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Scientific Associate of


ICO Awards

Affiliated Commission of

Jorge Castro

M.D. Prof. Jorge Castro

Hospital Oncology Service of IVSS, Caracas, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.


M.D., Prof. Jorge Castro studied at the “Dr. Luis Razetti” Medicine School at the Universidad Central de Venezuela (1971). His specialization is in oncologic surgery and also in plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic and, maxillofacial surgery. Head of the Plastic Surgery Unit of the Hospital Oncology Service of IVSS from 1997 to present and medical director of “Sanatrix Clinic” from 1984 to 1994. From 1980 he has been dictating oncologic surgery courses for postgraduate students. Dr. Castro in 2005 introduced the PDT method for use in clinical practice in Venezuela, and 156 lesions have been treated during this period.