Email: info@tscosmeticsurgery.com


Academic Appointments:

            Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

            Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine

            August 2016 (Pending Final appointment)


Clinical Instructor of Surgery

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) September 2014.




  • Attending Surgeon: (General Surgery, Bariatrics, Minimally Invasive, Endoscopy) July 30, 2016 – Present

            Beldor Group d/b/a MIB Surgery       Coral Gables, Florida.

            New York, New York.


  • Attending Surgeon: (General Surgery, Bariatrics, Minimally Invasive, Endoscopy)

            August 3, 2015 – August 5,2016

            Palm Beach General Surgery d/b/a Broward Surgical Specialists    Tamarac, Florida.


  • Post-graduate Surgical Fellowship Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery

July 2014- July 2015

University Hospitals Case Medical Center Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio.


  • Chief Resident – General Surgery

July 2013 – July 2014

Northside Medical Center

Western Reserve Health Education

            NEOMED (Northeast Ohio Medical University)              Department of Surgery           Youngstown, Ohio.


  • Post-graduate Year 2-4

July 2010 – July 2013

Northside Medical Center

Western Reserve Health Education

NEOMED (Northeast Ohio Medical University) Department of Surgery Youngstown, Ohio.


  • Post-graduate Year 1 June 2009 – June 2010

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Department of Surgery

New York City, New York.


  • Medical Instructor/Allied Healthcare

September 2007-June 2009

American Training School for Medical Professionals (ATSMP)

Lincoln Technical Institute

Dover Business College Fox Institute of Business Clifton, New Jersey.


Allied Healthcare National Certification Consultant and Program Coordinator

September 2006 – August 2007 National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Cedar Knolls, NJ.


  • Director of Primary Care Unit

September 2005 – September 2006

Department of Public Health and Social Assistance (SESPAS) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.



Gaps in Employment:





Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD)              Doctor of Medicine, Cum Laude        May 1998 – February 2005.




Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

USMLE Examination Requirement Completion              Certificate number: 0-751-491-2       Issue date: June 18th, 2009.


            The American Board of Surgery

            Board Certified Surgeon

            Certificate number: 59633

            Issue date: October 8th, 2014

            Expiration date: December 31, 2025.



American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma

            Advance Trauma Life Support Certification  Issue date: February 5th, 2013      Expiration date: February 5th, 2017.


            American Heart Association (AHA)

            Basic Life Support (BLS)

            Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)          Expiration date: August 2017.


            Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

            American College of Surgeons (ACS)

            Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Issue date: 2013.

            Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery, Issue date: 2015.




            State Medical Board of Ohio

            Doctor of Medicine

            License Number: 35.097759

            Expiration date: July 1st, 2017.


            State of Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance

            Doctor of Medicine

            License number: ME 123276

            Expiration date: January 31st, 2017.


            The University of the State of New York 

            Doctor of Medicine

            License number: 60.284987-1

            Expiration date: May 31, 2018.




            Doctor of Medicine – Cum Laude     Autonomous University of Santo Domingo             February 2005.


            Most Meritorious High School Student        Years: 1996, 1997 and 1998.




            Provisional Patent:

            Ligating Tool and Method Therefor, 2016.


            Provisional Patent:

            Vascular Infusion and Perfusion Catheter, 2015.




Other professional Roles:


            Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)  Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES), National Committee Member.

            2014 – 2016.


Research Profile:


 Clinical and translational research in the field of surgery focused on clinical patient outcomes, new technologies and improvement of current available treatments.


Clinical Profile:


 Strong focus on Minimally Invasive Surgery, advanced laparoscopic procedures, robotic surgery, NOTES, advanced therapeutic endoscopy and bariatric surgery.


Past, current or pending grants:



Clinical Trials Participation:



Teaching activities:


United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Review Course Director/Instructor Dominican Medical Association (DMA), Inc. of New York Hours: 15 hours per week.

Audience: Foreign Graduate MDs.

40 Participants.

Dates: November 2008 – 2011.

Topics: Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, and Molecular Genetics.


American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam (ABSITE) Review Northside Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio. Hours: 4 per week.

Audience: Junior Surgical Residents PGY 1-3.

