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Willfredy Castano

Thoracic Surgeon
Medellín
Summary

42 years old Thoracic Surgeon with over 9 Years of successful experience in Lung and Thoracic cancers, infectious diseases thoracic surgery and airway endoscopic management. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in thoracic surgery. Strengths in proposals to advance, teaching, interdisciplinary work and excellent relationship with patients. Motivated to learn, grow and bring excelence to all the patients

Overview
3
3
Certifications
12
12
years of post-secondary education
12
12
years of professional experience
Work History

Thoracic Surgeon

Pablo Tobon Uribe Hospital
2012-09 - Current
  • University hospital of 483 beds
  • Created endoscopic intervention airway service in the hospital, and make it a reference in the province
  • 60% of my practice is lung cancer, and develop almost all surgeries by VATS
  • I´m highly interested in EBUS
  • I developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.

Thoracic Surgeon

Medellin General Hospital
2011-03 - 2014-11
  • Thoracic surgery service focused on infectious diseases. Public hospital of 442 beds
  • Academic hospital
Education

M.D. Thoracic Surgery

El Bosque University
2009-02 - 2011-02

M.D. General Surgery

Antioquia University
2004-07 - 2008-07

M.D. Medicine

Antioquia University
1997-07 - 2003-11
Skills

VATS Surgery

Endoscopic airway management

Teaching

Multidisciplinary work

Public speaking skills

Affiliations

Colombian Association of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery-Asoneumocito

Additional Information
  • Pleural suction additional to thoracostomy tube for traumatic hemothorax. In progress-recruiting. Clinicaltrials.gov: NCT04525365
  • Relationship of echocardiographic and coronary angiographic findings in patients with acute myocardial infarction secondary to penetrating cardiac trauma. Castano W, Morales CH, Senior JM, Benjumea WY, Sanchez J. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jul;73(1):111-6
  • Atypical mediastinal parathyroid adenoma and post-operative hungry bone syndrome. Castano Ruiz, Wilfredy; García-Herreros Hellal, Luis Gerardo; Jiménez Quijano, Andrés; Friedrich Spirandeli, Thalia; Sánchez Vallejo, Carlos Andrés. Rev. colomb. neumol ; 22(3)sept. 2010.
  • Lung cancer seventh TNM clasification. Castano W. Rev. colomb. neumol ; 21(4): 199-208, dic. 2009.
  • Management and evolution of hepatic tumors with acute bleeding. Hoyos S, Castano W. Revista Colombiana de Cirugía. 2008 Jul-Sep;23(3):01-047

Book Chapters

  • VATS in Trauma, Chest wall trauma. Trauma, Second Edition. Ed. Universidad de Antioquia. 2015
  • Thoracic trauma. Handbook of rules and procedures in trauma, 4th Edition. Ed. Universidad de Antioquia. 2015
  • Thoracic trauma. Emergencies in prehospital care, First Edition. Ed. CIB. 2011
Certification

Master in Thoracic Oncology (In progress)-Cardenal Herrera University-Spain

2019-11

Virtual Diploma-The evaluation of learning in medical education. Written tests. CES University-Colombia

2017-10

Virtual diploma-Information technologies in teaching practice. CES University-Colombia

2014-12
Last congresses
  • International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit. AATS. October 2020
  • 13th Annual Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery. Duke Surgery. September 2020
  • Second International Course on Mediastinal Staging in Lung Cancer. ALAT. November 2020
  • XVII Colombian Congress of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery. Aug-2017. Barranquilla-Colombia
Work Availability
monday
tuesday
wednesday
thursday
friday
saturday
sunday
morning
afternoon
evening
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Hobbies

Latinoamerican and Classic guitar

Timeline

Master in Thoracic Oncology (In progress)-Cardenal Herrera University-Spain

2019-11

Virtual Diploma-The evaluation of learning in medical education. Written tests. CES University-Colombia

2017-10

Virtual diploma-Information technologies in teaching practice. CES University-Colombia

2014-12

Thoracic Surgeon

Pablo Tobon Uribe Hospital
2012-09 - Current

Thoracic Surgeon

Medellin General Hospital
2011-03 - 2014-11

M.D. Thoracic Surgery

El Bosque University
2009-02 - 2011-02

M.D. General Surgery

Antioquia University
2004-07 - 2008-07

M.D. Medicine

Antioquia University
1997-07 - 2003-11