MedTravel Costa Rica

MedTravel Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica

PO Box 025331, SJO 9605
Miami, FL, 33102-5331

Focus Area: Dental Crowns & Bridges | Implants | Dentures | Gum Disease | Veneers | Astigmatism | Cataract | Tummy Tuck | Breast Enlargement | Dermabrasion | Face Lift | Liposuction Cosmetic Surgery in Costa Rica,Plastic Surgery in Costa Rica,Best Dentists in Costa Rica,LASIK Surgery in Costa Rica,Clinics in Costa Rica

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MedTravel is a Medical Tourism company based in Costa Rica with a fully experienced Staff in Customer Service, Tourism, and the top Health professionals of the country.

We have set up a team of leaders in each of their fields, which will revolutionize the industry with its top service and extra loving care. We believe that coming to Costa Rica should be the best experience you will have, and we will make sure that you feel this way at the end of your trip.

We are experts in Medical Tourism and its different fields. Members of the Medical Tourism Association, MTA a watch dog of this new and growing industry; as well as founder and active member of the Medical Tourism Board of Costa Rica, PROMED; also registered with the ICT (Costa Rican Tourism Institute) and CANATUR (Tourism National Chamber).

Our Services
Costa Rica has become a Mecca for highly skilled cosmetic, orthopedic, dental, bariatric, ophthalmologic, and neurosurgeons. The most popular and successful surgeries are: Dental implants, Crowns, Lasik, Knee Replacement, Gastric Bypass, all Laparoscopic surgeries.

MedTravel we have taken the medical tourism one step ahead, we offer our customers all the benefits of Costa Rica in one, making your experience stress-free.  MedTravel will arrange your airfare, doctor appointments and surgeries, reservations in the best hotels, tours and transportation , insurance services as well as aftercare facilities and aftercare nurses; we can even arrange nurses to visit you at the comfort of your house back in the United States.

Mission
Our mission is to open the doors of our peaceful country, so people around the world can experience the excellence of our health professionals and at the same time have a breathtaking, life changing trip to our beautiful country Costa Rica.

Vision
To make of Costa Rica the preferred Medical Tourism spot in the world. Not only because of our excellent professionals but because of the natural beauties our country has to offer.

Goal
To be an accessible option for everyone, with great rates and excellent customer service that will satisfy all our patients. MedTravel Costa Rica aims to become the most cost effective, efficient and affordable option in the market of Medical Tourism.

We plan on having an impact that will make our company the leader in medical tourism. With our complete packages and excellent service, we will reach out to patients of all economic status, all across America. So don’t be shy and give us a call, experience yourself why more and more people prefer MedTravel Costa Rica.

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In MedTravel we have taken the medical tourism one step ahead, we offer our customers all the benefits of Costa Rica in one, making your experience stress-free. MedTravel will arrange your doctor appointments, surgeries, reservations in the best hotels, tours and transportation.

OUR PACKAGES INCLUDE:

  • Airfare, tickets from and to the United States
  • Tourist Insurance.
  • Recovery Center stays 10 - 15 - 20 days.
  • Beach Hotel stays 5 - 10 days.
  • Both Recovery Centers and Beach Hotels are all inclusive.
  • Free Broad band Internet Access.
  • 3 or 5 Tours to our National Parks and other attractions.
  • All Airport / Hotel / Recovery center/ Surgery Transfers.
  • All Pre-Operative Tests, Evaluations and Consultations.
  • All Surgery fees.
  • Anesthesia and Doctor Prescribed Medications.
  • The love and care of Costa Rica's people is free as well!!

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Treatments

DENTAL PROCEDURES

  • Bonding
  • Dental Crowns and Bridges
  • Dental Implants
  • Full and Partial Dentures
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Dental Bridges
  • Root Canal Treatment
  • Tooth Reshaping
  • Teeth Whitening Treatment
  • Dental Fillings
  • X-Ray Examinations

 


OPHTALMOLOGICAL TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES

 

  • Miopia
  • Astigmatism
  • Hyperopia
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Diplopia
  • Amblyopia

 


COSMETIC/PLASTIC PROCEDURES

 

  • Tummy Tuck
  • Breast Enlargement
  • Breast Lift
  • Chemical Peel
  • Collagen / Fat Injection
  • Dermabrasion
  • Ear Surgery
  • Earlid Surgery
  • Face Lift
  • Face Implants
  • Forehead Lift
  • Hair Replacement Surgery
  • Laser Facial Resurfacing
  • Liposuction
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Nose Surgery

 


ORTHOPEDIC SURGERIES

 

  • Total Knee replacement Surgery TKR
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Shoulder joint replacement Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Repair

 


BARIATRIC SURGERIES

 

  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass 
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Intragastric Baloon
  • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopic

 


LAPAROSCOPIC AND OTHER SURGERY TYPES

 

  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair (unilateral)
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair (bilateral)
  • Laparoscopic Spleen Removal
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy 
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Gall Bladder Removal

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Qualifications

Dr. Wendy Monge Aguilar: Facial Plastic Surgery

  • Doctor- gradúate 1992-1998 in Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Médicas, San José, Costa Rica.
  • Training on Temporal Bone Surgery, Hospital México 2000 San José , C.R
  • Otorhinolaryngologist graduated 2003 from Clínica La Font, Bogotá, Universidad CES Medellín Colombia.
  • XXXVIII Congress Pan American Association of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery San Francisco California July 4-7, 2004
  • Graduated from Facial Plastic Surgery. 2004 CES Medellin University, Colombia.

