Studied medicine at Universidad Católica de Chile, receiving the Medical Doctor degree. Anesthesiologist trained at Universidad de Chile´s training program (1982)
Hospital Clínico Mutual de Seguridad´s Anesthesiology and Critical Care Department chairman since 1992 until 2003. In that times at this institution Anesthesiologists were involved in the care of trauma patients at Emergency Room, Operating Room and ICU.
In 2003 was invited to be the chairman of the Anesthesiology Department of Clínica Alemana in Santiago, the larger private health institution of the country, with more than 350 beds, and doing all kind of the surgical procedures since ambulatory surgery until transplant surgery. His job allowed to Anesthesiology department becomes as one of the most modern and scientifically active of the country.
Actually is a staff Anesthesiologist at Hospital Clínico Mutual de Seguridad and Clínica Alemana, and the PTC Chilean Representative since October 2010.
This award recognises that the individual has organised at least 4 PTC Course cascades and has trained at least 10 instructors.