Honorary Professor at the Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
  14. Honorary Professor at the University of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
  15. Visiting Assistant at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Paris, France.
  16. Consulting Professor at the Orthopedic Hospital Al-Razi, Kuwait.
  17. Consulting Professor at the Paulista Orthopedics and Traumatology School, Rio de Janeiro,
    Brazil.
  18. Consulting Professor at the Children’s Orthopedics of Bagdad, Iraq.
  19. Consulting Professor at the Hospital de Clinicas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  20. Head Tenured Professor at Orthopedics and Traumatology of the Superior Institute of
    Medical Sciences of Cuba.
  21. Tenured Professor, Head of the Chair of the Faculty of Medicine Finlay-Albarran, Havana.
  22. Visiting Counselor at the Paulista School of Medicine of Brazil.
  23. French Academic Palms.
  24. Honorary Professor at the Universidad Cesar Vallejo Trujillo, Republic of Peru.
  25. Dean Emeritus at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua.
  26. Honorary Professor at the Universidad de Moron of Argentina.
  27. Distinguished Professor at the Superior Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana.
  28. A Distinguished member of the Academy of Sciences of Cuba.

Membership in Scientific Societies:

  • Honorary member of the Brazilian Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Honorary member of the Ecuadorian Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Public Health, Cuba
  • Member of W.O.C. (World Orthopedic Concern),
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the National Institute of Sports and Recreation (INDER).
  • Honorary member of the Cuban Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • Honorary member of the Catalonian Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • A tenured member of the French Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology.
  • Partner associate of the Italian Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • Partner member of the Bolivian Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • A tenured member of the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. (SICOT)
  • Honorary member of the Mexican Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • Partner member of the Peruvian Pediatrics Society. Tenured member of the Latin
  • American Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • Honorary member of the Mexican Federation of Colleges of Orthopedics and Traumatology, A.C.
  • Partner member of the Peruvian Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • Honorary member of the Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Peru.
  • Honorary member of the Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
  • Full member of the Cuban Society of Health Administration.
  • Honorary member of the College of Medicine of La Paz, Bolivia.
    National delegate for Cuba to SICOT (International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology).
  • Honorary member of the French Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • Member of the Research Committee of the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT – SIROT).
  • Honorary member of the Ecuadorian Orthopedics and Traumatology Society.
  • Member of the Committee for the election of official functionaries of SICOT.
  • President of the Cuban-French Medical Association.
  • Honorary president of the Cuban Federation of Sports Medicine.
  • Honorary member of the Peruvian Pediatrics Society.
  • A tenured member of the Peruvian Arthroscopy Society.
  • Partner member the Spanish Arthroscopy Society.
    Honorary member of the Catalonian Sports Medicine Society.
  • A tenured member of the American Fracture Society.
  • Honorary member of the Nicaraguan Association of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • Member of the Arab / Latin-American Orthopedics and Traumatology

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