Policlinico Gemelli IRCCS di Roma

Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Sports Traumatology and Knee Surgery

Orthopaedics and sports traumatology and Knee Surgery Operational Unit led by prof. Giulio Maccauro is a medical-surgical department focused on the treatment of sports traumatic and degenerative pathologies affecting the knee joint.

The operative unit guarantees the patient under examination the attention necessary for an early, clinical and instrumental diagnosis; rapid treatment of the lesion, using the most innovative surgical techniques and adequate postoperative and rehabilitative treatment.


Orthopaedics areas

Main Pathologies Orthopaedics Treated in Gemelli:

  • Knee ligament injury (ACL, PCL, PCL, MCL);
  • Meniscal and/or cartilage injury;
  • Tendon injuries affecting all joints;
  • Degenerative diseases of the knee (Arthrosis).

Surgical techniques:

  • Arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery;
  • Joint degeneration prevention interventions (corrective osteotomies, cartilage transplants etc.);
  • Joint prostheses (unicompartmental and total knee; endo/arthroplasty, reverse shoulder prosthesis);
  • Tendon ruptures repair.
Gemelli Rome Triangle


Gemelli Rome Triangle