Horacio J. Asbun, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon
  2. Chair, General Surgery, Florida

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  1. Bariatric surgery
  2. Minimally invasive surgery
  • Liver and pancreas surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Adrenals and spleen surgery
  • Gastrointestinal and bariatric procedures
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  1. 1992
    Fellow - Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Pancreas SurgeryLahey Clinic
  2. 1991
    Resident - General SurgeryKern Medical Center, University of California San Diego
  3. 1986
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Surgical OncologyUniversity of California, San Diego
  4. 1985
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - General SurgeryHospital de la Santa Cruz y San Pablo, Autonomous University
  5. 1983
    MDUniversity of Chile

Certifications

  1. 1993
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Health Care Heroes AwardJacksonville Business Journal
  2. 2012
    Top DoctorU.S. News and World Report
  3. 2006
    Physician Champion AwardVHA West Coast
  4. 1998
    Surgeon General's Award, Basic Science SectionSociety of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, United States Air Force
  5. 1998
    Surgeon General's Award, Critical Care/Trauma SectionSociety of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, United States Air Force
  6. 1998
    CIF GrantDavid Grant Medical Center
  7. 1996
    Special Computer Equipment Grant awarded by the Academic SenateUniversity of California, Davis
  8. 1996
    Third Place: Clinical Surgeons AwardSociety of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, United States Air Force
  9. 1996
    Research GrantSurgeon General's Office
  10. 1996
    Research Grant-1Surgeon General's Office
  11. 1996
    Research Grant-2Surgeon General's Office
  12. 1995
    Research GrantSociety of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  13. 1995
    Research GrantSurgeon General's Office
  14. 1988
    Resident of the YearKern Medical Center-University of California San Diego
  15. 1987
    Intern of the YearKern Medical Center-University of California San Diego
  16. 1984
    Scholarship for Postgraduate EducationInstituto de Cooperacion Iberoamericana
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberSafety in Cholecystectomy Task Force, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  2. 2014 - present
    MemberDevelopment Committee, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  3. 2013
    ModeratorProfessor Poster Rounds, Annual Meeting, Pancreas Club
  4. 2013 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Surgery
  5. 2012
    CoordinatorGo Global Station, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting
  6. 2012 - present
    MemberSurgical Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  7. 2012 - present
    MemberInternational Study Group for Pancreatic Surgery
  8. 2012 - present
    MemberSociety of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberOpen to MIS Task Force, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  10. 2011 - 2013
    ChairmanDevelopment Committee, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  11. 2011
    MemberProgram Committee, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  12. 2011
    DiscussantAmerican Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  13. 2010 - 2013
    MemberFoundation Board, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  14. 2010 - 2011
    DirectorSurgical Hot Topics Forum, Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  15. 2010 - present
    Executive Council MemberAmerican Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  16. 2010 - present
    MemberHumanitarian Task Force, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  17. 2009 - present
    ChairmanGlobal Affairs Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  18. 2008 - 2010
    MemberConflict of Interest Task Force, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  19. 2008 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Florida Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  20. 2008 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Florida Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  21. 2008 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Surgery
  22. 2008 - present
    Honorary FellowAssociation of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  23. 2008 - present
    MemberInternational Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  24. 2008 - present
    MemberCommunications Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  25. 2007 - 2010
    ReviewerAbstract Submissions, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  26. 2007 - 2009
    MemberGo Global Initiative, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  27. 2007 - 2009
    CoordinatorHighlights of International Meetings Video Session, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting
  28. 2007 - 2008
    Physician ChampionNational Quality Improvment Program, American College of Surgeons
  29. 2007
    ModeratorForegut Video Session, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting
  30. 2007
    ModeratorHighlights of the 2006 Congress Video Sessions, American College of Surgeons Spring Meeting
  31. 2007 - present
    MemberWeb Portal Editorial Board, American College of Surgeons
  32. 2007 - present
    MemberInternational Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  33. 2006
    ChairmanVideo Program, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  34. 2006 - present
    Honorary FellowAssociation of Surgeons of India
  35. 2006 - present
    MemberBoard of Governors, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  36. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  37. 2006 - present
    MemberPancreas Club
  38. 2006 - present
