"Dr. Luis Alberto Espino Urbina is a Specialist in Colon, Rectum and Anus Diseases (Coloproctology), General Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Digestive Tract Pathologies / Digestive Diseases and Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic / Endoscopic / Minilaparoscopy / Robotics / Single port / through natural holes)."
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He currently has his offices in the Hospital Angeles del Pedregal (Main), Hospital Sedna and under previous appointment in Hospital Torre Medica Branch of the Valley and Center.
He performed the specialty of General Surgery / Gastrointestinal Surgery in the famous and internationally recognized National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition "Salvador Zubirán" (INCMNSZ) within the Institutes of the Ministry of Health in Mexico City area, endorsed by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Subspecialty in Surgery of Colon, Rectus and Anus (Coloproctology) in the same institution. He also performed multiple rotational stays in prestigious hospitals in the United States of America (UAB Birmingham Alabama, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) and Spain (Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge, Barcelona).
He is an expert in treatments such as: minimally invasive and painless surgery for hemorrhoidal disease; curative surgery for cancer of the colon, rectum and anus; prevention and timely detection (screening) of cancer of the colon, rectum and anus; diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy; laparoscopic surgery and all the great variety of minimally invasive surgery (robotic, minilaparoscopy, single port, acuscopical, by natural orifices); surgery for gastroesophageal reflux and correction of hiatal hernia; inguinal hernia surgery; umbilical hernia surgery; reconstructive surgery of the abdominal wall; surgery for diverticular disease of the colon (diverticulitis, diverticular abscesses, bleeding from the lower digestive tract secondary to diverticular disease); gallbladder lithiasis surgery (cholecystitis); pancreas and liver surgery; placement of central venous catheters including port type for ultrasound-guided chemotherapy. He is an expert in the care (diagnostic approach) and treatment (medical and surgical) of diseases such as: acute appendicitis, gallbladder lithiasis, pancreatitis, abdominal wall hernias, thyroid pathology, lipomas, soft tissue tumors, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome / irritable bowel syndrome (colitis), diverticular disease of the colon (diverticulitis), bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract (high and low), hemorrhoids, anal fissure, anorectal abscesses, anorectal fistulas, inflammatory bowel disease (SITC and Crohn's disease) , constipation, rectoceles, fecal incontinence, rectal prolapse and other disorders of the pelvic floor, anal itching, treatment of condylomata and anogenital warts; among others. In addition to counselor, educator and promoter of the anorectal health of the LGBTTTI community (preventive medicine for timely detection according to phenotype of common pathologies and secondary to hormonal treatments) with emphasis on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, especially infection by Human Papillomavirus and the timely detection / prevention of anal cancer.
Account with the Certificates by the Mexican Council of General Surgery and the Mexican College of Colon and Rectus Disease Specialists in addition to being an active member and partner of multiple national and international academic institutions (Mexican College of Specialists in Coloproctology, Mexican Association of Surgery General, Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Mexican Association of Gastroenterology, Association of physicians of the National Institute of Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, among others).
Thanks to this, Dr. Luis Alberto Espino Urbina is recognized as one of the best specialists in General, Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Surgery (Coloproctology) of Mexico City.
Specialty in Proctology
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons - Estados Unidos. Octubre 1998.
Abdominal wall hernia surgery
Herniologist: Laparoscopic and open repair of defects (hernias) of the abdominal wall
Surgery of Colon, Rectum and Anus (Coloproctology / Proctology), National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán
General Surgery and Laparoscopy
High and Low Digestive Endoscopy
General Surgery-Minimally Invasive
Cancer of colon and rectum
Fellow American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Surgery of the Gallbladder
Professional ID cod. 4993956 - active
Medic and Surgeon - Mexico
Specialist Certificate cod. 7515286 - active
Authorized - Mexico
Specialist Certificate cod. 8536953 - active
Authorized - Mexico