Dr. César Antonio Gálvez Hernández, MD FACS

Educación

Education:

  • 2002-2007 Tecnologico de Monterrey School of Medicine Specialty in General Surgery Mexican General Surgeon license: 5132026
  • 1994-2000 Tecnologico de Monterrey School of Medicine General Medicine Mexican Physician license: 3579301
Certifications:

  • Mexican Board of General Surgery (#07023).
  • Advanced Bariatric Life Support (ABLS) by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) by the American College of Surgeons.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by the American Heart Association.

Awards:

  • 2012-2017 Mexican General Surgery Board Recertification.
  • 2007 Academic Honors in Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Tecnologico de Monterrey School of Medicine.
  • 2007 Mexican General Surgery Board Certification.
  • 2006-2007 Chief Resident of the General Surgery Program, Tecnologico de Monterrey School of Medicine.
  • 2000 Academic Honors in General Medicine, Tecnologico de Monterrey School of Medicine.
  • 1994-2000 Academic Excellence Scholarship, Tecnologico de Monterrey School of Medicine.
Dr. César Gálvez Hernández
Dr. César Gálvez Hernández

Training Courses:

  • June 2015 Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Recertification (ACLS)
  • May 2015 The good, the bad and the ugly of Laparoscopic Surgery Course, XXIV International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, México.
  • May 2015 Mechanical Suture in Endoscopic Surgery Course, XXIV International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, México.
  • October 2014 Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor Course, American College of Surgeons-Mexican Chapter, México.
  • October 2014 Non-operative Management of Appendicitis Course, 100th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • October 2014 Current Management of Thyroid Nodules Course, 100th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • October 2014 TNM Cancer Staging: is it still relevant? Course, 100th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • July 2014 Learning through Video Course, XVI National Congress of Obesity Surgery, León, México
  • July 2014 Bariatric Endoscopy Course, XVI National Congress of Obesity Surgery, León, México.
  • May 2014 Advanced Trauma Life Support Recertification (ATLS).
  • October 2013 Endoscopy for Surgical Pathologies Course, XXXVII International Congress of General Surgery, Acapulco, México.
  • October 2013 Infections on Surgery Course, XXXVII International Congress of General Surgery, Acapulco, México.
  • May 2013 Acute and Daily Problems in Laparoscopic Surgery Course, XXII International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Mazatlán, México.
  • May 2013 Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery Course, XXII International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Mazatlán, México.
  • November 2012 Bariatric Endoscopic Surgery Trends 2012, Guadalajara, México.
  • November 2012 Current Management of Hernias Course, XXXVI International Congress of General Surgery, Cancún, México.
  • November 2012 Advanced Trauma Surgery Course, XXXVI International Congress of General Surgery, Cancún, México.
  • April 2012 XIII World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, México.
  • March 2012 SAGES Scientific Session and Postgraduate Courses, San Diego, California, USA.
  • October 2011 Intraoperative Decisions in Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair Skills Course, 97th Annual Clinical Congress American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • August 2011 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • July 2011 Advanced Bariatric Life Support.
  • May 2011 Laparoscopic Stapling Course, XX International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Los Cabos, México.
  • April 2011 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • October 2010 Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery Course, XXXIV International Congress of General Surgery, Guadalajara, México.
  • January 2010 Extreme Bariatric Surgery and Gastric Restriction Course, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Los Cabos, México.
  • October 2009 Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for General Surgeons Postgraduate Course, 95th Annual Clinical Congress American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • April 2009 SAGES Scientific Session and Postgraduate Course, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
  • October 2008 Laparoscopic Colon Surgery Course, XXXII International Congress of General Surgery, Veracruz, Mexico.
  • July 2008 Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass Course, 10th National Congress of Obesity Surgery, Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • July 2008 Gastric Band and Intragastric Balloon Course, 10th National Congress of Obesity Surgery, Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • May 2008 Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Recertification.
  • May 2008 NOTES and Endoscopy for Surgeons Course, XVII International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
  • May 2008 Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Course, XVII International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
  • March 2008 Advanced Vascular Trauma Course, American College of Surgeons, Mexican Chapter, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • March 2007 Gastric Band Mini Fellowship, Lap Band-INAMED, Instructor: Jose A. Lopez Corvala, M.D. Tijuana, BC, Mexico.
  • November-December 2006 Advanced Laparoscopic and Endocrine Surgery Course, Instructor: Miguel F. Herrera Hernandez M.D, “Salvador Zubiran” National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • October 2006 Bariatric Surgery for All Surgeons Postgraduate Course, 92nd Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • August 2006 Laparoscopic Colectomy and Bariatric Surgery Course, Latin America Resident Training Initiative, Ethicon Endo-Surgery Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
  • January-February 2006 November 2003-February 2004Proctorship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Instructor: Morris E. Franklin Jr, M.D, Texas Endosurgery Institute, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • 2003 Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (ATLS).
  • 2003 Advanced Cardiopulmonar Resuscitation Course.

Medical Societies:

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
  • International Member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
  • Active International Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • Active Member of the Mexican Society of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery.
  • Active Member of the Mexican Society of Endoscopic Surgery.
  • Active Member of the Mexican Society of General Surgery.

