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Dr. Armando Mantecon

Dr. Armando Mantecón is one of the most passionate surgeons in our network and his love for orthopedic and spinal surgery is reflected in his successful track record. Since he was a child, Dr. Mantecón has been interested and motivated by the complexity and perfection of the biomechanics in the human body and his biggest reward is witnessing the impact his work can have on other people. He has studied and trained at the best medical institutions in Mexico, learning from the best orthopedic surgeons, and continuously attends international training courses organized by elite orthopedic associations. Dr. Armando Mantecón also performs exhaustive Stem Cell Therapy research to complement and enhance the results of his surgical procedures. He is one of the few orthopedic surgeons who believe in the power of Stem Cell Therapy to regenerate damaged cartilage in the joints and already has seen a decrease in surgeries as a result of this regenerative treatment.

In his 10 years of practice, Dr. Mantecón has performed over 2,500 surgeries and he has offices in the 3 most important hospitals in Cancun, Mexico. Dr. Armando Mantecón specializes in joint replacements, joint arthroscopies, minimally invasive spine surgery, and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy.

Medical Education

  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico: Medical Degree, 1997 – 2001
  • University Hospital of Monterrey, Mexico: Orthopaedic and Traumatology, 2004 – 2009
  • ISSSTE Regional Hospital Monterrey, Mexico: Spine Surgery, 2010 – 2011

Medical Association memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Mexican Association of Orthopedic and Traumatology
  • Mexican Association of Spinal Surgeons

Awards & Achievements

  • Summa Cum Laude: University of Guadalajara, Medical Degree


Hospital Galenia

Location : Cancun, Mexico
Years of Experience : 10 years
Languages : English, Spanish

Specialized Treatments

Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement Surgery

If your knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury, it may be hard for you to perform simple activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. You may even begin to feel pain while you are sitting or lying down. If nonsurgical treatments like medications and using walking supports are no longer helpful, you may want to consider Total Knee Replacement surgery. Knee...

Price: $9990 USD

Hip Replacement

Total Hip Replacement Surgery

If your hip has been damaged by arthritis, a fracture, or other conditions, common activities such as walking or getting in and out of a chair may be painful and difficult. When medications, changes in your everyday activities, and the use of walking supports do not adequately help your hip pain and arthritic symptoms, you may consider hip replacement surgery. Hip...

Price: $10990 USD



Spinal surgery has come a long way with recent technological advancements. Conventional open spine surgery meant large incisions, long recovery periods, painful rehabilitation, and high complications rate while not as high success rate. Technology has made endoscopic surgery of the spine a reality and the Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy is now a better alternative to a spinal fusion....

Price: $10490 USD

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