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Dr. Agustín Dorantes Argandar

  • Bachelor of Surgeon: Graduated from the Mexican Faculty of Medicine of La Salle University, obtaining High Academic Performance Certification from the National Evaluation Center (CENEVAL). Professional ID: 4382544
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery: Graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, both with Honorable Mention and International Postgraduate Thesis Publication. Specialty ID: 7515223
  • Fellowship in Skull Base Surgery and Cerebrovascular Surgery: International medical and surgical training conducted at the Arkansas Institute of Neurosciences, in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. 12365106
  • High Specialty in Skull Base Surgery and Endo-Neurosurgery: Graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, both with Honorable Mention and First Place Award for Graduate Thesis. 1616-37
  • Bachelor of Surgeon: Mexican Faculty of Medicine, La Salle University (Mexico City).
  • Social Service in Medicine: Ministry of Health / La Salle University (Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico).
  • American British Cowdray Medical Center Undergraduate Internship: La Salle University (Mexico City).
  • High Specialty: Skull Base Surgery and Endo-Neurosurgery, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery (Mexico City).
  • Skull base Neurosurgery Fellowship: Skull Base Surgery, Arkansas Neuroscience Institute (Little Rock, Arkansas, USA).
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship: Cerebrovascular Surgery, Arkansas Neuroscience Institute (Little Rock, Arkansas, USA).
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery: «Bernardo Sepúlveda» Specialty Hospital, Siglo XXI National Medical Center, Mexican Institute of Social Security / National Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico City).
  • First-Year General Surgery: Regional General Hospital Number 25, Mexican Institute of Social Security / National Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico City).
  • Neurosurgeon: Full Professor of the High Specialty Course in Skull Base Surgery and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Mexican School of Medicine, La Salle University, Angeles Pedregal Hospital.
  • Neurosurgeon: Assistant Professor of the Neurosurgery Specialty Course, Neurosurgery Service, “Bernardo Sepúlveda” Specialty Hospital, “Siglo XXI” National Medical Center, IMSS, Mexico City, CDMX, February 2018 to date.
  • Neurosurgeon: Neurosurgery Service, “Bernardo Sepúlveda” Specialty Hospital, “Siglo XXI” National Medical Center, IMSS, Mexico City, CDMX, June 2017 to date.
  • Neurosurgeon: Director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery «Neuro-Especialidades México», Mexico City, CDMX. January 2014 to date.
  • Neurosurgeon: Director of the Pituitary Surgery Program «Neuro-Especialidades México», Mexico City, CDMX. January 2014 to date.
  • Neurosurgeon: Director of the Brain Tumor Surgery Program «Neuro-Especialidades México», Mexico City, CDMX. January 2014 to date.
  • Neurosurgeon: CYBERKNIFE Robotic Radiosurgery Center
  • , “Siglo XXI” National Medical Center, IMSS, Mexico City, Federal District. November 2014 to December 2016.
  • Neurosurgeon: Oncology Hospital, “Siglo XXI” National Medical Center, IMSS, Mexico City, Federal District. November 2014 to December 2016.
  • Neurosurgeon: Regional General Hospital 1 “Dr. Carlos MacGregor”, IMSS, Mexico City, Federal District. August 2014 to October 2014.
  • Neurosurgeon: Regional High Specialty Hospital of Ixtapaluca, Ixtapaluca, State of Mexico. April 2014 to September 2014.
  • Neurosurgeon: High Specialty Hospital «Centenary of the Mexican Revolution» ISSSTE, Emiliano Zapata, Morelos. April 2013 to April 2014.
  • Neurosurgeon: Regional General Hospital 1 «Luis García Téllez» IMSS, Cuernavaca Morelos. April 2012 to April 2014.
  • Medical Director: «Fundación Humanos Médicas, AC». January 2000 – July 2004.
  • Medical Director: «Camp San Gabriel AC». January 2002 – July 2004.
  • Medical Director: «Integre SA de CV». January 2002 – July 2004.
  • Professor of the High Specialty Course in Skull Base Surgery and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery: High Specialty Postgraduate Course in Medicine in Skull Base Surgery and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Mexican Faculty of Medicine, Universidad La Salle, Hospital Ángeles Pedregal.
  • Assistant Professor of the Specialty in Neurosurgery: Medical Specialization Course in Neurosurgery, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, National Autonomous University of Mexico.
  • Neurosurgeon: Neurosurgery Service, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexican Institute of Social Security.
