Always study with the most up to date prep Look for Dr Pestanas Surgery Notes, Thrid Edition, ISBN , on sale April , CarlosPestana, MD, PhD, is emeritus professor of surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio Rankedin his medical school class, Dr Pestana has a doctorate in surgery from the University of Minnesota and did ayear surgical residency at the Mayo ClinicHehas received overteaching awards and prizes for teaching excellenceIn the early s he was amember of the Comprehensive Part II Committee of the National Board of Medical Examiners that designed what is now the clinical component of the USMLE StepexamDrPestanais also the author of Fluids and Electrolytes in the Surgical Patient, which has been translated into Spanish, Italian, and Greek