Victor Figueroa
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Credentials
MD

Assistant Professor
Biography

Bio

I am a pediatric urologist from Colombia, where I did med school and my urology residency. Later I moved to Canada to pursue a fellowship in pediatric urology.  I had the privilege to be trained in both BC Children’s Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children in Vancouver and Toronto, respectively.  For the last 10 years I have been practicing in my hometown Bucaramanga, Colombia.  

Expertise

Pediatric urology

Education

Med School: Autonomous University of Bucaramanga, Bucaramanga, Colombia. January 1997 – November 2002.  Date of graduation February 21 of 2003.

Residency: Hospital Universitario San Ignacio – Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Cundinamarca-Colombia

Fellowship: 

  • Pediatric Urology Fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children – University of Toronto

  • Pediatric Urology Fellowship at University of British Columbia Children’s Hospital

Grad School: Masters in Medical Education: Universidad de la Sabana, Bogota, Colombia.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Professor Pablo Gomez Martinez'Prize for the best scientific work.  Aproximación al manejo del ureterocele y los desenlaces clínicos en la población pediátrica: una revisión sistemática. LVII SCU National Congress.  Cartagena, Colombia, August, 2022.
  • Third Place in Poster Presentation.  Interlabial Masses in Pediatrics: A Diagnostic Approach from the Clinical Presentation.  VIII Virtual Poster Contest of Clinical Cases. Bucaramanga, Colombia, October, 2020.
  • First Place in the Section of Pediatric Urology. Use of Free Graft – Snodgraft- Correction in Complications of Hypospadias in a Single Time. National Congress of Urology.  Medellin, Colombia, August, 2008.

Publications

  • Learning Pediatric Urology: A Journey of Friendship and Mentorship. Nicolas Fernandez and Victor Figueroa.  Dialogues in Pediatric Urology. May 2023.
  • Buccal grafts for urethroplasty in pre-pubertal boys: what happens to the neourethra after puberty? Figueroa V, de Jesus LE, Romao RL, Farhat WA, Lorenzo AJ, Pippi Salle J. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Oct;10(5):850-3.
  • Comparative analysis of detorsion alone vs. Detorsion and tunica albuginea decompression ("fasciotomy") with tunica vaginalis flap coverage in the surgical management of prolonged testicular ischemia.  Figueroa V, Pippi Salle JL, Braga LH, Romao R, Koyle MA, Bägli DJ, Lorenzo AJ.  The Journal of Urology.  188 (4 Suppl), 1417. October 2012.
Contact

Contact

Administrative Contact

LeeAnn Knight
ltveit@umn.edu 
612-626-7099