  • Skull Base Surgeon: Neurosurgeon Attached to the Skull Base Surgery Module, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexican Institute of Social Security.
  • Director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery: Neuro Specialties Mexico – Hospital Ángeles Pedregal.
  • Director of the Pituitary Surgery Program: Neuro Specialties Mexico – Hospital Ángeles Pedregal.
  • Director of the Brain Tumor Surgery Program: Neuro Especialidades México – Hospital Ángeles Pedregal.
  • Re-Certified by the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery: Certificate No. 971, February 2017 to February 2022
  • Certified by the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery: Certificate No. 971, February 2012 to February 2017
  • Certification in the Use of 5 – ALA (GLIOLAN-MEDAC): National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery MVS, Medical New Vision Mexico.
  • Certification in Micro-Neurosurgery: Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery: Department of Neurological Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA (2020).
  • Clinical Observer, Center for Cranial Base Surgery: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (2020).
  • Comprehensive Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery of the Skull Base: Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (2019).
  • Cavernous Sinus Surgery: Department of Neurosurgery, Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, Sherwood, AR, USA (2019).
  • Innovations in Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery: Department of Neurosurgery, Florida Nicholson Medical Center, Florida, USA (2019).
  • Spine Tumor Management: Department of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (2018).
  • Spine Surgery Review: Department of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (2018).
  • Cervical Spine Decompression and Stabilization Techniques: Department of Neurosurgery, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (2018).
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Globus Surgical Training Center, Audubon, Pennsylvania, USA (2018).
  • Microsurgery of Aneurysms: Department of Neurosurgery, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (2018).
  • State of the Art Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery: Division of Skull Base Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA (2016).
  • Combined Ventricular and Skull Base Neuro-Endoscopy: Department of Neurosurgery, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (2016).
  • Latin American Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery Course: Medtronic, Florida, USA (2016).
  • Microsurgery Course: National Institute of Cancerology, Mexico City (2016).
  • Latin American Neurosurgery Skull Base Course: Midas Rex Institute, Fort Worth, Texas, USA (2015).
  • MIDAS REX Certification: Midas Rex Institute, Dallas Fort Worth, Texas, USA (2012).
  • Microneurosurgery Approaches and Techniques: Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA (2011).
  • Lumbar Dynamic Stabilization Course: Microsurgery Laboratory of the Department of Human Anatomy of the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Nuevo León (2011).
  • Practical Theoretical Workshop on the Base of the Skull and Spine in a Corpse of the First National Congress of the Northwest Chapter of the Mexican Society of Neurological Surgery AC: Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Sinaloa, Mexican Society of Neurological Surgery. (2011).
  • Pathology and Reconstruction of the Lumbosacral Spine: National Autonomous University of Mexico, Postgraduate Studies Division, Continuing Education Branch (2011).
  • “Durability and Efficiency in Microneurosurgery”: Microneurosurgery Course. Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, (2010).
  • Instrumentation, prosthesis and surgical anatomy of the spine: Mexican Federation of Physicians and Experts in Forensic Sciences AC Autonomous University of the State of Mexico. Forensic Medical Service, Superior Court of Justice. Federal District, Mexico. (February 2009).
  • Vertebral Column Surgery and Minimally Invasive: Mexican Society of Neurological Surgery, Vertebral Column Section, Central Chapter. Pachuca General Hospital. Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico. (January 2009).
  • IV National Meeting of Neurosurgery Residents: Session Coordinator Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico (January 2009).
  • Care of the Surgical Patient: American College of Surgeons. ABC Medical Center, Mexico. (June, 2003).
  • Fluids and Electrolytes at the: Medical Association Clinic of the ABC Medical Center. ABC Medical Center, Mexico. (June, 2003).
  • Certification – Advanced Trauma Life Support: American College of Surgeons (2001).
  • Certification – Advanced Cardiac Life Support: American Heart Association (2001).
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Giant Pituitary Adenomas. 42 patient case series
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Giant Pituitary Adenomas. 42 patient case series”. 17th World Congress of Neurosurgery WFNS (2022).
  • Complication Management and Prevention during Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Giant Pituitary Adenomas
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Complication Management and Prevention during Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Giant Pituitary Adenomas”. 17th World Congress of Neurosurgery WFNS (2022).
  • Mexican Sphenoid Sinus Radiological Anatomy. Key Data for Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Mexican Sphenoid Sinus Radiological Anatomy. Key Data for Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery”. 17th World Congress of Neurosurgery WFNS (2022).
