Guide to Surgery in Latin America

the Hidden Gem series

In the operating room with Dr. Luis Botero, plastic surgeon

observing surgery with Dr. Luis Botero, a prominent plastic surgeon in Medellin – and more about liposuction and fat grafting

July 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

New venture with Colombia Reports

starting a new venture with the people who has supported me from the start…

November 10, 2012 · 4 Comments

Dr. Gabriel Ramos, Oncology Surgeon

in the operating room with Dr. Gabriel Ramos, oncology surgeon.

June 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Now available in the Kindle Lending Library!

The guide to surgical tourism comes to the Kindle lending library..

February 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Clinica Shaio & Dr. Hernando Santos

Clinica Shaio and Dr. Hernando Santos revisited – as Clinica Shaio re-vamps and revises their website to welcome English speakers, and international visitors – and gets into the medical tourism business.

November 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

More about the Mexicali project

More about the Mexicali project, and the author as a stranger in a strange land.

November 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Book Party!

lovely night at Author’s Cafe giving my thanks to all the people that have helped me along the way. Colorful hair just temporary but my love for Colombia: everlasting.

August 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Interview with Dr. Catalina Morales, Plastic & Hand Surgeon

friendly, down to earth, and multi-talented describes this young surgeon. More from the operating room this afternoon.

May 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Meeting of the minds – thoracic surgery

Should be an interesting week in the south end of the city..

May 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

In the OR with Dr. Martinez, Thoracic Surgery

Spent the day at Hospital Santa Clara – and had a few moments of ‘hero-worship’ watching the serious, kind and dedicated surgeon at work.

April 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

In the OR with Dr. Javier Maldonado

at Clinica Colombia for a three vessel off-pump case, then spent the rest of the rainy afternoon over at Clinica Shaio..

April 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

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