BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Luís Eduardo Linares Martínez is a Medical Surgeon graduated from the Universidad del Rosario.

He specialized in general surgery at the San José Hospital, and later advanced clinical and research studies in surgical gastroenterology and coloproctology at the General Hospital of the University of Birmingham in England.

In 1979 he was highlighted by the Ministry of Health of Cundinamarca as one of the best doctors in the department for his professional work with the community.

He has worked as a consulting surgeon for several hospitals in the district and held the position of Director of the Surgical Department of the San Blas Hospital between 1990 and 1992, and as head of the General Surgery Service of the then San Pedro Claver Clinic, from 1992 to 1993.

Between 1983 and 2003, he taught undergraduate and graduate surgery at the Colombian School of Medicine, Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Universidad del Rosario, Universidad Nacional and Universidad San Martín.

He’s an active member of several scientific societies, including those of surgery, gastroenterology and coloproctology. Associate editor of the Colombian Journal of Gastroenterology.  In 1992 he was co-author of the Manual of Basic Surgical Instruments, edited by the Colombian School of Medicine, as well as creator of the Multidisciplinary Program for the Management of the Ostomized Patient in the I.S.S., program that meant him the appointment as Outstanding Youth of the Junior Chamber of Colombia in 1994.

He handles digestive pathology in general, such as diseases of the stomach, intestines, gallbladder and bile ducts, and his primary interest are patients with diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.

He has vast experience in the management of hemorrhoidal disease and its different treatments; anal fissures and fistulas; the pathology of the colon and rectum, such as irritable colon, diverticular disease; and the study and treatment of colon and rectal cancer. In April 2014 he completed the course for the management of fecal incontinence with the use of the neuro-stimulator of the sacral nerves, at the University of Barcelona, Spain.

EDUCATION

Primary and Secondary: Colegio San Carlos. Bogota, Colombia

Associate of Science: 1.972

University – Postgraduate: Medical Surgeon

Nuestra Señora del Rosario University. Bogota, Colombia – 1.978

Postgraduate: Specialization in General Surgery at San José Hospital. Bogota, Colombia – 1983

Fellow in Surgical Gastroenterology and Coloproctology. University of Birmingham, England – 1987

Courses: II Course of sacral neuromodulation in pelvic floor dysfunction. University Hospital Mútua de Terrassa. Barcelona, Spain – 2.014

Languages: Native Spanish

               Fluent English

EXPERIENCE

Currently: Consultant Coloproctologist of the Clínica Reina Sofía, the Clínica de La Colina and the Clínica del Country.

Coloproctologist and Consultant Surgeon of the companies of Prepaid Medicine of Colpatria, Medplus, Liberty Seguros, Mapfre, Seguros Bolívar, Allianz and Colsanitas, the latter since 1997.

Previous activities: Hospital Specialist of the Department of Surgical Clinics of Clínica Misael Pastrana, Clínica Hospital San Carlos and Clínica San Pedro Claver from 1992 to 2006.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Creator in the Colombian School of Medicine of the workshops of Surgical Anastomosis for residents of Surgery managing to promote and manage during this period the laboratory of Experimental Surgery.

Impulsor and promoter of different programs of prevention of diseases obtaining this way special mention by the Secretariat of Health of Cundinamarca, for the developed work. 

Rural Medical Hospital San Francisco de Viota between 1978 and 1979.

Resolution 1332 of 1.979 of the Secretariat of Health of Cundinamarca for professional work.

Doctor of Plant of the Hospital San José de Guaduas between 1.979 and 1.980.

Chief of Emergency of the Clínica el Bosque from 1.983 to 1.986 and teacher of Pre and Postgraduate in the area of Surgery of the Colombian School of Medicine.

General Surgeon of Emergencies of the Medical Center of the Andes from 1.984 to 1.986.

General Surgeon consultant of the Secretariat of Health in the Hospitals Simón Bolívar in 1.987, Kennedy in 1.988 and San Blas from 1.990 to 1.992, also exercising in this period the coordination of the Surgical Department. Creator of the nutritional support group in the three hospitals for the management of complicated surgical patients, which are currently functioning.

Outstanding Young Executive of Colombia of the Junior Chamber in 1994, for the Enterostomal Therapy program and for the multidisciplinary Management of the Ostomized Patient, I.S.S. San Pedro Claver Clinic.

He is currently working as a consultant coloproctological surgeon in the clinics Reina Sofia, Country and La Colina in Bogota.

