Luis Tobon, MD
- Dr Luis Tobon MD
Luis Tobon, MD
Originally from Cali, Colombia, South America, Dr. Tobon received his medical degree from one of the most renowned schools of Medicine in the country in 1985. After completing his internship providing services in an underserved area, he was hired as a General practitioner in the Academic Hospital University of Valley, where he took care of patients in the Intensive Care Unit and worked in the outpatient clinic.
Since his earlier years of training as a physician, he was greatly impressed and increasingly interested in the amazing relationship between mother and fetus, and the challenging aspects of women's health. Consequently, in 1991 he was accepted into an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program, offered by the same University where he got his medical degree from, and graduated in July 1994.
After getting his degree as Obstetrician and Gynecologist, he was invited to join the faculty program as an attending physician which involved duties as attendant in the hospital and teacher assistant for the academic program. Simultaneously, he opened his own private practice. He had a very successful career and was recognized by patients and colleagues because of his professionalism and kindness in patient treatment.
Unfortunately, in 2000 the political situation in his country and the lack of safety for him and his family, made him to decide to move to United States. His passion for his career allowed him to follow all the steps to get licensed and accredited to continue practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in this country. In 2001 he was accepted by the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) - Robert Wood Johnson, where he performed and outstanding work and was recognized for his high scores in the annual exams required by the program. He graduated in 2005 and was awarded because of his research paper on genetics. Dr. Tobon is well prepared and has the experience needed to provide women with high quality health care for normal and high risk pregnancies, as well as Gynecological care during the different stages of life.
He participates regularly in continual medical education activities, keeping his knowledge and skills current with the scientific advances in this field. He believes in using the latest technology to get more precise diagnosis and perform less invasive procedures. His participation in several educational trainings, in addition to his clinical experience, allowed Dr. Tobon to skillfully perform all levels of Gynecological and Obstetrical ultrasound, diagnosis and treatment of Urinary Stress Incontinence (USI), diagnostic and operative laparoscopic surgery, and Robotic Surgery. These procedures provide maximum benefits for the patient due to small incision, less analgesia, less risk of postoperative hernia, and a faster recovery time.
Since 2007, Dr. Tobon has been working in Orlando, Florida, area where he has become known not only for the efficiency of his treatments but also by his surgical abilities and bedside manners and as of 2009 he has been treating the Kissimmee community.
Medical Education & Training
Residency: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital- OB/GYN
Specialty Board Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Procedures and Conditions
• Colposcopy • Contraceptive Management • C-Section • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP) • Endocervical Curettage • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound • Gynecologic Cancer Screening • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic • Hysterectomy - Open • Hysteroscopy • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy) • Sympathectomy • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
• Breech Position • Carcinoma in Situ • Cervical Cancer • Cervical Polyps • Cervicitis • Chronic Pelvic Pain • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum • Ectopic Pregnancy • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies • Endometriosis • Female Infertility • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy • Gestational Diabetes • Hematologic Abnormalities Associated With Pregnancy • HPV (Human Papillomavirus) • Hyperlipidemia • Hypertension • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum • Intrauterine Growth Restriction • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy • Mastodynia • Maternal Anemia • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) • Miscarriages • Multiple Gestation • Osteoporosis • Ovarian Cysts • Perimenopause • Placenta Previa • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome • Preeclampsia • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus • Rectovaginal Fistula • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) • Sickle Cell Disease • Symptomatic Menopause • Trichomoniasis • Uterine Fibroids • Uterine Prolapse • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis • Yeast Infections
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Luis Tobon, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Luis Tobon, MD
100 Park Place Blvd. Suite 202
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: (407) 846-4882
Fax: (407) 846-0416