Dr. Max Greig

Orthopedic care in Mexico

Dr. Max Greig is Puerto Vallarta’s leading Orthopedic surgeons as well as one of the most recognized doctors in all of Mexico.

MEDICAL LICENCES: C.M.O.y T. 132027 Ced. Esp. 3444102
D.G.P. 2173880 D.P.E. 9822 (12-1

MEXICAN TAX NUMBER: GEMA-611219-5XI

LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, and German

AFFILIATIONS:

• International Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

• Affiliated Member of the Mexican Association of Arthroscopic Surgeons (AMECRA)

• Active Member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)

• Member of the Mexican Association Of Orthopedics and Traumatology (AMOT)

• Associate Clinical Orthopaedic Surgeon at the ARTHROSCOPIC UNIT of the Department of Orthopaedics of the University Hospital of Guadalajara (Hospital Civil de Guadalajara)

• Staff member of several private hospitals in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

• Member of the CMQ Hospital System

• Member of the Puerto Vallarta College of Orthopedic Surgeons

• Ex-scholar of the German Academical Exchange Program (DAAD)

PRE-MEDICAL SCHOOLING:

HIGH SCHOOL: September 1978 to July 1981
“High School No. 7 –
The university of Guadalajara”
High School Diploma
Qualification: 99.9
(Scale 60 – 100; 100 = maximum)

PRE-MEDICAL &
BIOLOGICAL COURSES: July 1979 to July 1981
“Pre-medical and biological courses –
University of Guadalajara”
Physical Therapy Training
Qualification: 99.9

MEDICAL TRAINING:

MEDICAL SCHOOL September 1981 to March 1988
Medical School
University of Guadalajara
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO
“General Medical Practitioner Title”
Global qualification: 93.24

INTERNSHIP: January 1986 to December 1988
Rotational Internship through different
hospital departments
Qualification: 96

SOCIAL SERVICE: January 1987 to December 1987
In an outskirt community close to Ciudad
Guzmán, Jalisco, Mexico, providing basic
medical family care

THESIS: February 1988
With the theme:
“Prevalence of Chagas Disease in
Guadalajara (1987)”
Qualification: 100

PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL EXAM: March 1988
General Medical Practitioner License
Qualification: 87.6
POSTGRADUATE: March 1992 to February 1993
Municipal Medical Services
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO
Clinical and hospital training in the Specialty of
Orthopedics, Traumatology, and Rehabilitation

March 1993 to February 1997
Civil Hospital of Guadalajara
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO
Residency in the Specialty of Orthopaedics and
Traumatology

April 1997 to September 1998
University Hospital of Münster, GERMANY
Subspecialty in Arthroscopy and Shoulder Surgery –
Scholar of the German Academic Exchange Program
(D.A.A.D.)

HOSPITAL ROTATIONS:

July to August 1994: Rotation and participation in clinic activities in the Orthopaedic Department of the University of Münster, GERMANY

March to September 1996: Rotation and participation in clinical–surgical activities of
the “Orthopaedic Surgery Center” in South Texas, U.S.A.

ADDITIONAL MEDICAL TRAINING:

February 1989: “State of California Department of Health Services Office of AIDS. Basic HIV Pre & Post Test Counselor”
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

July 1993: American College of Surgeons
Advanced Trauma Life Support Certificate
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

PARTICIPATION IN COURSES AND SCIENTIFIC CONGRESSES:

June 1992: First Trauma Course, Civil Hospital of Guadalajara
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

March – April 1993: Basic Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

November 1993: XII National Orthopaedic and Traumatology Congress in Monterrey, Nuevo León, MEXICO

December 1993: 1st International Course of Pediatric Orthopaedics,
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

February 1994: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
24th Annual Winter Meeting
New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.

February to March 1994: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1994
61st Annual Meeting AAOS
New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.

May 1994: First International Geriatrics Symposium
Bicentennial Civil Hospital
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

May 1994: International Symposium “Rehabilitation medicine
in the beginning of the 21st century”
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

September 1994: International Course in Current Concepts of
Hip and Knee Surgery
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

December 1994: VIII Orthopaedic and Tramatology Course on
Bone Tumors
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

January 1995: V Medical Conference Cycle
of the Civil Hospital of Guadalajara,
General Coordinator of the CICOM ´95
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

February 1995 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1995
62nd Annual Meeting AAOS
Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

May 1995: 2nd International Geriartrics Symposium
Civil Hospital of Guadalajara
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

November 1995: XIII National Congress of Orthopaedics and
Traumatology, AMOT 95
Tijuana, Baja California Norte, MEXICO
Assistance to the congress and instructional courses

November 1995: VI Medical Conference Cycle of the
Civil Hospital of Guadalajara
Member of the Consultive Committee
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

December 1995: Medical-Legal Issues for Hospital Residents
Consultant
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

June 1996: “1st Annual Fracture Management –
Complications & Solutions”
Napa, California, U.S.A.

