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Edgardo Saavedra
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Edgardo Saavedra

General SurgeryBariatric

Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Eldery

"Honesty, responsibility and knowledge at the highest level."

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Procedures (31)

Cholecystectomy
Gastrectomy sleeve
Gastric bypass surgery
Gastroesophageal reflux laparoscopic surgery
Metabolic surgery for type II diabetes
Consultation
Abscess debridement and drainage
Anal abscess drainage
Benign cutaneous tumor removal (epidermic cyst, nevus, lipoma, angioma)
Bile duct evaluation
Chest aspiration drainage (pneumothorax, hemothorax, pleural effusion, etc. )
Colon diverticulitis surgery
Diagnostic laparoscopy
Epigastric hernia surgery
Evaluation of benign tumors
Exploratory laparsocopy
Gastrectomy
gluteal abscess drainage
Hemorrhoidectomy
Hernia eventration laparoscopic surgery
Inguinal hernia surgery
Intestinal hernia resection surgery
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopic gastric plication (“LGP”)
Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy
Laparotomic hemicolectomy
Removal of hemorrhoids
Segmental colectomy
Small sized wound suture
Strangulated eventration hernia surgery
Umbilical hernia surgery
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Medical conditions (9)

Appendicitis
Gallstones
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Inguinal hernia
Morbid obesity
Diverticula
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Lipoma (benign fatty tumor)
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General Info

About me

My interest is to help my patients with my knowledge and provide quality of life. To be more than a doctor, be a friend.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Doctor in medicine. Escuela Aútonoma de Ciencias Médicas (Actual UCIMED). January 1990 - June 1995
Fellowships
  • Specialty in General and Bariatric Surgery (Advanced Laparoscopy)

  • Metabolic Surgery

Courses
  • Advanced course of minimally invasive: “Minilaparoscopy and Single Incision”

    March 2014

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy - Cornell University

    2007

Trainings
  • Internship

    Bariatric Surgery - Cleveland Clinic, FL.

  • Diploma Degree

    Advanced Bariatric Surgery, Medellin. 2011

  • Postgraduate Degree

    Advanced Bariatric Surgery, Ciudad Juarez. 2012

  • Diploma Degree

    Advanced Bariatric Surgery and it's complications - IRCAD, Brasil. 2015

Professional

Licenses
  • Technical Health Council of Panama cod. 5063 - active

    Panama