About

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Dr. Carolina Carvajal Barrera

Knee Surgeon

I am Dr. Carolina, an orthopedic physician specializing in the management of knee injuries and diseases. I characterize myself for my human quality, maintaining clear communication with my patients and their companions. My medical judgment allows me to establish accurate diagnoses and provide personalized treatments.

I am proud to be recognized as an excellent professional, backed by my solid academic preparation. My expertise and ethics guide me in caring for my patients, always seeking their well-being.

My goal is to improve the health and quality of life of my patients, providing comprehensive and professional care. The satisfaction of my patients is my greatest motivation, and I strive to offer them the best possible care.

Values

Responsibility

Complete the activities. Do what needs to be done when it needs to be done.

Quality

Optimum professional level,
clinical and surgical skill.

Excellence

It is a lifestyle, in which we seek with our daily activities to reach the maximum level of quality, efficiency and effectiveness in what is done.

Respect

Put yourself in the place of the other, be receptive to their needs. Value others as worthy subjects who deserve our recognition and protection.

Currículo

Dr. Carolina Carvajal

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Teaching

Training Teacher Advanced in Arthroscopy from the University of Antioquia.

Knee Teacher (consultation – surgery) Postgraduate Orthopedics and Traumatology and Undergraduate Medicine, U. of A.

Complementary studies

Speaker en podium durante el 69 Congreso Nacional SCCOT, Sociedad Colombiana de Orotpedia y traumatologia. 8 al 11 de Mayo, 2024

⁠Conferencista en V Congreso Internacional de Cirugia Artroscópica y Recontruccion Articular ACCART, Abril 24 al 26, 2024

Conferencista Internacional en I Bootcamp de Ligamento Cruzado Anterior, 12 al 14 de abril, 2024, Lima – Peru.


Speaker in 12th International Course on Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology SOCARTD, September 2023.

Speaker in ACL Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair, XXXVI ACCART webinar, July 25, 2023

Speaker in IV International Congress of Arthroscopic Surgery and Joint Reconstruction, ACCART, June 7 to 9, 2023

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL, Executive Education, Latin American Forum Masters, Boston, Massachusetts, May 24, 2023

Sports Medicine Surgery, Latin American Forum Masters LAF, Johnson and Johnson Institute, Raynham, MS, May 24-26, 2023

Speaker at the 11th National Meeting of Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology, SOCARTD, February 16 to 18, 2023

• 10o National Meeting of Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology, SOCARTD, January 28 and 29, 2022 

• III International Congress of Arthroscopic Surgery and Joint Reconstruction, ACCART, October 20 to 23, 2021

 Speaker in 7th Trauma Course, City of Medellin, SAOT, September 20 to 24, 2021

• 17th Latin American Meeting of Hip and Knee Surgeons, ELCCR. August 25 to 28, 2021

• 66th National SCCOT Congress. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. August 4 to 7, 2021

• Speaker at 9th Meeting of Arthroscopy, Knee and Sports Traumatology, SOCARTD, April 17, 2021

Speaker in II Update Symposium in Orthopedics and Traumatology. University of Antioquia, Faculty of Medicine. March 25 and 26, 2021.

• Speaker at the Knee Orthowomen module, September 24, 2020. 

• Speaker in Sports Traumatology Course, during the 8th National Meeting of the Colombian Society of Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology SOCARTD. February 12 to 14, 2020. 

III Live Surgery Course, Colombian Association of Arthroscopic Surgery and Joint Reconstruction. November 15 and 16, 2019

• 10th International Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Course. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. October 24 to 26, 2019

• Speaker on the podium during the I Course Orthopedics and Traumatology Hospital de San José. September 27 and 28, 2019

• 7th National Meeting of the Colombian Society of Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology. Update Conference on Sports Medicine and Traumatology. March 28 to 30, 2019

• XIII International Course of the City of Medellín Hip and Knee. Antioquia Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology SAOT. October 25 to 27, 2018

• Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, AORecon Course Workshop. July 30, 2018

• I LATAM Fellows Sports Medicine Forum. Arthrex. Naples. July 25 and 26, 2018

• III Ibero-Latinoamerican course of Hip and Knee. Corpse lab By Exactech. June 11 and 12, 2018

• Speaker on the podium of the work "Transfibular approach for fractures of the posterolateral tibial plateau" during the 63rd SCCOT National Congress. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. May 26, 2018

• 63rd SCCOT National Congress. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. May 23 to 26, 2018

• 9th International Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Course. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. October 19 to 21, 2017

• XII International Course of the City of Medellín Hip and Knee. Antioquia Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology SAOT. October 12 to 14, 2017

• 5th Course on Trauma City of Medellín, "Controversies in Trauma" Antioquia Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology SAOT. August 10-12, 2015

• Speaker on the podium of the work "Most frequent complications of Total Knee Arthroplasty in patients older than 80 years" during the 62nd SCCOT National Congress. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. May 12, 2017.

• 62nd SCCOT National Congress. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. May 10 to 13, 2017.

• AO TRAUMA Polytrauma Course. AOTrauma Latin America. September 14 to 17, 2016.

• Simulated training program for the development of activities and skills in arthroscopic surgery. FUCS Health Sciences University Foundation. 30 hours. September, 2016.

• 61st SCCOT National Congress. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. April 26 to 30, 2016.

• AO TRAUMA BASIC COURSE, Principles of fracture treatment. AOTrauma Latin America. February 17 to 20, 2016.

• X International Course of the City of Medellín Hip and Knee. Antioquia Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology SAOT. October 1 to 3, 2015

Speaker on the podium of the work "Severe knee trauma: Management with mobile external fixation. Experience at the Central Military Hospital” during the 60th SCCOT National Congress. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. May 20, 2015.

• 60th SCCOT National Congress. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. May 20 to 23, 2015.

• Symposium Latin American Workshop of Superior Member. Inbios. May 8 and 9, 2015.

• XXVI Refresher course in external fixation. Orthofix-ISO. April, 2015.

• AO SPINE COURSE, virtual course of AOSLA principles: Module I – Trauma, tumor and deformities. AOSpine Latin America. March 14, 2015.

• National Course on Children's Orthopedics. Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT. September 12 and 13, 2014.

• Seedbed for Postgraduate Medicine ¨Refresher Diploma in Clinical and Surgical Areas, Clinical Epidemiology and Reading Comprehension in English¨ Blended modality. University of Antioquia, Faculty of Medicine. February-April, 2013.

• Workshop Management of Children with Trauma ¨XXIX Course for Pediatric Residents ¨Knowledge and Shared Arguments¨. University of Antioquia, Faculty of Medicine. March 1, 2013.

• XIII Refresher Course in General Medical Knowledge ¨The Vision of the Resident¨ National Association of Interns and residents ANIR Regional Antioquia. February 14-16, 2013.

• XX Update Course in Medical Knowledge. Pontifical Bolivarian University, Faculty of Medicine. February 4-9, 2013.

• AVCA Certified Provider and Health Team Personnel. American Heart Association and Salamandra Foundation. May, 2011.

• XI Refresher Course in General Medical Knowledge ¨The Vision of the Resident¨ National Association of Interns and residents ANIR Regional Antioquia. February 24-26, 2011.

• Training What's new in Sports Medicine?. University of Antioquia, Faculty of Medicine. April 28, 2006.