Dr. Rene Sotelo

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Dr. Rene Sotelo (6 November 1962) is a Venezuelan robotic surgeon, urologist-oncologist and university professor.

Sotelo received his medical degree from Central University of Venezuela and his residency in General Surgery and Urology was at Domingo Luciani Hospital, Venezuela. He completed fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the Hospital Padre Machado in Caracas, Venezuela.

Sotelo is the founder of CIMI (Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center) in Venezuela; Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, México and Bolivia. He is also a professor at the Medicine School of University of Southern California and Medical Director of the USC.

Sotelo is an international researcher with more than 75 peer reviewed scientific papers and 38 chapters in major urology books.

You can see his photo on various social media and dating sites.

Dr. Rene Sotelo – Website

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