Past Fellows

Guillermo Portillo, MD
Dr. Portillo finished his 3-year research/administrative fellowship in 2009 after completing a General Surgery Residency in Mexico City.

Eduardo A. Perez, MD
Completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute between 2007 and 2008.

Mike Renfrow, MD
Completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute between 2007 and 2008.

Sameer S. Mohiudin, MD
Completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute between 2006 and 2007.

Loretta Brestan, MD
Completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute between 2006 and 2007.

Jorge M.Trevino, MD
Dr. Trevino finished his 2-year research/administrative fellowship on 2006, although his relationship with the Texas Endosurgery Institute began being a junior General Surgery Resident. He actually is in private practice in Cancun, Mexico.

Gregory Kim, MD
Completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute between 2005 and 2006.

Paul Arellano, MD
Trained at the University of Texas in San Antonio and a Board-certified general surgeon, he attended the Texas Endosurgery Institute as a Clinical Fellow from July 2004 to August 2005. He is currently practicing in El Paso, Texas.

Keenan R. Berghoff, MD
Trained at the University of Missouri in Kansas City and a Board-certified general surgeon, he finished a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute from June 2003 to July 2004. He is currently practicing at the St.Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

John J. Gonzalez, MD
Dr. Gonzalez finished his General Surgery training at Massachusetts General Hospital and attended Texas Endosurgery Institute as a research/administrative fellowship on October 2003. He is in private practice in San Antonio, TX.

Candace E. Moody, MD
Trained at Wayne State University School of Medicine, she completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute from July 2002 to August 2003. She is a Board certified surgeon currently in St Louis Missouri.

Alana D.Chock, MD
Completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute from June 2001 to July 2002.

J. Arturo Almeida, MD
Dr. Almeida finished his 2-year research/administrative fellowship on October 2001. He is currently in private practice in Barcelona, Spain.

Robert L.P. Michaelson, MD
Completed his clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute from July 2000 to June 2001. He is now a board-certified surgeon currently practicing in Seattle.

Jorge E. Balli, MD
Dr. Balli finished his 2-year research/administrative fellowship on October 1998, although his relationship with the Texas Endosurgery Institute began being a junior General Surgery Resident at the San Jose Hospital -ITESM in Monterrey, Mexico. Dr Balli is currently in Private practice in Monterrey, Mexico

James P. Dorman, MD
Board-certified general surgeon at the Texas Endosurgery Institute until 1998. He is practicing at the Veterans Administration Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.

Jose A. Diaz-Elizondo, MD
A former research/administrative fellow, he also had the opportunity of being at our Institute as a General Surgery resident, due to an educational agreement between San Jose Hospital-ITESM in Monterrey, Mexico and the Texas Endosurgery Institute. He trained at our Institution from October 1998 to October 1999 and is currently in Private practice in Monterrey, Mexico.

George B. Kazantzev, MD
Trained at the University of Kentucky and a Board-certified general surgeon, he completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute from June 1998 to June 1999. He served as an associate professor of surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and is now in practice in Berkeley, California.

Richard Norem, MD
He completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute in 1994 and is now in practice in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Daniel Pharand, MD
Finished a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Texas Endosurgery Institute in 1991. Now he is one of the best Laparoscopic Urology Surgeons in Toronto, Canada.

Alfred A. Santos, MD
Dr. Santos worked in our Institution from July 1999 until June 2000. He is Board Certified in General Surgery as well as Surgical Intensive care. Devoted to nutritional research for many years, his learning-oriented mind led him to join our Institution.do a clinical fellowship from June 1999 to June 2000.

Published on  July 26th, 2013