About SVC keyboard_arrow_down

The Venezuelan Society of Surgery was founded on October 20, in 1944.


The SVC mission:

Its mission is to boost surgical education in the scientific, ethical and humanistic fields, with the purpose of developing surgeons who can successfully solve problems arising in the professional and social fields.

The SVC vision:

The vision of SVC is to promote surgical and technological advances that will result in optimal levels of safety and first-rate surgical attention.


Dr. Rodolfo Pérez Jiménez President
Dr. Elia Guevara Vice President
Dr. Omaira Rodríguez González General Secretary
Dr. Marcos Guerra Secretary for doctrines and member relations
Dr. Peter Pappe General Secretary
Dr. Luz Galvis Secretary of postgraduate and hospitals
Dr. Luis Vivas Organization Secretary

Faculty keyboard_arrow_down
Dr. Omar Bellorin-Marin MD, FACS, FASMBS, Medical Director, GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Robotic Surgery and Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program, Holy Name Medical Center, USA Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Guillermo Borjas Salas MD, General and Bariatric Surgeon, International Unit of Bariatric and Robotic Surgery, Venezuela / Colombia. Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Leonardo Diaz Postdoctoral Research Associate, Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, USA General Surgery
Dr. Andrés Hanssen MD, FACS, Attending and Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon, Clínica Portoazul; Chief of Surgery, Clìnica Iberoamérica, Colombia Trauma Surgery
Dr. Alexis Sanchez MD, MS, MBA, Robotic Surgery Program Director, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health, USA Robotic Surgery