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Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro


Jalisco, Mexico

Dr. Manuel Aceves Avalos, MD

Dr. Manuel Aceves Avalos, MD

Bariatric Surgeon
at Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro
Speciality General/Obesity Surgery
Languages English, Spanish
Education Medical Doctor
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Professional License: 746172

Graduate Training:
Secretaría de Salud de México (Mexican Health Department)
Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico
General Surgery Professional License: 3182129
Digestive Tract Surgery Professional License: 3175519
Reg. S.S.A. 96144

Board Certification in Mexico:

Mexican General Surgery Board Certified 1986, to present
Mexican General Surgery Board Exam- Jury since 1994
Professional Experience - Staff General Surgeon at Hospital San Javier de Guadalajara (private institution) since 1995.
- Staff General Surgeon at Hospital Angeles del Carmen en Guadalajara (private institution) since 2002.
- Staff General Surgeon at Hospital Puerta de Hierro Sur since January 2010.
- Postgraduate training in Obesity Surgery since 2000 assisting to different specialized services at Mexico, USA, Brazil, Chile and Argentina
- Assistance to multiple congresses in different countries such as Mexico, USA, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Australia, Italy, France, Germany and Belgium.
- Founder and Co-Director of the Centro de Gastro y Obesidad 2004.
- With wide experience in Bariatric Surgical Laparoscopic procedures such as Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Band with a multidisciplinary approach to the obese patient
- Regular member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (USA)
- Training in the management of da Vinci Robot System since January.
Memberships - American College of Surgeons
- American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
- International Society of Surgery
- Mexican College of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Illnesses
- Mexican Association of general Surgery
- Mexican Association of Endoscopy Surgery
- Latin American Federation of Surgery
- Latin American Association of Endoscopy Surgery
- College of Surgeons for the State of Jalisco
- Member of the Development and Quality Committee of the Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Endoscópica (Mexican Endoscopic Surgery Association) from May 2005 to May
- President of the Colegio de Cirujanos de Jalisco (College of Surgeons of the State of Jalisco) 2007-2008
- Coordinator of the Comité de Aranceles de la Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General (Mexican General Surgery Association Tariffs Commission) 2009

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