Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán 



 Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán 

Duration of Fellowship:

1 Year - Fully funded clinical training year 

Number of Available Fellowship Positions:

0 - This program does not participate in the Fellowship Match facilitated by AAES.

Program Director:
Program Director Email:

Associate Program Director:
Associate Program Director Email:

David Velazquez-Fernandez
[email protected]

Miguel F Herrera Hernandez
[email protected]

Secondary Contact Name:
Secondary Contact:

Mrs. Marina Cruz
+525554870900 ext. 2144


Vasco de Quiroga 15
Col. Belisario Domínguez
Tlalpan 14500 CMX MEXICO

Phone: (305) 243-1280
Fax: (305) 243-4221

Objectives of the Program:

To acquire medical and surgical competences for approaching patients with endocrine glands surgical pathology with the highest academic, medical and humane standards

Highlights of the Fellowship:

Adequate balance on research, academic, surgical and hospitalary areas with special training in microsurgery, endocrine imaging, pathology and medical endocrinology rotations. We may programme an international rotation and some national hospitals participating as well in our program.  

Average Thyroid Case Volume: 350
Average Parathyroid Case Volume: 350
Average Adrenal Case Volume: 25

Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET)

Number of evaluation and management of NET (enteric and pancreatic only) cases per year: 5
Number of operative NET (enteric and pancreatic only) cases per year: 5

International Medical Graduates:

Our program accepts application from Latin America, however any applicants with work visas are welcome.

American Board of Surgery:


State License Requirements:


Special Considerations:

 It is compulsory to have some basic Spanish speaking abilities.

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Previous Fellows:

lejandra Buerba, Guillermo Ponce de León, Rafael Pérez-Soto among many others