Dr Daniel Mendes

Dr. Daniel Mendes

Orthopaedics and Traumatology – Foot & Ankle

Work Places

Orthopaedics and Traumatology – Foot & Ankle

Orthopaedics and Traumatology – Foot & Ankle

Foot and Ankle procedures: arthroscopy, minimally invasive surgery, sports trauma, acquired / post trauma deformity correction, conservative surgery, arthroplasty and arthrodesis.

Ankle instability; osteochondral defects; flat foot; cavus foot; degenerative disorders; inflammatory diseases; diabetic, neurologic and rheumathoid foot; hallux valgus (bunion) and other forefoot disorders.

Medicine Degree – Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (2002)

Graduation in Sports Medicine – Portuguese Society of Sports Medicine (2004)

Orthopedics and Traumatology Specilist  (2011)

PhD Student at the Biomechanics and Functional Morphology Laboratory at the Lisbon Faculty of Human Kinetics (since 2017)

Visiting Fellowship at the Orthopädischen Service der Städt.Klinikum – Dr. Roland Beckert, Brandenburg, Germany (2009)

Visiting Fellowship at the Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli – Dr. Steffano Zafagnini, Italy (2009)

Visiting Fellowship at the Ospedale dell’Università degli Studi di Torino – Dr. Roberto Rossi, Torino, Italy (2009)

Visiting Fellowship at the Centre Orthopédique SANTY e Clinique du Parq – Dr. Gilles Walch and Dr. Nové Jousserand, Lyon, France (2009)

Visiting Fellowship at the Clinique de Lambersart – Dr. Hugues Charles, Lille, France (2009)

Visiting Fellowship at the Clinica Montecanal – Dr. Angel Calvo, Zaragosa, Spain(2009)

Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship – Dr. António Cartucho, Lisboa, Portugal (2011)

  • Head of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital da Luz – Setúbal (since 2016)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital Beatriz Ângelo, member of the Foot and Ankle Unit (since 2012)
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hospital da Luz – Setúbal (since 2011)
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hospital Ortopédico de Sant’Iago do Outão, Outão (2011-2012)
  • Orthopedic Resident at Hospital Ortopédico de Sant’Iago do Outão, Outão (2005-2010)

Collaboration in book chapters

  • Resende Sousa, M; Mendes, D; Vide, J: “Anatomia do Pé e Tornozelo” Pé e Tornozelo, pp 7-31, Lidel; 2015
  • Pereira, H; Resende Sousa, M; Mendes, D; Oliveira J; Reis, R; Espregueira-Mendes, J; Ripoll, P: “Tibialis Anterior and Posterior Tendons” Muscle and Tendon Injuries – Evaluation and Management  – ISAKOS, pp 355-372, 2017



  • Mendes D., Resende de Sousa, M: “A Artroscopia no Tratamento Cirúrgico de Fracturas do Tornozelo – Resultados Preliminares” Congresso nacional do Pé e Tornozelo, Batalha, 2014 – Best free paper
  • Moita, M; Resende de Sousa; M; Mendes, D: “Medição de Ângulos Radiográficos no Hallux Valgus” Congresso Nacional do Pé, Março 2016, Funchal – Best free paper
  • Machado, L; Barbosa, L; Vide, J; Mendes, D; Resende de Sousa, M “Caso Clínico: Fratura bimaleolar e artropatia de Charcot” I Curso Internacional PEALMCIP, Outubro 2016, Lisboa – Best free paper (ex-aequo)


Reviewer in  Open Peer Review  (2009 – 2012)


Lecturer of Orthopaedics on the Physical Therapy Degree at Escola Superior de Saúde – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal (2011 – 2014)


Moderator and Guest Speaker in International and National Meetings


Member of Organizing Commities of National and International Courses and Meetings


Faculty Member

Fluence in portuguese and english.

Intermediate level in spanish and french.

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