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Jorge Daes, MD

  • Doctor of Medicine, Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, 1982
  • General Surgeon, Hospital San Ignacio, Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, 1987
  • Sub-specialist in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Universidad CES, Medellín, 2012
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, USA, 2003-present
  • 2013 Honored Speaker, Rafael Casas Morales Lecture, Colombian Society of Surgery, 2013
  • Board Member, International Hernia Collaboration, 2014-present
  • Director, Clinical Immersion Courses on Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, with emphasis on the eTEP Technique, 2012-2019
  • Academic Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Department, Clinica Portoazul, Barranquilla, Colombia, 2016-present)
  • President, Colombian Surgical Association 2017-2019
  • Governor at Large, American College of Surgeons 2017-2020
  • Board Member Americas Hernia Society 2020-present
  • Leading Author of several papers on Hernia and Bariatric surgery