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Meet Dr. Sterling Féliz

Medical specialist in gastroenterology, bariatric endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasonography and internal medicine. Medical graduate from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, honorable mention cum laude.

I have experience in endoscopic obesity surgery (Endosleeve by POSE method, OverStitch, TORe, ROSE, intragastric balloons). With more than 10 years of experience in public and private hospitals. I worked and trained in advanced endoscopic procedures in Spain.

I started my professional practice in 2010 as a general practitioner; specialist doctor in Santo Domingo from 2016-2019 and in Spain from 2019 to 2022 as an advanced endoscopist and bariatric endoscopist.

I am a member of the European Society of Digestive Endoscopy (ESGE), the Spanish Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SEED) and the Spanish Working Group for the Endoscopic Treatment of Metabolism and Obesity (GETTEMO). At the local level, he is a member of the Dominican Society of Gastroenterology and the Dominican Medical College.

Organizer, speaker and assistant in multiple national and international academic events, I have published in scientific journals and congresses nationally and internationally.

I have experience as a university professor (O&Med Medical School) and instructor in national and international conferences on endoscopic techniques (Hands on) and Bariatric endoscopy in Spain (ENBARNA 2021 and 2022).

Skills in multiple advanced endoscopic techniques: endoscopic sleeve using the POSE 2.0 technique, double balloon enteroscopy, endoscopic resection, endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic gastroplasty with overstich, advanced training in optical diagnosis of preneoplastic lesions, ERCP, advanced therapeutics in conventional gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Vocational training

Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy Master’s Degree (2019-2020)
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, ​​University of Barcelona, ​​Spain

Gastroenterologist Endoscopist (2016-2019)
Gastroenterology Center, Ciudad Sanitaria Dr. Luis Eduardo Aybar, UASD

Endoscopic Ultrasonography Specialty (2020-2021)
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Improvement in Advanced Diagnostic Endoscopy and Resection Techniques

Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, España

Specialty in Internal Medicine (2012-2016)
Central Hospital of the Armed Forces, UASD

Doctor of Medicine (2009) cum laude
Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD)

Health Nutrition Diploma (2017)
CIFMEC- Autonomous University of Santo Domingo- Dom Medical College.

Diploma in Leadership and Political Management (2012)
Political Training and Management Program, INTEC University

Continuing education

Genetic counseling and counseling training

Institute of Human Genetics. Pontifical Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia. May-June 2010

Molecular markers for the characterization of genetic resources

United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO). IIBI

Science Writing Workshop

Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology and Industry, IIBI

Introduction to automated sequencing and genotyping

Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology and Industry, IIBI

Course on Management and Interpretation of Data in Clinical Research. National Center for Research in Maternal and Child Health Dr. Hugo Mendoza (CENISMI). September 2011

2011 Caribbean HIV Conference  

Bahamas, 2011  

IV International Theoretical-Practical Course on Population Genetics and Biological Affiliations.

National Institute of Health (INS), Colombia, April 13-15, 2011

Scholarship holder 14th International Course of Advances in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

 La Paz, Sucre, Bolivia, 2018  

Therapeutic Endoscopy Workshop Course, Held at the XXV Congress of the ALEH,

Punta Cana International Convention Center, Rep. Sun. 21 to 22 Sep 2018

Presentations and publications

I have been invited as a speaker at multiple national and international academic events. I have participated in the publication of more than 20 scientific articles nationally and internationally.

Some National publications:

Feliz S, Portoreal G. Gastric outlet obstruction, Behavior in the period 2014-2016. Gastroenterology Center. Conference XIV Seminar on Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Sto Dgo Jul 2017.

Feliz S, Feliz G. Behavior of AST and ALT Enzymes at the Time of Diagnosis of Patients Under Clinical Follow-up for Liver Disease to Viruses B and C. Rev. Med Dom Vol. 19 No. 3, Sep 2015, Santiago, Rep. Dom.

Feliz S, French S; Feliz G. Etiology and Behavior of the Febrile Syndrome in Patients Attended at a Hospital in Santo Domingo. Rev Med Dom. Vo1.7l-No.3. Sept/Dec, 2010.

International publications:

Feliz SL; Feliz GL; Perez, L.M.; Herrera, E.T. Autoimmune liver disease in the Dominican Republic. POSTER presented at SPED 2018/SBAD 2018, São Paulo, Brazil, Nov 17-20, 2018.

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Work experience


Study and Work Scholarship, Student Welfare Department, Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD).


Coordinator of the Training Project for Young Multipliers. Pinar Quemado, Jarabacoa. Funded by COPRESIDA.


In charge of student affairs. Association of university students of El Cachón, (AEUCA). UASD.


STD/HIV/AIDS educator, Barahona. Lauro Santana High School / Fidel Medina School.


Research Technician. Medical Biotechnology Unit Institute of Innovation in Biotechnology and Industry, (training in Molecular Biology).


Medical Intern
Hospital Dr. Francisco Moscoso Puello.


Primary Care Physician Central Hospital of the Armed Forces.


Duty Physician, Intensive Care Unit
Independence Clinic, Abreu Clinic (2012-2018).


University Professor Chairs: Basic concepts in medicine / Laboratory of Genetics and Molecular Biology
O&Med Medical School. Dominican University O&M.


Medical Manager / Founder
Bemed Medical Solutions S.R.L.


Assimilated Military Internist
Central Hospital of the Armed Forces (2010-2020).


Endoscopist in advanced techniques, Bariatric Endoscopy
Teknon Clinic, Medical Option, Polyclinic, Barcelona.


Bariatric endoscopist
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit Company S.L, Barcelona.


Complements professional activity in public hospitals and private clinics Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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