Surgery Education - Our Residents & Fellows
Alejandra Casar Berazaluce
General Surgery Resident
Dr. Casar Berazaluce was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, where she obtained her medical degree from Escuela de Medicina Ignacio A. Santos in 2014. She completed a subinternship in Pediatric Surgery at Yale University and a Cardiac Surgery research fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where she focused on the design of a device for minimally-invasive tissue defect closure and the development of animal models of human disease. She traveled to Costa Rica to participate in the management of rural medical emergencies of women and children and work with the national Pediatric Burn Unit in San Jose. As part of the instructional staff for Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth, she has spent many summers introducing the next generation of young adults to the wonders of medicine and biotechnology. Before applying to residency, Dr. Casar Berazaluce worked as a reconstructive surgery first assistant. Her interests include global surgery, surgery in resource-limited settings, pediatric surgery, reconstructive surgery, and medical education. She enjoys cooking, baking, spending time with family and friends, and watching criminal and forensic dramas.
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