Dr. Mario Arturo Alonso Vanegas

Neurosurgeon in
Coyoacán

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Dr. Mario Arturo Alonso Vanegas is a High Level Neurosurgeon expert in Systemic Nervous Tumors, Surgery of Epilepsy and its treatment, as well Parkinson's and Parkinson's Surgery.

He is a graduate of the Autonomous University of Guadalajara as a Surgeon , then made a specialty in Neurosurgery certified before the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery , in turn concludes the subspecialty in Functional Neurosurgery and Epilepsy at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University .

Since his return to Mexico, he has dedicated himself to the management and diffusion both at the medical and social level of epilepsy refractory to pharmacological treatment also called epilepsy that is difficult to control. He created the first advanced center for the surgical management of epilepsy in the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, recognized by the International League of Epilepsy (ILAE) , today the highest authority in the regulation and creation of guidelines in this specialty. After 20 years of experience in several prestigious institutions in Mexico, he is currently Director of the International Center for Epilepsy Surgery at HMG Coyoacán Hospital and recognized as one of the best specialists in Mexico City .


Dr. Alonso Vanegas has been Author and Co - author of more than 80 publications , 30 chapters and more than 70 abstracts in multiple magazines, books and compendiums at national and international level. He has attended more than 80 medical update courses and conferences , and he has participated as a Professor, Speaker and Lecturer in more than 200 courses and conferences , 90 national congresses and 65 internationally.

He is a member of the Mexican Academy of Surgery , the National Academy of Medicine, the American Epilepsy Society, among 15 other academic institutions. Currently belongs to the National System of Researchers level 2. He was president of the Mexican Chapter of the International League against Epilepsy and currently chairs the surgical treatment committee for developing countries of the ILAE.

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Excelente trato, claridad en sus planteamientos y observaciones . recomiendo ampliamente al doctor alonso


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