Primary Practice Location:University Hospital 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216
Appointments: (888) 815-2005
Areas of Practice: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Critical Care Anesthesiology
I was born in Bogota Colombia were I started Medical school and came to the US to finish as an exchange student with Harvard Medical School. I dedicated a few years after med school to a post doctoral fellowship in Molecular biology and published in excitation contraction coupling at Harvard University. Subsequently, I became an anesthesiologist and Intensivist with clinical interest in patients with Cardio Vascular and thoracic diseases. I have been interested in education since the beginning, and directed the simulation center for the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Miami, also, spent a few years dedicated to Graduate medical Education, started a residency program in the University of Florida and became the program director. I have a special interest in Ultrasonography and Echocardiography in the management of patients in the Operating room and in the Intensive care unit. Currently I am the Chief of Cardio Vascular Anesthesia for the Department of Anesthesia at UMMC, chair the Practice committee for our department and was appointed as Vice Chair of Faculty development.