Guide to Surgery in Latin America

the Hidden Gem series

More about Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS)

More information on one of the popular topics here at Bogota Surgery: Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery with a selection of links to case reports.

September 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Single incision laparoscopy revisited

Single incision (uniport) laparoscopy remains a cutting edge therapy only offered in a limited amount of facilities despite multiple studies showing it to be a safe, and effective treatment of surgical disease. The latest study compared SIL to standard laparoscopyin a head to head analysis..

July 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

Bogota Surgery and the International Medical Travel Journal

Bogota as a source in a new article on the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ)/ and

June 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Future is Now – HIPEC in the news again..

HIPEC makes the news again – in the journal, Future Oncology. Why wait for the future, when we have our own resident expert as profiled in Bogota! a Hidden Gem guide to surgical tourism?

June 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Bogota surgeons stay ahead of the curve

As we’ve seen several times before, Bogotá surgeons stay ahead of the curve on cutting edge treatments. In the last several weeks, HIPEC or Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (Sugarbaker procedure) has been dotting the news headlines in the United States, and across the globe. But that’s nothing new to my readers here at – we read about Dr. Arias’ program months ago!

June 3, 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

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

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

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

The Doctors Luna at Clinica Shaio

talking with general and transplant surgeons, Dr. Francisco Luna, and Dr. Daniel Luna..

April 18, 2011 · 2 Comments

In the OR with Dr. Buitrago, in the dentist’s chair and more

spent some more time at Shaio with Dr. Buitrago, another visit with Dr. Gamboa, and a brief visit with Dr. Fabian Emura.

April 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Plans for the upcoming week..

shaping up to be an interesting upcoming week.. Now, if only I could get a few more orthopedic and neurosurgeons.. Who would have thought it would be so difficult in the home of modern neurosurgery?

April 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

In the OR with Dr. Roosevelt Farjardo, General Surgeon

In and out of the operating room with Dr. Roosevelt Fajardo.

April 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

New article at Colombia

Read all about Bogota’s hottest young surgeons..

April 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

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