Dr. Gallego earned a bachelor of medicine and surgery from Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain and is certified as a specialist in general and digestive surgery by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. He has over 34 years experience in general and digestive surgery and has also been performing advance laparoscopic surgery for over 20 years. He has worked in private and public health (Regional University Complex Carlos Haya) in Malaga, Spain. He was the head of the Minimally Invasive Surgery, Obesity & Metabolic Surgery (Diabetes) Departments. He also supervised advanced laparoscopic surgery, where obesity and metabolic surgery was included.
He has incorporated and implemented new techniques for the following procedures:
Hiatal hernia surgery and gastroesophageal reflux, via laparoscopy
Suprarenal surgery via laparoscopy
Laparoscopic obesity and metabolic surgery
Surgical treatment for Diabetes
He was also on the board of directors for the following institutes: SECO, ASAC and the College of Medicine.
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