  • Adenomas de Hipófisis Gigantes. Tratamiento por Cirugía Endonasal Endoscópica
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Adenomas de Hipófisis Gigantes. Tratamiento por Cirugía Endonasal Endoscópica”. XXXIX Congreso Latinoamericano de Neurocirugía (CLAN 2021).
  • Resección endoscópica de adenomas de hipófisis gigantes
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Resección endoscópica de adenomas de hipófisis gigantes”. 4to Congreso Nacional Tópicos Selectos de Neurocirugía (2021).
  • Cirugía Endonasal Endoscópica para adenomas de hipófisis gigantes. Complicaciones y lecciones aprendidas. Serie de 42 casos
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Cirugía Endonasal Endoscópica para adenomas de hipófisis gigantes. Complicaciones y lecciones aprendidas. Serie de 42 casos”. XXVI Congreso de la Sociedad Mexicana de Cirugía Neurológica (2021).
  • Endo-Neurocirugía para Adenomas de Hipófisis
    Dorantes-Argandar A. Profesor del Curso Precongreso “Cirugía de la Región Selar y Paraselar”, con el tema “Endo-Neurocirugía para Adenomas de Hipófisis”. XXV Congreso Internacional y Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica (2019).
  • Abordaje Endonasal Endoscópico a la Región Selar y Paraselar
    Dorantes-Argandar A. Profesor del Curso Precongreso “Cirugía de la Región Selar y Paraselar”, con el tema “Abordaje Endonasal Endoscópico a la Región Selar y Paraselar”. XXV Congreso Internacional y Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica (2019).
  • Técnicas para el control de Sangrado en Cirugía Endoscópica de Base de Cráneo
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Técnicas para el control de Sangrado en Cirugía Endoscópica de Base de Cráneo”. XXV Congreso Internacional y Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica (2019).
  • Abordaje Endonasal Endoscópico Extendido para Tumores No Adenomatosos de la Región Selar y Paraselar
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Abordaje Endonasal Endoscópico Extendido para Tumores No Adenomatosos de la Región Selar y Paraselar”. Primer Congreso Latinoamericano de Cirugía de Base de Cráneo (2018).
  • Abordaje Endonasal Endoscópico para Tumores de la Región Selar No Adenomatosos
    Dorantes-Argandar A. Profesor del Curso Precongreso “Abordajes a la Base del Cráneo”, con el Tema “Abordaje Endonasal Endoscópico para Tumores de la Región Selar No Adenomatosos”, XXIV Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica (2017).
  • Neurocirugía Transnasal Endoscópica de Base de Cráneo
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Neurocirugía Transnasal Endoscópica de Base de Cráneo”, Hospital Angeles Acoxpa (2017).
  • Taller de Disección en Cadaver CIRUGIA DE BASE DE CRANEO
    Dorantes-Argandar A. Profesor del Curso Precongreso “Taller de Disección en Cadaver CIRUGIA DE BASE DE CRANEO”, Congreso Latinoamericano de Neurocirugía (2016).
  • Seminario de Cirugía de Hipófisis
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Seminario de Cirugía de Hipófisis”, Congreso Latinoamericano de Neurocirugia (2016).
  • Neurocirugía Transnasal Endoscópica de Base de Cráneo
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Neurocirugía Transnasal Endoscópica de Base de Cráneo”, Hospital Angeles Acoxpa (2016).
  • Tratamiento Endoscópico de Fístulas de Líquido Cefalorraquideo
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Tratamiento Endoscópico de Fístulas de Líquido Cefalorraquideo”. Seminario de Cirugía de Hipófisis, XXIII Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica (2015).
  • Taller Teórico Práctico de Abordajes a la Base del Cráneo de la FLANC
    Dorantes-Argandar A. Presidente del Curso Precongreso “Taller Teórico Práctico de Abordajes a la Base del Cráneo de la FLANC”, XXIII Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica (2015).
  • Neurocirugía Transnasal Endoscópica de Base de Cráneo
    Dorantes-Argandar A. “Neurocirugía Transnasal Endoscópica de Base de Cráneo”, Sociedad Linfática de México (2015).
  • Abordaje Esfeno-Orbitario: Cirugía de Base de Cráneo para el Clipaje Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales Rotos de la Circulación Anterior
    Dorantes-Argandar A, Gómez-Amador JL, Abdo-Toro MA, Barges-Coll J, González-Zavala PA, Martínez-Moreno PA, Guinto-Balanzar G. Abordaje Esfeno-Orbitario: Cirugía de Base de Cráneo para el Clipaje Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales Rotos de la Circulación Anterior. XV Reunión Anual de Actividades Medico Quirúrgicas, Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía, Acapulco, Guerrero, Diciembre 2012 (Primer Lugar – Trabajo Libre Ganador).
