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In Memoriam: Dr. Pedro Juan Soberanis Aguilar

In Memoriam: Dr. Pedro Juan Soberanis Aguilar | ASCRS

Dr. Pedro Juan Soberanis Aguilar,70, of Merida, Yucatan, Mexico and Columbus, Ohio passed away peacefully on December 8, 2018, surrounded by family. He battled lung and brain cancer. He is survived by his wife, Aireen, daughter Angelia and son Alain.

Dr. Aguilar practiced as a Colon and Rectal Surgeon for 37 years. He served as program director of the Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency program at Grant Medical Center from 1991-2015 and associate director from 2015 -2017. As program director, he dedicated his time, knowledge and support to the training and mentoring of over 70 colon and rectal fellows. 

In addition to his work at Grant Medical Center, Dr. Aguilar participated in medical mission trips to the Philippines, and Mexico. He also served as the health advisor fo the Latino Empowerment Outreach Network.

He also enjoyed tailgating at OSU football games, cheering for the Columbus Clippers, Crew. Bluejackets. As well as listening to mariachi bands and jazz concerts.