Carlos Torres Fuentes M.D.

Specialist in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery – hand surgery, microsurgery

Carlos Torres Fuentes M.D. 1

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Specialist in Plastic Surgery, with supraespecialidad in reconstructive Microsurgery and Hand Surgery, with training in arthroscopy who has stood out for being a brilliant student and committed to what he does, endowed with a great sense of responsibility and honesty, human and with permanent desire to excel.

He dedicates a large part of his activity to medical research and teaching, both undergraduate and graduate, at the Hospital de San José and at the University Children’s Hospital.

Lecturer in multiple events of national and international character.
First Colombian to present three papers at the World Congress of IFHSS (World Congress of Hand Surgery)

MEMBER OF

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European wrist ARTHROSCOPY SOCIETY (EWAS)

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Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery

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COLOMBIAN ASSOCIATION OF HAND SURGERY (ASSOCIATED)

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Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgery

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International Association for the Study of Osteosynthesis (AO / ASIF)

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International confederation for plastic reconstructive and aestetic surgery (IPRAS)

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International federation of societies for surgery of the hand (IFSSH)

Academic training

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Fellowship in Surgery of the Institut Kaplan Mano

Barcelona – Spain 2011

Faculty Education Program: Fundación AO/ASIF

Cali – Mexico City November 2008 – September 2010

Specialist in Microsurgery

San José Hospital- University Foundation of And Surgery hand:
Ciencias de la salud 2007-2008

Plastic Surgery Specialist

Universidad Militar Nueva Granada: Bogotá D.C. 2003 – 2007

surgeon and midwife

Universidad Nacional de Colombia Bogotá D.C. 1995-2000

Merits and awards

First prize in the contest% 22GUILLERMO NIETO CANO% 22 of the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery with work% 22Pressure of Lipuria and macroglobulinemia in Liposuction% 22.

Pereira, May 2011

First prize in the contest% 22ARCADIO FORERO% 22 of the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery with work% 22Breast reconstruction with flap DIEP% 22.

Pereira, May 2007.

Distinction% 22ANDRÉS BELLO% 22 in national and departmental categories, par excellence in ICFES tests

1994

Worthy of the% 22BACHILLERES BY COLOMBIA% 22 program grant awarded by ECOPETROL to the best bachelors in the country.

1994

He deserves the ICETEX scholarship for higher studies, awarded to the best bachelors nationwide.

1994

Scholar of the program% 22MEJORES BACHILLERES% 22 of the National University of Colombia.

1994

Publications

First interosseus-plasty: A tenchique to reconstruct the radial collateral ligament of the MCP-joint of the index finger, Andersson JK, Torres Fuentes CE, Ferreres Claramunt A., J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2012 Jan;37(1):77-9.PMID: 22076729 [PubMed – in process]

Lipuria y macroglobulinemia grasa en liposucción, Susana Correa, Carlos Torres Fuentes MD y cols, Rev. Col. Cir. Plast, Vol. 17 No. 2, Diciembre de 2012, ISSN 0120-2729


Initial management of the patient with facial trauma, Tatiana Garcia, Carlos Torres Fuentes, in CRANEOFACIAL SURGERY, J.Cantini, R. Prada, Vol 1, ed. Medical printing, Bogotá D.C. 2011.

Acrospiroma apocrino en la mano, Torres Fuentes CE et al, PIEL (Barc) 2011, doi: 10.1016/j.piel.2010.12.020.
Microsurgical reconstruction of breast with DIEP flap, Carlos Torres Fuentes, L.E. Nieto, Rev.Col.Cir.Plast. Vol 13, No 2, December 2007.

Work experience

Faculty (International Professor) International Association for the study of internal fixation (AO / ASIF)

(AO/ASIF)

Private practice

February 2008 to date

Voluntary Plastic Surgeon

February 2008 to date NEW CLINIC LOS CEDROS Bogotá D.C.

Plastic Surgeon, hand surgeon

2004 to date OPERATION SONRISA COLOMBIA

Undergraduate academic coordinator medicine

February 2007 to May 2009 INSTITUTE OF RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AND REHABILITATION – INCIRE Bogotá D.C.

Plastic surgeon, hand surgeon and microsurgery

Assistant professor in postgraduate

Professor of faculty of surgical instrumentation

February 2007 to date HOSPITAL INFANTIL UNIVERSITARIO DE SAN JOSÉ Bogotá D.C.

Assistant professor in undergraduate faculties of Medicine and surgical instrumentation

May 2007 to June 2009 UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION OF THE ANDEAN AREA Bogotá D.C.

Assistant Professor in Graduate, Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery

Training Specialist - Fellow of Microsurgery and Hand Surgery

Assistant Professor in Graduate, Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery

Resident in Plastic Surgery: reconstructive and aesthetic

February 2007 to February 2008 HOSPITAL DE SAN JOSE
Bogotá D.C.

Plant doctor, Emergency department

February 2003 to January 2007 HOSPITAL MILITAR CENTRAL, SAN JOSE HOSPITAL Bogotá D.C.

Mandatory social service

May to September 2002 FUNDACIÓN SANTAFE DE BOGOTÁ Bogotá D.C.

Mandatory social service

February 2001 – February 2002 ISMAEL DARIO RINCÓN Polyclinic – ECOPETROL Barrancabermeja (Santander)

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