Dr. Abel Bello
Dr. Abel Bello is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery techniques. He started his medical career very early when he was only 14 and then went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree with honors from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic. He completed his general surgery training at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City and Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio.
During his training he was always among the top 10 percent of the nation in the surgery evaluation exams. Following his general surgery education and motivated by the latest surgical advances, Dr. Bello went on to complete a surgical fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
As a laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Bello utilizes small incisions with endoscopic cameras and specialized equipment to perform surgical procedures. This technique minimizes bleeding, reduces pain and has much lower infection rates. It allows for less scarring, faster healing and quicker return to normal activities.
Dr. Bello is fluent in English and Spanish. He has spent many years working as a medical instructor and consultant, and has published articles and spoken at scientific conferences regarding his extensive research in the areas of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.
Dr. Bello serves on national committees at prestigious professional organizations and is actively involved in academic surgery and research where he is constantly evolving along with the surgery field in order to offer his patients always the best available treatments.
Completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Case Western Reserve University
Completed a residency in general surgery at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center and Northside Medical Center
Received a Doctor of Medicine from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic
Worked as a medical instructor and consultant
Author of articles in peer-reviewed journals
Speaker at conferences on minimally invasive and bariatric surgery
Serves on national committees at prestigious professional organizations
Fluent in English and Spanish
Minimally Invasive Surgery