Meet Dr. César Fireth Pozo

Dr. César Fireth Pozo, Immunoallergologist Pediatrician of the Children’s Hospital of México, was named Assistant Director of Teaching and Research at the Salvatierra Hospital in July 2017. This year, his area has a continued training program for pediatric doctors and nurses, which is supported by our foundation.

We are proud to present him as our new collaborator, an excellent professional who is highly competent to perform well in this position, and who will bring great benefits to our medical programs in Salvatierra Hospital.

Dr. Pozo was born in the city of La Paz, Baja California Sur. He got his bachelor degree from the Xochicalco University campus Tijuana, graduating with an honorable mention and being awarded with the “Excellence of Medical Students 2009” recognition, granted by both the National Academy of Excellence and the Pfizer Scientific Institute.

His internship was carried out at the ISSSTECALI Tijuana. He then studied the Allergy and Pediatric Clinical Immunology specialty at Children’s Hospital Federico Gómez of Mexico, and obtained recognition due to his outstanding performance as part of the 2016 generation. In addition, Dr. Pozo has earned numerous Certifications in Advanced Immunology and Pediatric Investigation by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

An allergist is a doctor highly trained, specialized in diagnosing and treating allergies, asthma, and illnesses related with the immune system.

Currently, he is a member of the Latin American Society of Immunodeficiencies of the National Institute of Pediatrics, and he just completed fellow and training in Food Allergies in the Children’s Hospital of Mexico, in alliance with the Niño de Jesús Hospital from Madrid, Spain. Furthermore, he is a junior member of the Executive Board of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) and Chairman of the Committee of Young Allergists and Immunologists of Mexico.

Dr. Pozo has vast experience in research. He has published a good number of studies and presented several lectures both at a national and international level. Among his job experience, he has been a doctor in the external medicine and urgency departments, an assistant teacher, a professor at the Xochicalco University campus Tijuana, a professor of the UABC, and a trainer on food allergies at the Children’s Hospital of Mexico.

In April 2016, he decides to come back to his home town and enters Salvatierra Hospital to start his career head of the allergy and clinical immunology program in children and adolescents of the Ministry of Health.

“Teamwork: foundations, doctors and health services help us provide patients with high-level care by using early diagnosis and appropriate treatment, avoiding complications, and improving the quality of life for patients. Thanks to LCCF, we have been able to diagnose, treat and refer patients with complex diseases who would have died in years past, giving them an opportunity to survive.” 

-Dr. César Fireth Pozo

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