Dr. Mercado is the doyen of the biliary tract, and has forged a tremendous reputation and acclaim for his heralded contribution to HPB surgery. Dr. Mercado completed his residence in General Surgery and fellowship in hepato-pancreatobiliary at the National Institute of Nutrition Salvador Zubirán (INNSZ) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), then from 1987 to 1989 continued his training in hepatic surgery at Heinz Kalk Hospital and the School of Medicine (Medizinische Hochschule) in Hannover, Germany. On his return to Mexico, he became part of the staff at the INNSZ, as Surgeon, Researcher and Vice Chairman of Critical Care Medicine, and from 2007 to date he is the Chairman of Surgery. Dr. Mercado has published 188 articles and 169 chapters in books, with special interest in hepatic surgery. He has written 6 books on this subject and has been cited more than 1,530 times in other articles. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, Mexican Academy of Surgery, and Level Ill National Investigator. He has been appointed honorary member of the American Surgical Association and the European

Surgical Association. He is a member of numerous societies and organizations, and has been President of the Mexican Gastroenterology Association, Mexican Experimental Surgery Association, and Medical Association of INNSZ. Dr. Mercado is a professor of the Surgical Specialization Program and the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliar Scholarship, both recognized by the UNAM as well as since 2007 Director of the Surgery Area of the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán. In 2016 he received the National Award for Clinical Research “Miguel Otero” from the President of Mexico. Dr. Mercado is the world’s preeminent authority on bile duct injury and a pioneer in his field who is truly respected by all his peers. IHPBA is honoured to award Dr. Mercado the IHPBA Distinguished Service Medal 2019 for his extraordinary service to HPB surgery.

Miguel A. Mercado
Master And Chief Of Surgery, National Institute Of Medical Science And Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico

Dr. Mercado is the doyen of the biliary tract, and has forged a tremendous reputation and acclaim for his heralded contribution to HPB surgery. Dr. Mercado completed his residence in General Surgery and fellowship in hepato-pancreatobiliary at the National Institute of Nutrition Salvador Zubirán (INNSZ) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), then from 1987 to 1989 continued his training in hepatic surgery at Heinz Kalk Hospital and the School of Medicine (Medizinische Hochschule) in Hannover, Germany. On his return to Mexico, he became part of the staff at the INNSZ, as Surgeon, Researcher and Vice Chairman of Critical Care Medicine, and from 2007 to date he is the Chairman of Surgery. Dr. Mercado has published 188 articles and 169 chapters in books, with special interest in hepatic surgery. He has written 6 books on this subject and has been cited more than 1,530 times in other articles. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, Mexican Academy of Surgery, and Level Ill National Investigator. He has been appointed honorary member of the American Surgical Association and the European

Surgical Association. He is a member of numerous societies and organizations, and has been President of the Mexican Gastroenterology Association, Mexican Experimental Surgery Association, and Medical Association of INNSZ. Dr. Mercado is a professor of the Surgical Specialization Program and the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliar Scholarship, both recognized by the UNAM as well as since 2007 Director of the Surgery Area of the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán. In 2016 he received the National Award for Clinical Research “Miguel Otero” from the President of Mexico. Dr. Mercado is the world’s preeminent authority on bile duct injury and a pioneer in his field who is truly respected by all his peers. IHPBA is honoured to award Dr. Mercado the IHPBA Distinguished Service Medal 2019 for his extraordinary service to HPB surgery.

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