Guide to Surgery in Latin America

the Hidden Gem series

Dr. Nelson Renteria, Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon

Wow! I was like a kid in a candy store today – talking about pre-operative optimization, Ivor -Lewis versus Transhiatal approaches, node dissection and other minutiae that I enjoy with the charming Dr. Nelson Ricardo Renteria.

April 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Department of Orthopedics at Clinica San Rafael

excellence in Orthopedics in the south of the city.

April 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Latest Compilation

Enjoy Bogota’s Hottest Young Surgeons..

April 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

In the OR with Dr. Diego Pineros, cardiac surgeon

humanitarian, pediatric heart surgeon, professor of surgery, and an all around big hearted, good natured guy – all in a day’s work for Dr. Diego Pineros.

April 27, 2011

Book Advertisement

our first ad – in advance of our book release.. Let us know what you think!

April 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Does it get any better than this?

Going to heart surgery tomorrow – with one of the nicest people I’ve met since I’ve been here.. (Don’t worry, I’ll tell you all about it.) Then, later this week, … Continue reading

April 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Thoracic Surgery portal

over at our sister site, you may notice some changes, including our first baby steps towards the development of a site devoted to all things Thoracic surgery..

April 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Dr. Diego Pineros, cardiac surgeon, (revisited)

caught up with the always kind and charming, Dr. Diego Pineros, and ran into Dr. Mario Lopez, a talented thoracic surgeon, we met a few months ago..

April 25, 2011 · 2 Comments

Wrapping up!

Leaving Bogota in three weeks – then completing the rest of my writing stateside.. Trying to cram in as many interviews and surgeries as possible before I leave, but playing … Continue reading

April 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

In the OR with Dr. Mauricio Largacha, Orthopedic Surgeon

Rotator cuff repair with the very nice, and talented Dr. Mauricio Largacha this morning.

April 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Dr. Celso Bohorquez, plastic surgeon

we return to interview Dr. Bohorquez, who we previously met in Chia, as part of Operacion Sonrisa.

April 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Dr. Ernesto Andrade, plastic surgeon

of Cambrio Extremo fame, and planning a return visit to see Dr. Celso Bohorquez – last seen in Chia with Operation Smile.

April 19, 2011 · 2 Comments

Dr. Mauricio Largacha, orthopedic surgeon

specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery including arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair and joint replacement.

April 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Dr. Fabian Emura, of the EmuraCenter

while he no longer practices general surgeon, he’s done plenty of other things to advance the diagnosis and treatment of digestive malignancies.. He’s doing lots of cool things, only about half of which I can cover here..

April 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

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