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.
Doctor José Luis Figueroa Espitia Gonzalo Manuel Torres Villalobos, M.D. Gastric bypass

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Specialization

  • General Surgery. Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán.

Subspecialty

  • Minimum and Bariatric Invasion Surgery. University of Minnesota.
  • Esophageal and Anterior Bowel Surgery. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Dr. James Luketich.
  • Advanced and Bariatric Laparoscopic Surgery. University of Minnesota.

Teaching

  • Continuing Medical Education for doctors in the Social Service. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México.
  • Pre-Congress Course of Endoscopic Plastic Surgery. Universidad de Guadalajara.
  • Update course in Medicine and Surgery: Antibiotic Prophylaxis. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo.
  • III update course in Medical-Surgical Pathology. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo.
  • National program for academic updating and development for the General Physician: Acute Appendicitis. Academia Nacional de Medicina.

Scientific Societies

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
  • American Medical Association.
  • Mexican Society of Surgery.
Doctor José Luis Figueroa Espitia Jesús Ramiro del Valle Robles, M.D. Neurosurgeon

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara.

Specialization

  • Neurosurgery. Centro Médico Nacional, Ciudad de México.

Subspecialty

  • Gamma Knife Stereotactic Neurosurgery. New York, U.S.A.

Certifications

  • Certification of the Consejo Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica.

Scientific Societies

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • Mexican Society of Neurological Surgery.
  • American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.
  • World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.
  • European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.
  • Leksell Gamma Knife Society.
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
  • International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society.
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Scientific work

  • He has participated in more than 350 scientific events in Mexico and abroad.
  • He has published more than 15 articles.
Doctor José Luis Figueroa Espitia María Adela Poitevin Chacón, M.D. Radiotherapy

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Universidad Anáhuac México Norte.

Specialization

  • Internal Medicine. Hospital Español.

Subspecialty

  • Oncology Radiotherapy Option. René Descartes University. Paris, France.

Teaching

  • Professor in the Master of Medical Physics of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Scientific Societies

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • Mexican Society of Radiotherapists, A.C.
  • Mexican Council of Certification in Radiotherapy A.C.
  • Latin American Association of Radiation Therapy Oncology.
  • Mexican Association of Mastology.

Scientific work

  • She has written 12 book chapters, 35 manuscripts in indexed journals, 434 citations and belongs to the National System of Researchers level 2.
Doctor José Luis Figueroa Espitia Luis Felipe Alva López, M.D. Radiologist

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Universidad la Salle.

Specialization

  • Radiology and Image. Clínica Londres.

Subspecialty

  • Toxic Radiology. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Teaching

  • Professor of the International Course of Radiology of the Thorax. Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias.
  • Professor and founder of the Radiology of the Thorax Diploma.
  • Professor of the University Course of Nursing in Diseases of the Thorax. Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias.
  • Undergraduate Professor of Radiology. Westhill University.
  • Professor of multiple national and international courses in Radiology and Pneumology.

Scientific Societies

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • Mexican Federation of Radiology and Image.
  • Member of the Radiological Society of North America.
  • Member of the European Society of Radiology.
  • Inter-American College of Radiology.
  • Mexican Council of Radiology.
  • Association of Latin American Thoracic Radiologists.
  • Mexican Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery.
Doctor José Luis Figueroa Espitia Daniel Motola Kuba, M.D. Oncology

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Universidad Anáhuac México Norte.

Specialization

  • Internal Medicine. Fundación Clínica Médica Sur.

Subspecialty

  • Medical Oncology. Fundación Clínica Médica Sur.

Teaching

  • Professor in the simpusium "Pain management in daily practice". Hospital Médica Sur.
  • Speaker at the conference "Timely detection of breast cancer".
  • Conference Fundamentals of oncological treatment: Surgery, Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy and Radiotherapy, Psycho-oncology module of the Psychology Degree. Universidad Intercontinental.
  • Visiting professor in the course of Gastroenterology. Undergraduate of the Faculty of Medicine. Universidad La Salle.
  • Professor invited to the course of Hematology. Undergraduate of the Faculty of Medicine. Universidad la Salle.

Scientific Societies

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
Doctor José Luis Figueroa Espitia Eduardo Emir Cervera Ceballos, M.D. Oncology

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Facultad de Medicina Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán.

Specialization

  • Internal Medicine. Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Dr. Salvador Zubirán.

Subspecialty

  • Hemato Oncology. Instituto Nacional de Cancerología.

Teaching

  • Coordinator of the Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Clinic, of the Instituto Nacional de Cancerología.
  • Adjunct professor of the specialization in Clinical Hematology of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Director of multiple theses of the specialty.

Scientific Societies

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • Association of Physicians of the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Dr. Salvador Zubirán.
  • Association of Internal Medicine of Mexico.
  • Medical Association of the Insituto Nacional Cancerología.
  • The European Society for Medical Oncology.
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology.
  • American Society of Hematology.
  • Peruvian Society of Cancerology.
  • Oncology Society of Central America and the Caribbean.
  • Hematological Group of Southeast Mexico.

Scientific work

  • Author of more than 45 articles published in various sources, such as the National Institute of Health.
DR. Alexander Cárdenas Mejía Alexander Cárdenas Mejía, M.D. Plastic Surgery

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Specialization

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

Subspecialty

  • Microsurgery. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.

Teaching

  • Associate Professor of the subspecialty course in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Adjunct Professor of the highly specialized course in Hand Surgery. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Professor of the high specialty course in Facial Paralysis and Peripheral Nerve. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

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

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Universidad La Salle.

Specialization

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. of Mexico.

Subspecialty

  • Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. Hospital General 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.
  • 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 Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social 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 & Finland Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Summer Scientific Meeting.

Scientific Societies

  • 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.
  • 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

Education and Training

  • General Physician. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Specialization

  • General Surgery. Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán.

Subspecialty

  • Urology. Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán.

Teaching

  • Instructor of the Physiology Laboratory of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Embryology instructor at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Scientific Societies

  • 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

Education and Training

  • General Physician. 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

  • Mexican Council of Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases.
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Mexican Council of Gastroenterology.
  • General Surgeon, Mexican Council of General Surgery.

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor of High Specialty Course of Multidisciplinary Management of Obesity 2015 - 2017, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Adjunct Professor of the Diploma of Multidisciplinary and Surgical Management of Obesity 2012-16, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Rubén Leñero.

Scientific Societies

  • Medical Society Hospital Médica Sur.
  • American College of Surgeons.
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

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