Carolina Olano, MD, M Ed.

Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology Clinic “Prof. Henry Cohen”
Universidad de la República
Montevideo, Uruguay

Dr Olano is Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at the Gastroenterology Clinic “Prof. H. Cohen” from the Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay. She graduated in medicine (MD) from the Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay in 1993, and achieved a postgraduate degree in Gastroenterology at the same university in 1996. She completed her GI endoscopy training at the Gastroenterology Clinic and associated public hospitals in Montevideo. After a rotation at the Gastroenterology, Hepatology and infectious diseases department at the Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany in 2008, she specialized in video-capsule endoscopy.

She has demonstrated deeply interest in GI Education, achieving recently a Master degree (M Ed) at a private university of Montevideo (Universidad ORT). Dr Olano participates in educational activities from the World Gastroenterology Organization, she was part of the IBS guideline task force and she is member of the Methodology Research Committee.

Dr Olano has occupied several positions at the Uruguayan Society of Gastroenterology. As the current President, she has organized a two-year program with national and international activities and she chaired the XV Uruguayan Congress of Gastroenterology.

Her major areas of interest include intestinal diseases and functional disorders.