MorcuendeJ

Jose A. Morcuende, MD, PhD

Orthopedic Surgeon
4.66 out of 5 (146 ratings)

Professor

Orthopedics and Rehabilitation ( ) (Pediatric Profile)

About

Jose A. Morcuende, MD, PhD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon that specializes in clubfoot, hip disorders, tumors, fractures, and a number of other pediatric orthopedics diagnoses. Dr. Morcuende received his medical education and training from the University Autonoma of Madrid with an additional residency in Orthopedic Surgery here at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

His research interests include many of the diseases he treats as well as evidence-based outcomes in orthopedics and global health. He has presented at many national and international meetings, published many peer reviewed papers as well as numerous textbook chapters.

Dr. Morcuende is also involved in a number of professional societies and he is the President of the Ponseti International Association, dedicated to eliminate clubfoot disability worldwide by the development of sustainable national clubfoot programs.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Specialties

Pediatric Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Special Procedures

  • Clubfoot casting and treatment
  • Fracture fixation
  • Limb lengthening and shortening
  • Pediatric tumor surgery

Diseases and Conditions

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Clubfoot
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Perthes disease
  • SCFE (slipped capital femoral epiphysis)
  • Skeletal dysplasia
  • Spasticity

Locations


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Credentials

Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Degrees

  • MD, University Autonoma Madrid, Madrid
  • PhD, University Autonoma Madrid, Madrid

Residencies

  • Orthopedic Surgery, Autonoma University of Madrid, Madrid
  • Orthopedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Fellowships

Pediatric Orthopedics, Autonoma University of Madrid, Madrid

Ratings

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Overall Rating

4.66 out of 5 (146 ratings)