CENDES as an auxiliary of justice can make expert opinions in health sciences: medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, psychology, physiotherapy, biology, nursing, pharmaceutical chemistry, biomedical engineering, among others.

The judicial authorities, the litigating lawyers, prosecutors, the IPS, the EPS, the insurance companies, and any interested person, natural or legal person, go to CENDES to request expert services in bodily and mental damage, loss of work capacity and disability, and concepts in different clinical areas such as: orthopedics, anesthesia, plastic surgery, general surgery, cardiology, otorhinolaryngology, neurology, internal medicine, pediatrics, intensive care, orthodontics, maxillofacial surgery, among many others.

These expert opinions refer to the health conditions as a consequence of injuries due to external causes or due to alleged actions or omissions in the care of patients, as well as the consequences of the impact on mental health, both of the direct victim and of their family members. , who are involved as parties in a jurisdictional process.

Facilities and equipment

The center has offices for the assessment of bodily harm and legal psychology.


Expert opinions -in health sciences- are frequently used for legal actions on:

Civil liability

Contentious administrative responsibility

Family matters

Laboral things

Criminal matters


Address: Calle 10 A # 22 - 04, building B. first floor, between Banco Itaú and Teatro CES.

Email: ltoro@ces.edu.co - cgiraldor@ces.edu.co

Phone: (57) 604 444 05 55 Ext 1601 – 1352

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.