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Carlos E. Garcia Franco

Carlos E. Garcia Franco, MD, PhD, FECTS, MBA

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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Resident: FJD University Hospital. Madrid. Spain. General Thoracic Surgery. (2000-05)

Clinical Fellow: Mayo Clinic (Minn) USA. General Thoracic Surgery Division (2005-06)

Staff Surgeon: Navarra University Clinic. Pamplona. Spain. (2007-10)

Staff Surgeon: Univ. Hospital "La Candelaria". Tenerife. Spain. (2010- 2014)

Clinical Fellow: General & Laparoscopic Surgery. Madrid. Spain. (2015-2018)

Chief of Thoracic Surgery: HUV Cali. Colombia (2018)

Freelance Thoracic Surgeon. Spain (2019 - )

Other Interests

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Lung Metastasectomy

Hyperhidrosis and Facial Blushing

Lung Cancer: Staging and Treatment

Surgical management of Pleural Diseases

Healthcare Administration

Reading (History & Medicine)

Kickboxing, Running, Fitness


Sarcoma lung metastasectomy

Hyperhidrosis and facial blushing treatment

Extended lung cancer surgery

Lung cancer N2 disease management

Additional Educational Information

Complutense Medical School. Madrid. Spain (1992-98) M.D.

ECFMG certification (2005).

Advanced Clinical Fellowship. Mayo Clinic School of Medicine (2005-2006).

Fellow European Board Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (FETCS 2007)

Ph.D program: University of Navarra. Pamplona. (2008-11).

MBA Healthcare Management. University of Barcelona (2009-2012). 

Master of The State of Art in General and Digestive Surgery . University CEU-San Pablo. Madrid. (2016-2017)

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic