Adrian Alvarez

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

General Surgeon and Anesthesiologist

Staff Anesthesiologist, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires. Argentina

“Visiting Professor of Anesthesia”

  • MacGuill University, Montreal.
  • University of Pennsylvannia. Pennsylvannia. USA
  • University of Pittsburg. Pennsylvannia. USA
  • University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. Michigan. USA
  • Kentucky University. Kentucky. Louisville. USA
  • Louisville University. Louisville. Louisville. USA
  • Harvard University. Massachusetts General Hospital. Boston. USA
  • Tufts University. Boston. USA
  • The Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York. NYC. USA

Past-Staff Professor of Anesthesia, Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland Ohio. USA

Past-Staff, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Department of Outcomes Research and Department of Anesthesia , Cleveland Ohio. USA

Director: Outcomes Research Consortium. Site Buenos Aires, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Editor inChief, Morbid Obesity, Perioperative Management. Cambridge University Press. UK

“BMA Medical Book Award 2011”. On behalf of: The British Medical Association., for his book: “Morbid Obesity, Perioperative Management”

Founder President and Honorary member of the:  International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient” (ISPCOP)

Honorary Member of the Mexican Society of Anesthesia

Member of the Scientific Committee, World Congress of Anesthesiologists. Buenos Aires 2012. Argentina

Professor of Anesthesia.  AAARBA. Universidad de Buenos Aires. (UBA)



1 Practice Ashtanga yoga since many years ago

2 Playing drums in a rock-blues band with my kids. Favorite Drummers: Ian Paice, Sewart Copeland, Steve Gadd, David Wecl.

3 Trekking in natural environments, especially mountains

4 Listen to music almost constantly. Favorite bands and musicians: Mozart, Paganini, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Lynyrd Skykyrd, Steve Ray Vaughn, Los Redonditos de Ricota, B.B King, Jimi Hendrix, Iggy Pop.

5 Reading novels (classic Russian and Latin American authors mainly). Favorite writers: Leon Tolstoi, Ernesto Sabato, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jose Saramago

Favorite pets: dogs, Brasilian Fila. Have had 3 already

Favorite place in the World (as far as I know: Los Andes Mountains)

My idol: my father. Died in 2012.