Department of Surgery

Welcome to Department of Surgery web site. Surgery, as other medical disciplines is one in constant change and development. In our department emphasis is given in viewing our discipline as a patient problem solving tool. Surgery is one of the many medical disciplines that is in constant grow. It includes today sub specialties as:

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Oncology Surgery
  • Colon and Rectum Surgery
  • Surgery of Transplantation as many others...
  • Our students are actively involved in their classes in order to enjoy the general surgical principles in their medical development. Our departmental goal is to expose and provide medical students with a global view of surgical conditions and therapeutic alternatives. Being surgery an extensive field, we focus on a core surgical content required for any general practitioner. Rotations are being offered in several ways throughout the year.

Faculty Members
Luis R. Soltero Harrington, MD
Academic Director

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Jorge L. Cordero, MD
Assistant Professor

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Virgilio Brunet, MD
Assistant Professor

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Linda Melendez, MD
Assistant Professor

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