January 1997: “Knie-TEP-Revisionseingriffe”
(Revision on Total Knee Replacement Management)
Münster, GERMANY

September 1997: “10th Congress of the European Society for Surgery of
the Shoulder and the Elbow”
Salzburg, AUSTRIA

October 1997: “European Musculo-Skeletal Oncology Meeting EMSOS 1997”
Münster, GERMANY

November 1997: “Münsteraner Sportärztetage:
Orthopädische Aspekte im Kraftsport”
(Orthopaedic Aspects in Sports Medicine)
Münster, GERMANY

January 1998: “Endoprothetik 2000: Aussichten, neue Konzepte, Lösungsmöglichkeiten”
(Current Concepts on Orthopaedic Endoprothesis)
Münster, GERMANY

March 1998: “4. Aachener Pauwels-Symposium :
Das instabile Knie”
(Symposium of the unstable Knee)
Aachen, GERMANY

April 1998: “Münsteraner Sportärztetage: Die Schulter im Sport”
(The Shoulder in Sports)
Münster, GERMANY

April 1998: “Operationskurs Knie-Endoprothetik”
(Course – Workshop on Total Knee Replacement
Endoprosthesis)
Münster, GERMANY

April – May 1998: “17th Annual Meeting of the
Arthroscopy Association of North America”
Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.
Assistance to the congress and several instructional courses

May 1998: “Arthroskopische Vordere Kreuzbandchirurgie”
(Symposium on the arthroscopic management on
reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament)
Köln, GERMANY

June 1998: “FOOT – the Congress”
EFAS European Foot and Ankle Societies
Congress on Orthopaedic Foot Pathologies
Köln, GERMANY

August 1998: “OP-Kurs Schulter-Endoprothetik”
(Course – workshop on Shoulder Endoprosthesis)
Münster, GERMANY

February 1999: 1º Congress Advances in Medicine of the Civil Hospitals and VII International Reunion of Medicine 1999 ARTHROSCOPY Course
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO
General Coordinator of the Arthroscopy Course

June 1999: IV International Congress of the Mexican Association of Surgery of the Knee and Arthroscopy (A.M.E.C.R.A.) Monterrey, Nuevo León, MEXICO
Congress on Multiple Joint Arthroscopy

July 1999: V Course of Current Concepts in Orthopaedics
“The Knee from birth to old age”
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

September 1999: 13th Congress of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow
The Hague, The Netherlands HOLLAND
European Congress on Surgery of the Upper Extremity
Poster presentation: “The multi-directional unstable glenohumeral arthroplasty – surgical stabilization with an artificial sleeve”

November 1999: XV National Congress of the Mexican Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (A.M.O.T. ‘99)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO
Coordinator of the Course on the Cervical Whiplash Syndrome

March 2000: IV International Conferences on Orthopaedics I.M.S.S.
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO
Current Concepts on Hip Surgery

June 2000: V International Congress of the Mexican Association of Surgery of the Knee and Arthroscopy (A.M.E.C.R.A.),
Congress on Multiple Joint Arthroscopy
` Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

July 2000: Hosp. Esp. del C.M.N.O. IMSS
International Journeys in Orthopaedics –
Vertebral Spine Instrumentation –
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

August 2000: 1st World Spine Congress
Berlin, GERMANY
Research presentation on: “Classification of Pott´s
Disease (Spinal Tuberculosis) regarding Vertebral and Neurological Involvement”

February to March 2001: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
68th Annual Meeting AAOS
San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.

June 2001: Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía
Reconstructiva Articular y Artroscopia
VI International Annual Congress AMECRA
Cancún, Quintana Roo, MEXICO
July 2001: Hosp.. Esp. del C.M.N.O. IMSS
VII Current Concepts Course in M.I.S. Foot
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

February 2002: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
69th Annual Meeting AAOS
Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

February 2002: Arthroscopy Association of North America
Specialty Day
69th Annual Meeting AAOS
Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

June 2002: OPS-OMS, Secretaría de Salud
National Forum on Human Health Resources
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

July 2002: Hosp. Esp. del C.M.N.O. IMSS
VIII Current Concepts Course in Orthopedics (Trauma)
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

January 2003: Colegio de Radiología e Imagen de Jalisco
5th International Course in Clinical Radiology
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

February 2003: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
70th Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.

February 2003: Arthroscopy Association of North America
Specialty Day
70th Annual Meeting AAOS
New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.

June 2003: Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía
Reconstructiva Articular y Artroscopia
VIII International Annual Congress AMECRA
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

June 2003: Health Stream ZIMMER
Total Hip and Knee Forum
Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

July 2003: Hosp. Esp. del C.M.N.O. IMSS
IX Current Concepts Course in Orthopedics (Foot Pathology)
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

October 2003: Asociación Mexicana para el Estudio y Tratamiento del Dolor
1st Interactive Workshop on pain management
Huatulco, Oaxaca, MEXICO

March 2004: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
71st Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.

