postgraduate

Specialization in General Surgery

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ABOUT THE

Program

The object of knowledge of the Specialization program in General Surgery are pathologies which involve the mechanical manipulation of anatomical structures with a diagnostic as well as therapeutic objective in the care of the injured or traumatized human being or the one that presents a pathology that requires its removal, correction, derivation or transplantation.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 709| Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 22999 of November 30, 2021.

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DEGREE:

Specialist in General Surgery

DURATION:

4 levels

MODALITY::

In-Person / In-Spanish

CAMPUS

Bucaramanga UIS Health Campus

DEGREE:

Specialist in General Surgery

DURATION:

4 levels

MODALITY:

In-Person / In-Spanish

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga UIS Health Campus

APPLICANT

Profile

Candidates must be graduated physicians.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduates of specialization program in General Surgery are ideal professionals with the knowledge, skills, and development necessary to prevent, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate surgical diseases in general, within the ethical, bioethical, and humanistic principles of the profession. They have sufficient knowledge of current health legislation and administrative procedures that allow the sustainable exercise of the specialty.

LABOR

Field

General Surgery Specialists have a huge field of action, as they can participate in any of the stages of health care. Their role in community education is important in aspects such as trauma and accidental prevention, prevention and promotion of cancer, occupational diseases, etc. However, it is in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical pathology, especially in the most frequently occurring and socio-labor cost areas, that they play their best role.

APPLICANT

Profile

Doctor

GRADUATE

Profile

  • The graduate of specialization programs in General Surgery will be an ideal professional with the knowledge, skills, and development necessary to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate surgical diseases in general, within the ethical, bioethical, and humanistic principles of the profession. You will have sufficient knowledge of current health legislation and administrative procedures that allow the sustainable exercise of the specialty.

LABOR

Field

The General Surgery Specialist has a very large field of action, as he or she can participate in any of the stages of health care.  Its role in community education is important in aspects such as trauma and accidental prevention, prevention and promotion of Cancer, occupational diseases, etc.  But it is in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical pathology and especially in the most frequently and socio-labor cost where he plays his best role.

Entry
process
2023

Entry
process
2023

Entry process 2023

Academic

Curriculum

Code: 27014                Credits: 11 - Emergencies I


Code: 27015                Credits: 11 - Intensive Care Unit


Code: 27016                 Credits: 5 - Nutrition


Code: 27017                 Credits: 5 - Diagnostic Images


Code: 27018                Credits: 2 - Pathology


Code: 27019                Credits: 11 - Emergencies II


Code: 27020               Credits: 11 - Trauma I


Code: 27021                Credits: 11 - General Surgery I


Code: 27022                Credits: 6 - Research I


Code: 27023               Credits: 11 - Breast and Soft Tissue Oncology


Code: 27024               Credits: 11 - Trauma II


Code: 27025               Credits: 11 - General Surgery II


Code: 27026               Credits: 11 - Surgical Gastroenterology


Code: 27027                Credits: 6 - Urology


Code: 27028               Credits: 6 - Plastic Surgery


Code: 27029               Credits: 11 - Emergencies III


Code: 27030               Credits: 6 - Research II


Code: 27031               Credits: 11 - Coloproctology


Code: 27032              Credits: 11 - Pediatric Surgery


Code: 27033              Credits: 11 - Emergencies IV


Code: 27034              Credits: 11 - Extramural I


Code: 27035              Credits: 11 - Vascular Surgery I


Code: 27036              Credits: 11 - Thoracic Surgery I


Code: 27037              Credits: 6 - Research III


 

 

Code: 27038               Credits: 11 - Extramural II


Code: 27039                Credits: 6 - General Surgery III


Code: 27040               Credits: 6 - Vascular Surgery II


Code: 27041                Credits: 6 - Trauma III


Code: 27042                Credits: 6 - Thoracic Surgery II


Code: 27043 Credits: 11 - Head and Neck Surgery


Code: 27044               Credits: 11 - Cardiovascular Surgery


Code: 27046                Credits: 6 - Final Graduate Work


Code: 27045                   Credits: 11  -  Optional Subject


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

1st Semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Registration oppening  

Registration closing  

Entrance exams  

Interview  

Last day to accept the quota    

 

2022 may 4

2022 august 4(deadline for registration payment july 29)

2022 august 25

2022 october 18-25

2022 november 8

  
Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of grades obtained during undergraduate studies in Medicine, with the mention of the weighted average and the inclusion of information about the year of internship.
    • Notice 2: If this document is issued in a foreign language, it must be duly translated into Spanish.
    • Notice 3: It is not necessary to provide this document in the case of alumni with undergraduate degrees obtained at Universidad Industrial de Santander.
  • Professional medical card or resolution issued by the Ministry of Health, which authorizes him/her to practice medicine in the national territory, after registration with the Santander Health Secretariat.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0.5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester

5 S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

May 4, 2022

registration payment deadline

July 29, 2022

Registration deadline

August 4, 2022

Entrance exams

August 25, 2022

Interviews

October 18-25, 2022

Last day to accept the quota

november 8, 2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of grades obtained during undergraduate studies in Medicine, with the mention of the weighted average and the inclusion of information about the year of internship.
    • Notice 2: If this document is issued in a foreign language, it must be duly translated into Spanish.
    • Notice 3: It is not necessary to provide this document in the case of alumni with undergraduate degrees obtained at Universidad Industrial de Santander.
  • Professional medical card or resolution issued by the Ministry of Health, which authorizes him/her to practice medicine in the national territory, after registration with the Santander Health Secretariat.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

5 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Mario Isidoro Bueno Duran

Specialist in Medicine Radio neurosurgery

Juan Carlos Castillo Cadena

Specialist in General Surgery – Subspecialist in Vascular Surgery and Angiology

Daniela Chacón Valenzuela

Specialist in Pediatric Surgery

Álvaro Antonio Herrera Hernández

Specialist in General Surgery -subspecialist in Head and Neck Surgery

Orlando Navas Quintero

Specialist in General Surgery

Álvaro Enrique Niño Rodríguez

Specialist in General Surgery -Oncologist Breast and Soft Tissue Surgeon

German Pablo Sandoval Ortiz

Specialist in Otology and Otoneurology

Laura Isabel Valencia Ángel

Specialist in General Surgery Master in Epidemiology

Juan Paulo Serrano Pastrana

Specialist in General Surgery

research

Groups and Hotbeds

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Surgery Department

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension:  3104 – 3022

E-mail:

jpserran@uis.edu.co

depcirg.posgrados@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 No. 29-31 –

Facultad de salud, edificio de morfología, piso 3, oficina 307.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Surgery Department

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension:  3104 – 3022

E-mail:

jpserran@uis.edu.co

depcirg.posgrados@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 No. 29-31 –

Facultad de salud, edificio de morfología, piso 3, oficina 307.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Surgery Department

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension:  3104 – 3022

E-mail:

jpserran@uis.edu.co

depcirg.posgrados@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 No. 29-31 –

Facultad de salud, edificio de morfología, piso 3, oficina 307.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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