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Pituitary Surgery for Cushinǵs Disease at the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery in Mexico City
    Dorantes-Argandar A, García-Guzmán B, Martinez-Moreno M, Barges-Coll J, Gomez-Amador JL, Posrtocarrero-Ortiz L. Endoscopic Endonasal Pituitary Surgery for Cushinǵs Disease at the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery in Mexico City. 15th Congress of the European Neuroendocrine Association, Viena, Austria (Septiembre 2012).
  • Pituitary Apoplexy in a Macroprolactinoma associated with Thrombocytopenia
    and Cabergoline Treatment
    García-Guzmán B, Balderrama-Soto A, Portocarrero-Ortiz L, Navarro-Bonnet J, Dorantes- Argandar A. Pituitary Apoplexy in a Macroprolactinoma associated with Thrombocytopenia
    and Cabergoline Treatment. 15th Congress of the European Neuroendocrine Association, Viena, Austria (Septiembre 2012).
  • Craneotomía Esfeno-Orbitaria: Abordaje de Base de Cráneo para el Clipaje Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales
    Dorantes-Argandar A, González-Zavala PA, Abdo-Toro MA, Guinto-Balanzar G. Craneotomía Esfeno-Orbitaria: Abordaje de Base de Cráneo para el Clipaje Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales. Reunión Nacional de Residentes de Neurocirugía. Pachuca, Hidalgo (Presentación Oral, Enero 2012).
  • Surgical Cures in Hormone-Secreting Cavernous Sinus Pituitary Macroadenomas: First Reported Cases
    Ali F. Krisht MD, Svetlana Pradvenkova MD, PhD; Sharon Partington RN; Agustín Dorantes- Argandar MD. Surgical Cures in Hormone-Secreting Cavernous Sinus Pituitary Macroadenomas: First Reported Cases. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2011 Meeting (October, 2011).
  • Curas Quirúrgicas en Macroadenomas Hipofisiarios Secretores de Hormonas con Invasión a Seno Cavernoso: Nuevo Abordaje para su Tratamiento
    Dorantes-Argandar A, Pradvenkova S, Partington S, Krisht A. Curas Quirúrgicas en Macroadenomas Hipofisiarios Secretores de Hormonas con Invasión a Seno Cavernoso: Nuevo Abordaje para su Tratamiento. XXI Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica. Acapulco, Guerrero, México. (Presentación Oral, Julio 2011).
  • Clipaje Dinámico Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales: Un Nuevo Estándar para el Clipaje Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales
    Dorantes-Argandar A, Pradvenkova S, Partington S, Krisht A. Clipaje Dinámico Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales: Un Nuevo Estándar para el Clipaje Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales. XXI Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica. Acapulco, Guerrero, México. (Presentación Oral, Julio 2011).
  • Craneotomía y Abordaje Pretemporal: Cirugía de Base de Cráneo para el Clipaje Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales
    Dorantes-Argandar A, Pradvenkova S, Partington S, Krisht A. Craneotomía y Abordaje Pretemporal: Cirugía de Base de Cráneo para el Clipaje Microquirúrgico de Aneurismas Cerebrales. XXI Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica. Acapulco, Guerrero, México. (Presentación Oral, Julio 2011).
  • Long-term Outcome of Oculomotor Palsy after Transcavernous Approach for Basilar Artery Microsurgical Clipping
    Ali F. Krisht MD, Agustin Dorantes-Argandar MD. Long-term Outcome of Oculomotor Palsy after Transcavernous Approach for Basilar Artery Microsurgical Clipping. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2010 Meeting (October, 2010).
  • Schwannoma Vestibular Gigante
    Dorantes-Argandar A. Schwannoma Vestibular Gigante. Sesión Nacional de Residentes, Sociedad Mexicana de Cirugía Neurológica. (Presentación Oral, Octubre 2009).
  • Gliomas en el Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI. Experiencia de 10 años
    Dorantes-Argandar, A., Villarroel-Espinoza, DJ., López-Félix, BE., Espinoza-Ramírez, I., Guinto- Balanzar, G. Gliomas en el Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI. Experiencia de 10 años. XX Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica. Cancún, Quintana Roo. México. Sesión Plenaria #3 – Tumores del Sistema Nervioso Central. Trabajo Libre Ganador – Sección Tumores. (Sesión Plenaria Ganadora, Julio 2009).
