Medical Commission

Medical commission

Medical Commission President



Carron Scrimgeour is a Medical Trainer of the team Wilderness Mountain Training for Mountain emergency medicine since 2014. He is an passionate athlete and practices Ski Mountaineering in a national British team since 2006. He is also a member of the Infremmont association specialised in mountain medicine. He has been a member of the ISMF Medical Commission since 2017.

MONTANI, Giovanni


Giovanni Montani is a M.D. Ph.D. in Sports and Legal Medicine. He is ITA-NADO accredited Doping Control Officer and member of FISI Medical Commission since 1995. He has been antidoping Manager in FIS Nordic World Championships Fiemme since 2003. He has been Medical Supervisor in Antidoping Controls in several national and international competitions in winter sports held in Italy since 1995.



Cesar Canales is an emergency physician and head of the musculoskeletal medicine unit of the pain unit at Hospital Virgen de la Luz in Cuenca. Active athlete in various disciplines including ski mountaineering as well as a disseminator of medicine and sports on social networks since 2011. In-competition medical manager of the Spanish Federation of Mountain Sports and Climbing FEDME since January 2021. President of SEMAM, the Spanish Society of Medicine and assistance in the mountains, since May 2023. He is also a member of the medical commission of the IFSC and the ISF



Dr. Bernat Escoda Alegret is a specialist in Sports Medicine, with Diplomas in Mountain Emergency Medicine, in Hyperbaric Medicine and in Sports Traumatology. He is Team Physician and Federal Doctor at FAE-Andorra Ski Federation from 2010 and at FAM-Andorra Mountaineering Federation from 2015. He is in charge of prevention, treatment for all team members, in coordination with physical and technical trainers. Since June 2014, he is member of the International Ski Federation Medical Committee representing his country. In addition, he is Instructor at EFPEM (Mountain and Sports Jobs School) and collaborates with the Mountain Rescue Service (Bombers de Andorra). He is member of the ISMF Medical Commission since October 2018.

HUDEC, Miroslav


Miroslav Hudec, M.D. is an experienced and certified pediatric/adult surgeon working also in the field of sports traumatology. Excellent skier, hiker and hobby ski mountaineer. He has experience in sport medicine, training & education especially of youth competitors, been a member of the ISMF Medical Commission since February 2017.

PAISLEY , Theodore


Theodore Paisley M.D. is a sports medicine physician at the University of Utah where he is involved in resident and fellow medical education. He has been a team physician for the United States Ski Mountaineering Association since 2019 and was a Team USA physician for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. He is an avid skier and has been treating acute ski injuries at the Snowbird Resort Medical Clinic since 2003.



Volker Schoeffl is an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon, a general surgeon and a specialist in sports medicine. He is an active competition skimo athlete (for the older age classes) and the team physician to the German Skimo National team since 2008 and the German Climbing team since 1996. He is also a member of the IFSC Medical Commission since its founding in 2009 and a member of the UIAA MedCom since more than 20 years. He is member of the ISMF Medical Commission since September 2021.



Inigo Soteras is a MD and PhD in Emergency and Mountain Medicine. He is Chair Director Mountain and Wilderness Medicine University of Gerona. Responsible of the Health Area of the Spanish Federation for Mountain and Climbing Sports. Member of the safety Area of the Catalonian Federation (FEEC). Delegate, International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (ICAR MedCom). He has participated as a runner as a responsible doctor in numerous Ski Mountaineering races.