Publications:

  • Morris E. Franklin, Cesar Galvez Hernandez, Oscar Villegas Cabello, Jose Diaz Elizondo, Jorge M. Trevino, Dulce Salazar Lopez. Laparoscopic Subtotal Colectomy. Results at Texas Endosurgery Institute. Cir Ciruj; 75 (6), November/December 2007.
  • Humberto Sánchez Alarcón, Miguel León Aragón, Oscar Villegas Cabello, José Antonio Díaz Elizondo, César Antonio Gálvez Hernández. Gastric Trichobezoar manifested as Pneumoperitoneum. A Case Report. Avances, Hospital San Jose-Tec de Monterrey Journal; 4 (12), May/August 2007.
  • Morris Franklin, Cesar Galvez Hernandez, Jorge Trevino, Oscar Villegas Cabello, Roman Gonzalez Ruvalcaba, Jose Diaz Elizondo. Laparoscopic Splenectomy. Twelve-year Experience in two Private Institutions. Cir Ciruj; 74 (6), November/December 2006.
  • Morris E. Franklin, Cesar Galvez Hernandez, Jorge M. Trevino, Oscar Villegas Cabello, Luis Salgado Cruz, Dulce Salazar Lopez. Laparoscopic repair of a diaphragmatic hernia after laparoscopic omental flat harvest for the treatment of sternal reconstruction. Cir Gen; 28 (4), October/December 2006.
  • Oscar Villegas Cabello, Cesar Antonio Galvez Hernandez, Carlos R. Estrada Lopez, Adolfo Leyva Alvizo, Luis Gerardo Rodriguez Castaneda. Endoscopic Technique for Subfascial Perforating Vein Interruption. Avances, Hospital San Jose-Tec de Monterrey Journal; 3 (10), September/December 2006.
  • Morris Franklin, Cesar Galvez Hernandez, Oscar Villegas Cabello, Luis Rodriguez Castaneda, Jorge Trevino, Juan Rangel Pizarro. Laparoscopic Repair of Perforated Peptic Ulcer Disease. A Reality at Texas Endosurgery Institute. Rev Mex Cir Endoscop; 6 (2), April/June 2005.

Meeting Presentations:

  • Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity and the Role of Metabolic Surgery”, Author, First Northwestern Diabetes Congress, Mazatlan 2012.
  • “Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity and the Role of Metabolic Surgery”, Author, Physicians and Surgeons College of Mazatlan, 2011.
  • “Single-Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy”, Author, Military Hospital, Mazatlan 2010.
  • “Laparoscopic Nephrectomy”, Co-author, Mexican Urology Society, Mazatlan, Mexico 2008.
  • “Abdominal Pain”, Author, Northwestern Radiology Society, Mazatlan, Mexico 2008.
  • “Laparoscopic Subtotal Colectomy. Results at Texas Endosurgery Institute”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Acapulco, Mexico 2006.
  • “Pneumatosis coli. A rare case of Pneumoperitoneum”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Acapulco, Mexico 2006.
  • “Efficiency and Safety of Laparoscopic Splenectomy. Fourteen-year Experience”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Acapulco, Mexico 2006.
  • “PPH Procedure for Prolapsed Hemorrhoids. Five-year Experience”, Co-author, General Surgery International Congress, Acapulco, Mexico 2006.
  • “Laparoscopic Management of Perforated Peptic Ulcer Disease. A Reality at Texas Endosurgery Institute”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Merida, Mexico 2005.
  • “Laparoscopic Splenectomy. Eleven-year Experience in two Private Institutions”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Merida, Mexico 2005.
  • “Non-Anatomic Pulmonary Resections by Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Merida, Mexico 2005.
  • “Laparoscopic Repair of a Diaphragmatic Hernia after Laparoscopic Omental Flap Harvest for the Treatment of Sternal Reconstruction”, Author, Endoscopic Surgery International Congress, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2005.
  • “Laparoscopic Repair of Perforated Peptic Ulcer Disease at Texas Endosurgery Institute”, Author, Endoscopic Surgery International Congress, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2005.
  • “Laparoscopic Splenectomy. Experience in two Private Institutions”, Author, Endoscopic Surgery International Congress, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2005.
  • “Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery: its diagnostic and therapeutic value”, Author, Endoscopic Surgery International Congress, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2005.
  • “Endoscopic Technique for Subfascial Perforating Vein Interruption”, Co-author, Endoscopic Surgery International Congress, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2005.
  • “Endoscopic Technique for Subfascial Perforating Vein Interruption. Surgical Technique Video”, Co-author, Endoscopic Surgery international Congress, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2005.
  • “A surgeon’s dilemma: the management of infected mesh”, Co-author, 26th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Prague, Czech Republic 2004.
  • “Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy in the unapproachable abdomen: the intraperitoneal onlay mesh repair”, Co-author, 26th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Prague, Czech Republic 2004.
  • “Laparoscopic Management of Perforated Peptic Ulcer Disease. Experience at Texas Endosurgery Institute”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Leon, Mexico 2004.
  • “Thoracoscopic Management of Solitary Pulmonary Nodule at Hospital San Jose- ITESM”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Veracruz, Mexico 2003.
  • “Thoracoscopic Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion at Hospital San Jose- ITESM”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Veracruz, Mexico 2003.
  • “Laparoscopic Resection of Complicated Meckel´s Diverticulum at Hospital San Jose- ITESM”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Veracruz, Mexico 2003.
  • “Gastric Trichobezoar as a cause of Pneumoperitoneum. Case Report”, Author, General Surgery International Congress, Veracruz, Mexico 2003.
  • “Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery at Hospital San Jose- ITESM”, Co-author, Endoscopic Surgery International Congress, Veracruz, Mexico 2003.
  • “Progressive Systemic Sclerosis: Clinical Signs. A Review of 119 Cases”, Co-author, Salvador Zubiran National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Mexico City, Mexico 1999.