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The Latino American Who’s Who Recognizes Dixon Santana, M.D., FACS

Written By: PR - Oct• 24•12

Lubbock, TX/LWW Press/October 24, 2012 – –Dixon Santana, M.D., FACS, Associate Professor in Surgery & Vascular Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, was selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Latino American Who’s Who.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has a dedication to education, patient care and research making an impact on the health of West Texas and beyond for almost 40 years. They are a leader in patient care and research in areas of cancer reproduction, genetic diseases and rural health.

Dr. Dixon Santana is a renowned Vascular Surgeon who is currently in practice with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Santana holds numerous certifications in general surgery and vascular interventional radiology. He is certified from the National Board of Medical Examiners, Board Certified in General Surgery, Board Certified in General Vascular Surgery, Board Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Board Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).  Dr. Santana is an instructor for the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and a certified instructor for the Fundamentals in Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS).

Dr. Santana has published along with his colleagues numerous papers and received funding from the SAGES and ACS (Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Educational Program), a Covidien Education Fund in 2008-2010. Additionally, Dr. Santana received funding from the Ethicon BioSurgery in August  2010. Dr. Santana is recognized for his numerous publications and presentations.

Dr. Santana completed medical school and his residency at the University of Puerto Rico. He completed his fellowships for General Surgery at the University of Puerto Rico, Vascular Surgery at University Hospital at the University of Utah, and the Vascular Interventional Radiology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

The Latino American Who’s Who is a New York based biographical publication that selects and distinguishes leading Latino professionals throughout the world who have attained a recognizable degree of success in their field of endeavor and thereby contribute to the growth of their industry and culture.  The Latino Who’s Who promotes an awareness of the achievements of the Latino professional and executive by creating a networking platform to provide recognition of individual accomplishments. The annual registry of the Latino American “Who’s Who” is formatted as an elegant hard cover edition as well as an online edition that provides information on recognized individuals. It also contains cross references by names, professions and family country of origin.

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