Dr. Carlos Obando Lopez

Physician and General Surgeon

Specialties and sub-specialties

Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery

Short Biography

Dr. Obando graduated as a Cardiovascular Surgeon from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He completed his training in cardiovascular surgery at Fundación Cardioinfantil.  Since 2012 he works as a Cardiovascular Surgeon at Fundación Cardioinfantil. 

Areas of interest

  • Cardiac Transplantation 
  • Ventricular Assist Devices and Extracorporeal Life Support in Heart Failure 
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Valve Surgery 
  • Surgery to repair defects of the atrioventricular canal and single ventricle


  • Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery – Full Member
  • Paraguayan Society of Cardiovascular Intensive Care – Foreign Honorary Member


  • Winner Best Resident in Cardiovascular Surgery “Miguel Nassif” Award – 2009 by the Colombian Society of Cardiology 
  • Winner Guillermo Lara Hernández Award for the best free work of residents at the Colombian Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery 2010.

Hospitals he works with