orthopedist Traumatologist Danilo Velandia Leon colombia

Specialized in knowledge, prevention and treatment of knee and shoulder conditions. Congenital musculoskeletal or developmental disorders. Traumatic events of sports practices, accidents, fractures imply a condition of the osteo-articular system Degenerative osteo-articular alterations .

Danilo Velandia Leon
Danilo Velandia Leon orthopedist and Traumatologist

Orthopedist and Traumatologist expert in joint surgery, with the knowledge and skills necessary to medically and surgically attend to the various pathologies that afflict the musculoskeletal system and the locomotor system. Experience in the use of the most advanced surgical techniques in arthroscopy, arthroplasty and major trauma.

Danilo Velandia Leon
Orthopedist and Traumatologist Danilo Velandia Leon

Sports injuries affect the musculoskeletal system. They can change your life and limit your ability to exercise, therefore it is crucial to seek professional medical attention.

Danilo Velandia Leon
Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology of the knee in Bogota

Orthopedic Surgery and Knee Traumatology

The knee is a joint of great interest. Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics and Pathology allows us to establish preventive management, medical or surgical.

We have clinical assessment and imaging diagnosis. We treat congenital pathologies (dysplasia / dislocations) , angular deformities, fractures (femur, tibia, intraarticulares) , cartilage injuries , tendon injuries (anterior / posterior cruciate ligament, collateral ligaments) , meniscal injuries (suture, remodeling, meniscal transplant) and muscular. Comprehensive management of osteoarthritis, price quotation, unicompartmental osteotomies and prostheses, total prostheses, prosthetic spare parts and finally the rehabilitation of this complex joint.

Orthopedic Surgery and Shoulder Traumatology

Orthopedic Surgery and Shoulder Traumatology

The shoulder is a joint of great interest. Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics and Pathology allows us to establish preventive management, medical or surgical.

We have clinical assessment and imaging diagnosis. We attend to problems of this joint in all age groups, problems such as dislocation or instability; fractures at any age; biceps pathology, rotator cuff pathology and shoulder osteoarthritis.



Osteotomies are surgical procedures designed to correct angular alterations in the alignment of the lower extremities.. Knee deformities, they are frequent problems, many times underdiagnosed, which can cause damage to cartilage, in the menisci and even in the ligaments. The goal of surgery is to correct the axis of the limb, improving function, decreasing pain and delaying the need for joint replacement.

• Osteotomies in the femur • Osteotomies in tibia

Knee Specialties

Patella fracture

Patella fracture requires immediate attention. It generates severe pain and functional inability of the joint to move and walk. Other common symptoms are knee inflammation (effusion) , feel popping (noises) and limitation to extend (stretch the knee ).

Reconstructive Knee Surgery

Surgical Techniques for Injured Knee Repair (damaged) have made great strides in recent decades. Many people, among them, elite athletes have managed to recover and go on to excel after sustaining an injury that, some years ago, would have ended his career.

Proximal Tibial Fractures

Proximal tibial fractures or also known as tibial plateau fractures. They are frequent fractures, can limit normal knee function. They generally require open surgery, minimally invasive or arthroscopically assisted.

Knee fracture

A knee fracture occurs when one of the bones that make up this joint fractures or breaks. The bones that are part of the knee are the femur, tibia and fibula and patella. The bones of the knee joint are from the thigh (femur), lower leg (tibia and fibula) and the kneecap.

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique. In which the surgeon has the ability to diagnose and treat knee problems. Through small incisions, a lens connected to a camera is inserted to view the joint on a high-definition monitor. With thin instruments that are inserted through additional small incisions, different types of interventions can be performed to treat injuries.
• Menisci. • Anterior cruciate ligament. • Posterior cruciate ligament. • Cartilage. • Multiligamentary. • Patellofemoral pathology.

Knee surgery

Knee surgery allows by surgical means the relief of your diseases, supported by cutting edge technology. Innovative techniques such as minimally invasive surgery are used, making corrections to structural abnormalities that cause knee pain. You may need surgery when your knee has structural damage or other conditions, like osteoarthritis.

Shoulder Specialties

Shoulder fracture

Treatment of a shoulder fracture (proximal humerus) depends on multiple factors, like the guy with the fracture (stroke), bone quality (osteopenia - osteoporosis), activity level, the state of the ligaments, tendons or cartilage etc. There are different treatment alternatives, from medical management (orthopedic Non-surgical), reduction and fixation with plates, screws or nails; up to joint replacement with a prosthesis.

Rotator cuff repair

Rotator cuff repair is surgery to repair a torn tendon in the shoulder. This procedure can be done with a large incision ("open") or with a shoulder arthroscopy, which uses smaller incisions. Surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff usually involves reattaching the tendon to the head of the humerus. (upper arm bone).

Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive shoulder surgery consists in offering those patients who suffer from pathologies in this joint, different treatments that can range from, open reduction plus fixation with osteosynthesis materials for fractures until replacement of the joint by a prosthesis.

Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder surgery allows by medical and / or surgical means the relief of your diseases, supported by cutting edge technology. Innovative techniques such as minimally invasive surgery are used, making corrections to structural abnormalities that cause shoulder pain. The shoulder is made up of three main bones, two main joints, tendons and muscles. There are several different types of injuries that can occur and, Thus, a variety of different procedures to correct them.

Shoulder Joint Replacements

Shoulder replacement allows to regain quality of life, impaired by years of pain and limited movement due to osteoarthritis. The surgery consists of replacing it with a metal and polyethylene prosthesis, damaged joint surface. Its main objective is to improve pain, joint mobility and function. It is a surgery that has a direct impact on mobility , improving the quality of life of patients, allowing them to do the activities they had stopped doing due to joint pain.

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder arthroscopy is a surgical procedure to examine or repair the tissues in or around the shoulder.. It is practiced through small incisions, through which a camera is introduced, which transmits a signal to a monitor. Recovery is faster than with traditional surgery (open).


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Traumatology and orthopedics

Doctor Danilo Velandia Leon

What is Traumatology and Orthopedics?

It is the branch of medicine that is dedicated to the study of injuries to the locomotor system. The specialty is medical-surgical, and the doctors who practice it are called traumatologists or orthopedic surgeons.

What does Traumatology and Orthopedics cover?

Its scope extends beyond the field of traumatic injuries; covers the study of congenital or acquired diseases that affect the locomotor system, especially those that require surgical treatment, prosthesis or orthosis.

What is the Field of Action of Traumatology and Orthopedics?

Traumatology deals with traumatic spinal injuries, Knee, Shoulders and other extremities that affect: Bones: fractures (femur fracture, humerus fracture, Colles fracture), epiphysiolysis, etc. Ligaments and joints: sprains, dislocations, traumatic arthritis, etc. Muscles and tendons: fibrillar breaks, hematomas, bruises, tendinitis, etc.

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Testimonials from our patients

I broke my left rotator cuff while falling. I tried to put up with it for almost a year with medications, physical therapy and basically it didn't help . I was scheduled for surgery elsewhere. I did not like the atmosphere, so I looked for another opinion. I am happy to have done it !! all nursing staff, ambulatory surgical units, postoperative care and now the final results: I have no pain I have a full range of motion, I have strength and continue to develop it while following a very detailed therapy regimen. I can only recommend Dr.. Danilo Velandia and elite staff, professional, personal, warm and friendly.

Camila cardenas Orthopedics and Traumatology Patient

I am so impressed and grateful for the care that Dr.. Danilo, that every time I get a chance to give a positive review, I can not resist! The level of care he provides far exceeds that of any other doctor I have ever seen. I am so impressed. He patiently explained every detail of the treatment plan for my broken Knee to me and really took the time to listen and answer all the questions I had.. If I ever have to refer someone I know to an orthopedic surgeon, I will insist that they see Dr.. Danilo Velandia. There is no one else I would turn to if I needed one again. Thank you Dr. Danilo for the great care you have given me!

Raul Cespedes Orthopedics and Traumatology Patient

I have seen Dr.. Danilo Velandia a couple of times in Bogotá and I'll be back, it's been great so far. No pressure to rush to surgery, great advantage. Gives good information and options from the first day to the surgery process. All staff are friendly and helpful highly qualified, He has been the most proactive and helpful medical person I have dealt with and I am really very happy. Your diligence has made sure you get the help you need, and it even helped me avoid forgetting things. Thank you very much indeed! I am very happy with my visits with him. Highly recommended Dr. Danilo Velandia and his team of professionals!

Pedro Mutis Orthopedics and Traumatology Patient

My experience as a patient of Dr.. Daniel has been extremely positive. Performed surgery on my right shoulder, completely relieving my symptoms. He patiently listened to my concerns, answered my many questions and provided insightful information, but not too technical. The doctor. Danilo made himself available both before and after my surgery to address my pre-surgery nerves and my post-surgery expectations.. He was always professional, patient and attentive. I feel very lucky that when I could no longer suffer with the symptoms, my husband, who recommended me to Dr.. Danilo Velandia.

Maria lopez Orthopedics and Traumatology Patient

After playing competitive soccer for several years, I broke my anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus. I was very nervous about the long process of surgery and recovery really is a life changing process, I thought I would lose everything since sport is my life and my passion, but Dr.. Danilo Velandia was very helpful, informative and reassuring, he really knew how to handle the situation. My surgery went smoothly and my recovery went according to plan. The doctor. Danilo was present every step of the way and showed his medical competence, as well as his natural compassion, Thank you very much and very grateful, I have been able to continue with my day to day.

Andres Perea Orthopedics and Traumatology Patient

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