Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitacion

Calz. México Xochimilco No. 289
Col. Arenal de Guadalupe

+52 55 5999-1000

Chief Director of Orthopaedic Department
Jose Antonio Olin M.D.

Luis G Ibarra, M.D.


To promote actions for the prevention of disabilities and improve the healthcare of people with disabling conditions in support of the National Health System
To provide quality services for the rehabilitation of patients with disabling diseases or sequelae of musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries, speech, and hearing, as well as cardiopulmonary disorders, with the application of the most advanced scientific knowledge and state of the art technology, in order to obtain the best possible results with a high sense of humanism, embracing the physical, psychological, social and occupational aspects of each patient in an integral way, with the active participation of a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including the intervention of the family and the community.
To train and educate human resources for rehabilitation with a very active scientific and humane participation, with the ability to take advantage of state of the art equipment and technology, striving for excellence in education and scientific research, that can act as leaders in their field of specialty.
To develop scientific research that may provide the widest and most precise possible knowledge of the epidemiological phenomena around disabling conditions, as well as the actions required for their prevention, and early diagnosis. Increase the knowledge around the physio-pathologic mechanisms that participate in their recovery or compensation; the substitution of the function and/or structure of damaged tissues and organs, as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic resources required for these. To develop of new technology for the production of implants, prosthetics, orthotics and technical assistant devices to improve the quality of life of patients suffering any disabling condition, as well as any family or society-related aspects that have an impact on them.

Year Founded

Hospital Type

University Affiliations
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México

Hospital Awards/Recognitions
General Health Council/Joint Commission Certification, 2006-1010
ISO 9001-2008 Certification, 2009

Leadership Appointments
Not available

Number of Orthopaedic Residents

Length of Residency
5 years

Number of Orthopaedic Fellows

Fellowship categories
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
Joint Reconstruction Hip and Knee
Joint Reconstruction Shoulder and Elbow
Spine Surgery
Hand Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedics
Orthopaedic Trauma
Orthopaedic Oncology
Foot Surgery
Neuromuscular Deformities
Bone Infections

Average of number of peer reviewed articles published annually
2009 (81 articles)

Number of Beds
Orthopaedic Surgery: 156
In-patient Rehabilitation: 40
Otolaryngology: 15
ICU: 8

Total number of active medical staff
Orthopaedic Surgeons:80

Number of Scientists/Researchers

Type of research
Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Basic Science in Musculoskeletal Disorders
Speech and hearing disorders

Amount of grant funding received annually

Number of full time employees

Number of operating rooms
Orthopaedic surgery: 10
Otolaryngology: 5
Ophthalmology.: 4

Number of orthopaedic surgeries

Number of outpatient visits
239,873 total
Surgical: 88496
Medical: 122, 114