Alfonso Van Uden is a Colombian Medical Surgeon, graduated from Juan N. Corpas School of Medicine in Bogota, Colombia. He is distinguished mainly by his human kindness, generosity and hard work in his career; more than 30 years dedicated to health care of thousands of people who have been treated with alternative therapies. He is respected and admired among many who were patients and today friends.
His studies ended at begin 1987 where he did his specialization in the School of Protection and Security "Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada" of the National Police of Colombia. A short time later, he started his independent career in the Soacha, Colombia in "Drug Store La Bogotanita", where he was allowed to take his first steps as a doctor with a specialty in Alternative Medicine, his goal was to be in service of low-income communities.
In 1988, the idea of creating the San Antonio Social Medical Center was born. The clinic opened its doors in July 1991. This decision was supported by his father Antonio van Uden Nuss, Knight of the Order of Malta, Alfonso van Uden counting on the collaboration and perseverance of his wife and a professional team of doctors, dentists, bacteriologists, therapists, psychologists, nurses, and staff to fully address these communities offering health and welfare.