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Medical Doctor (1980), specialist in General and Digestive Surgery. Master of Surgery at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1984). He has been a Professor in undergraduate and graduate schools for over 30 years in leading institutions in Chile. Areas of focus: hepato-bilio-pancreatic surgery, digestive pathologies and abdominal emergency surgeries. Medical investigations with more than 120 articles on indexed journals and various book chapters. Book editor of three comprehensive medical books: Abdomen Agudo, Manual de Urgencias y Complicaciones en Cirugía. Visiting Professor in leading medical institutions (Johns Hopkins Hospital; Massachussets General Hospital; School of Medicine of Universidad de Navarra, Spain). International Guest Scholar by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) in 2020. Dean of Medical School in Universidad de los Andes, Chile, 2004-2009. Medical-Director, Clinica Universidad de los Andes, Chile, 2010-2016. Other areas of interest: surgery quality improvement; history of the medicine; bioethics.


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