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Dr. Familua specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic & Robotic General Surgery. He has extensive training in General Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Familua obtained his medical degree from College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His postgraduate General Surgery trainings at the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Ireland and Great Britain. He relocated to the United States and completed another surgical training at the Columbia University at Harlem Hospital, NY. Dr. Familua then went on to complete a rigorous Advanced Laparoendoscopic and Robotic Surgery fellowship at the prestigious Texas
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About The Doctor
Dr. Familua specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic & Robotic General Surgery. He has extensive training in General Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Familua obtained his medical degree from College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His postgraduate General Surgery trainings at the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Ireland and Great Britain. He relocated to the United States and completed another surgical training at the Columbia University at Harlem Hospital, NY.
Dr. Familua then went on to complete a rigorous Advanced Laparoendoscopic and Robotic Surgery fellowship at the prestigious Texas Endosurgery Institute San Antonio under the tutelage of world renown pioneer of Laparoscopic Surgery, Morris Franklin Jr. His clinical interests are Robotic Surgery, Single Incision Gallbladder surgery, Minimally Invasive Hernia and antireflux Surgery, Minimally invasive Colon Surgery for diverticulitis and cancer, Gastric cancer surgery and Breast Surgery. Endocrine surgeries including Thyroidectomies, Adrenalectomies, Parathyroidectomies.
Dr. Familua is Board-certified in General surgery.He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, International College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland and Great Britain. He is also the author of several medical journal articles on surgical techniques and has given many presentations and lectures on robot-assisted surgery.Dr. Familua prides himself in delivering thoughtful, caring and compassionate care with the utility of state of the art technology.
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I feel that God placed Dr. Familua in my life. It was such a blessing to have him as my surgeon. I was in so much pain,then it was as if Dr. Familua just came out of the sky for me.
Our entire family feels that he is an awesome doctor. He is very compassionate. He never scared my mother nor us. He is very knowledgeable. I was very surprised that he is the only doctor that we have known that answers his own calls at night. What can I say… our entire family loves him
as per patient daughter CARMEN HARRINGTON her review as followed is "Dr. Familua saved my dads life. He is very professional and does an excellent job educating to make the best decisions possible. He has wonderful bedside manner and it is obvious he cares about the patient. If you have a choice I would highly recommend Dr. Familua. Our family owes him a debt of gratitude."
Dr. Familua and his staff were wonderful! I'm glad I was recommended to him for my procedure.
Dr. Familua made me feel really comfortable and answered all the questions I had before and after my surgery I highly recommend him to anyone best dr. I've had!
Great experience, treated very professionally. Dr wait was a little long but other wise worth it. Dr . made me feel very at ease and comfortable.
Dr. Familua is an excellent surgeon. Went through so many referrals without improvement until I was referred to him from out of town and He took very good care of me. Great bedside manners, answers all my questions and even checked on me while recuperating. My surgery went on well. His office staff is the best in town. I thank you for going above and beyond for your patients. You are a great blessing from God.
I was recommended to this doctor by a friend, I had an issue with umbilical hernia for year's now so decided to get it done. I went with Dr. Familua, the front staff very friendly and professional very fast. The only problem I had is that my first appointment I didn’t see the Doctor at all, I saw his PA which she was very nice, but am a person who judges on first impressions I was really disappointed on not meeting him for the first time. The second appointment was different I got to meet the Doctor for the first time WOW awesome. I knew immediately I was in the right hands, he explained everything in detailed what he needed to do and how I was going to feel after the surgery, that was great for being my first surgery. The day of the surgery he came up to me as a friend talked and made me feel calm. I felt like his only patient at that time. I highly recommend the surgeon to anyone with issues. We’re blessed in having a doctor like this in El Paso. Miguel Angel Rubio
A very peasant experience in terms of care. I was well Informed from start to finish. Wonderful Doctor and Staff. Best wishes to all of them!
My mom is a new patient of Dr. Familua. He is extremely patient and courteous. He took his time and made sure all our questions were answered. Not a lot of doctors do that nowadays. We feel we are in good hands thanks to him and his wonderful staff. Post op update. My mom had a hemicolectomy done by Dr. Familua. It is safe to say she is doing well and in good spirits. Dr. Familua from day one has demonstrated excellent bedside manner. He has always had the ability to comfort my mom. Dr. Familua deserves praise for his knowledge and skill. He and his staff have done an amazing job. I can’t thank him enough. I highly recommend Dr. Familua. He is an excellent surgeon and even better human being. May god continue to bless him.
Dr. Familua is one of the most outstanding Physicians. The caring and professionalism from his entire team is incredible and El Paso is very lucky to have such a gifted Surgeon. The new offices are comfortable with all patient's safety clearly the Number One Priority.