Guadalajara

FIFA Medical Clinic of Excellence

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FIFA Medical Clinic of Excellence

Guadalajara

Sport Med is a leading institution dedicated to providing services related to the different aspects of football medicine and sport science in one location.

It was founded in order to serve football players in western Mexico and from the beginning has been involved in training, prevention, care and development of football medical programmes for amateur and professional players.

Our main focus is on football players and we serve players of all ages and both genders at all levels as well as referees.

For this, we have a multidisciplinary group of professionals working together in the application of innovative techniques and state-of-the-art equipment along with research in clinical areas that make us to offer high-quality medical services to our patients.

The Institute of Sports Science, which is our academic wing, conducts training programmes, workshops, courses, diploma courses and national and international congresses.

We also have agreements with universities, national and international associations and institutions to carry out initiatives such as sports nutrition courses and ISAK evaluation, focusing on football players.

Currently, we have an agreement with the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico City which is the second research centre in the country to develop a synthetic cartilage substitute. Our medical areas are:

Sports Medicine Department

Traumatology and Orthopaedic Department

Cardiology Department

Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit:

Upper extremity and hand and wrist unit
Lower extremity unit
Column and spinal cord unit

Nutrition Department

Psychology Department

Ambulatory Surgery Unit

Fact sheet

Guadalajara

Established 1998

Accredited FMCE since 2011

To serve football players in training, prevention, care and development of football medicine programmes from amateur to professional players

40 staff members, including medical doctors, physiotherapists, psychologists, nutritionists, sports-medical doctors, gastroenterology, trauma and orthopaedics, as well as personal trainers

On site 500-square-metre physical therapy area plus a swimming pool (therapeutic tank) and a surgical area with two surgical operation rooms and ten bedrooms.

www.sportmed.mx

Administration

Guadalajara

Name
Dr Francisco Arroyo, MD

Title
Director / Head of FMCE

Email
franciscoarroyo@sport-med.com.mx

Phone number:
+52 33 3656 6999

Mobile number
+52 33 3201 1399

Postal address
Av. Patria 1401 Zapopan, Jalisco, 45110, Mexico

Name
Xitlali Ramirez

Title
Medical Coordinator,
First contact person of the FMCE

Email
dra.ramirez-ortopedia@hotmail.com

Phone number:
+52 33 3656 6999

Mobile number
+52 33 3178 3171

Postal address
Av. Patria 1401 Zapopan, Jalisco, 45110, Mexico

Name
Paola Pinedo

Title
Director of Marketing & Communication

Email
paolapinedo@sportmed.mx

Phone number:
+52 33 3656 6999

Mobile number
+52 33 1250 8773

Postal address
Av. Patria 1401 Zapopan, Jalisco, 45110, Mexico

Scientific

Contribution

Top publications

  • Current publications in progress (started 2013 and will be completed in 2017) on cartilage
  • Hamstring Injury Prevention Strategies-Delphi study. Consensus on the definition of and criteria for Return-to-Play after hamstring injury FIFA Medical Centres of Excellence (2015-2016) Study in process
  • Supplements to augment muscle  (Doping Free) Pisa Laboratories Mexico
  • Fat Reducers Supplements (Doping Free) Pisa Laboratories Mexico
  • Improving Performance (Doping Free) Pisa Laboratories Mexico
  • Antiaging Supplements, Pisa Laboratories Mexico
  • Cartilage repair with Autologous fat cells IPN Mexico
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