Dr Estuardo Behrens 2018-04-30T16:51:23+00:00

Name:                  Estuardo J. Behrens

Age:                    56 years old.  March 26th. 1962

Marital Status:      Married to Celia Behrens

Sons:                   3 boys,  25 y – 23 y – 22 y

Address:               Edificio de Clínicas de las Américas

10 calle 2-45 zona 14 of. 1202

Guatemala. Guatemala.

Central América.

Phone/Fax:  (502) 2363-5421

Cell Phone:  (502)  5511-0292

e-mail:                 [email protected]

[email protected]

website:                www.gorditos.info       www.newlifecenter.com.gt

University:           Medical Faculty

Universidad Francisco Marroquín

2nd. class

Graduation:         May 11th. 1985

Sugical

Postgraduate:        Department of General Surgery

Hospital General San Juan de Dios  HGSJD

Guatemala.  Guatemala. Central America

6 years.  Chief Resident 1990

Training:              Laparoscopic Surgery

Methodist Hospital.  Houston.  Texas. 1991

Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery

Laparoscopic Institute of South Florida

Miami.  Florida. 1995

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

Hospital Ángeles del Pedregal

México. D.F.  2000

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Mount Sinai Hospital.

New York. 2000

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Weston.  Florida. 2002

Surgical

Positions:             Chief Resident of Surgery HGSJD 1989-1990

Vice-chairman

4th. Surgical Unit  HGSJD 1992-2003

Chairman

4th. Surgical Unit HGSJD 2002-2005

Member of the Board

Guatemalan Association of Surgeons 1996

Treasurer

Guatemalan Association of Surgeons 2003

Vicepresident

Guatemalan Association of Surgeons 2005

President

Guatemalan Association of Surgeons 2006-2007

Secretary-Treasurer

VII Latinamerican Congress of Endoscopic Surgery  ALACE  2006

(Asociación Latinoamericana de Cirugía Endoscópica)

Cont.

Surgical

Positions              Executive Director

ALACE  2006-2010

(Asociación Latinoamericana de Cirugía Endoscópica)

Proctor Advanced  Laparoscopic Surgery

FELAC 2000 to date

(Federación Latinoamericana de Cirugía)

Proctor Adjustable Gastric Banding

Johnson & Johnson 2003-2006

Member Membership Committee

SAGES 1998-2000

Executive Director (Founder)

NEW LIFE CENTER GUATEMALA

(Guatemalan Institute of Bariatric Surgery)

2000 to date

PastPresident ACBMG 2008-2013

Asociación de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica

De Guatemala

Member Membership Committee

ASMBS 2013 to date

Member International Committee

ASMBS 2013 to date

Executive Director

IFSO LAC 2013 to date

Latinamerican Chapter

International Federation of Societies of

Obesity Surgery

Active Member ACBMG 2007 to date

Asociación de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica

De Guatemala

Active Member IFSO

International Federation of Societies of

Obesity Surgery

Societies:              Fellow Guatemalan Association of Surgeons

Active Member ALACE

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Active Member  SAGES

Charter Member American Hernia Society

Regular Member SSAT

Regular Member ASMBS

Regular IFSO Member

Prizes and Medals:

Best Surgical Resident HGSJD 1987-1988-1989-1990

Best Scientific paper Congreso Nacional de Cirugía

Guatemala. 1987

Honoris Causa Doctorate

Global Organization fo Excellence in Health. 2002

Distinguished Visitor Veracruz, México 2010

Honorary Member. Salvadorian Bariatric Society. 2010

Cont.

Prizes and Medals:

Honorary Member. Bolivian Medical College.

Cochabamba, 2015

Honorary Member. Bolivian Surgical Society,

Cochabamba Chapter, 2015

Honorary President. Montblanc Connaiseurs. 2015

Presentations:

More than 100 talks in several National and International

Surgical Metings since 1985 to date.

Publications:         14 scientific papers. 3 Book Chapters. 1 online Chapter.

ESTUARDO J. BEHRENS MD  MACG  FACS

April 2018