Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos, Algarve: Orthopaedic surgery, hip and knee replacement in Portugal
High quality orthopaedic surgery in the Algarve, Portugal, including ligamentoplasty, hip replacement, knee replacement, and treatment of carpel tunnel syndrome.
Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos is an HPP Saúde hospital in the Algarve, Portugal providing a variety of orthopaedic surgery procedures including ligamentoplasty, hip replacement, knee replacement, and treatment of carpel tunnel syndrome. It is a functional and efficient health unit supported by advanced technology and a solid and experienced team of health professionals. The quality of Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos's medical staff, combined with 16 years experience in the Algarve, advanced technology, inspiring architecture, and a privileged location makes the hospital a unique and differentiated place to receive orthopaedic surgery.
Purpose built from scratch, Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos is a modern, functional and efficient health unit which aims to excel as a hospital of the new generation. It provides clinical services in medicine and surgery, with inpatient and outpatient services. It obtained the Quality Certification according to NP EN/ISO 9001:2008 standards in March 2005.
With extensive experience in surgical interventions in the Algarve, Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos and its sister hospital Santa Maria de Faro perform over 3,000 surgeries annually.
53 beds distributed among private rooms, semi-private rooms, and 3 or 4-bed wards equipped with a private bathroom, cable TV, air-conditioning, telephone, and medical gases network.
4 operating rooms equipped with the latest technology, each has a room for pre-anaesthesia, transfer, recovery, and intermediate care, allowing the use of advanced surgical techniques. Post-operative recovery is located in a sector annex to the operating theatre where, in addition to constant monitoring, the patient has at his/her disposal a team of nurses supported by an anaesthesiologist.
24hour English speaking medical assistance
English speaking welfare service where visits are made to all clients who have been admitted to the hospital
24hour English speaking phone service, logistic and technical support in case of incident/accident
24hour ambulance service
Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos, Algarve has been accredited the gold seal of approval by Joint Commission International. Joint Commission International has evaluated this hospital and found it to meet the international health care quality standards for patient care and organisation management.
The orthopaedic surgery team
The clinical staff and surgical teams working at the Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos and Hospital Santa Maria de Faro are made up of highly qualified professionals with a high degree of competence and experience.
Consultation, examination, hospital admission, and orthopaedic surgery is undertaken by a dynamic and multidisciplinary team that ensures the quality of services which you receive.
The service in Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos's multilingual facility, is customised to each patient and follows an ethical code, based on the values of humanism.
Why not combine a holiday with your orthopaedic surgery in Portugal?
More and more people are travelling abroad and seeking private treatment for orthopaedic surgery. By solving waiting list problems and obtaining a better service at a lower cost, medical tourism becomes an attractive option. Add the fact that you can enjoy a family holiday while recovering and this may be the ideal solution to a health problem.
Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos organises and provides medical treatment in the Algarve. Preparation for hospital admission as well as all administrative procedures and accommodation in one of the region’s hotels will be all taken care of to provide you and your family with a high quality service.
Orthopaedic operations offered by Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos in Portugal
Arthroscopy is an orthopaedic surgery used to view, diagnose and treat problems inside a joint, involving only small incisions. Arthroscopic meniscectomy involves the removal of cartilage from the joint using arthroscopic techniques.
Click here to read more about arthroscopic meniscectomy surgery.Carpel tunnel surgery (either bilateral or monolateral)
Carpel tunnel surgery involves cutting the transverse ligament in the forearm. The pressure felt on the median nerve should disappear immediately.
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The hip replacement operation completely removes the damaged joint structures. Then, the upper end of the femur and the hip are prepared so that a component consisting of a stem and a metallic sphere can be set on the first, and a cupola on the latter.
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Total knee replacement is a surgical procedure replacing the patient’s knee joint with an artificial joint.
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Meniscectomy, ligamentplasty, and ligament reconstruction
Ligamentoplasty or ligament reconstruction is performed by replacing the damaged ligament with a substitute graft which may be a section of the tendon or hamstrings, either belonging to the patient or alternatively taken from a corpse.
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Trigger finger surgery (either bilateral or monolateral)
Trigger finger surgery is the release or extension of the initial portion of the tendon sheath through a small incision in the hand.
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Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos
Tel.: +(351) 282 764 806
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