Guide to Surgery in Latin America

the Hidden Gem series

First Book signing date!

Entering the final editing process before publication with a couple book signing events in the works. Hope to see you there!

May 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

More Gastric Bypass News!

Report round-up from the latest headlines: For those of you that are new here – read this article first – the author does a great overview of the issues surrounding … Continue reading

May 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

New article on Yahoo!

Forget India, Forget Thailand.. My new article on Yahoo! Associated Content answers the question, “Why Colombia?”

May 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Dr. Albert Klein

Met with my not-so-hidden co-writer to go over our notes, and to start the editing process.  Dr. Klein has written all of the drug content (he’s a clinical pharmacist), and … Continue reading

May 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Interview with Dr. Borraez, Bogota Bag: 27 years later

One of my new articles on Dr. Borraez has been published to Yahoo! (associated content section) – it’s shared content with the site..  I’ve also written two other articles, one … Continue reading

May 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Goodbye Colombia!

A bittersweet day in Bogota, as our writer prepares to return home..

May 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Images of Surgery in Colombia

images of the operating room

May 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Hospital San Carlos

So, I was really excited to head out to Hospital San Carlos.. It’s an older hospital – out in the south part of Bogotá, set apart from the city by … Continue reading

May 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Colombia as a medical tourism destination: my experiences & observations

After five months as a professional observer, I’ve learned quite a bit about surgical treatments and medical care in Bogota, Colombia. Now I’ve written an article to share it with the rest of you. Keep your fingers crossed, and hope that it gets published..

May 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Interview with ProExport

the author accepts failure in her attempts to interview Deisy Vargas of ProExport.

May 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

Dr. Oswaldo Borraez, Trauma Surgeon

Most of you will never meet Dr. Borraez, a trauma surgeon at hospital San Blas, one of the public hospitals in the poorest neighborhood in Bogota, but now you will have heard about him.  In … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · 3 Comments

In the operating room with Dr. Rafael Beltran, Thoracic Surgeon

Spent the morning at the National Cancer Institute, which really is a pretty amazing place, with a pretty amazing guy – Dr. Rafael Beltran. He’s one of the many incredible … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Future of Thoracic Surgery

Actually, this title sounds way too dire for the pleasant and relaxed day I spent over at Hospital Santa Clara, interviewing Dr. Barrios, Thoracic Surgeon and two Thoracic residents, Dr. … Continue reading

May 10, 2011 · 1 Comment

Last week in Bogota

As my time here in Bogota comes to a close, I reflect on my mission, purpose and what I’ve learned.

May 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

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