Executive Member of the Board

Born in Bolivia, Dr. Asbun received his Medical Degree from the University of Chile and did his surgical and post surgical training in Barcelona, Spain and in the United States. He was co-founder of Medical Training Worldwide dedicated to surgery and anesthesia in 1995, which in 2007, merged into the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Global Affairs Committee (GAC). He participates in multiple initiatives in different areas of the world. Among them, international surgical courses in areas of need, international teleproctoring and “train the trainer courses” with focus in quality, safety and outcomes. Dr. Asbun is the Editor-in-Chief of the American College of Surgeons Multimedia Atlas of Surgery.