Instituto Clavel | Valenia Health Services

At Instituto Clavel, its purpose is clear: to offer the best service to improve people’s quality of life. To achieve this, they have a united team made up of highly qualified and committed professionals who work hand in hand every day to contribute their efforts to the same goal.

This, combined with its capacity for innovation and the support of the latest technology, has allowed to position itself as leaders in Spain in minimally invasive spine surgery, pioneers in anterior approach ADR (Artificial Disc Replacement), and world leaders in spine surgery, with more than 20 years of experience.

Its actions are based on care and respect for the people they treat. At Instituto Clavel, all human and technological resources are aimed at making a good diagnosis so that they can offer the best solution, while ensuring that its patients feel accompanied throughout the process.


Making the correct diagnosis is the key to choosing the right treatment. Its medical team values and treats each patient in a totally individualized way to guarantee the best results.

Instituto Clavel offers the most advanced treatments in spine and brain surgery. In addition, they have personalized alternatives for each case, which do not always involve surgical intervention: conservative treatments, options focused on ending pain and rehabilitation programs by specialized physiotherapists.

ADR SURGERYis a surgical procedure in which a degenerated intervertebral disc is removed and replaced with an artificial implant that mimics the function of a natural healthy disc.


  • Cervical microdiscectomy for arthroplasty
  • Microdiscectomy for cervical fusion
  • Cervical laminectomy or decompression


  • Lumbar microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Lumbar laminectomy or decompression





  • Lumbar and cervical rhizolysis
  • Epidural infiltrations
  • Epidurolysis of adhesions


At Instituto Clavel experience and innovation go hand in hand to offer the best solutions for pathologies of the spine and neurosurgery.

Their specialization in innovative techniques, use of the most cutting-edge technology and focus on patient care are the key tools for providing truly different, top quality medical care.

ADR / ANTERIOR APPROACH – At Instituto Clavel it has more than 20 years of experience in artificial disc replacement (ADR) surgeries. The high success rate of this technique allows its patients to increase their quality of life.

LATERAL APPROACH XLIF® (EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION) – Their advanced skill in this type of approach allows them to perform minimally invasive surgeries.

PER PROGRAM – They prepare you throughout the entire process to guarantee the best results.

SCOLIOSIS – They treat scoliosis in patients from ages 10 years old and up.

SACROILIAC JOINT PAIN – They offer specialized treatments to put an end to sacroiliac pain. 

INTRAOPERATIVE NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING (IONM) – This practice makes their surgeries safer.

BRAIN AND CRANIAL SURGERY – Their professionals are specialists in a variety of pathologies of the brain.

INTRAOPERATIVE SCANNER O-ARM 2 – This scanner provides high quality data and precision images to increase the safety and efficiency of the surgery.

EOS SCANNER – Full-body low-dose X-rays to offer the most accurate diagnosis.

MAZOR X SURGICAL ROBOT – Advanced surgical robot technology to get the best results.


Instituto Clavel´s multidisciplinary medical team approaches both of these health areas from an innovative point of view, always committed to the alternatives that offer better results to the patients.
Instituto Clavel is an internationally recognized leading center in the treatment of spinal diseases. Our experience and constant innovation allow us to treat each pathology with the most effective methods and with a totally personalized approach.


  • Cervical disc herniation
  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Vertebral fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Lumbalgia

-Lumbalgia due to discogenic pain
-Lumbalgia due to facet pain syndrome


  • Brain tumor
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dystonia
  • Essential tremor

Instituto Clavel Team:

Dr. Pablo Clavel Laria

Neurosurgeon and Director of the Instituto Clavel. Specialist in general spine surgery, lumbar anterior approach, cervical microdiscectomy.

Dr. Guillermo Montes Graciano

Specialist in brain oncology surgery and cervical and lumbar arthroplasty.

Dr. Javier Málaga Valles

Specialist in oncological and skull base surgery, medullary oncological surgery, degenerative spine surgery and trigeminal neuralgia.

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