    MemberInternational Assocation of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists
  39. 2006 - present
    MemberDevelopment Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  40. 2005 - 2008
    ChairOutcomes Committee, John Muir Health
  41. 2005 - 2008
    MemberCancer Committee - Cross Campuses, John Muir Health
  42. 2005 - 2008
    Co-ChairProgram Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  43. 2004 - 2010
    MemberProgram Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  44. 2004 - 2008
    ChairmanCommittee on Video-based Education, American College of Surgeons
  45. 2004 - 2008
    LiaisonProgram Committee, American College of Surgeons
  46. 2004 - 2008
    MemberCommittee on Education, American College of Surgeons
  47. 2004 - 2005
    MemberCross Campus Specialty Credentialing Committee, John Muir Health
  48. 2004 - 2005
    CoordinatorEducational Resources Station, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting
  49. 2004 - 2005
    CoordinatorMotion Picture General Session, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting
  50. 2004
    ReviewerAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  51. 2004
    Course ChairEvening Video Session, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting
  52. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCancer Committee - Walnut Creek Campus, John Muir Health
  53. 2003 - 2005
    ChairEditorial Board Video Library, American College of Surgeons
  54. 2003 - 2004
    Honorary FellowPeruvian Society of Surgeons
  55. 2002 - 2008
    Reviewer, Video PresentationsAmerican College of Surgeons
  56. 2002 - 2005
    MemberOperating Room Committee - Concord Campus, John Muir Health
  57. 2002 - 2005
    MemberCancer Committee - Concord Campus, John Muir Health
  58. 2002 - 2004
    Vice ChairCommittee on Video-based Education, American College of Surgeons
  59. 2002 - 2003
    MemberHospital Building Sub-Committee - Walnut Creek Campus, John Muir Health
  60. 2002
    ModeratorComplex Problems in GI Surgery Session, World Congress of Surgery
  61. 2002
    CoordinatorMotion Picture General Session, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting
  62. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Bariatric Surgery
  63. 2002 - present
    ReviewerDoctors Company
  64. 2001 - 2008
    MemberInformation Technology Advisory Committee, John Muir Health
  65. 2001 - 2008
    DirectorPearls Video Project, Educational Resources Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  66. 2001 - 2005
    ChairmanEducational Resources Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  67. 2001 - 2003
    MemberBariatric Surgery Steering Committee, John Muir Health
  68. 2001 - present
    Executive Committee MemberCommittee on Video-based Education, American College of Surgeons
  69. 2000 - 2008
    MemberOperating Room Committee - Walnut Creek Campus, John Muir Health
  70. 2000 - 2008
    MemberAlameda Contra Costa Medical Association
  71. 2000 - 2003
    MemberClinical Resource Management Colorectal Committee - Concord Campus, John Muir Health
  72. 2000 - 2001
    MemberPerformance Review Committee, John Muir Health
  73. 2000 - 2001
    Honorary FellowBolivian Society of Gastroenterology
  74. 2000 - 2001
    CoordinatorWorkshop Through Films Session, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting
  75. 1999 - 2008
    MemberEast Bay Surgical Society
  76. 1999 - 2007
    Vice PresidentMedical Training Worldwide
  77. 1999 - 2003
    MemberInterdisciplinary Committee - Walnut Creek Campus, John Muir Health
  78. 1999 - present
    MemberSociety for Laparoscopic Endoscopic Surgeons
  79. 1999 - present
    MemberTop 14 Procedures Video Project Subcommittee, Educational Resources Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  80. 1998 - 2008
    MemberMedical Equipment Budget Committee, John Muir Health
  81. 1998 - 2000
    MemberWeb site Slide Quiz Subcommittee, Educational Resources Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  82. 1998 - present
    MemberCommittee on Video-based Education, American College of Surgeons
  83. 1997 - 2001
    ChairAdvanced Laparoscopic Steering Committee, John Muir Health
  84. 1997 - 2000
    State ChairSociety of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  85. 1997 - 1999
    PresidentMedical Training Worldwide
  86. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  87. 1997 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  88. 1996 - 2010
    Reviewer, Video PresentationsSociety of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  89. 1996 - 2008
    MemberEducational Resources Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  90. 1996 - 1998
    MemberCancer Committee, Northern California Health Care Syste, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  91. 1996 - 1997
    MemberCredentials Committee, David Grant Medical Center, University of California, Davis
  92. 1995 - 2008
    MemberSan Francisco Surgical Society
  93. 1995 - 2007
    Co-FounderMedical Training Worldwide
  94. 1995 - 2007
    Board MemberMedical Training Worldwide
  95. 1995 - 1997
    MemberOperating Room Committee, David Grant Medical Center, University of California, Davis
  96. 1995 - 1997
    MemberTissue and Transfusions Committee, David Grant Medical Center, University of California, Davis
  97. 1995 - 1997
    Executive DirectorMedical Training Worldwide
  98. 1994 - 2001
    MemberBolivian Society of Surgery
  99. 1994 - 1997
    MemberAmbulatory Surgery Committee, Northern California Health Care Syste, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  100. 1993
    MemberBolivian Chapter, International College of Surgeons
  101. 1993
    MemberBolivian College of Physicians
  102. 1991 - 1993
    Honorary FellowSociety of Surgeons in Chile
  103. 1991 - 1993
    Honorary FellowChilean Society of Surgery
  104.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
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