10 Participants.

Dates: September 2012- 2014.

Topics: General Surgery, Basic science, Clinical sciences. 


Professor Assistant

            Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD)  Hours: 10 hours per week.

            Audience: Medical Students.

            35 students per semester.

            Dates: September 2001 – 2005.

            Topics: Basic Medical Sciences.





Administrative Leadership Appointments:


            Trauma Committee Member

            Northside Medical Center

            Youngstown, Ohio 2012-2014.


            Elected Executive Vice-President

            Dominican Medical Association (DMA), Inc. of New York.



Research and Publications:


Graduate Dissertation:


 Retrospective Review of Gastric Cancer Cases at the University Hospital Dr. Salvador B. Gautier during the period of January 2000 and May 2004. Bello et al. October, 2004. UASD.


Peer Reviewed:


Laparoscopic management of small bowel obstruction with associated intestinal ischemia. Bello et al. Journal of Surgical Case Reports, August 2012. JSCR. 2012 8:4.


            Diagnosis and Management of paraduodenal hernia. 

Mateo D, Bello A, Vasquez D. Revista chilena de cirugia. Vol 63 – No. 1, February 2011, Page 102-109.



Poster Presentation:


            14th Annual NEOMED Department of Surgery Research Day

Laparoendoscopic Management of Small bowel obstruction with associated intestinal ischemia. Northeast Ohio Medical University, May 18th 2011, Akron, Ohio.


Western Reserve Health Education Resident Research 2014.

Endoscopic Approach to CBD polyps. Northeast Ohio Medical University, May 2014, Youngstown, Ohio.


Symptomatic Reflux after Bariatric Surgery: What can we expect?

Poster Presentation at Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting 2015



Books and Book Chapters


JERAFS, Journal of Education for Residents and Fellows in Surgery Editor.   Fall 2013 Edition



The ABSITE Review Book 2012

Contributing Author. Sections of Pancreas, Biliary Tract and Statistics.


Operative Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery Textbook Chapter 54: Laparoscopic Antireflux Esophageal Lengthening Procedures Co-Author, 1st Edition.



Invited Lectures/ Oral Presentations:


Acute Care Symposium – Invited Speaker

Northside Medical Center, September 2012

“Inflammatory bowel disease and its association with colon cancer”


Surgical Grand Rounds

“Hematology for Surgeons”

Northside Medical Center, August 2011


Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Pancreatic Cystojejunostomy for two Pancreatic pseudocysts: Video Presentantion

“Resident Research day- Northeast Ohio Medical University, May 2014 Youngstown, Ohio.


Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y pancreatic cystojejunostomy for 2 pancreatic pseudocyst Oral Podium Video presentation at the SAGES Annual Meeting 2015, Nashville, Tennessee.


Endoluminal Anatomy of the Gastric Sleeve: Are we all created equal?

Oral Podium presentation at the SAGES Annual Meeting 2015, Nashville, TN. Manuscript submitted for publication to Obesity Surgery 2015.


Symptomatic Reflux after Bariatric surgery. What can we expect?

Poster Presentation at the SAGES Annual Meeting 2015, Nashville, TN. Manuscript Submitted for publication at Obesity Surgery 2015.



Professional membership and affiliations: American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS)

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Association for Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE)

American Hernia Society (AHS)

Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons (SLS)

Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)

International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Dominican College Of Physicians (Dominican Republic)


Extra-curricular courses:

Advanced Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery

Ohio State Werner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, October 2012


SAGES Advanced Surgical Endoscopy Course for Fellows

University of South Florida Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation. Tampa, Florida, September 2014.


Ethicon Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Course for Fellows Cincinnati, Ohio, October 2014.


Flexible Endoscopic Surgery Course.

American College of Surgeons 2015.

Chicago, IL


Flexible Endoscopic Surgery Course  

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty, Suturing, POEM. FES Surgery (ASGE/ABE) Miami, FL 2016.


DaVinci Robot Console Surgeon Training Florida Hospital Celebration, Orlando, FL August 2015.


Orbera Intragastric Balloon Training January 14th, 2016.


LINX Anti-reflux System Training September 2015.