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Obesity Surgery

, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 889–891 | Cite as

Miguel-Angel Carbajo, MD, PhD

  • Aniceto Baltasar
  • Enrique Luque-de-León
  • Miguel-A. Carbajo
Biography

Dr. Miguel-A Carbajo is a pioneer in the fields of Laparoscopic and Obesity Surgery in Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. He was born during the post-civil war period in a historical village in the province of Palencia in north-central Spain called Dueñas and grew up in a farmer family.

Dr. Carbajo studied Medicine at the University of Valladolid (UV). Due to his early interest in history and literature, he wrote several historical books concerning the rates of illiteracy in deprived areas. Later, he was able to conduct literacy campaigns for adults throughout Spain. He graduated with honors and joined the Unit of Surgical Pathology where he was initially responsible for the education of interns. In 1977, after obtaining a postgraduate degree in General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, he was placed in charge of the Surgical Unit at the University Clinic of Rio Hortega Hospital in Valladolid, where he was involved in all surgical subspecialties including thoracic, vascular,...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center of Excellence for the Treatment of the Obesity and Diabetes, Bariatric SurgeryValladolidSpain

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