University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Portrait

Physician

Carlos Pelaez, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery (view Academic Profile)

Clinics

Specialties

  • Acute care surgery (minimally invasive)
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Critical Care
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Surgery
  • Trauma

Procedures

  • Biliary disease
  • Emergency surgery
  • Hernias
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Small and large bowel disease
  • Spleen issues
  • Skin and soft tissue

Education and Training

Degree

MD, Universidad de Iberoamérica, San José, Costa Rica

Residency

Surgery, New York Medical College, Bronx, NY

Fellowship

Surgical Critical Care, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY

Certifications

  • American Board of General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgical Critical Care
  • Certified, Advanced Trauma Life Support, American College of Surgeons

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