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Dr. Elkin Cabrera

Dr. Elkin Cabrera

General Surgery & Thoracic Surgery
Specialist General & Thoracic Surgery
General Surgery & Thoracic Surgery
Spanish, English
10 years

Core competencies

  • Comprehensive Management of Lung Cancer
  • Benign and Malignant Mediastinal Conditions
  • Esophageal Surgery for Cancer, GERD, Achalasia
  • Chest Wall Tumors and Deformities
  • Surgical Treatment of Pleural Diseases
  • Diaphragmatic Plication and Hernia Repair
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis and Facial Flushing
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy & Airway Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Neuro-Endocrine)
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Lesions

Brief Profile

Dr. Elkin Cabrera is a General, Upper GI, and Thoracic Surgeon with over 10 years of experience in the surgical field, providing minimally invasive surgery (MIS), such as video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), interventional bronchoscopy and advanced laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of various disorders in general and thoracic surgery. He has training and global exposure in his field in Colombia, the United States, Brazil, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates.


  • Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery, El Bosque University, Bogota, D.C, Colombia, 2016
  • SEPAR (Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery) Scholarship in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, HUVM, Seville, Spain, 2016
  • Preceptorship in Thoracic Surgery, IAMSPE, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2014
  • Residency in General Surgery, La Sabana University, Bogota, D.C, Colombia, 2014
  • MD, Cooperativa de Colombia University, 2009