Dr. Jose Alberto Carlos Rivas
    ACADEMIC TRAINING:
    DEGREE IN MEDICINE: From 2001 – 2005 Faculty of Human Medicine of the Autonomus University of Nayarit
    Internship: From 2005-2006 Regional General Hospital No. 1 IMSS, Tepic Nayarit, Mexico.
    Social service: From 2006-2007 in Family Medicine Unit no. 2, IMSS, Tepic Nayarit
    General Surgery Specialty: From 2008-2012 in National Medical Center Northwest, of Mexican Social Security Institute. Chief resident of general surgery 2011-2012. Graduated with honorable mention as the best resident of general surgery.
    BARIATRIC AND METABOLIC SURGERY FELLOWSHIP: From January 2014 to January 2015, in Nephrology Institute Tijuana (INT) and Hospital Angeles Tijuana. Averages 30 bariatric surgical procedures weekly.
    Advanced training course in trauma surgery: April 2014. Taught by Military General Hospital in Mexico Federal District.
    FAST ( Focussed abdominal Sonography in trauma) training: July 2013. Taught by Emergency medical Society of Baja California, depending of Autonomus University of Baja California.
    ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support): January 2013, certified provider by American Heart Association.
    Certified by the Mexican Council of General Surgery. July 2012 (CMCG)
    Active member of Mexican Association of General Surgery (AMCG)
    Member of AMCE (Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery) 2015
    Neonatal Resuscitation Course: December 2004. General Hospital SSA, Tepic Nayarit, Mexico
    Certificate of Accreditation of Foreign Language Skills: English. From 2002-2003. University Language Center, Dependent of British Council. Autonomus University of Nayarit.
    Analist Programmer: 1999- 2000. Technology institute ADDECSA, Tepic Nayarit, Mexico.
    Transcongress course Gastric By Pass from A-Z, July 2015, International Federation for the surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), Los Cabos, BCS, Mexico.
    Transcongress course Gastric Sleeve from A-Z, July 2015, International Federation for the surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), Los Cabos, BCS, Mexico.
    Advance laparoscopic surgery training AMCE 2016. International congress of endoscopic surgery, Veracruz, México 2016.
    Single incision surgery training, AMCE 2016. International congress of endoscopic surgery, Veracruz, México 2016.
    Member of professors group in bariatric surgery seminary, presenting GASTRIC SLEEVE AS REVISION SURGERY, AMCE 2016. International congress of endoscopic surgery, Veracruz México 2016.

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