Dr. Tirso Del Junco Jr.


Feel free to contact Founder and Medical Director Dr. Tirso del Junco Jr. at
1.800.505.IFAM or click here to contact us.

Tirso del Junco Jr. MD started his General Vascular surgery practice in 1989 in Los Angeles, California. In the mid 1990’s, he was appointed to the Department of Health Services on a Medical Oversight Committee for the State of California. In the late 1990’s, Dr. del Junco Jr. was awarded the Vice Chairman seat on the California State Athletic Commission by Governor Pete Wilson.

He is currently on staff at ten well established hospitals throughout the Los Angeles area, and has served multiple Directorships, including Chief of Surgery for many.

Dr. del Junco Jr. opened the Institute for Female Alternative Medicine in 1996 and has become one of the few international surgeons offering women an effective alternative to hysterectomy.

Media

Dr. del Junco Jr. has appeared on various TV programs, radio shows and has been featured in numerous magazine articles discussing Female Alternative Surgery. Read more in our Media Section.

Medical Practice

  • June 1989-Present Established General / Vascular Surgery Practice
  • September 1996 – Present: Founded the Institute for Female Alternative Medicine

Medical Appointments

Recent

  • 09/14-Present
    Associate Chief Medical Officer
    Mission Community Hospital
  • 10/11 to present
    Medical Director
    The Institute for Advanced Robotic Surgery
    Mission Community Hospital
  • 1/12 to Present
    Director of Peri-Operative Services
    Mission Community Hospital
  • 1/10 to Present
    Medical Director – Wound Care Clinic
    Mission Community Hospital
  • 12/11 to Present
    Director of Robotic Steering Committee
    Mission Community Hospital
  • 04/12 to Present
    Director of Institute for Advanced Robotic Surgery
    Mission Community Hospital
  • 04/12
    Certified Proctor DaVinci Robotic System
    Intuitive Surgical

Past

  • 10/81 – 6/83
    Member of Admissions Committee
    Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
  • 6/91 – 1/95
    Vice Chairman,Department of Surgery
    Santa Marta Hospital
  • 1/92 – 1/94
    Chairman of Quality Assurance Committee,
    Universal Medi-Co/California
    Primary Physicians/ Health Care Partners
  • 1/94 – 4/95
    Chairman of ADHOC on Laparoscopic Procedures
    Santa Marta Hospital
  • 1/94 – 4/95
    Chairman of Bylaws Committee
    Santa Marta Hospital
  • 1/96 – 1/97
    President, Comprehensive Health Care Management, Inc.
  • 2/96 – 12/99
    President/Medical Director, Mid Valley IPA
  • 11/98 – 2/00
    Vice Chairman Department Surgery
    Santa Marta Hospital
  • 1/00 – 6/02
    Chairman, Utilization Review and Quality Assurance Committee
    Santa Marta Hospital
  • 1/01 – 1/04
    Chairman,Department of Surgery
    Santa Marta Hospital
  • 1/04 to 1/05
    Chief of Staff
    Santa Marta Hospital
  • 1/07 to 1/08
    Chief of Surgery
    Temple Community Hospital
  • 1/09 to 12/10
    Medical Director-Wound Care Center
    Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Political Appointments

  • 9/97 – 11/99
    Commissioner to California State Athletic Commission
    Governor Pete Wilson
  • 3/97 – 5/97
    Member of Oversight Committee
    Department of Health Service

Education

College 1974-1976

  • Pasadena City College
    Pasadena, California

Medical School 1976-1982

  • Universidad Atonoma De Guadalajara
    Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico
    1976-1980
  • Post Graduate Rotating Externship
    Queen of Angeles Medical Center
    Los Angeles, California
    1980-1981

Social Service

  • Tecate, Baja California Mexico 1981-1982

Awarded Medical Degree in 1982

Examinations

  • 7/79
    ECFMG – Passed English Portion
  • 6/81
    Passed Mexico National Boards
  • 12/82
    Passed FLEX Examination

Clinical Training

  • 12/76-1/77 General Surgery, Santa Marta Hospital
    Los Angeles, California
  • 6/7-8/77 General Surgery, Santa Marta Hospital
    Los Angeles, California
  • 12/77-1/78 General Surgery, Santa Marta Hospital
    Los Angeles, California
  • 7/79-6/80 Rotating Externship, Santa Marta Hospital
    Los Angeles, California (4th year of Medical School is done in a U.S. hospital)
  • 7/80-6/81 Rotating Externship, Queen of Angels Medical Center
    Los Angeles, California
  • 7/81-8/82 Rotating Externship Centro de Salud Tecate
    Baja, California, Mexico
  • 8/82-5/83 Assistant Director, Foreign Medical Program, Queen of Angels Medical Center
    Los Angeles, California
  • 8/83-6/84 Surgical Internship, Martin Luther King Hospital
    Los Angeles, California
  • 6/84-6/89 Surgical Residency, Martin Luther King Hospital Los Angeles, California
  • 7/80-6/81 Chief Extern, Queen of Angels Medical Center [Karl Schmutzer, M.D. Director, Medical Education]
  • 9/81-6/82 Extern Coordinator, Queen of Angels Medical Center [Moneim A. Fadali, M.D.]
  • 7/88-6/89 Executive Chief Resident,
    Martin Luther King Hospital
    Los Angeles, California