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Dr. Espinosa

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  • MD degree from University of Mexico (U.N.A.M.), Mexico City. 1972-1977
  • General surgery training at National Medical Center (IMSS), Mexico City. 1978 – 1982


  • Certified by Mexican General Surgery Board (Consejo Mexicano de Cirugia General A.C.) 1983, recertified on 1992, 1998, 2003
  • Gastroenterology Mexican Association ((1985-present)
  • Certified by Mexican Gastroenterology Board in Digestive surgery (Consejo Mexicano de Gastroenterologia A.C.) 1995, recertified on 2000, 2006

Medical Organizations Memberships

  • General Surgery Mexican Association (1983-present)
  • Gastroenterology Mexican Association ((1985-present)
  • General surgery and gastroenterology Baja California state societies (1985-present)
  • General surgery Latino American Federation (2001-present)
  • Mexican Society of Obesity Surgery A.C. (2005-present)
  • American Society for Bariatric Surgery (2005-present)
  • Endoscopic Surgery Mexican Association (2006-present)
  • Baja California state representative by the Mexican General Surgery Board (1992-1995)


  • Gastroenterology subject teacher by Tijuana Medicine Faculty of the Baja California University (1985-present)
  • General Surgery training Residence coordinator teacher at the Tijuana General Hospital (1999-2001))
  • Lectures and presentations. Mexican courses and symposia (33)

Professional Work Experience

  • Private practice in general surgery. Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. (1982 – present)
  • Institutional practice in general surgery at Tijuana General Hospital (1982-1990, 1998-2003)
  • Private practice in general surgery at Hospital Angeles Tijuana (2006-present)
  • Bariatric procedures (lap band) as member Dr. Pedro Kuri’s Surgical Team. (1997-present)