Our Cardiovascular Surgery program is a program characterized by its high academic level and its demands. It has great national and international recognition developed in its 18 years of experience.

Its teaching group, recognized for its high academic profile and quality fields of practice, allow the highest technical and scientific training of its residents.

We offer a dynamic curriculum, open and ready for the changes that society demands due to new knowledge, new realities of the social order, new behaviors, in order to minimize the various risks to people's health.

This dynamism allows us to offer a curriculum focused on new local, regional, national and again, international realities, in educational, pedagogical, scientific and technical aspects.

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Know our rates and dates 2021
Inscription: desde el 1 de diciembre de 2020 hasta el 27 de enero de 2021
Exam: 3 de febrero de 2021 (virtual - plataforma Moodle)
Interview: del 8 al 19 de febrero de 2021 (virtuales-aulas zoom)
Duration of the program: 6 semestres (3 años)
Payment of tuition: del 22 de febrero al 5 de marzo del 2021
Start of classes: Junio 1 del 2021 (curso de inducción)
Registration PIN cost: $321.300 COP
Total cost per semester: $16.300.000 COP
*El costo del semestre depende de la cantidad de créditos que se matriculen.
*Valores correspondientes a 2021

Documentation required for the registration process:

· Copia del acta de pregrado
· Copia del diploma
· Copia del documento de identidad (ampliado al 150%)
· Foto tamaño 3 x 4 a color, fondo blanco

NOTE: Previous documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false information is verified, or that are not fully filled out, will not be considered.

You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .

Clinical Postgraduate Assistant
Eliana Andrea Ramírez Marín
Teléfono: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333
E-mail: earamirez@ces.edu.co

Head of Clinical Postgraduate Division
Dra. Carolina Cataño Velasquez
E-mail: ccatano@ces.edu.co
Teléfono: (57) (4) 44440555 Ext. 1333

Clinical Postgraduate Academic Coordinator
Laura Catalina Libreros Foronda
E-mail: llibreros@ces.edu.co
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Program coordinator
Sergio Franco Sierra

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Learn about the characteristics to be part of the Cardiovascular Surgery program.

Main fields

We have our own rotation and practice centers and in agreementfor the development of activities. 

of egress

Our graduates are ethical, critical and humane people, willing to solve the needs of society.

Our program is aimed at specialists in general surgery.

• University Hospital of San Vicente Foundation - Medellín

• Hospital Rionegro de San Vicente Foundation - Rionegro

• Medellín Clinic - Medellín

• General Hospital of Medellín - Medellín

CES cardiovascular surgeons have the necessary skills to perform their work in accordance with the values and principles taught by the University and thus know how to demonstrate their commitment to excellence.

Having knowledge of basic and clinical sciences and skills in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery techniques. They have high decision-making capacity, which allows them an excellent development of their profession.

They permanently improve their work as doctors and their personal growth, thanks to their research training, they develop reflective thinking, the ability to think and critical awareness.

All this to contribute to the generation of knowledge and decision-making based on the best available evidence, hand in hand with new technologies.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process of our University.

Groups and lines

CES Heart Disease Research Group, classified by Colciencias in Category B.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee, and also ...

1. Approve all the subjects of the study plan and specific requirements for each program, reported in minutes by the Promotions Committee.

2. To have presented the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.

3. Haber cumplido la exigencia de segunda lengua según lo manifestado en acuerdo de Consejo Superior.
4. Presentar certificado de asistencia a la Cátedra CES.
5. El pago de los derechos de grado, establecidos en los derechos pecuniarios.

6. Haber aprobado el trabajo de grado o investigación.
7. Paz y salvo con la Universidad por todo concepto.

Main Group: Surgical Research Group (in training)

Lines of investigation:

- Heart surgery
- Surgery in arrhythmias

- Valve Replacement

Groups that support the program:

Epidemiology and biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies.

For financing we have agreements with:
Programa de Fortalecimiento Educativo CES
Banco Pichincha
Fondo Sapiencia
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
Fondo Nacional del Ahorro (FNA)

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:
Entidades públicas

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Legal information of the program

Program name:
Cirugía cardiovascular

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified record:
Resolución 6726 de mayo 9 de 2014


Title awarded:
Especialista en Cirugía Cardiovascular

3 años (6 semestres)

2 por año

Total cost per semester:
$16.300.000 COP

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