Dr. Tessema is board-certified in general surgery, and surgical critical
care. He earned his medical degree at the Instituto Superior de Ciencias
Medicas de Santiago de Cuba. He completed his residency at Washington
(D.C.) Hospital Center, as well as fellowships in surgical critical care
and trauma surgery at the University of Miami JMH/Ryder Trauma Center.
He has special interest in complex hernia surgery and abdominal wall reconstruction.