Guide to Surgery in Latin America

the Hidden Gem series

In the operating room with Dr. Cuauhtemoc Vasquez, Cardiac Surgeon

In the OR with Dr. Cuauhtemoc Vasquez – Mexicali’s only cardiac surgeon (and a darn nice guy).. Frankly, Dr. Vasquez – you rock!

April 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cartagena update: Dr. Cristian Barbosa, cardiac surgeon

Checking in with an old friend – and one of our first interviews as Cartagena Surgery

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Guia Cirugia

Guide to medical tourism and Guia Cirugia

April 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Crime and Violence in Mexicali, Mexico

Funny, it doesn’t feel like the wild west – but Cartagena Surgery investigates further into the rumors, reputation and realities of crime, and violence in a Mexican border town.

April 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hidden Gem returns to Bogota: calling all surgeons!

Cartagena Surgery and Hidden Gem returns to Bogota – and is interested in interviewing more surgeons..

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bariatric surgery and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

talking about an evil gremlin named Ghrelin, and the role of bariatric surgery in the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Move over Colombia, move over Mexico – make room for Argentina and paco

Forget about the Medellin cartels and Sinaloa gangs, the Buenos Aires boys are the newest players on the narcotrafficking scene.

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

The daVinci and Thoracic Surgery

RATS (that’s robot-assisted thoracic surgery) comes to Bogota with Dr. Ricardo Buitrago.

April 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Great day in thoracic surgery and oops!

More photos from the operating room, and of some of the great people I am meeting here in Mexicali.

April 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

The staff at Mexicali General

Today, I am introducing some of the great people I see every day at Mexicali General.

April 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

We knew it would happen…

It all begins again – the frantic racing around the city, and late night writing..

April 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

US – Colombia Free Trade Agreement to be implemented in May

The new free trade agreement between Colombia and the USA brings the countries closer together..

April 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Summit of the Americas

News from the Summit of the Americas as American staff consort with prostitutes..

April 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Pros & Cons of Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Anne Peters at talks about Bariatric surgery. Thomas & Morritt Taub review life after bariatric surgery

April 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

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