Heriberto Medina-Franco, MD, FACS

Division of Surgery. Section of Surgical Oncology. National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Mexico City, Mexico

Dr. Medina-Franco is Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgery at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, a third-level Hospital, affiliated to the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He completed his medical training with honors at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and his residency in general surgery at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition in Mexico City. He completed his fellowship in surgical oncology at University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA in December 2000. Dr. Medina-Franco joined the faculty of the Division of Surgery at National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition in January 2001 upon completed his fellowship. He is board certified in Surgical Oncology. In 2010 he was appointed as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and in 2013 as Associate Professor of Surgery of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Dr. Medina-Franco clinical interest is breast and upper gastrointestinal cancer. His research interests include the studying hereditary breast and gastric cancers as well as treatment of peritoneal malignancies.