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Assistant Physician

Miami, FL
November 16, 2018

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Mercedes V. Yanez

***** ** **** ***** ******** Bay, Florida 33157


Professional Summary

Certified Physician Assistant offering more than 5 years expertise in general surgery procedures, excisional surgeries of benign and malignant cutaneous neoplasms. Perform punch and shave biopsies.

Evaluation diagnose and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.

Accomplished in building strong relationships with surgeons and other team members. Eager to bring talent and leadership to growing surgical team.


Expert in open and laparoscopic abdominal surgery

Minor cutaneous surgery and wound management expertise

Patient consultation in digestive, bariatric, dermatology and plastic surgery

Pre and post-surgical patient preparation

Professional bedside manners

Bilingual English-Spanish

Work History

Elite Plastic Surgery (2013)

Surgical Assistant

Provided an average of 3 plastic surgery procedures per week

Developed new and modern surgery techniques

Baptist Health Doctors Hospital (2010)

Surgical House Physician

Served as first and second surgical assistant under the direction and supervision of staff surgeon

Used proper techniques and infection control practices according to standards of practice, polices, and physician preferences

Aesthetic Medical Center, Avon, CT (2009 – 2010)

Surgical Assistant (Liposculpture and Tummy Tucks)

Assisted in more than 3 cosmetic surgeries per week

Provided patients with fluid and electrolyte management including recovery

Peruvian Air Force Central Hospital, Lima, Peru (2003 – 2006)

General Surgery Resident

Assisted in more than 30 surgical procedures per week

Performed nutritional and hydro-electrical balance management for critical and post-bariatric

surgery patients. Conducted TNT in critical surgical patients


Saint Francis University- Loretto, PA

Master of Medical Science (2017-2018)- Graduate with Highest Honors, GPA: 4.00

Miami Dade College- Miami, FL

Physician Assistant Associate (2016-2018)– Graduate with Highest Honors, GPA: 3.74

University of San Martin de Porres, Lima Peru

General Surgery Residency (2003-2006)

University of San Martin de Porres, Lima-Peru

Doctor of Medicine (1993-2001)

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