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Victor Pena | Elance
 
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Victor Pena

Multi-disciplinary Expert M.D.
   United States
  |   Austin, TX

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

I am an independent medical doctor with excellent communication skills and always open to be part of an original and innovative project which is constructive and beneficial to others.

My multi-faceted background allows me to contribute to your venture by adding creativity, culture, depth and a unique character in addition to expert scientific, medical and surgical knowledge and experience. I am skilled at adjusting the language and tone to the intended audience or reader.

Immaculate professionalism, attention to detail and absolute...

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The commission required the explanation of a complex physiological process involving...

Skills (10)

Tested
Lifestyle Medicine
Pediatric Surgery
Weight Loss Coaching
Surgical Simulation

Service Description

My skills are varied and I'm attracted to challenges that demand adaptation and innovation. So, even though I will very happily blog, write, proof-read, edit, fact-check, tutor, educate, coach, train and consult... if you need something else, then I am looking forward to being asked about something intriguing which is not yet listed here.

My background should give you an idea of what I am best at:


LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:
-Native fluency in both Spanish and English.


FORMAL TRAINING INCLUDES:
- B.A. in Biology.
- M.D. (M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.) degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
- Surgeon: Member of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (Engl., Scot., & Irel.).
- Multiple certified qualifications with real-world experience (including Lifeguard, EMT, ACLS, ATLS, APLS, Wilderness ALS, Wilderness Survival & Rescue, etc).
- 10 years of clinical experience in medicine, surgery and pediatrics.
- Have carried out scientific and medical research and published in scientific journals and presented at international conferences.
- Up-to-date Continuing Medical Education training from Harvard Medical School, Yale School of Medicine and others on the latest evidence-based developments in Lifestyle Medicine (health, nutrition, exercise, stress-management and wellness).
- Trained Clinical Health Coach
- Certified Precision Nutrition Coach


MAIN AREAS OF INTEREST:
Evidence-based lifestyle medicine & health coaching: health, wellness, nutrition, exercise, stress-management & sleep...

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Employment

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London, U.K.
Clinical Research Fellow in Pediatric Surgery
2010 - 2011
Established the surgical simulation program in pediatric surgery. Project led to three presentations at international surgical conferences (in London, Rome and Bern) as well as a paper accepted for...
Children's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Pediatric Surgery Registrar
2007 - 2009
Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Pediatric Surgery Senior House Officer
2006 - 2006
Advanced Areas in Pediatric Surgery included: Oncological Surgery, Urology, and Colorectal Surgery.
Surgical Residency (Royal College of Surgeons)
Surgical Senior House Officer
2003 - 2005
Rotations included: Emergency Medicine, General Adult Surgery, Breast Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Urology, General Pediatric Surgery.
James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Medicine & Surgery Intern
2002 - 2003
Rotations included: General Surgery, Urology, Gynecology, Plastic Surgery. Endocrinology, Cardiology.
Great Neck Park District, New York, U.S.A.
Certified Lifeguard
1998 - 1998
Science Museum, Boston, M.A., U.S.A.
Space & Flight Visitor Service Representative
1996 - 1996

Education

University of California, San Francisco
Continuing Medical Education
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Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Intercollegiate Membership
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Harvard Medical School
Continuing Medical Education
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Yale University School of Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
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Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
M.D. (M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.)
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Hamilton College, New York, U.S.A.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
1991 - 1995
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