San Fernando Medical School-San Marcos National University, Lima, Peru
General Surgery, Alberto Sabogal Sologuren National Hospital San Marcos University, Lima, Peru
Chief Resident, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dos de Mayo National Hospital San Marcos University, Lima, PeruChief Resident, Lung and Lung-Heart Transplantation Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OHLung and Lung-Heart Transplantation Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Peruvian Medical Association, MemberThe Peruvian Society of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, MemberPeruvian American Medical Society, MemberThe International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, MemberLatin-American Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Member
Dr. Rafael is a cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in heart and lung transplantation. His professional interests also include coronary artery bypass surgery, aortic surgery, minimally invasive heart valve surgery and mitral valve repair, surgery for atrial fibrillation, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and adult cardiac and thoracic surgery. Dr. Rafael’s research in the areas of Heart-Lung Transplantation, Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion, Ventricular Assist Devices, Endocarditis, Aortic Surgery and Mitral Valve Replacement has been published in related textbook chapters and leading peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has frequently been invited to present his findings at the top national and international conferences. Dr. Rafael speaks English and Spanish.
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