March 2004: Hospital Civil de Guadalajara and Mayo Clinic
II Conferences in Medicine of Subspecialties
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

April 2004: “23rd Annual Meeting of the
Arthroscopy Association of North America”
Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.
Assistance to the congress and several instructional courses

July 2004: Hosp. Esp. del C.M.N.O. IMSS
X Current Concepts Course in Orthopedics (Shoulder Pathology)
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

August 2004: Asociación Mexicana para el Estudio y Tratamiento del Dolor
2nd Interactive Workshop on pain management
Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, MEXICO

February 2005: VII International Congress Advances in Medicine of the Civil Hospitals and III Reunion of Medicine of High Specialty
Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEXICO

April 2005: “Current concepts on acute coronary ischemic syndromes and reperfusion workshop” Mexican Society of Cardiology Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MEXICO

May 2005: 2005 AANA Annual Meeting
Arthroscopy Association of North America”
Vancouver, B.C., CANADA

November 2005: XVIII National Orthopaedic and Traumatology Congress in
Mazatlán, Sinaloa, MEXICO

GUEST SPEAKER AND LECTURER (1999/2004):

January 1999: IX Cycle of Medical Conferences
Civil Hospital of Guadalajara
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“Spine Trauma in Sports Medicine”

March 1999: Rheumatology Society of Jalisco
Speaker and Guest Professor with the topic:
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“Knee Arthroscopy in Rheumatoid Arthritis”

March 1999: IV International Journeys of Orthopaedics
Mexican Institute for Social Security
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“Osteochondritis dissections of the Knee, Acromioclavicular Arthrosis, Subacromial Arthroscopic resection”

April 1999: VI International Symposium on Geriatrics and Gerontology “Fray Antonio Alcalde”
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“Application of Arthroscopy Surgery in Elderly Patients”

July 1999: General Hospital of Zapopan
Zapopan, Jalisco, México
“Advances in Multiple Joint Arthroscopy”

August 1999: Orthopaedic Pediatric Society of Jalisco
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“Osteochondritis of the Knee”

October 1999: Medical Society of La Barca, Jalisco
La Barca, Jalisco, México
“Advances in Multiple Joint Arthroscopy”

November 1999: XV National Congress of the Mexican Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (A.M.O.T. ’99)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
“Diagnostic methods of lesions of the Cervical Spine”

December 1999: San Javier Hospital
Rehabilitation Medicine Meeting
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“Shoulder Arthroscopy: indications and limitations”

June 2000: Colonias Hospital
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“Multiple Joint Arthroscopy: Indications and benefits”

November 2000: Hospital San Javier y Dpto. Medicina Física
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“Importance of Rehabilitation in Orthopedics”

May 2001: Sociedad Occidental Colegio Médico Rehabilitación
Zacatecas, Zacatecas
“Sports Rehabilitation”

November 2001: Academia Mexicana de Ciencias and CONACYT
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México
“Current Concepts in Arthroscopy”

July 2002: Hosp. Esp. del C.M.N.O. IMSS
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México
VIII Current Concepts Course in Orthopedics
“Management of open fractures”

September 2002: Colegio de Médicos Generales del Estado de Nayarit
Tepic, Nayarit, México
“Most frequent joint injuries”

September 2002: Asociación Jalisciense de Quiropedistas y Podíatras
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
“The present stage of microsurgery in the Foot”

November 2002: University of Guadalajara, Campus Puerto Vallarta
Hematology Conferences
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
“Most common hematologic affectations in Orthopedics”

November 2002: Universidad de Colima and Mexican Podology Association
1st National Congress of Foot Surgery
“Minimum Invasive Surgery in Hallux Valgus”
“Postoperative care of M.I.S.”

December 2002: Diagnóstico Integral Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
“Ultrasound studies for the Musculoskeletal System”

July 2003: Hosp. Esp. del C.M.N.O. IMSS
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México
IX Current Concepts Course in Orthopedics
“Minimum invasive procedures for heel spur resection”

March 2004: Centro Universitario de la Costa
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México
“Current Concept in Neurosciences”

May 2004: Universidad de Guadalajara
Centro Universitario del Sur
Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, Mexico
“Immobilizations and bandages”

July 2004: Hosp. Esp. del C.M.N.O. IMSS
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
X Current Concepts Course in Orthopedics
“Clinical and radiological examination of the shoulder”

MANUSCRIPTS:

