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WGO Bogotá Training Center

Director

Dr. Luis Carlos Sabbagh

Introduction:

In response to training needs in Central and South America, on August 6, 2008, the Clinica Reina Sofia Endoscopy Training Center and the Clinica Universitaria Colombia Endoscopy Training Center were inaugurated in Bogotá, Colombia.

Clinica Reina Sofia has obtained significant recognition in digestive endoscopy both in Colombia and abroad, and a sub-specialty program was created under the auspice of a new medical school, Unisanitas.

Main Objectives and Goals:

Facilities:

Digestive endoscopy unit:

ERCP suite with digital radiology support

Experimental animal suite

Areas of Training:

In the Press:

press clipping
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Contact:

Center Director: Dr. Luis Carlos Sabbagh
 
Diagonal 127a #31-46
Clinica Reina Sofia
Centro De Exploraciones Digestivas
Bogotá, Colombia
E-mail: lsabbagh@colsanitas.com

Further Information:

For more comprehensive information on the Bogotá Training Center, including the trainee application process, course offerings, and other details, please refer to the downloadable pdf:
> Bogotá Training Center Information Packet (Downloadable PDF)


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Clinica Reina Sofia
WGO President Henry Cohen presenting at the Training Center inauguration.
WGO Past President Henry Cohen presenting at the Training Center inauguration.
Eamonn Quigley, Roberto Cocheteux, Henry Cohen and Luis Carlos Sabbagh unveil the WGO Training Center plaques.
Eamonn Quigley, Roberto Cocheteux, Henry Cohen, and Luis Carlos Sabbagh unveil the WGO Training Center plaques.
 
Bogota Course XXVI Faculty
Course XXVI Faculty
Hands on training at the WGO Bogota Training Center.
Hands on training
Mark Topazian, Diane Jones, Louis Sabbagh, & TC Fellows
Mark Topazian, Diane Jones, Louis Sabbagh, & TC Fellows
 

The WGO would like to give special thanks to Asociacion Interamericana de Gastroenterologia (AIGE), Organizacion Sanitas Internacional, Clinica Reina Sofia, and Olympus Latin America for their support and sponsorship of the WGO Bogota Training Center.