Rafael Lugo, MD, General Surgery, Conroe, TX, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

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General Surgery Conroe, TX

Breast, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Owner/surgeon at Lugo Surgical Group

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Summary

  • 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 Foundation
    Ochsner Clinic FoundationResidency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1998
  • Alton Ocshner HospitalChief Residency, 1998
  • Alton Ocshner HospitalInternship, 1993 - 1994
  • Ponce School of Medicine
    Ponce School of MedicineClass of 1993, MD
  • University of Puerto RicoB.S, Cum laude, 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1999 - 2023
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1994 - 2000
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Listed in Guide to America’s Top Surgeons Consumers’ Research Council, 2007
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • TOP 5% medical school class

Publications & Presentations

Lectures

  • Multiple tv appearances 
    YouTube.com/rafaellugomd
  • Colon cancer, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. 
    Houston
  • Surgical options for breast cancer. 
    Willowbrook Hospital
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Other

Press Mentions

  • How Digital Marketing Will Change the Healthcare Industry
    How Digital Marketing Will Change the Healthcare IndustryAugust 22nd, 2016
  • Houston Surgeon Says Internet Could Empower Cancer Patients
    Houston Surgeon Says Internet Could Empower Cancer PatientsJune 8th, 2016
  • Houston Cancer Surgeon Sees Promise in New Trial for Breast Cancer Patients
    Houston Cancer Surgeon Sees Promise in New Trial for Breast Cancer PatientsJune 6th, 2016
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Committees

  • chief of surgery, Department of surgery Mehodist Willowbrook 2015 - Present
  • Physician Champion, Methodist system ICD 10 implementation committee 2014 - Present
  • member, Clinical Advisory Group Houston Methodist Hospital Willowbrook 2013 - Present
  • member, Clinical advisory group for The Methodist Hospital 2011 - Present
  • member, Bylaws committee Methodis Willowbrook 2011 - Present
  • Member, Hospital EMR steering committee for The Methodist Hospital 2011 - Present
  • member, Advisory Board for Doximity 2011 - Present
  • member, cancer committee at Methodist Willowbrook 2011 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations