Story of Fighting COVID-19: Madrid doctor who fought COVID-19 shares experience
Madrid's CEMTRO clinic, one of the top private sports medicine hospitals in Spain, which usually treats elite athletes, suspended most of its normal operations in mid-March when the Spanish government declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.
At short notice their staff had to adapt to treating COVID-19 patients, which were saturating public hospitals.
They had to adapt to new medical protocols to protect themselves from infection. The clinic redirected almost all of the hospital resources to treating COVID-19 patients.
CEMTRO clinic, a FIFA Medical Center of Excellence, was founded by Pedro Guillén in 1988. He is one of the world's greatest sports medicine specialists.