  • Macroadenoma Hipofisiario Gigante. Tratamiento Quirúrgico Combinado
    Dorantes-Argandar, A., Villarroel-Espinoza, DJ., Guinto-Balanzar, G. (2009, Julio). Macroadenoma Hipofisiario Gigante. Tratamiento Quirúrgico Combinado. XX Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica. Cancún, Quintana Roo, México. (Poster).
  • Hemangiopericitoma Intraespinal Extradural Maligno. Tratamiento Quirúrgico
    Dorantes-Argandar, A., Villarroel-Espinoza, DJ., Zamorano-Bórquez C. (2009, Julio). Hemangiopericitoma Intraespinal Extradural Maligno. Tratamiento Quirúrgico. XX Congreso Mexicano de Cirugía Neurológica. Cancún, Quintana Roo, México. (Poster).
  • Macroadenomas Hipofisiarios Gigantes
    Dorantes-Argandar, A., Guinto-Balanzar, G. (2009, Enero). Macroadenomas Hipofisiarios Gigantes. IV Reunión Nacional de Residentes de Neurocirugía. Pachuca, Hidalgo. México. (Presentación oral).
  • Obesidad Mórbida. Tratamiento Quirúrgico
    Dorantes-Argandar. A., Gómez-Bautista, F. (2005, Enero). Obesidad Mórbida. Tratamiento Quirúrgico. XX Jornada Médica Hospital General Regional 25. Distrito Federal, México. (Sesión Plenaria Ganadora).
  • Evolution of Transsphenoidal Surgery of the Skull Base: From the frontal – lumen to the endoscope. Dorantes-Argandar A, et al. Evolution of Transsphenoidal Surgery of the Skull Base: From the frontal – light to the endoscope. Rev. Argent. Neuroc. 2022; 36(1):28-35.
  • Hereditary Pituitary Syndromes: Genetic and Clinical Aspects. García-Guzmán B, Portocarrero-Ortiz L, Dorantes-Argandar A, Mercado Moises. Hereditary Pituitary Syndromes: Genetic and Clinical Aspects. Rev Invest Colin, 2020; 72(1):8-18.
  • Spheno-Orbital Approach: Skull Base Surgery for Microsurgical Clipping of Dorantes-Argandar Aneurysms, Gómez-Amador JL, Abdo-Toro MA, Barges-Coll J, González-Zavala PA, Martínez-Moreno PA, Guinto-Balanzar G Spheno-Orbital Approach: Skull Base Surgery for Microsurgical Clipping of Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysms of the Anterior Circulation. Neuroscience Archives, Volume 18, Number 2. ISSN 0187-4705.
  • Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Dorantes-Argandar A, Raja AI. Chapter 55 – Spinal Dysraphysm. Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Editorial Thieme. First Edition, April 2014. ISBN-10: 1604069147 ISBN-13: 978-1604069143
  • Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Cranial. Dorantes-Argandar A, Raja AI. Chapter 142 – Posterior Fossa Approach For Tumor Resection. Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Cranial. Editorial Thieme. First Edition, December 2013. ISBN-10: 1604063343 ISBN-13: 978-1604063349
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Pituitary Surgery for Cushinǵs Disease. Dorantes-Argandar A, García-Guzmán B, Martinez-Moreno M, Barges-Coll J, Gomez-Amador JL, Portocarrero-Ortiz L. Endoscopic Endonasal Pituitary Surgery for Cushinǵs Disease at the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery in Mexico City. Austrian Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Volume 5, 2012.
  • Pituitary Apoplexy in a Macroprolactinoma associated with Thrombocytopenia and Cabergoline Treatment. García-Guzman B, Balderrama-Soto A, Portocarrero-Ortiz L, Navarro-Bonnet J, Dorantes-Argandar A. Pituitary Apoplexy in a Macroprolactinoma associated with Thrombocytopenia and Cabergoline Treatment. Austrian Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Volume 5, 2012.
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Hydrothorax without Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Migration in an Infant. Patel AP, Dorantes-Argandar A, Raja AI. Cerebrospinal Fluid Hydrothorax without Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Migration in an Infant. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2011; 47(1): 74-7.
  • Surgical Management of Parkinson’s Disease. Pérez de la Torre RA, Dorantes-Argandar A. Surgical Management of Parkinson Disease. Contemporary Neurosurgery. 2011; 33(2): 1-8.
