Dr. Faustino Daniel Huacuz Guízar is a General Surgeon and Bariatric Surgeon, recognized nationally in Mexico, with 15 years of experience as a surgeon.
Dr. Huacuz is a member and collegiate of the following Associations and Colleges:
Member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery of the United States since 2005.
Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery (AMCE) year 2000.
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) since 2002.
Mexican College of Obesity Surgery (CMCO) from 2003 up to date.
Dr. Huacuz has had the opportunity to continue preparing academically, assisting and updating his knowledge in courses, congresses and trainings such as the following:
Theoretical Degree of Laparoscopic Surgery at the Regional General Hospital No. 20, Zona Tijuana.
Advanced Training of Laparoscopic Procedures at Regional General Hospital No. 20 (IMSS)
Basic Course of Laparoscopic Theoretical and Practical Surgery, General Hospital of Tijuana.
Training Symposium on Management of Hemorrhage by Hypertension Portal. Mexicali, Baja California.
Theoretical-practical course of Morbid Obesity. Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico.
Theoretical-practical course in Surgical Treatment for Severe Obesity. Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.
Theoretical-practical courses for Duodenal Switch and Gastric Sleeve for Vertical Laparoscopy. May to November 2004.
Theoretical-practical course of Bariatric Metabolic Surgery conducted by Dr. Ricardo Cohen in Brazil.
Dr. Daniel Huacuz graduated from the Michoacan University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo as surgeon and obstetrician in the medical school in Dr. Ignacio Chávez in the city of Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. He completed his undergraduate internship at the Hospital Vasco de Quiroga located also in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. His specialty in General Surgery was carried out at the General Hospital of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Dr. Huacuz was Professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Baja California in 2000.
Dr. Huacuz is a pioneer and leader in the field of Laparoscopic Surgery and minimal invasion, and has more than 14 years of experience in the placement of the Gastric Band made his specialty as a student Dr. Juan Antonio López Corvala and Fernando Guzmán Cordero 1999 To 2001. He also has 9 years of experience in the development of gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and duodenal switch. He is one of the first surgeons certified by INAMED and a supplier of the only gastric band approved by the FDA for use in 2001.
He is the only surgeon in Mexico who performs Duodenal Cross Surgery, he was a disciple of Dr. Aniceto Baltazar in Alcoy, Spain in the implementation of the gastric sleeve and the laparoscopic duodenal switch in 2004.
His specialties include:
Gastrointestinal and endocrine surgery.
Dr. Daniel Huacuz teaches courses on inguinal hernia, hiatal hernia, laparoscopic splenectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, gastric banding, gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass surgery and duodenal switch.
He is currently Professor of Basic and Advanced Laparoscopy Course, directed to General Surgeons at Regional General Hospital No. 1, Zona Tijuana. He also teaches the Surgical Pathology course at the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) Campus Tijuana.