Career He joined the San Juan de Dios Hospital as a medical intern in 1926 and late 1927 he was appointed as a medical assistant to Dr. Moreno Canas in the Department of Surgery and Orthopedics. On August 25, 1936 he was appointed as Head of the Clinic for General Surgery Department, ‘Dr. Carlos Duran. As assistant to Dr. Moreno Canas, participated in the surgery that was performed at Cortes Carvajal Beltran in the arm in order to repair a previous injury. The operations were not successful as expected and the patient Moreno blamed him and rods have been used as “guinea pigs” in an experiment.