Curriculum Vitae

 

PRIMARY EDUCATION

German School in Santiago, Chile, Best student during High School.
 

 

MEDICAL STUDIES


2002 - 2008 Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago.

Highest distinction entitled in January 2009. 

 

 

UNITED STATES MEDICAL CERTIFICATION

 

 

2012: U.S. medical licensing examination, USMLE.
 

ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certification 

 

 

POSTGRADUATE STUDIES



2009-2012 Orthopaedic surgery residency, Department of Orthopaedics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.  Best graduate resident.

 

2012 Foot and ankle travelling fellow. Baylor University, Dallas, Tx, US. Dr. James Brodsky.

 

2012 Foot and ankle clinical fellow. Clinica alemana, Universidad del desarrollo. Dr. Cristian Ortiz.

Highest distinction entitled in March 2013

 

2013 Foot and ankle travelling fellow, Kantonspital Baselland, Standort Liestal, Liestal, Switzerland. Dr. Beat Hintermann. Focus on ankle arthroplasty and hindfoot-midfoot reconstruction.

 

2013 Foot and ankle travelling fellow, Schulthess Klinic, Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Pascal Rippstein, Focus on forefoot and ankle arthroplastly.

 

2013 Foot and ankle travelling fellow. Hospital Universitario Quirón Madrid, Madrid, Spain Dr. Ernesto Maceira,. Focus on gait analysis and foot and ankle biomechanics

 

2014 Limb lengthening and reconstruction clinical fellow. International Center for Limb Lengthening and reconstruction, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA. Dr. John E. Herzenberg.

 

 

VII. PUBLICATIONS
 

Rev Chil Med Inten 2007; 22(3): 157-204 Utility of the PIRO concept in evaluating septic patients


Rev Méd Chile 2008; 136: 1121-1126. Ileorectal anastomosis in surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis: long-term results"

 

Rev Méd Chile 2011; 139: 1497-1504: Update on lumbar stenosis: Diagnosis, Treatment and controversies

 

Rev Med Chile 2012; 140: 1185-1190 Dupuytren disease. Revision.

 

Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation journal. June 2012 vol. 3 (2) 55-58 Comparison of complications and length of hospital stay between orthopaedic and orthogeriatric treatment in elderly patients with a hip fracture. 

 

Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Jul; 34(7):978-83. Early Weight-Bearing After Percutaneous Reduction and Screw Fixation for Low-Energy Lisfranc Injury

 

Clin Res Foot Ankle 2013; 1(2): 116 Tibia Dome-shaped Osteotomy for a Valgus Deformity in a Ball-and-socket Ankle Joint: a Case Report

 

Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Nov; 34(11):1493-500 Proximal Oblique Sliding Closing Wedge Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus

 

Book chapter co-editor 2013 The Handbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery: An Intellectual Approach to Complex Problems. First edition 2013: Co-editor of chapter 12: Bunions and chapter 29: Medial Ankle instability. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers

 

J Surg Orthop Adv. 2013 Fall;22(3):213-8 Plate position and angular stability: Mechanical comparison in Sawbone Osteotomy models. 

 

J Surg Orthop Adv. 2013 Winter;22(4):299-303. A new elevating metatarsal osteotomy: geometrical design and applications.

 

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 5;96(3):232-6. Biomechanical Evaluation of Various Suture Configurations in Side-to-Side Tenorrhaphy.

 

Am J sports med 2014 Mar;42(3):731-6 Mini open achilles tenorrhaphy in acute tendon ruptures. Medium term follow up of 100 cases.

 

Techniques in foot and ankle surgery 2014 June, 13 (2): 103-107 Distal tibia dome osteotomy

 

Foot Ankle Int. 2015 Jul 7 Role of a Limited Transarticular Release in Severe Hallux Valgus Correction.

 

Rev Chil Ortop Traumat 56 (2015), pp. 18-25, Alargamiento de extremidades: actualización y revisión del tema

 

Foot Ankle Int. 2015 (in press), "Angle to Be Corrected" in Preoperative Evaluation for Hallux Valgus Surgery: Analysis of a New Angular Measurement.

 

Foot ankle surg 2015 (in press). Interosseous membrane window size for tibialis posterior tendon transfer-Geometrical an MRI analysis

 

J Surg Orthop adv 2015 (in press). Technique tip: first ray elevation osteotomy for cavovarus foot: dorsal oblique wedge osteotomy.

 

J Ped Orthop 2015 (in press). Evaluation of a mobile application for multiplier method growth and epiphysiodesis timing predictions

 

Foot Ankle int 2015 (in press). Cost Effectiveness of Different Techniques in Hallux Valgus Surgery

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

Chilean society of orthopaedic surgeons: SCHOT

American Society of foot and ankle surgeons: AOFAS

American Society of limb lengthening and reconstruction: LLR

 

 

MEETINGS

 

Chilean Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology meeting SCHOT: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. 

Attendance and presentation yearly 

Meeting of the American Society of foot and ankle society in the U.S.: AOFAS. Attendance: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 

Meeting of the American Society of Orthopedic Surgeons: AAOS. Attendance: 2009, 2012, 2014 

Specialty day limb lengthening and reconstruction: LLR Attendance: 2014 

 

   

Other conferences and courses: 

 

March-April 2011: Assistance to XII meeting in orthogeriatrics: Our population is aging, Santiago-Chile 

July 2011: Attendance at 2011 Third theoretical and practical course of ankle and foot at the University of Chile in Santiago, Chile 

August 2010: Assistance to trauma day: Advances in pediatrics orthopedics and traumatology, organized by the German university clinic and development 

May-October 2010: Attendance and approval of Module: Skills in laparoscopy, surgical simulation program of post-graduates. Catholic University of Chile. 

November 2010: FLAMECIPP V meeting attendace. November 2010 Coquimbo - Chile 

May 2010: Attendance XLI course Feet diseases, A. Viladot, in Barcelona, ​​Spain. 

 

 

 

 

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