Alberto R Iglesias, MD

Iglesias Alberto R
Specialties
General Surgery
Gender
Male

Primary Office
1951 SW 172nd Ave
Ste 408
Miramar, FL 33029
Phone
954-538-5470
Fax:
954-538-5477

Meet the Physician

Dr. Alberto Iglesias is a board-certified general surgeon. He earned his medical degree from the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario School of Medicine, Columbia in 1994, and completed his internship at Universidad del Rosario School of Medicine in 1995. He completed his general surgery residency at The George Washington University in 2004 and a fellowship in minimally invasive and robotic surgery at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in 2005.

Dr. Iglesias holds memberships in the American College of Surgeons and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). He has presented nationally on a variety of topics related to gastrointestinal tumors, endoscopic treatments and surgical laparoscopic techniques. 

Dr. Iglesias has served as co-director of the Laparoendoscopic Fellowship Program at the Department of Surgery, Division of Laparoendoscopic Surgery at the University of Miami, and as attending surgeon for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Miami. He served as assistant professor of surgery at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio, and as staff surgeon at Cleveland’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 


Languages
  • Spanish

Research

Awards and honors
  • Outstanding Surgical Resident Award, Department of Surgery, The George Washington University, 2004
  • SAGES Research Grant Award, 2008
Professional organizations
  • American College of Surgeons 
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Recent publications
  • “Technical Skills Rotation for General Surgery Residents,” Journal of Surgical Research, 2009
  • “Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography ERCP Skills Curriculum Development for General Surgery
  • Residents,” Journal of Surgical Research, 2009
  • “Tichansky Developing a Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Technique,” Journal of Surgical Research, 2009
Presentations
  • “Laparoscopic Rectal Surgical for Malignancy,” Surgical Forum, Association of VA Surgeons, 2012
  • “Nine-year Experience in Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy,” Association of VA Surgeons, 2012
  • “Laparoscopic Cyst-Gastrostomy,” Video, Association of VA Surgeons, 2012
  • “A New Technique for Umbilical Hernia Repair with Mesh,” Video, Association of VA Surgeons, 2012
  • “Laparoscopic Transgastric Resection of a Gastroesophageal Junction Tumor,” Video, Association of VA Surgeons, 2012
  • “Single-Site Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy,” Single-Site Laparoscopy Course, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
  • “Single-Site Laparoscopy and Single-Site Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy,” 2010
  • “Single-Site Laparoscopy,” Single-Site Laparoscopic Surgery and Microlaparoscopy Course, 2010
  • “Use of Covered Metallic Stents in the Management of Benign Biliary Strictures,” Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 2010
  • “Endoscopic Treatment of Large Chronic Gastrocutaneous Fistula after Bariatric Surgery Using a Partially Covered Metallic Esophageal Stent,” Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 2010
  • “Technical Solutions in Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy,” Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Longer Holmium Laser Catheters Allow for Easier Manipulation of the Duodenoscope During Biliary Lithotripsy,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Dialation of Anastomotic Strictures after Transhiatal Esophagectomies,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Efficacy and Safety in Pediatric ERCP by a Surgical Endoscopist,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery on a Video Sharing Website,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Telegrading of Technical Skills Portion of Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Dedicated Laparoscopic Skills,” One Month Rotation for General Surgery Interns, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Gastrojejunostomy Web after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Laparoscopic Treatment of Intrasplenic Pancreatic Pseudocyst,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Laparoscopic Treatment of Bilateral Esophageal Epiphrenic Diverticula,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  • “Early Re-exploration Following Incisional Hernia with Biologic Graft,” Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2009
  •  “Incisional Hernias: Laparoscopic, Open or Combined,” Management of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects Course, 2008
  • “The Evolution of Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy at the University of Miami,” Clinical College of the American College of Surgeons, 2008
  • “Endoscopic Management of Surgical Complications,” Surgical Endoscopy Course for MIS Fellow, Ohio State University, 2008

Education

Education
  • Universidad Del Rosario-Columbia, 1994
Internships
  • George Washington Univ Prog, 2000, Surgery
Residencies
  • George Washington Univ Prog, 2004, Surgery
Fellowships
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2005, Surgery
Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery-Surgery

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