International Scholarships

The scholarship award program ESSKA gives the opportunity to young surgeons visit in Europe, teaching centers accredited and recognized for its high standards of clinical and scientific excellence.

Ignacio Cardona-Muñoz MD. (Godfather) -  Guadalajara 
Zoy Anastasiadis MD. - Santiago de Chile
Nils Calderón Tejerina MD. - Bolivia
Ignacio López Proumen MD. - Argentina


Makram Saleh MD.

Orthopaedic Surgeon Egipt

Country - Egipt
Data - January 2015 a March 2015

Makram Saleh  5 estrelaI would like to thank professor Espregeuira about giving me this great honor to join such a successful team at his centre.actually,most of the time I felt like I am with my family and he was as not only a professor but also like a big brother .I am now more oriented about his concept in managing knee sports injuries and other orthopaedic trauma surgeries than before I am so grateful to him and I wish him all the best and congratulations from my heart for your amazing successful program of fellowship ...good luck professor and all the team of work you have and see you again


Ankit Syal MD.

Resident  Mumbai

Country - India
Date - January 2015 a February 2015

Ankit Syal – 5 estrela
It has been a great pleasure to be part of the team and to see amazing surgeries and techniques. Thank you dr. Mendes, my mentor, and his team for giving me this opportunity. Hope to be back soon.. n meet my friends again

Chintan Desai MD.

Resident-MS-Orthopedics-Civil-Hospital-Ahmedabad - Mumbai

Country - India
Date - Outubro 2014 a Dezembro 2014

Chintan Desai – 5 estrelas "The best learning experience I've ever had. Great doctors, great teachers and above all, the best people I've known!! Feels like home !"

Luis Marcelo Leite MD.

Country - Brasil

Date - February 2014

Francesco Della Villa MD.

Isokinetics Institute

Country - Italy
Date - January 2014

"...I Just want to express my gratitude and friendship, I really enjoyed both the time with your beautiful family and your fantastic working team..."

Michele Vasso MD. e Michele Losco MD.

Università degli Studi del Molise - Campobasso

País - Italy
Data - November 2013

"Ci ha impressionato l’im portanza che viene riservata alla
ricerca scientifica: ai chirurghi ortopedici si affianca uno staff di professionisti in altri campi scientifici (ingegneri, biologi, fisioterapisti) a creare un gruppo di sicura eccellenza"

Marie-Béatrice Hardy MD, Mário Ronga MD, Johannes Zellner MD, Sérgio Gonçalves MD.

Country - Italy, France, Germany, Portugal
Data - October 2013

"Ultimo viaggio in Portogallo, prima tappa Porto, ospiti di João Espre gueira Mendes Presidente del l’ESSKA. João èstato il “Ci cerone” della visita alla fantasmagorica Clínica Espregueira Mendes costruita all’interno dello stadio de Dragão, casa del FC Porto"

William Clancy MD. PHD, Diane Dahm MD., Brian Wolf MD., Warren Dunn MD.


Country - United States
Date - May 2010

"... the afternoon was spent in surgery with Professor Espregueira-Mendes where we learned a nice technique for revision anterior crutiate ligament reconstruction..."

Ujjwal Deliwala MD.

Country - India
Date - May 2010

"I learnt many many things mostly related to sports Injury and many
other things regarding orthopedic Surgery from Prof. Espregueira Mendes.
I learnt the skill of management of patient as a whole, not only limited to
orthopedic subspecialty as being an orthoeadic surgeon. His key
role as leader in management of all health services at the clinic
including rehabilitation and Gym."