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Jorge Cervantes

Jorge Cervantes, Bolivian surgeon. Diplomate American Board Surgery; Mexico Board General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Critical Medicine. Recipient Man of Year award Guasave City Hall, 1983, Order of Francisco Miranda award Venezuelan government, 1993, Order of Carlos Finlay award Cuban Government.


  • Cervantes, Jorge was born on April 27, 1938 in Guasave, Sinaloa, Mexico. Son of Flaviano and Ma. Teresa (Castro) Cervantes.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, National University Mexico, 1962; Postgrad. in surgery, Georgetown University, 1968.


    • Chief surgical resident Georgetown University, Washington, 1967-1968, instructor surgery, 1968. President Mexico Society General Surgery, Mexico City, 1983-1984, Latin America Surgical Federation, 1992-1993. Coordinator laparoscopic surgery American British Cowdray Hospital, Mexico City, 1992-1994.

      Professor surgery National University Mexico, since 1995. President Latin America Surgical Congress, Mexico City, 1991, Organization committee 37th World Congress Surgery, 1992-1997. Member executive council International Surgical Society, 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Surgery. Mexico Board General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Critical Medicine.


    • Author: Iatrogenia en Cirugia, 1991, Cirugia Laparoscopica y Toracoscopica, 199 6. (with others) Progress in Angiology, 1985, State of the Art of Surgery, 1992, Condutas em Cirurgia Hepato-Bilio Pancreatica, 1995. Member editorial board Archipielago, Mexico, since 1995, World Journal of Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy, Revista Colombiana de Cirugia.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Coordinator fund raising campaign ABC Hospital, Mexico City, 1980-1983, secretary/board directors 4th Centennial Celebration, Guasave, 1993-1995. Fellow American College of Surgeons (honorary, president Mexico chapter 1976-1977, governor for Mexico 1982-1988), International Cardiovascular Society, member Society International Chirurgie, Mexican Academy Surgery, Georgetown University Club (executive committee 1985-1996), Academia Nacional de Medicina, Academia Peruana of Medicine., Academia Colombiana de Medicina, Colegio Brasileiro de Cirorgioes, Polish Society Surgery, Society Paraguaya de Cirugia, Society Equatoriana de Cirugia, Society Cubana de Cirugia, Society Colombiana de Cirugia, International Surgical Society (executive council 1999).



    Tennis, hunting, travel.


    • Married Lucero Trejo, November 10, 1962.

      Children: Jorge, Lucero, Arturo, Ignacio, Pablo.
    • child: Jorge Cervantes
    • child: Lucero Cervantes
    • child: Arturo Cervantes
    • child: Ignacio Cervantes
    • child: Pablo Cervantes
    • mother: Ma. Teresa (Castro) Cervantes
    • spouse: Lucero Trejo
    • father: Flaviano
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    Born April 27, 1938
    • 1962
      National University Mexico
    • 1968
      Georgetown University
    • 1967 - 1968
      Chief surgical resident, Georgetown University
    • 1983 - 1984
      president, Mexico Society General Surgery
    • 1992 - 1993
      president, Mexico Society General Surgery
    • 1992 - 1994
      coordinator, laparoscopic surgery American British Cowdray Hospital
    • 1995
      professor, surgery National University Mexico