  • Gliomas in the 21st century. 10 years experience. Dorantes-Argandar A, Villarroel-Espinoza DJ, López-Félix BE, Espinoza-Ramírez I, Guinto-Balanzar G. Gliomas in the XXI Century. 10 years experience. Archives of Neurosciences. 2009; 14 (special supplement). 18.
  • Giant pituitary adenoma. Combined Surgical Treatment. Dorantes-Argandar A, Villarroel-Espinoza DJ, Guinto-Balanzar G. Giant Pituitary Adenoma. Combined Surgical Treatment. Archives of Neurosciences. 2009; 14 (special supplement). 17.
  • Malignant Extradural Intraspinal Hemangiopericytoma. Surgical Treatment. Dorantes-Argandar A, Villarroel-Espinoza DJ, Zamorano-Bórquez C. Malignant Extradural Intraspinal Hemangiopericytoma. Surgical Treatment. Archives of Neurosciences. 2009; 14 (special supplement). 2.
  • North American Skull Base Society International Travel Scholarship Award: Award received in February 2020, awarded by the North American Society for Skull Base Surgery to young Skull Base Surgeons from around the world due to their academic and professional career. Only three awards were given in 2020 from more than 500 candidates globally. I have been the first Mexican to receive this distinction.
  • Head of Neurosurgery Residents (Specialty in Neurosurgery): Distinction granted by the Head of the Neurosurgery Service and the Head of the Teaching Department of the «Bernardo Sepúlveda» Specialty Hospital of the Siglo XXI National Medical Center.
  • First Place Annual Departmental Exam in Neurosurgery (UNAM 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012): Distinction granted by the Postgraduate Studies Division of the National Autonomous University of Mexico for having obtained first place in the annual departmental exam within the Neurosurgery Specialty.
  • Distinction for Academic Excellence (First Year of General Surgery): Distinction granted by the Head of the General Surgery Service of the Regional General Hospital Number 25 for academic excellence during the first year of the specialty of general surgery.
  • (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico, DF, 2004).
  • Distinction for Academic Excellence (Medical Surgeon Degree): Distinction granted by the National Evaluation Center for academic excellence during the Medical Surgeon Degree (CENEVAL, Mexico, DF, 2003.).
  • National Youth Award Award: Received in 2002, awarded by the Mexican Youth Institute, by the Presidency of the Republic in the category of «Social Action» for being a founding member of «Fundación HuManos Médicas, AC».
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI.
  • High Specialty in Skull Base Surgery and Endoneurosurgery from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery.
  • Fellowship in Skull Base Surgery and Cerebrovascular Surgery by the Arkansas Institute of Neurosciences and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
  • Master’s Degree in Neuro-Oncology from the Cardenal Herrera University in Madrid, Spain.
  • Endoscopic Surgery of the Pituitary and Skull Base Tumors at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
  • Endoscopic Surgery of Pituitary and Skull Base Tumors at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery at Advent Health Nicholson Center in Florida.
  • Endoscopic Surgery of the Cerebral Ventricles at St Louis University Medical Center.
  • Microsurgery for brain tumors and cerebrovascular diseases at the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute.
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital of Weill Cornell University.
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery at Cleveland Clinic.
  • Brain Aneurysm Surgery at St Louis University Medical Center.
  • Surgery for Cavernous Sinus Tumors at the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute.

Presentations in Congresses

International Results

Awards and Professional Experience

  • Professor of the High Specialty Course in Skull Base Surgery and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery by the Mexican Faculty of Medicine of the La Salle University and the Angeles Pedregal Hospital.
  • Assistant Professor of the Specialty in Neurosurgery at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI.
  • Director of the Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Center.
  • Director of the Pituitary Surgery and Brain Tumor Surgery Programs.
  • Neurosurgeon of Pituitary gland, Brain Tumors and Skull Base Tumors at the Center for Surgical Specialties of Hospital Angeles Pedregal.
  • Neurosurgeon of Pituitary gland, Brain Tumors and Skull Base Tumors at the Specialty Hospital of the Siglo XXI National Medical Center.
  • I was the first Mexican to win the North American Skull Base Society International Scholarship Award.
  • Academic Excellence in High Specialty in Skull Base Surgery Endoneurosurgery.
  • Academic Excellence in Neurosurgery Specialty.
  • Chief Resident at the Specialty Hospital of the Siglo XXI National Medical Center.
  • Academic Excellence in Bachelor of Surgeon.
  • National Youth Award.

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