Dr. Rafael Badell Madrid MD – Director of the Medical Program
Dr. Rafael Badell was born in Caracas, Venezuela. In 1977, he was certified as a UCV Surgeon Physician MD. In 1982, he obtained his UCV General Surgeon degree. In 1984, Magister Scientiarun Surgical Science UCV (PH Doctor). Professor of pre and plat degree José María Vargas Hospital, in La Guaira, Vargas State. From 1985 to 1995. He served as Chief Medical Officer of the Surgical Team. From 1997 to 2011, he worked at the in Valle Coche Surgical Medical Hospital, Caracas D-F. In 1983, he worked as a Plant Surgeon at the Sanatrix Clinic. Later, from 2004 to 2008, he worked as Medical Director of the Sanatrix Clinic. Dr. Rafael Badell has served as Vice President of the Board of Director of the Sanatrix Clinic since 2017, and will continue until 2021. He is also a full member of the Venezuelan Society of Surgery MYSVC – Fellow America College of Surgeons FACS.
In 2018, Dr. Rafael joined the Venezuela Children’s Foundation Inc, to have a formal way of helping Venezuelan children living in a profound shortage of medicine, food and education. Dr. Rafael is the official director of the Venezuela Children’s Foundation in Caracas, Venezuela. Dr. Rafael is married and has four children and a puppy. Her favorite activities are: Reading, cooking, swimming, exercising, and traveling the world.