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Leonardo Nelson Santamaría Galeotti
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Leonardo Nelson Santamaría Galeotti

General Surgery

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"Committed with continuous training in order to obtain the best operative results and greater welfare for my patients."

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Procedures (33)

Hernia eventration laparoscopic surgery
Laparotomic cholecystectomy
Major hepatectomy
Pancreatectomy
Strangulated eventration hernia surgery
Benign cutaneous tumor removal (epidermic cyst, nevus, lipoma, angioma)
Bile duct evaluation
Breast biopsy
Cholecystectomy
Colon diverticulitis surgery
Colostomy
Cutaneous biopsy
Diagnostic laparoscopy
Epigastric hernia surgery
Evaluation of benign tumors
Exploratory laparsocopy
Gallbladder surgery
Gastrectomy
Inguinal hernia surgery
Intestinal hernia resection surgery
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy
Laparotomic hemicolectomy
Lymph node biopsy
Mastectomy
Meckel's diverticulum surgery
Segmental colectomy
Sigmoid Resection
Splenectomy
Subcutaneous foreign growth removal
Thyroid surgery
Umbilical hernia surgery
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Medical conditions (11)

Gallbladder cancer
Gallstones
Inguinal hernia
Liver cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Appendicitis
Colon cancer
Diverticula
Gastric cancer
Lipoma (benign fatty tumor)
Thyroid cancer
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General Info

About me

Surgeon specialist in liver, pancreas, gallbladder and biliary tract. With a solid scientific formation and trained in worldwide excellence centers. Coordinator of the National Liver Transplant Program.

Languages

Español

Education

Degrees
  • Doctor in medicine. Universidad Autónoma de Centro América - Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Medicas. San José. 1992 - 1997
Courses
  • Endocrine and laparoscopic surgery

    March 2005 - February 2006

Trainings
  • Hospital Rotation

    Liver and pancreas transplant

Professional

Licenses
  • Hospital Nacional cod. 159 - active

    Panama

Affiliations
  • Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgery (ALACE)
  • Panamanian Association of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
  • Panamanian Society of Surgery
Awards
  • 2011 Participation in the first liver transplant in Panama
  • 2009 First place in the video competition at the National Congress of Surgery
Positions
  • Coordinator of the National Liver Transplant Program
Publications
  • Expositor y conferencista en importantes eventos nacionales e internacionales en temas relacionados principalmente con el manejo de las lesiones de la vía biliar, Trasplante de Hígado y abordaje laparoscópico del hígado, páncreas y vías biliares.