Fernando Garcia Rivera , MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery Training (1991- 1999)
  • General Surgery Residency, Veterans Administration Hospital, San Juan, 1970
  • University of Salamanca , Spain , 1962
Research and Teaching Appointment
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery Ponce School of Medicine October, 1981
Course Offered

Clinical Clerkship - Third year

  • Esophageal and stomach lesions
  • Pancreatitis and its complications

Forth year elective

  • Laparoscopic Surgery
Members of professional Societies
  • Puerto Rico Medical Association
  • Panamaerican Trauma Society
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Fondo del Seguro del Estado Medical Society
Research Interest
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Laparoscopic procedures