SNIES: 52798| Qualified registration: Resolution 5806 April 24, 2014

The Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery program at CES University has great national and international recognition; Since its opening in 2005, it has trained specialists in advanced laparoscopic surgery with the highest technical, scientific and human quality. It is characterized by having a teaching group and by excellent practice fields that allow the resident to develop the necessary skills in this specific area.

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.

Enter the study plan

Know our rates and dates
Inscription: 27-01-2021
Exam: 3 de febrero de 2021 (virtual - plataforma Moodle)
Interview: del 8 al 19 de febrero de 2021 (virtuales-aulas zoom)
Admission results: Podrás consultar si fuiste admitido en our web o llamando a la facultad del programa elegido
Duration of the program: 3 semestres (1 año y medio)
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

Head of clinical postgraduate division
Dra. Carolina Cataño Velasquez
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Clinical postgraduate academic coordinator
Laura Catalina Libreros Foronda
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Program coordinator
Jorge Alberto Bernal Mesa

Do you want to know more?Write to us

of the applicant

Learn about the characteristics to be part of the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery program.

Main fields

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

of the graduate

Our program is aimed at specialists in general surgery.

Our program is aimed at specialists in general surgery.

The main fields of practice of the Specialty in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery are:

• CES Clinic - Medellin

• Fundación Clínica Vida - Medellín
• Las Vegas Clinic - Medellín
• Medellín Clinic - Medellín

Our specialists have the necessary skills to carry out 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, 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 laparoscopic surgery.

and scholarships

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

You must:
1. Aprobar todas las asignaturas del plan de estudios y requisitos específicos para cada programa, reportado en acta por el Comité de Promociones.
2. Haber presentado las pruebas vigentes que el Estado determine como de obligatorio cumplimiento.
3. Haber cumplido la exigencia de segunda lengua según lo manifestado en acuerdo de Consejo Superior.

4. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
5. The payment of the degree rights, established in the pecuniary rights.
6. Have approved the degree or research work.
7. Peace and safe with the University for all concepts.

Main Group: Surgical Research Group (in training)

Lines of investigation:

Cirugía bariátrica.
Cirugía laparoscópica en cáncer.
Cirugía laparoscópica virtual.

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

Enter and learn more information

Program coordinator

Exchanges from
another university

You chose us for your exchange, find out about the process and the requirements to meet. Plus

Exchanges towards
another university

Live the experience of expanding your knowledge in Colombia or the world. Plus

Legal information of the program

Program name:
Specialization in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Facultad de Medicina

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 5806 de abril 24 de 2014


Title awarded:
Especialista en Cirugía Laparoscópica Avanzada

1 año y medio (3 semestres)

2 por año

Total cost per semester:
$16.300.000 COP

Other programs that might interest you

PhD in Public Health

SNIES: 102975| Qualified registration: Resolution 17703 of December 6, 2013

Specialization in Public Health Management – Pasto

SNIES: 7311| Qualified registration: Resolution 4843 of April 7, 2014

Master of Public Health

SNIES: 90697| Qualified registration: Resolution 21931 of November 22, 2016