Dr Fidel Santos

Dr Fidel Santos, MD, FACOG, FPMRS
Chair

Welcome to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob-Gyn) of the University of PR School of Medicine at the Medical Science Campus.

Our department has a faculty highly committed to provide excellent services to our community and educating future physicians and specialists in obstetrics and gynecology.  The Ob-Gyn Department Residency program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and all of our faculty are certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).  In addition to our wide range of obstetrics and general gynecology services we add a certified and qualified faculty in the different subspecialties of Ob-Gyn. These are: Gynecology Oncology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology), Fetal Maternal Medicine with a High-Risk Obstetric Unit, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Minimally Invasive Surgery.

The clinical services and supervision of residents and students take place at the University District Hospital, the clinics of the UPR School of Medicine, The UPR Hospital at Carolina, the Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Metropolitan Hospital clinics (Metro-Pavia).

The percent of our graduate residents passing the Ob-Gyn Boards have remained consistently in 90% over the years.   In addition, a considerable number of our residents are accepted to Fellowship programs at prestigious US University programs such as: Mayo Clinic, Cleaveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins University, Emory University, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester and Harvad University.

Our Department complies with the rules and regulations of the UPR School of Medicine, promotes inclusivity with no discrimination on the grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, social status, disability, nationality, age or religious beliefs.  There is cero-tolerance to any type of sexual or workplace harassment in order to promote an appropriate learning environment for students, residents, faculty and staff.