American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Puerto Rico Chapter

ACS Puerto Rico Chapter is dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient in Puerto Rico by providing a forum that promotes the excellence of multispecialty surgical members and to assure standards of care in an ethical practice environment. Our vision is to optimize the quality of surgical practice in Puerto Rico through advocacy, education, and research.

Membership in the American College of Surgeons does not include automatic enrollment in the local chapter. Please contact the chapter administrator/executive director listed below to join your chapter today! For more information about the chapter visit the Puerto Rico Chapter website.

Chapter Contact

Aixa Velez-Silva

Phone: (787) 277-0674

PMB 209
Road 19 #1353
Guaynabo PR, 00966-2700
United States

Chapter Leadership

Jose Samuel Reyes, MD FACS

William Mendez-Latalladi, MD FACS
President Elect

Yamil E. Castillo-Beauchamp, MD FACS

Kervin Arroyo Torres, MD FACS

Yvonne Baerga-Varela, MD FACS

Elizabeth Perazza, MD FACS
Past President

Ignacio Echenique, MD FACS
CoC State Chair

Pablo Rodriguez Ortiz, MD FACS
COT State Chair

Aura Fernanda Delgado, MD FACS
Women in Surgery Representative

Sabato Ortiz Laracuente, MD FACS
YFA Chapter Representative

Sofia Marcano Bonilla
RAS Chapter Representative

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