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New Surgeon at Somerset Hospital

Dr. Fernando Aycinena has joined the Medical Staff of Somerset Hospital. Dr. Aycinena is a general surgeon with specialty training in colon and rectal surgery. His office will be located at Wheeler Family Medical Center in Suite 2100 at 126 East Church Street in Somerset.


Dr. Aycinena earned both his undergraduate degree and his Medical Degree from the Universidad Franciso Marroquin School of Medicine, Guatemala.   Between July 2005 and June 2010, he completed his General Surgery Internship and General Surgery Residency at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine at Knoxville, Tennessee. Aycinena then completed a Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Colon and Rectal Clinic of Houston at the University of Texas Health Science Center. 

Dr. Aycinena has received many awards and honors during his years of training. Awards include Best Surgical Intern Award, the Hiram Crutchfield Resident Teaching Award from the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and an Academic Excellence Award for class ranking at the Universidad Francisco Marroquin School of Medicine.

In addition to his extensive training, Dr. Aycinena has been actively involved in writing for publications, making medical presentations and academic medical symposiums. He has also worked on community service projects including the Children of America and Heart Care International projects.

Dr. Aycinena will begin practicing in August 2011.