Catalina Mosquera
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Catalina Mosquera

Catalina Mosquera
Catalina
Mosquera
MD
Surgical Oncologist

Languages spoken

Spanish/English

Expert in

Surgical oncology

Overview

Centers

Fort Myers (Surgical oncology)
Fort Myers (Surgical oncology)

8925 Colonial Center Drive Suite 2000
Fort Myers, Florida 

26.615063207529353, -81.80872494232717
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Naples (Surgical oncology)
Naples (Surgical oncology)

990 Tamiami Trail
Naples, Florida 34102

26.54264053839095, -81.84744785794729
/us/our-locations/naples-gib3

Specializes in

Anal/rectum cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Anal rectum cancer
Bile duct cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Bile duct cancer
Colorectal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Colorectal cancer
Gallbladder cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gallbladder cancer
Gastrointestinal
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal cancer
Large bowel cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Large bowel cancer
Liver cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Liver cancer
Malignant Melanoma
Non Malignant melanoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-malignant melanoma
Pancreatic cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Pancreatic cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin cancer
Small bowel cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Small bowel cancer
Stomach cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Stomach cancer

Treatments

Colorectal surgery
General surgery
Surgery
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Surgery
Surgical oncology

Catalina Mosquera, MD joined South Florida Surgical Oncology in October, 2021. She received her medical degree at Universidad del Cauca located in the city of Popayan, capital of Cauca, in Colombia in May, 2008. Her post graduate training includes a Preliminary General Surgery internship at Berkshire Medical Center, July 2012- June 2013. General Surgery Resident at East Carolina University, July 2013 – June 2019, Research fellow in Surgical Oncology at East Carolina University, July 2015 – June 2016. Surgical Oncology fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University, August 2019-July 2021. She loves to travel and has a special interest in volunteerism.

Additional conditions:

  • Soft tissue malignancies
  • Soft tissue and retropetoneal sarcoma
  • Citoreductive surgery/HIPEC
Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • GenesisCare South Florida Surgical Oncology Surgical Oncologist October 2021

Past position(s)

  • Centro medico Imbanaco General physician (National social service) February 2011- February 2012

Education

Universities

  • Universidad del Cauca Doctor of Medicine July 2003 - May 2008

Internships

  • Universidad del Cauca Internship, Doctor of Medicine May 2008 - May 2009
  • Berkshire Medical Center PGY1- Preliminary General Surgery internship July 2012- June 2013

Residencies

  • East Carolina University General Surgery Resident July 2013 – June 2019
  • Berkshire Medical Center PGY1- Preliminary General Surgery Resident July 2012- June 2013

Fellowships

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Surgical oncology fellow August 2019-July 2021
  • East Carolina University Research fellow in Surgical Oncology July 2015 – June 2016

Expertise and interests

Expertise

Interests

  • General surgery
  • Volunteer Work:     
    • Honduras Surgical Mission, 2017
    • Surgeon Junior, August 2017-September 2017
    • Doctors without borders
    • Natural Catastrophe volunteer physician, Paez, Colombia, November 2008- December 2008

Accomplishments

Awards

  • Resident Award Participant, New England Surgical Society. Frailty Predicts Failure to Rescue Following thoracoabdominal surgery. September 2017
  • Gold Medal resident competition, Southeast Surgical Congress. A single surgeon’s experience with enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS): An army of one. February 2016
  • Featured in General Surgery News, Indications for surgical resection in low-grade pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, 2016
  • Featured Article. Journal of Surgical Research. Impact of Malnutrition on Gastrointestinal Surgical Patients, 2016
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Poster Grand Rounds, Top five scoring poster GI.
  • Novel Nomogram Combing Depth of Invasion and Size can Accurately Predict the Benefits of Regional lymphadenectomy for Appendicle Neuroendocrine Tumors. March 2016
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Poster Grand Rounds, Top five scoring poster GI. To Screen or Not to Screen: Colonoscopy, a Story of Successful Population-Based Screening. March 2016
  • Honorable Mention Poster, Vidant Medical Center Medical Staff Graduate Medical Education. Research. Novel Nomogram Combining Depth of Invasion and Size Can Accurately Predict the Benefit of Regional Lymphadenectomy for Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Tumors (A-NET). 2016