Alejandro Landa, MD
Why did you choose Duke for residency training?
The human quality within the program, the residents, faculty and supporting staff are amazing individuals from different backgrounds, very humble and very understanding of the residents daily issues. I felt from day 1 that it was a place I would be working with family, close friends and people that are always there for you.
What are your career interests?
Minimally invasive gynecological surgery, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy. Teaching young women about contraception.
What are your hobbies?
Playing soccer, hiking, camping, paddle boarding, hanging out with friends, drinking a beer with friends at Motorco or Fullsteam.
Education & Training
Florida Atlantic University
Florida International University
Publications & Presentations
Incidence of Port Site Hernias In Robotic and Laparoscopy Assisted Procedures in Gynecologic Oncology.
Emery Salom MD, Alejandro Landa, Jacon Tangir MD, Karenia Soto, Natalia Echeverri, Rhea Chattopadhyay, Lauren Puchades, Rommel Chiriboga, Pura Rodriguez de la Vega, Luis Mendez MD Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer: Society of Gynecologic Oncology, Tampa Florida March 2014.
Is pharmacologic prophylaxis indicated for prevention of thromboembolic disease after robotic and laparoscopic hysterectomy in a gynecologic oncology practice? Analysis of morbidity and cost in 1335 cases Emery Salom MD, Alejandro Landa, Jacob Tangir MD, Manuel Penalver MD, Lisandra Calzadilla, Camila Bahamon, Rhea Chattopadhyay, Yasmani Alonso, Violeta Acosta. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer: Society of Gynecologic Oncology, Tampa Florida March 2014.
Is Robotic Hysterectomy Safe- Perioperative Evaluation Of 1200 Total Robotic Hysterectomies. Emery Salom MD, Jacob Tangir MD, Alejandro Landa, Hillary Garber DO, Natalie Echavarri-Botero MS-3, Elizabeth Bonier MS-3, Lisandra Calzadilla MS-4, Karenia Soto MS-3, Camila Bahamon MS-3, Manuel Penalver MD
Aging leads to a programmed loss of brown adipocytes in murine subcutaneous white adipose tissue
Nicole H. Rogers, Alejandro Landa, Seongjoon Park, Roy G. Smith. Aging Cell. Oct 2012.