Our Physicians

Our specialists studied in Mexican universities and did postgraduate studies abroad. They have many years of medical experience, are in high responsibility positions, perform recognized scientific activities, and practice teaching.
Dr. Gonzalo Torre Villalobos GONZALO TORRES VILLALOBOS, M.D. Gastric bypass

Training

  • Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • University of Minnesota, Medical University of South Carolina.
  • University of Pittsburgh.
  • Instituto Politécnico Nacional.

Specialization

  • General Surgery.

Subspecialty

  • Bariatric surgery.
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Scientific societies he belongs to

  • Médica Sur Society of Physicians.
  • National Academy of Medicine.
  • Mexican Academy of Surgery.
  • Mexican Association of Digestive System Surgery.
  • Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery.
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
  • Mexican Association of Gastroenterology.
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Scientific work

  • Member of the Animal Research Commission, INCMNSZ.
  • Member of the CONACYT registry of Accredited Evaluators in the Area of Medicine and Health.
  • Member of the National System of Researchers. SNI level II.

Teaching

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Faculty of Medicine. Universidad Panamericana.
  • Master's tutor. UNAM.
  • Professor of Surgery. Universidad Panamericana. Mexico DF.
  • Associate Professor of Physiopathology and Propedeutics in Gastroenterology. Universidad Panamericana.
  • Associate Professor in the specialty of General Surgery. UNAM at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Salvador Zubiran.
Dr. Ramiro Del Valle RAMIRO DEL VALLE, M.D. Neurosurgeon

Training

  • Universidad Autonónoma de Guadalajara. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • Karolinska Gamma Radiosurgery Center, Sweden.
  • University of Pittsburgh, in the United States, and Fujieda, in Japan.

Specialization

  • Neurosurgery.

Subspecialty

  • Gamma Knife stereotactic neurosurgery.

Certifications

  • Certification of the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery.

Scientific societies he belongs to

  • Médica Sur Society of Physicians.
  • Mexican Society of Neurological Surgery.
  • Medical Society of the American British Cowdray Hospital (ABC).
  • American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN).
  • World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (WSSFN).
  • European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ESSFN).
  • Leksell Gamma Knife Society.
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).
  • International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (SSRI).
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS).

Scientific work

  • He has participated in more than 350 scientific events in Mexico and abroad. He has published more than 15 articles.
Dr. Ma. Adela Poitevin Chacón MARÍA ADELA POITEVIN CHACÓN, M.D. Radiotherapy

Training

  • Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico and Paris V University in France.

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine.

Subspecialty

  • Oncology, Radiotherapy option.

Scientific societies she belongs to

  • Médica Sur Society of Physicians.
  • Mexican Society of Radiotherapists.
  • Mexican Council of Certification in Radiotherapy.
  • Ibero Latin American Association of Radiation Therapy Oncology.
  • Mexican Association of Mastology.

Scientific work

  • She has written 12 book chapters, 35 scientific articles in indexed journals and belongs to the National System of Researchers level 2.

Teaching

  • Professor in the Master of Medical Physics of the UNAM.
Dr. Luis Felipe Alva López LUIS FELIPE ALVA LÓPEZ, M.D. Radiologist

Training

  • Universidad La Salle.
  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • National Institute of Respiratory Diseases.

Specialty

  • Radiology and Imaging.

Subspecialty

  • Thoracic radiology.

Scientific societies he belongs to

  • Thoracic Radiology of Latin America Association, ARTLA.
  • Mexican Society of Radiology and Imaging.
  • Mexican College of Radiology.
  • Mexican Society of Pulmonology and Thorax Surgery.

Scientific work

  • He has published several articles and presented conferences in Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Spain, Canada and South Korea.
  • Reviewer and member of the editorial board of the following journals: Radiology, Radiographics, The New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Radiology Mexico, Journal of Clinical Imaging, National Institute of Cardiology, Southern Medical Research, Mexican Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery.

Teaching

  • Professor of Undergraduate Radiology at La Salle University and Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM).
  • Professor of postgraduate Radiology at the UNAM.
  • Professor of the specialty of Radiology and Imaging of the UNAM by the ABC Medical Center of 2004-2008 and Médica Sur from 2008 to date.
Dr. Daniel Motola Kuba DANIEL MOTOLA KUBA, M.D. Oncology

Training

  • Universidad Anáhuac.
  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • Tel Aviv University in Israel.

Specialization

  • Internal medicine.

Subspecialty

  • Oncology.

Scientific societies he belongs to

  • Médica Sur Society of Physicians.
  • Mexican Society of Oncology.
  • Mexican Council of Oncology.
  • American Society of Medical Oncology.
  • European Society of Medical Oncology.

Scientific work

  • Level 1 member of the Mexican National System of Researchers belonging to the National Council for Science and Technology. He has published more than 30 articles in national and international scientific magazines, as well as ten chapters for different books.

