The Cuban Science Network regrets the physical passing of Dr. Alfredo Braulio Ceballos Mesa

On the morning of August 10, prof Dr. Alfredo Braulio Ceballos Mesa, First and Second Class Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Doctor of Science, Senior Researcher, Consultant Professor, Distinguished Professor; Professor, friend, father and revolutionary mobster. Ceballos was born in Cienfuegos on March 26, 1935. He graduated in 1961 as a Doctor of Medicine.

Since then, there have been many works and projects that have come out of his hands and ideas: the establishment of the Army Sanitaries School in Camaguey County; medical assistance in 1970 to earthquake victims in Managua, Nicaragua; International Aid in the People’s Republic of Angola.

He trained very professionally in subjects such as orthopedic external fixation, according to Ilizarov. Post-traumatic rehabilitation and dentistry. microsurgery applied to limb injuries; external fixation system, among others. they Results and its comprehensive service sheet They are part of the vast and invaluable legacy of our specialty and of Cuban medicine.

Several institutions have relied on his expertise: The Ignacio Agramonte Hospital in Camaguey. Orthopedics Institute, today “Fructuoso Rodríguez” Hospital; Hospital “General Calixto García”; Carlos J. Finlay Hospital; and the Center for Medical and Surgical Research (CIMEQ), the latter in Havana. All of his work is reflected in numerous publications, including research articles, books, and monographs.

Dr. Ceballos has had a life dedicated to the noble profession of saving and improving people’s quality of life.

The promise to continue his work is the best tribute to our beloved Professor Dr. Ceballos.

Our sincere condolences go out to the family, friends and colleagues.

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