2018Faculty for SAGES Foregut Robotic Surgery Training Course for Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellows (Atlanta, GA) 2 North Texas American College of Surgeon Annual Meeting Moderator for “Bariatric Complications in the Emergency Room” Faculty for SAGES Robotic Surgery Training Course for Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellows (Atlanta, GA)
2017Faculty for SAGES Robotic Surgery Training Course for Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellows (Atlanta, GA)
LINX Annual Users Meeting
Orbera Training Certification
2016Faculty for Minimally Invasive Fellows Robotics Training Course (Atlanta, GA)
Stretta Certifications
North Texas American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting Moderator for “How I Do It”
2015Texas Association of Surgical Skills Labs (TASSL) da Vinci Training Program for Chief Surgical Residents
Intuitive Fellows Robotic Surgery Training Course
Enteromedics Vagal Blocking Maestro System (VBloc) Training for Weight Loss
2014SAGES Annual Meeting Faculty Moderator for “SAGES Jeopardy”
2013Intuitive Robotic Surgery “Single-site Cholecystectomy” Training with Wet-lab
Intuitive Robotic Surgery Certification through Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
2012 – PresentSAGES Bariatric Liaison Committee
SAGES Continuing Education Committee
2012Course Chair, SAGES Basic Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Resident Course (Cincinnati, OH)
2011Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Annual Meeting Moderator, General Surgery Forum
Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) Trainer Certification Course
2010 – 2012Mount Sinai Hospital Operating Room Committee
Mount Sinai Hospital Surgical Quality Committee
Mount Sinai Hospital Operating Room Cost Containment Committee
2010 – PresentSAGES Resident Education Committee
Faculty, SAGES Resident Education Courses (Cincinnati, OH; Tampa, FL)
2008 – 2009Academic Chief Resident
2004 – 2009Resident Advisory Committee
2007 – 2008Assistant Academic Chief Resident
2000 – 2004Admissions Committee, UTHSCSA
2002 – 2003Regional Academic Health Center Liaison, UTHSCSA
Current Position

Current Position


Training / Education

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Professional Associations

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Professional Activities




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My primary language is English; however, I am also versed in medical Spanish

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Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive (Laparoscopic and Robotic) Bariatric Surgery, Foregut including Antireflux, and Abdominal Wall Repair



BLS and ACLS are up to date



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