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En el American British Cowdray Medical Center
Torre de Consultorios, Cons. 310
Av. Carlos Graeff Fernández n°154, Col. Tlaxcala
Santa Fe, Del.Cuajimalpa C.P. 05300, México D.F.
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Director Sinus and Image Guided Surgery Resource Center. The American British Cowdray Hospital Medical Center. Mexico City.
Av. Carlos Graeff Fdez #154, Suite 310-14, Mexico DF 05300
TELS (525)1664-7018

Born Date 9 October, 1959

Citizenship Mexican

Hometown México City

Centro Universitario México (CUM) ,México D.F., 1977

School of Medicine
La Salle University, School of Medicine, México D.F., 1982

Postgraduate Training Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Creu Roja Hospital, Spain 1983-1988
Otolaryngology Board Certification
Mexican Board de Otolaryngology, 1989
Teaching Positions
La Salle University, School of Medicine, Postgraduate Fellowship Course in FESS, Professor, 1997-2001

Clinical Positions (past or present)
1. Medical Staff Member, 1989 to date, The American British Cowdray Hospital, Mexico City
2. Otolaryngology Division Coordinator, Emergency Department ABC Medical Center. 1991
3. Member Admission and Credentials Committee, ABC medical Center 1994
4. Chief, Ambulatory Care Unit, ABC Medical Center 1994-1996
5. Director and Founder, Microsurgery and Sinus Care Center, Mexico City 1998-2005
6. Staff Member, Otolaryngology, American British Cowdray Hospital, Mexico City

Areas of Expertise
Sinus Surgery
Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic Techniques
Image Guided Surgery
Endoscopic Closure of CSF Rhinorrhea
Inverted papilloma
Orbital Decompression Turbinate Surgery Dacriocystorrhinostomy Transnasal Eustachian Tube Surgery Otologic Surgery

Areas of Special Interest
Development of endoscopic techniques for sinus surgery
Development of new instrumentation
Understanding of pathogenesis of sinusitis Olfaction Physiology, Diagnosis and Treatment Surgery for Olfaction

Current Research Interests
Outcomes in sinus disease
Minimally invasive surgery
Endoscopic nasal surgery

Membership in Major Medical Societies (Past & Present)
American Academy of Otolaryngology:Head and Neck Surgery American Rhinologic Society New York Academy of Sciences European Association for Endoscopic Surgery European Rhinologic Society Mexican Rhinologic Society Otolaryngology,Head and Neck Surgery Mexican Association

Courrier of Endonasal Sinus Surgery 1995-to date

Editorial Consultation Board: Annales Medicos, ABC Hospital, Mexico D.F.

Honors & Awards
1. National Award – Mexican Academy of Surgery “Juan Farill” Scientific Clinical Research Award . Co-Investigator
Mexico D.F., 1980
2. First Place in Clinical Investigation Award
1997 –XLVII Congress of the Mexican Otolaryngology
3. First Place in Clinical Investigation Award
1998 –XLVIII Congress of the Mexican Otolaryngology

Major Contributions
Introduced, pioneered and developed endoscopic sinus surgery in Mexico. Developed techniques and instrumentation for endoscopic sinus surgery, trans-nasal endoscopic turbinate stroma debridement Introduced image guided surgery in Mexico. Taught endoscopic surgical techniques to residents and practicing otolaryngologists at over 50 courses worldwide since 1986. Developed techniques and instrumentation for expanding minimally invasive surgery.

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