“The posterior subdeltoid approach: a modified access to the posterior glenohumeral joint”.
Jerosch J. Greig M. PeukerET. Filler TJ.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2001 May-Jun;10(3):265-8.
PMID: 11408910 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] .
“Which stabilization technique corrects anatomy best in patients with AC- separation? An experimental study “ Jerosch J. Filler T. Peuker E. Greig M. Siewering U. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 1999;7(6):365-72.
PMID: 10639655 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

“ Classification of Pott´s Disease regarding Vertebral and Neurological Involvement ”
J. Ramírez-Jiménez, M. Greig
Civil Hospital of Guadalajara, Department of Orthopaedics
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Oral presentation at the World Spine Congress in Berlin, GERMANY
Tuesday, August 29 th., 2000

“ The multi-directional unstable glenohumeral arthroplasty – surgical stabilization with an artificial sleeve “
M. Greig, J. Jerosch
Civil Hospital of Guadalajara, University of Guadalajara, Mexico and Johanna-Etienne-Hospital, Neuss, Germany
Poster presentation at the 13th Congress of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow in The Hague, HOLLAND September 8 – 11, 1999

“ Primary Bone Tumors and Tumor Like Lesions of the Shoulder – Imaging Features in Correlation with Histopathology “
Thomas M. Link, MD; Maximilian A. Greig, MD
University Hospital of Münster, Germany
Poster presentation at the 84th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America in New York, U.S.A. November 29 – December 4, 1998

MOST COMMON PROCEDURES AND FEES:

Hip

• Falls and Hip Fractures
• Getting “Hip” to Joint Replacement Surgery
• Hip Bursitis
• Hip Dislocation
Hip Fracture Total 300 Per year 30  cost: $7000-$9000us.
• Hip Strains
• Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip
• Osteoarthritis of the Hip
• Osteonecrosis of the Hip
• Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Total Hip Replacement (***) Total 500 Per year 50  cost: $13,500us.
• Total Hip Replacement Exercise Guide

Knee

ACL Reconstruction (***) Total 500 Per year 50  cost: $8000-$9000us.
• Arthritis of the Knee
Knee Arthroscopy (***) Total 2,000 Per year 100 cost: $4000-$6000us.
• Knee Ligament Injuries
• Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis cost: $2500-$3000us.
• Meniscal Tear cost: $4000-$6000us.
• Osteotomy and Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
• Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
 Surgical Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee cost: $12,500us.
Total Knee Replacement (***) Total 800 Per year 50  cost: $12,500us.
• Unstable Kneecap
• Viscosupplementation Treatment for Arthritis cost: $1200us. (nonsurgical)

Foot

• Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Broken Ankle Total 600 Per year 60   cost: $3000-$3500us.
Bunion Surgery (***) Total 300 Per year 30  cost: $2000-$2500us.
• Diabetic Foot
Hammer Toe Total 300 Per year 30  cost: $1500-$2000us.
• Heel Pain
• Ingrown Toenail cost: $1500-$2000us.
Morton’s Neuroma Total 50 Per year 5   cost: $1500-$2000us.
• Plantar Fasciitis
• Sprained Ankle
Stiff Big Toe (Hallux Rigidus) Total 20 Per year 2   cost: $2000-$2500us.

Neck

Cervical Radiculopathy (***) Total 50 Per year 5
• Neck Pain Movement Problems
• Whiplash

Spine

Herniated Disk or Low Back Surgery(***)Total 500 Per year 50   cost: $14,000-$15,000us.
• Low Back Pain
• Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
• Sciatica
• Scoliosis

Shoulder

• Arthritis of the Shoulder
• Broken Collarbone
Shoulder Arthroscopy Surgery (***) Total 500 Per year 50  cost: $4,000-$6,000us.
Dislocated Shoulder (***) Total 400 Per year 40   cost: $4,000-$6,000us.
• Frozen Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Tears (***) Total 800 Per year 60   cost: $5,500-$6,500us.
Rupture of the Biceps Tendon (***) Total 200 Per year 20  cost: $5,000-$6,000us.
• Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder Joint Replacement Total 40 Per year 4  cost: $11,000-$12,000us.
• Shoulder Joint Tear (Glenoid Labrum Tear)
• Shoulder Pain
• Shoulder Separation

Arm / Elbow
• Biceps Tendinitis
• Dislocated Elbow
Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis (***) Total 250 Per year 25  cost: $2,500-$3,000us.
• Osteoarthritis of the Elbow
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) (***)Total 300 Per year 30   cost: $2,500-$3,000us.
• Ulnar Nerve Entrapment      cost: $3,500-$4,500us.

Hand
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Total 400 Per year 40   cost: $3,500-$4,500us.
• deQuervain’s Tendinitis
• Distal Radius Fracture (Colles’ Fracture) Total 600 Per year 60   cost: $4,000-$5,000us.
• Ganglions (Cysts) of the Wrist Total 200 Per year 20   cost: $2,500-$3,000us.
• Trigger Finger Total 400 Per year 40   cost: $1,500-$2,000us.


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