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Ms Patricia Ortega is a skilled and compassionate bariatric and general surgeon, wholeheartedly dedicated to effecting transformative changes in the lives of her patients through surgical excellence and unwavering commitment to patient-centric care.
With a journey in medical education that commenced in 2003, Ms Ortega earned her degree in Medicine and Surgery from the prestigious University of Navarra (Spain) in 2009, followed by specialized training in General Surgery at the same institution (2015). Her academic foundation, combined with observerships at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) and Imperial College of London (UK), has equipped her with profound medical knowledge and a dedication to personalized patient care.
Before her venture into the United Kingdom, Ms Ortega served as a Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon at the renowned University Clinic of Navarra. Her UK adventure began with a prestigious RCS of England Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at St Mary’s Hospital, where she honed her skills by performing over 300 bariatric procedures (2020-2022) and earned the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS).
As a consummate surgeon, Ms Ortega places the highest priority on patient-centric care, acknowledging the unique needs, fears, and aspirations of each individual under her care. She believes in fostering an environment of empathy and open communication, considering it paramount in supporting patients throughout their surgical journey. Ms Ortega's unwavering belief in the pivotal role of informed and engaged patients in their recovery and overall well-being shapes her approach to providing comprehensive and compassionate care.
Laparoscopic gastric bypass, Sleeve gastrectomy, Revisional surgery, Laparoscopic hernia repair, Laparoscopic anti-reflux procedure (fundoplication, LINX), Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy