“It has been possible to integrate a specialized, committed team of professionals that requires such a complex treatment, such as fully rehabilitating the patient with burn sequelae. There has been a wide and modern infrastructure and latest technology equipment. It fills my life so much that since January 2015 I closed my private practice to dedicate more time to the Foundation.”.
She studied medicine at the Universidad del Rosario and specialization at the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá. Continued studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago and Rotation at Shiners Hospital in the city of Galveston Texas, specializing in the management of burned patients and Banco de Piel.
She has worked in the Burns Unit of Hospital Simon Bolívar, Coordinator of the Plastic Surgery Department of the National Police Hospital and as a Plastic Surgeon at Centro Dermatológico Federico Lleras Acosta. He is a Member of the Society of Plastic Surgery and a Member of the Latin American Society of Burned.
Co-founder of the Fundación del Quemado and the First Skin Bank in Colombia, member of the Board of Directors since its founding. She is currently a member of the group of surgeons who provide care and surgeries to FQ beneficiaries.
“I am a specialist in Maxillofacial Reconstructive Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the hand of the Military University New Granada, and superspecialist in craniofacial surgery of the University Foundation of Health Sciences. Combining science and art in plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery is increasingly difficult. Without scientific knowledge, compassion has no meaning, but scientific knowledge without humanism transforms us into mere mechanics of the profession. The work in the foundation allows to be a scientist and artist simultaneously, but a scientist and artist different from any other, since science and art in plastic surgery do not antagonize but complement each other”.
Surgeon of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Plastic Surgeon of the Universidad Militar Nueva Granada. For 8 years, Plastic Surgeon of Hospital Simon Bolívar, in the burn unit. For the last 20 years, he has been linked to the Fundación del Quemado, where he performed burn patient care and reconstructive procedures to reduce the consequences of this scourge. “To be in the Foundation is to serve and receive in return the smile of the rehabilitated patient”.
An orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand surgery and microsurgery with more than 10 years of experience, she has been part of the group of surgeons of the Foundation for 3 years in the management of burned patients. He has published articles and chapters in several books. Full member of the Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology – Chapter of Hand and member of the Colombian Association of Surgery of the Hand. He is currently an institutional member of the Department of Orthopedics of Fundacion Santafé de Bogotá.
A plastic surgeon with more than twenty years of experience in the management of the burned patient is currently an institutional specialist doctor at the Bosque Clinic. Member of the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery and member of the Colombian Federation of Burns. 15 years of experience in university teaching at the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad del Bosque.
40 years of experience as a Physiotherapist. He has been part of the Fundación del Quemado team for 10 years. She has developed training with international organizations for the care of burnt patients.
40 years of experience as a Physiotherapist. In addition to working with the patient, in order to achieve rehabilitation, she collaborates with the Foundation with documentary management and quality processes in the rehabilitation area.
Psychologist graduated from the Universidad Konrad Lorenz. Recently linked to the team of the Foundation providing psychological intervention, dealing with issues such as parenting patterns, strengthening self-esteem, depression and other problems that afflict our population in the foundation.
I have participated in practical and virtual workshops on the prevention of violence and suicide, mourning and sexual abuse; to train and provide a humanized, warm and psychosocial attention to patients. “I am here to provide tools to improve the quality of life and the social environment of patients and their families.
Psychologist graduated from the Universidad Católica Luis Amigó. Recently linked to the Foundation’s team, providing psychological intervention, addressing issues such as parenting patterns, strengthening self-esteem, depression, among others.
I have participated in practical workshops on the prevention of violence and suicide; constantly training me to provide care, humanized, warm and psychosocial to patients. “I am here to provide tools to improve the quality of life and the social environment of patients and their families. You are what you do, not what you say you will do. “
For 7 years she has been linked to our Foundation from the social area giving support to families of Foundation, of Foundation, seeking to return them to work, academic and social environments; and with this, living conditions are generated that guarantee their integral recovery. “To be in the Foundation is to give, it is to help, is to think more about the other, and that gives meaning to the life of the human being”
Waste Management Specialist. Linked to the Foundation since 2002.
I am a surgical instrumentator with experience in Implementation and Audit of Quality Management Systems. I manage the Environmental Program “Reborn, renovate, recycle”, applying acquired knowledge in the specialization to give management solutions to waste generators. During the time I have been involved in the Foundation, I have been part of the great changes that have made the organization grow and I am proud to be able to contribute to this improvement that contributes to the well-being of more patients with burn sequelae.
I like to work with the team of our institution with commitment and a high sense of belonging, assuming challenges and goals to support the growth of the work of the Foundation, placing all my humanistic potential and transparency in the management of its resources and excellence of service. 16 years, managing to contribute a grain of sand for the benefit of our patients.
Customer service, Agenda Management, helps in the promotion of events. During the 15 years I have been in the Foundation, I have been captivated by the sensitivity of both the surgeons and the humility of the patients, I admire how the patients enjoy themselves with the attention of the Foundation’s staff, they express that they feel like family , I have learned to value what I receive every day, because there are people in very difficult socio-economic conditions, and they just wait for a friend to help them in their difficult situation. I love sharing and talking with them because they are human beings with a big heart.