Dr. Luis V. Gorospe attended Medical School at Manila Central University, Class of 1966. He served his residency of Family Practice at the Singian Clinic in Manila, Phillippines from 1966 - 1969 and Private Practice from 1969 - 1971 in the Phillippines. His Surgical Internship was at Hillcrest Medical Center from July, 1971 to June, 1972. He served as General Medical Officer at the Claremore Indian Hospital from July, 1972 to June, 1973. He was in U. S. Public Health Service at Galveston, Texas from August, 1973 to June, 1974. From July, 1974 until June, 1978, he attended Tulsa Medical Foundation and Oklahoma University Tulsa Medical College and has been in Private Practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma from July, 1978 until the present. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and has held academic positions as Clinical Assistant Professor of General Surgery at Oklahoma University - Tulsa Medical School and Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has held the positions of Chief Of Staff, Chief of Surgery and Chairman of Quality Assurance Surgery at Doctors' Hospital, been a Member of Quality Assurance Committee at Hillcrest Medical Center and St. John's Medical Center. He also has membership in numerous Surgical Societies and other committees.
Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Gorospe has been: the first to perform Laparoscopic Colon Resection in Tulsa; the first to perform Laparoscopic Extra-Peritoneal Balloon Hernia Repair in Oklahoma; the first to perform hand assisted Laparoscopic Colon Resection in Tulsa; the first to perform Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass in Oklahoma; certified to perform ABBI and Mammotome Breast Biopsy; performed a large number of Laparoscopic Fundoplications (Toupet and Nissen) for control of Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease; experienced in Intra Abdominal Adhesions (take down of scar tissue inside of the abdominal cavity using Laparoscopic Technique); the first Doctor from Oklahoma to be a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons; an alternate delegate to American Medical Association - 1995.
His hobbies include: Judo and Ju-jitsu. He's the Head Instructor of Judo and Jujitsu at Southside Judo and Ju-jitsu School in Tulsa. He was recognized as Outstanding Masters Judo Coach in 1998 and 2000 by the Oklahoma Judo Association and was inducted to the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame as Master Coach in 2000. He is married to Margo, and they have three children: Anthony, Andrew and Allison.