I am a board certified general surgeon that is interested in emerging technologies on patient care. I perform a broad range of procedures and include the latest minimally invasive techniques in laparoscopic and robotic surgeries. I have been in practice since 1998.
Education & Training
Alton Ocshner HospitalResidency, 1994 - 1998
Ochsner Clinic FoundationResidency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1998
Alton Ocshner HospitalChief Residency, 1998
Alton Ocshner HospitalInternship, 1993 - 1994
Ponce School of MedicineClass of 1993, MD
University of Puerto RicoB.S, Cum laude, 1989
Certifications & Licensure
TX State Medical License1999 - 2023
LA State Medical License1994 - 2000
American Board of SurgerySurgery
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
Listed in Guide to America’s Top SurgeonsConsumers’ Research Council, 2007
Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons
TOP 5% medical school class
Publications & Presentations
Multiple tv appearances
Colon cancer, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Surgical options for breast cancer.
Event Multiple community seminars about GERD and surgical options.
Sages Advanced Laparoscopic Colectomy Surgery Workshop.