He completed his Medical School and Education Master at University of Panama. Before going on training, he completed a research fellowship in Epidemiology and Tropical disease at Gorgas Memorial Institute for Health Studies in Panama city. He completed his internal medicine residency at Jackson Memorial hospital-University of Miami program as part of the William Harrington Program and during his residency he was instructor of Medicine for the University of Miami. In 2012, he was honored with the Alpha Omega Alpha from the University of Miami.
He was trained in Evidence-based medicine at McMaster University in Canada and in Editorial process and Open Journal system by LATINDEX. He is co-director of the Panamanian Cochrane Center and Evidence Based Medicine advocate.