Dr. Casadesus graduated summa cum laude with the degree of Doctor in Medicine from Havana University, Cuba in 1994. He completed his residency in colorectal surgery in Calixto Garcia University Hospital, Cuba in 1997, followed by a completion of residency in internal medicine at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, New Jersey in 2012. In addition, he also received a PhD in Medical Sciences in Niigata University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan in 2007. Dr. Casadesus has received many honors and awards throughout his career eg, honorable mention in the general internal medicine annual house staff research competition in 2011 by John Hopkins University, and awarded grant for research in inflammatory bowel disease by the Japanese Ministry of Science, Education, Technology, and Health in 2002, etc. In addition to numerous peer-reviewed abstracts and poster presentations, he has more than 16 journal publications.