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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
Couldn’t have chosen a better Doctor!! Dr.Familua took the time to listen to my medical history and do the examination. Also explained exactly how my procedure was going to be explained exactly what had to be done & reasons why. Assured me everything would be alright because I was overwhelmed with my diagnosis.The staff is so polite and courteous actually returns your phone calls.
Had an emergency surgery with him. He is professional, caring and highly respected by the nurses.
I appreciate the care Dr. Familua and his staff provided me during such a scary and unexpected time.
The Dr and staff are very friendly and helpful. He cares about his patients and his staff do as well!
Dr Familua extremely professional and detail oriented. Takes his time to explain his plan for you and reassures you as a patient. Very satisfied with his service. His clinic staff is proficient, organized, and welcoming.
Amazing doctor! I had a gallbladder removal staff was so friendly and carring. Doctor is so nice and made me feel so safe. Thank you all so much!
Dr. Familua is a great doctor. I've had two different types of surgeries with him and have had a good experience. He is very attentive and took care of my issues very promptly and efficiently. I definitely recommend him.
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
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."