The CES University General Surgery program was created in 1985, since then it has trained general surgeons with the highest quality standards, not only scientific technical but also human. He is recognized for his academic demands and for his enormous strength in the area of minimally invasive surgery. It has a teaching group of excellence and with different fields of practice recognized for their quality, which allow the resident to develop the necessary skills for the adequate performance of the general surgeon at a national and international level.
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.
Know our rates and dates 2021
Registration: [from December 1, 2020 to January 27, 2021
Exam: February 3, 2021 (virtual - Moodle platform)
Interview: from February 8 to 19, 2021 (virtual-zoom classrooms)
Program duration: 8 semesters (4 years)
Tuition payment: from February 22 to March 5, 2021
Classes start: June 1, 2021 (induction course)
Registration PIN cost: $ 321,300 COP
Total cost per semester: $ 16,300,000 COP
* The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits that are enrolled.
Documentation required for the registration process:
· A copy of the minutes of undergraduate
Copy of diploma
· Copy of the identity document (extended to 150%)
· Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background
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
Phone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333
Head of clinical postgraduate division
Carolina Cataño Velasquez
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333
Clinical postgraduate academic coordinator
Nathalie Cataño Gil
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1163
Luis Gerardo Cadavid Velásquez
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Learn about the characteristics to be part of the General Surgery program.
We have our own rotation and practice centers and in agreement for the development of activities.
Our specialists are people of integrity, with a complete academic and research training.
Aimed at general practitioners.
- CES Clinic
- Medellin General Hospital
- Manuel Uribe Angel Hospital
- University Hospital San Vicente Foundation
- Medellin Clinic
- Las Americas Clinic
- Pablo Tobón Uribe Hospital
CES general 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, with the ability to think and critical awareness, 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
We have different research groups in vascular diseases.
We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.
1. Approve all the subjects of the study plan and specific requirements for each program, reported in minutes by the Promotions Committee.
2. Having presented the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.
3. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
4. The payment of the degree rights, established in the pecuniary rights.
5. Have approved the degree or research work.
6. Peace and save with the University for all concepts.
Main Group: Surgical Research Group (in training)
Lines of investigation:
• Laparoscopic surgery
• Bile ducts
• Oncologic surgery
Groups supporting the program
Epidemology and biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies.
For financing we have agreements with:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
National Savings Fund (FNA)
Physician, general surgeon, vascular surgeon and professor at the CES University. For more than twenty years he has actively participated in the training of general surgeons in our city.
The CES University professor is characterized by his high academic profile added to his humanistic vision, his critical capacity for the analysis of information and his permanent search to innovate in academic processes.
Legal information of the program
Specialization in General Surgery
School of Medicine
Resolution 3204 of March 13, 2014
General Surgery Specialist
4 years (8 semesters)
6 per year
Total cost per semester:
$ 16,300,000 COP
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