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Ortopedia e traumatologia (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Ortopedia e traumatologia
    Generic category in Annex V: Orthopaedics (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "Lo specialista in Ortopedia e Traumatologia possiede conoscenze teoriche e sviluppato capacità praticoprofessionali nel campo della fisiopatologia e terapia medica e chirurgica (correttivo-conservativa, ricostruttiva e sostitutiva) delle malattie dell'apparato locomotore nell'età pediatrica e adulta con specifici campi di competenza nella semeiotica funzionale e strumentale, nella metodologia clinica e nella terapia in Ortopedia, nella Chirurgia della Mano e nella Traumatologia compresa la Traumatologia dello sport."


    The Specialist possesses theoretical knowledge and developed practical professional skills in the field of pathophysiology and medical and surgical therapy (conservative-corrective, reconstructive and replacement therapy) of the diseases of musculoskeletal system in childhood and adulthood, with specific expertise in the fields of functional and instrumental symptomatology, clinical methodology and treatment in Orthopedics, in Hand Surgery and in Traumatology, including Traumatology in Sport.

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