A CU Medicine provider.
I am a passionate person. When I am taking care of a patient, I devote all my care, senses, knowledge and compassion and respect to them. I treat my patients as if they were members of my own family.
I have two little kids, a girl and a boy, most of my time, when I am not working, is dedicated to enjoy them. I also enjoy doing Zumba.
Qualifications and experience
- Languages spoken
- Clinical interest for patients
My many clinical interests include anesthesia for neurosurgical patients including surgery for Parkinson's disease. I also enjoy taking care of patient who need spine surgery and abdominal surgery.
- Research interest for patients
My research interests are mainly focused on the development of analytical methods for the quantification of anesthesia related medication and their metabolites and on the development of low volume sampling techniques as dried blood spots to quantify this compounds.
- Volunteer activities
I have had the opportunity of serving under privileged rural communities in my country Colombia. I also joined red cross for a medical mission in Colombia in 1999 after a earthquake devastated a whole State. I became an official Spanish medical interpreter for University of Colorado Hospital to be able to communicate with Spanish speaking only patients in a better way and to break the language barrier when they are approaching the operating room.
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