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School of Medicine - Department of Surgery

Alejandro
TELLO HERNÁNDEZ

Alejandro Tello Hernández, a professor in the School of Medicine's Department of Surgery, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, against a white background, with the professor centered.

CONTACT

Information

atellohe@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Extension: 2944

GENERAL

Biography

Specialist in Ophthalmology (Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Col., 1998), he completed an advanced training program (fellowship) in Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery (1998). He has been involved in undergraduate and graduate teaching for more than two decades. He is currently the Scientific Director of the Virgilio Galvis Ophthalmological Center, within the medical complex of the Santander Ophthalmological Foundation FOSCAL (Floridablanca, Colombia).

Director of the Specialization Program in Ophthalmology at the Universidad Autonoma de Bucaramanga UNAB in agreement with the Santander Ophthalmology Foundation FOSCAL (Floridablanca, Colombia). Tenured professor of the specialization program in ophthalmology at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) in agreement with the Santander Ophthalmology Foundation FOSCAL (Floridablanca, Colombia).

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Director of the UNAB Clinical Research Group. Member of the GRICES-UIS Surgery and Specialties Research Group. Academic Coordinator of the Foscal International Ophthalmology Course.

He is categorized as a Senior Researcher by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Minciencias) of the Republic of Colombia. He currently has an H-index of 16 with 1,000 citations on Scopus, and an H-index of 22 on Google Scholar with 1,927 citations.

He is dedicated to Cornea, Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery. Researcher with more than 140 indexed publications. He is an expert in myopia, keratoconus and corneal endothelial diseases, areas in which he is currently conducting research projects.

 

 

 

EDUCATION AND

Qualifications

  • Phacoemulsification and Anterior Segment Subspecialty


    Universidad del Cauca, 2003

  • Subspecialty in Refractive Surgery


    Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander, 1998

  • Specialization in Ophthalmology


    Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander, 1998

  • Physician and Surgeon


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 1987

CONTACT

Information

atellohe@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Extension: 2944

AREAS OF

Expertise

  • Ophthalmology

OFFICE

Hours

Monday and Wednesday

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

Monday: Floridablanca, Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander FOSCAL, Biblioteca

Wednesday: Floridablanca, Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander FOSCAL, Sede Foscal Internacional, Edufoscal, first floor

Research

Group

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

  • Special Distinction for Professional Performance and Contributions to Colombian Ophthalmology


    Sociedad Colombiana de Oftalmología, 2020

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