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Meet the Weight Reduction Surgery Team

Diego R. Camacho, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Surgery
Practice Specialty
Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pancreas and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgical Specialties, Weight Reduction Surgery (Bariatrics)
Medical Education
Francisco Marroquin University
Residency
Ohio State University Hospitals
Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine
Board Certified
Surgery
Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Administrative Title
Director, Minimally Invasive and Laparoscopic General Surgery
Site Director, Bariatric Surgery, Weiler Division
Clinical Focus
Cholecystectomy, Foregut Surgery, Partial Gastrectomies, Hernia Repairs, Natural Orifice Translumenal Surgery (NOTES)
Research Focus
Dr. Diego Camacho is an expert in advanced laparoscopic general surgery and bariatric surgery. Of special note, he is a pioneer in single incision laparoscopic surgery for multiple procedures including cholecystectomy, foregut surgery, partial gastrectomi
Languages
Spanish
Biography
Dr. Camacho holds a medical degree from the Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City, Guatemala, where he graduated in the top five percent of his class. He completed his residency in general surgery at Ohio State University Medical Center, where he served as chief resident and where he also received the best teacher award. Following his residency, he completed fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery at Baylor College of Medicine’s Michael E. Debakey Department of Surgery. Dr. Camacho is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons and is an active member in several leading professional societies, including the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.