Dr. Rodrigo Vilches Aranguren



Ø 1997-2002. Surgeon from the Universidad Anáhuac. Ciudad de México. Endorsed by the U.N.A.M.

Professional ID 3861238

Ø July 2001- July 2002. Undergraduate internship at the Spanish Hospital of Mexico, Mexico, D.F.

Ø August 2002- August 2003. Social Service at the Caritas Primary Health Care Center, community of Tepepan, Xochimilco and medical care in rural communities of Amecameca, Edo. of México.


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Works and Publications

Ø Specialty in Rehabilitation Medicine at the National Institute of Rehabilitation, Mexico, D.F. from March 1, 2005 to February 29, 2008. Registration and curriculum U.N.A.M. Specialty ID 5988341


Ø Head of Rehabilitation Medicine Residents at the National Rehabilitation Institute from March 1, 2007 to February 29, 2008.



Ø Program of Medical Education in Rehabilitation with rotations in the services of Spinal Injury, Craniocerebral Trauma and Electromyography Clinic at “Rancho Los Amigos” National Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles, California, from July 3 to September 1, 2006.


Ø Training stay in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service of La Paz Hospital, Madrid, Spain, in the services of the Antispastic Application Clinic, Child Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Unit and Pain Unit from September 24 to October 19, 2007 .


Ø Certification by the Mexican Council of Rehabilitation Medicine, A.C. as Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine in 2008. Certificate Number 1246


Recertification valid from December 2013 to December 2018.




Ø High Specialty Course in Neurological Rehabilitation at the National Institute of Rehabilitation, Mexico, D.F. from March 1, 2008 to February 28, 2009. Registration and curriculum U.N.A.M.


Ø Diploma in Hospital Administration from the Latin American College of Advanced Education, Aguascalientes, July 2011.


Ø Training in prolotherapy by the Institute of Prolotherapy and the AAOM (American Association of Orthopedic Medicine)





Ø Assistant Professor in the Specialization Course in Rehabilitation Medicine. Regional General Hospital No. 17 IMSS, Cancun, Q. Roo, Mexico. From March 1, 2010 to February 28, 2011.


Ø Assistant Professor in the Specialization Course in Family Medicine. Family Medicine Clinic No. 16 IMSS, Cancun, Q. Roo, Mexico. From November 1, 2011 to date.





Ø Member of the Mexican College of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation A.C.


Ø Member of the Mexican Society of Muscular Dystrophy, A.C.






Ø Presentation of Free Work “Functionality, Satisfaction and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers with Prototype Seat of the National Institute of Rehabilitation in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury” at the Annual Research Meeting of the National Institute of Rehabilitation, Mexico, D.F. November 2008



Ø R. Vilches-Aranguren, MD; D. Gayol-Mérida, MEng; J. Quinzaños-Fresnedo, MSc; R. Pérez-Zavala, MD; C. Galíndez-Novoa, MEng. A Prospective, Longitudinal, Descriptive Study of the Effect of a Customized Wheelchair Cushion on Clinical Variables, Satisfaction, and Functionality Among Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2015;61(2):26–36


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Ø Private practice of specialty, electrodiagnosis and proloerapia. Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico from March 2009 to date.

Ø Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine based on the Family Medicine Unit 16 IMSS, Cancun, Quintana Roo, from October 2011 to date.

Ø Medical specialist in electroneurodiagnnosis at the CRIT Quintana Roo, from November 2009 to October 2011.

Ø Private medical practice in “Unidad de Medicina Física, S.A.”, México D.F. from March 2008 to February 2009.



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