Prof. Gonzalo Varela: it is very important to build our hospital patient-centered institutions

Jessie S. Zhong


If you want to be a surgeon, first be a good doctor—Prof. Carlos M.G. Duran”, Prof. Gonzalo Varela (Figure 1) recalled his mentor’s words when looking back at his career, “I still remember his words, and I’ve just tried hard for 42 years”.