He attends in his office private patients and prepaid medicine companies.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AND PARTNERSHIPS

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of San Martín in Postgraduate. 1.997 – 2.003.
  • Ad honorem Professor of Surgery at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Mexico. 1.989 – 1.990.
  • Ad honorem Professor of Surgery at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. 1.987 – 1998.
  • Associated Instructor of Surgery of the Colombian School of Medicine. 1.983 – 1.992.
  • Active Member of the Association of Rosarist Doctors, since 1989.
  • Associate Secretary of the Colombian Association of Clinical Nutrition. 1.989 – 1.990.
  • Active Member of the Colombian Societies of Surgery, Gastroenterology and Coloproctology.
  • Active Member of the Colombo-French Association of Medicine, since 1994.
  • Associate and Interconsultant Editor of the Colombian Journal of Gastroenterology, since 1991.
  • Financial Director of the Colombian Association of Gastroenterology and the Colombian Association of Digestive Apparatus Associations (ACADE) from 2007 to 2009.
  • Financial Director of the Colombian Association of Coloproctology from 2.009 to 2.011.
  • Currently member of the editorial committee of the Colombian Journal of Gastroenterology.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Hemorrhoids: A Sign of Poor Digestion Wellness Revista Bienestar
  • Food can do something for your colon Revista Bienestar No. 69, pg. 16 – 8, 2.003.
  • Manual de Hemorroides Publicación de Bienestar, Colsanitas 1.997.
  • Program of attention to the ostomized patient Tribuna Medica 91 (5): 276 – 287, 1.995.
  • Basic Surgical Instrumental Colombian School of Medicine, Colección Educación Medica Vol. II, 1.993.
  • A simple Clinical Index to evaluate Crohn Perianal’s disease Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterología (5) No. 4, pp. 205 – 215, 1.990.
  • Crohn’s Disease a criterion for resection Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterología (5) No. 3, pp. 120 – 141, 1.990.
  • Perianal Crohn’s Disease Perspectiva Rosarista (1) No. 2, pp. 23 – 26, 1990.
  • Natural History and Treatment of Anorectal Strictures Complicating Crohn´s Disease Br. J. Surg (75), 1987.
  • Small Intestine Malignant Tumors. Author and exhibitor of the XXIII National Convention of Gastroenterology in Manizales, 1981.

 

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Luís Eduardo Linares Martínez is a Medical Surgeon graduated from the Universidad del Rosario.

He specialized in general surgery at the San José Hospital, and later advanced clinical and research studies in surgical gastroenterology and coloproctology at the General Hospital of the University of Birmingham in England.

In 1979 he was highlighted by the Ministry of Health of Cundinamarca as one of the best doctors in the department for his professional work with the community.

He has worked as a consulting surgeon for several hospitals in the district and held the position of Director of the Surgical Department of the San Blas Hospital between 1990 and 1992, and as head of the General Surgery Service of the then San Pedro Claver Clinic, from 1992 to 1993.

Between 1983 and 2003, he taught undergraduate and graduate surgery at the Colombian School of Medicine, Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Universidad del Rosario, Universidad Nacional and Universidad San Martín.

He’s an active member of several scientific societies, including those of surgery, gastroenterology and coloproctology. Associate editor of the Colombian Journal of Gastroenterology.  In 1992 he was co-author of the Manual of Basic Surgical Instruments, edited by the Colombian School of Medicine, as well as creator of the Multidisciplinary Program for the Management of the Ostomized Patient in the I.S.S., program that meant him the appointment as Outstanding Youth of the Junior Chamber of Colombia in 1994.

He handles digestive pathology in general, such as diseases of the stomach, intestines, gallbladder and bile ducts, and his primary interest are patients with diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.

He has vast experience in the management of hemorrhoidal disease and its different treatments; anal fissures and fistulas; the pathology of the colon and rectum, such as irritable colon, diverticular disease; and the study and treatment of colon and rectal cancer. In April 2014 he completed the course for the management of fecal incontinence with the use of the neuro-stimulator of the sacral nerves, at the University of Barcelona, Spain.

EDUCATION

Primary and Secondary: Colegio San Carlos. Bogota, Colombia

Associate of Science: 1.972

University – Postgraduate: Medical Surgeon

Nuestra Señora del Rosario University. Bogota, Colombia – 1.978

Postgraduate: Specialization in General Surgery at San José Hospital. Bogota, Colombia – 1983

Fellow in Surgical Gastroenterology and Coloproctology. University of Birmingham, England – 1987

Courses: II Course of sacral neuromodulation in pelvic floor dysfunction. University Hospital Mútua de Terrassa. Barcelona, Spain – 2.014

Languages: Native Spanish

               Fluent English

EXPERIENCE

Currently: Consultant Coloproctologist of the Clínica Reina Sofía, the Clínica de La Colina and the Clínica del Country.

