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profile-01Gustavo Socorro

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Special Clinical Interests

  • Joint Replacement
  • Trauma
  • Sports medicine (knee)

Languages Spoken

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English
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Spanish

Biograpghy

Dr. Gustavo is an Orthopedic Surgeon with training in Joint Replacement. He completed his MD at Universidad Central de Venezuela, in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2007 then and Orthopedic Surgery internship at Hospital Ana Francisca Perez de Leon in Caracas, Venezuela between 2009 and 2010. He trained as an Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital Central Miguel Perez Carreno, associated with the Universidad Central de Venezuela, in Caracas, Venezuela between 2011 and 2013. In 2014 he joined Dr. Mark Klaassen’ s team at Elkhart General Hospital, in Elkhart, Indiana, USA for four and a half months, in the Adult Reconstruction Joint program. He returned to Venezuela and started his private practice in Caracas in several private Centers with multiple Orthopedic surgeons as a Co-surgeon for Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine. In July of 2016, he moved to Ecuador, where he worked at Hospital General Enrique Garces, from the Ministry of Health, In Quito, then at the Ecuadorian Institute for Social Security, also in Quito, and in several private centers, as an Orthopedic Surgeon.

Education and Training

  • MD, Universidad Central de Venezuela
  • Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery at Universidad Central de Venezuela
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Indiana, USA

Professional Experience

  • Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital Ana Francisca Perez de Leon in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Surrogant Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital Central Miguel Perez Carreno in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Assistant Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital de Clinicas Caracas, Centro Medico Loira in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Orthopedic Surgeon at Northospital, Quito, Ecuador
  • Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital General Enrique Garces, Quito, Ecuador
  • Orthopedic Surgeon at IESS Cotocollao, Quito, Ecuador
  • Partner at Clinicas Atlas, Quito, Ecuador
  • Associated Orthopedic Surgeon at Clinica de la Mujer, Hospital Axxis, Clinica Integral, Clinica Moderna, Clinica la Luz