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Resident Biography



Salim Munoz, MD, MBEE

Postgraduate Year 4

Medical School

Universidad Anahuac Mexico, Naucalpan de Juárez, Mexico


Hometown: Toluca, Mexico

Undergrad Institution: Universidad Anahuac

Medical School: Universidad Anahuac

Other degrees /information about them: Master in biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship (MBEE) – Johns Hopkins University
Postdoctoral research fellowship – Transplant Surgery – Yale University
Research Resident – Pediatric Surgery – Saint Louis University

Future plans: Transplant Surgery

Why UMASS?: Prelim Gen Surg at Yale for PGY-1 and PGY-2. Came to UMass as a categorical PGY-3. Impressed with the camaraderie of the residents from day one. Grateful to be part of the UMass family. UMass provides the optimal training environment to become a successful surgeon.

Favorite thing to do in Worcester: Kayaking in Lake Quinsigamond

Recent abstracts, posters, or publications:
Munoz Abraham, Armando Salim, et al. "Incidence and Outcomes of Perforated Peptic Ulcers in Children: Analysis of the Kid's Inpatient Database and Report of Two Cases Treated by Laparoscopic Omental Patch Repair." Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 29.2 (2019): 248-255

Munoz-Abraham, Armando Salim, et al. "3D printing of organs for transplantation: where are we and where are we heading?." Current Transplantation Reports 3.1 (2016): 93-99.