Coloproctologist and Consultant Surgeon of the companies of Prepaid Medicine of Colpatria, Medplus, Liberty Seguros, Mapfre, Seguros Bolívar, Allianz and Colsanitas, the latter since 1997.

Previous activities: Hospital Specialist of the Department of Surgical Clinics of Clínica Misael Pastrana, Clínica Hospital San Carlos and Clínica San Pedro Claver from 1992 to 2006.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Creator in the Colombian School of Medicine of the workshops of Surgical Anastomosis for residents of Surgery managing to promote and manage during this period the laboratory of Experimental Surgery.

Impulsor and promoter of different programs of prevention of diseases obtaining this way special mention by the Secretariat of Health of Cundinamarca, for the developed work. 

Rural Medical Hospital San Francisco de Viota between 1978 and 1979.

Resolution 1332 of 1.979 of the Secretariat of Health of Cundinamarca for professional work.

Doctor of Plant of the Hospital San José de Guaduas between 1.979 and 1.980.

Chief of Emergency of the Clínica el Bosque from 1.983 to 1.986 and teacher of Pre and Postgraduate in the area of Surgery of the Colombian School of Medicine.

General Surgeon of Emergencies of the Medical Center of the Andes from 1.984 to 1.986.

General Surgeon consultant of the Secretariat of Health in the Hospitals Simón Bolívar in 1.987, Kennedy in 1.988 and San Blas from 1.990 to 1.992, also exercising in this period the coordination of the Surgical Department. Creator of the nutritional support group in the three hospitals for the management of complicated surgical patients, which are currently functioning.

Outstanding Young Executive of Colombia of the Junior Chamber in 1994, for the Enterostomal Therapy program and for the multidisciplinary Management of the Ostomized Patient, I.S.S. San Pedro Claver Clinic.

He is currently working as a consultant coloproctological surgeon in the clinics Reina Sofia, Country and La Colina in Bogota.

He attends in his office private patients and prepaid medicine companies.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AND PARTNERSHIPS

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of San Martín in Postgraduate. 1.997 – 2.003.
  • Ad honorem Professor of Surgery at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Mexico. 1.989 – 1.990.
  • Ad honorem Professor of Surgery at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. 1.987 – 1998.
  • Associated Instructor of Surgery of the Colombian School of Medicine. 1.983 – 1.992.
  • Active Member of the Association of Rosarist Doctors, since 1989.
  • Associate Secretary of the Colombian Association of Clinical Nutrition. 1.989 – 1.990.
  • Active Member of the Colombian Societies of Surgery, Gastroenterology and Coloproctology.
  • Active Member of the Colombo-French Association of Medicine, since 1994.
  • Associate and Interconsultant Editor of the Colombian Journal of Gastroenterology, since 1991.
  • Financial Director of the Colombian Association of Gastroenterology and the Colombian Association of Digestive Apparatus Associations (ACADE) from 2007 to 2009.
  • Financial Director of the Colombian Association of Coloproctology from 2.009 to 2.011.
  • Currently member of the editorial committee of the Colombian Journal of Gastroenterology.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Hemorrhoids: A Sign of Poor Digestion Wellness Revista Bienestar
  • Food can do something for your colon Revista Bienestar No. 69, pg. 16 – 8, 2.003.
  • Manual de Hemorroides Publicación de Bienestar, Colsanitas 1.997.
  • Program of attention to the ostomized patient Tribuna Medica 91 (5): 276 – 287, 1.995.
  • Basic Surgical Instrumental Colombian School of Medicine, Colección Educación Medica Vol. II, 1.993.
  • A simple Clinical Index to evaluate Crohn Perianal’s disease Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterología (5) No. 4, pp. 205 – 215, 1.990.
  • Crohn’s Disease a criterion for resection Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterología (5) No. 3, pp. 120 – 141, 1.990.
  • Perianal Crohn’s Disease Perspectiva Rosarista (1) No. 2, pp. 23 – 26, 1990.
  • Natural History and Treatment of Anorectal Strictures Complicating Crohn´s Disease Br. J. Surg (75), 1987.
  • Small Intestine Malignant Tumors. Author and exhibitor of the XXIII National Convention of Gastroenterology in Manizales, 1981.