About

Dr. Genaro Valladolid’s surgical skill is founded upon years of advanced study, training and academic success.

After graduating in the top five of his class from the medical school of Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, he studied surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Metropolitan Group of Hospitals. That was followed by a three-year fellowship in plastics and reconstructive surgery at Indiana University, under the direction of Dr. William Wooden.

Highlights of Dr. Valladolid’s achievements include:

  • Advanced mastery of plastic surgical techniques, including such complex procedures as gender confirmation surgery, cancer reconstruction and complicated abdominal wall hernias
  • Intern of the Year, Metropolitan Group of Hospitals, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012
  • Teaching Assistant in Basic Human Physiology, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico, 2009
  • Emergency Medical Technician training, Mexican Red Cross Hospital, 2005
  • West Nile Virus Project, Department of Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico, 2005
  • Volunteer surgeon, Operation Smile medical mission trip to Managua, Nicaragua, 2019
  • Surgical mission trip, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico, 2004

Dr. Valladolid’s Peer Reviewed Journal Articles and Abstracts:

Valladolid G., Weisenberg E., Sundaresan R., Maker A.V. Calcifying Fibrous Tumor of the Small Intestine Associated with Castleman-like Lymphadenopathy. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 2014. Cited in PubMed.

Valladolid G., Adams L.L., Weisenberg E., Maker V.K., Maker A.V. Primary hepatic lymphoma presenting as an isolated solitary hepatic cyst. Journal of Clinical Oncology: official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013;31:e21-3. Cited in PubMed

Fernandez I., Valladolid G., Varon J., Sternbach G. Encounters with venomous sea-life. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2011 Jan;40(1):103-12. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20045606.

Gaxiola A, Varon J., Valladolid G. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: an overview of the etiology and current management. Acta Paediatrica, 2009 Apr; 98(4): 621-627. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19154527.

Valladolid G., Varon J. Etomidate infusion — A cause for hyperglycemia? Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 2008 Jun; 20(4): 245-246. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18617119.

Valladolid G., Varon J. Year in review 2006: The critically ill patient in the pediatric ICU. Critical Care and Shock, 2007 Nov; 10(4): 117-121.