Teaching

  • Titular professor of the medial oncology specialization course, at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM.
Dr. Eduardo Emir Cervera Ceballos EDUARDO EMIR CERVERA CEBALLOS, M.D. Oncology

Traininig

  • Faculty of Medicine. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán.
  • National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Salvador Zubiran.
  • Mexico's National Institute of Cancer.
  • Southern Switzerland Oncology Institute.
  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).
  • Locarno Regional Hospital and San Giovanni Hospital in Switzerland.

Specialization

  • Internal medicine.

Subspecialty

  • Hematoncology.

Scientific societies he belongs to

  • Médica Sur Society of Physicians.
  • Physicians Association at the National Institute of Nutrition “Dr. Salvador Zubirán”.
  • Mexico Internal Medicine Association.
  • Medical Association of the National Institute of Cancer.
  • The European Society for Medical Oncology.
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology.
  • American Society of Hematology.
  • Peruvian Society of Cancer.
  • Central American and Caribbean Oncology Society.
  • Mexican Southeastern Hematologic Group (GHEMAS).

Scientific work

  • Author of more than 45 articles published in different sources, such as the National Institute of Health Review.

Teaching

  • Coordinator of the Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Clinic in the National Institute of Cancer.
  • Associate Professor of the Clinic of Hematology Specialization in the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • Director of multiple thesis of the specialty.
DR. Alexander Cárdenas Mejía Alexander Cárdenas Mejía, M.D. Plastic Surgery

Training

  • Degree in Surgeon. Autonomous Mexico State University.

Specialization

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. General Hospital Dr. Manuel Gea González.

Subspecialty

  • Microsurgery. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.

Teaching

  • Associate Professor of the subspecialty course in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. UNAM.
  • Adjunct Professor of the highly specialized course in Hand Surgery. UNAM.
  • Professor of the high specialty course in Facial Paralysis and Peripheral Nerve. UNAM.

Certifications

  • Certification granted by the Mexican Board of Plastic Surgery.

Scientific work

  • 18 articles published in journals indexed in the last 3 years.
  • Two book chapters for editorial Springer in press.
  • 15 theses directed from 2016 to 2018.
DR. Raúl Alfonso Vallarta Rodríguez Raúl Alfonso Vallarta Rodríguez, M.D. Plastic Surgery

Formation

  • Degree in Surgeon. La Salle University.

Specialization

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Subspecialty

  • Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. General Hospital Dr. Manuel Gea González.
  • Endoscopic Surgery. Johns Hopkins University.
  • Laser and Endoscopic Surgery. Faculty of Medicine of the University of New York.
  • Q-YAG5 Laser System Training.

Teaching

  • Professor of the IV Latin American Multidisciplinary Meeting on cleft lip and palate and craniofacial anomalies, Mexico City.
  • Professor in the workshop course "laser in plastic surgery", General Hospital of Mexico.
  • Professor at the XXIV national congress of the Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Mexican Institute of Social Security A.C.
  • Professor of the first course workshop for the comprehensive care of patients with cleft lip and palate, Children's Hospital of Mexico.
  • Professor at the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS) & Phinland Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (FAPRAS) Summer Scientific Meeting.

Partnerships

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • The New York Academy of Sciences.
  • Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.
  • Mexican Association of Cranaeofacial Surgery (founder).
  • Millard Educational Foundation of Plastic Surgery.
  • The Smile Train Foundation.
  • Mexican Association of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies.
  • Association of Residents and former Residents Dr. Fernando Ortiz Monasterio.
  • College of Plastic Surgeons of Tamaulipas A.C.
  • Ibero Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgery.
Doctor José Luis Figueroa Espitia Axel Alberto Cayetano Alcaraz, M.D. Urology

Formation

  • Degree in Surgeon. National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Specialization

  • General Surgery. National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán.

Subspecialty

  • Urology. National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán.

Teaching

  • Instructor of the Physiology Laboratory of the UNAM School of Medicine, Mexico City.
  • Embryology instructor at the UNAM School of Medicine, Mexico City.

Partnerships

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • Resident member of the American Urology Association.
  • Resident member of the Mexican Society of Urology.
  • Member of the International Society for Sexual Medicine.
Doctor José Luis Figueroa Espitia Luis Zurita Macías Valadez, M.D. Bariatric Surgery

Formation

  • Degree in Surgeon. Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco.

Specialization

  • General Surgery. Central North Hospital PEMEX.

Subspecialty

  • Obesity surgery. St. Joseph´s Hamilton Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Laparoscopic Surgery and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. St. Joseph´s Hamilton Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario.

Certifications

  • Surgery Obesity with current certification by the Mexican Council of Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases.
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy certified by the Mexican Council of Gastroenterology.
  • General Surgeon with current certification by the Mexican Council of General Surgery.

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor of High Specialty Course of Multidisciplinary Management of Obesity 2015 - 2017, endorsed by the UNAM.
  • Adjunct Professor of the Diploma of Multidisciplinary and Surgical Management of Obesity 2012-16, endorsed by the UNAM, Rubén Leñero.

Partnerships

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • Resident member of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Member of The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
  • International member SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons).

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