About Dr. Edgar Farias

Dr. Edgar Eduardo Farias is a General Surgeon with a specialty in Cardiovascular Anesthesiology. He received his medical degree from the University of Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico and has been in practice for 17 years.

Dr. Edgar Farias Job Duties

A cardiothoracic anesthesiologist provides anesthesia to surgical cases involving the heart, lungs, and other operations of the human chest, including bypass surgery and other procedures ranging from minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and complex multi-stage aortic surgery. The cardiothoracic anesthesiologist is often responsible for supervision of the bypass heart-lung machine. He or she will also monitor a patient’s physical condition through use of invasive monitors, in addition to keeping an eye on the patient’s bodily reactions to drugs needed during a surgical procedure.

All anesthesiologists are licensed medical doctors who have earned an undergraduate degree before completing medical school with a doctorate. They additionally complete residencies and fellowships in the field.
Education & Training
  • Medicine
    Medical School: University of Guadalajara
    Specialty in Anesthesiology: Hospital Regional Dr. Valentin Gómez Farias, ISSSTE
    Cardiovascular Anesthesiology: National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM General
Memberships & Affiliations

Mexican Federation of Anesthesiology
Association of Anesthesiologists of Jalisco
National Institute of Cardiology



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