 


Dr. Christian Rivera: Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery

 

  • Professor Post-Grado Plastic Surgery - Universidad de Costa Rica Committee Member of the AOAA Chapter Costa Rica of the AO foundation of Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
  • Head of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, University Hospital.
  • Surgical Training, Memberships and Professional Appointments:
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Costa Rica.
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Hospital General Internacional Eva Perón Federación Ibero Latinoamericana de Cirugía Plástica Certified Specialist, Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery, Costa Rican College of Doctors and Surgeons.
  • Member, Costa Rica Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
  • Advanced training, Vibroliposuction technology, University Hospital of Lige, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Appointments, general surgery, major hospitals.
  • Faculty, University Hospital, Costa Rica.

 


Dr. Ronald Pino: Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon, Breast Implant Specialist

 

  • Post-graduate education in Cornell University, University of Miami, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas; Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and Mercy Hospital in Miami.
  • American Society Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons (ASPRS) Corresponding Member.
  • International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery IPRAS Costa Rican Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Ibero-Latin-American Federation of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Professor of Plastic Surgery University of Costa Rica
  • Member Postgraduate Unit Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • University of Costa Rica Costa Rican College of Physicians and Surgeons.

 


Dr. José Manuel Ricardo Lara: Orthodontics Specialist

 

  • Universidad de Costa Rica.
  • After obtaining his Degree in Dentistry he made his Social Service as a professional in Valle de la Estrella, Sixaola.
  • He made his Master Degree in Orthodontics in the prestigious University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, California, U. S. A.
  • After obtaining his Master Degree in Orthodontics he return to Costa Rica to establish his private dental practice, and has done so for the last 26 years. He was professor of Orthodontics in the Dentistry Faculty of the Universidad de Costa Rica.
  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontics AAO, and attends each year to their actualization meetings.
  • Member of the Academia Costarricense de Ortodoncia (ACO) and of the Federación de Asociaciones de Ortodoncia de Centroamérica (FAOCA).

 


Dr. Arnoldo Anglada: Dental Implantologist

 

  • 1994 Doctor en Dental Surgery, University of Costa Rica
  • 1998 Certified Specialist in Oral Implantology, University of Chile
  • From 1999 Professor and Coordinator, Department of Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
  • More than 40 implant-related seminars in the USA and South America
  • Recognized by the Costa Rican Official Board of Dentistry as one of the only three
  • Specialist in Oral Implantology in the country
  • More than 3000 implants placed
  • Member of the International Association for dental Research
  • Member de Iberoamerican Academy of Oral Implantology

 


Dr. Eduardo Castro Sittenfeld: Restorative Dentistry

 

  • Doctor in dental science (D.D.S.) since 1978.
  • Costa Rica Dental Association-member since 1980.
  • Dentist of U.S. Peace Corps since 1985.
  • Listed Dentist for U.S. Embassy members.
  • Member of Costa Rica Dental Association.
  • Dental Council of Dole Fruit. Co.
  • Has participated in several seminars
  • Graduate in Dentistry, Universidad de Costa Rica, 1978.
  • Twenty three years of experience in Restorative Dentistry.
  • Member of the Costa Rican Dental Association.
  • Member of the International Pierre Fauchard Academy.
  • Member of the Costa Rican Association of Orthodontics.
  • Dentist listed by the United States Embassy.
  • Dentist of the Peace Corps
  • Dental Advisor for Dole Fruit Company.
  • More than 40 meetings in Costa Rica, USA, South America and Europe.

 


Dr. Irene Salgado: Restorative Dentistry

 

  • Doctor in dental science (D.D.S.) since 2003.
  • Member of Costa Rica Dental Association.
  • Master’s degree in endodontics since 2006.
  • Has participated in several seminars.

 


Dra Maricela Arana: Ophthalmologist / Lasik and Lasek Laser Surgeon

 

  • University of Costa Rica Ophthalmology Residency Hospital México, C.C.S.S.,Costa Rica, 2003-2006
  • Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica, Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Médicas,Medical Doctor Costa Rica, January 1992 through January 1997
  • Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica, Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Médicas "Health Administration"
  • "Statistics for decision making in health administration", Costa Rica, August 26-29th, 2002
  • "Neuroprotection in glaucoma", Costa Rica, September 9th, thru 11th, 2004
  • "Diabetic Retinopathy and ARMD", Costa Rica, May 21th, thru 22nd, 2004
  • "IX Actualization in Retina", Costa Rica, June 18th, thru 21st, 2003
  • "Eye Workshop of Ophthalmology with University of Virginia", Costa Rica, June 24th, 1998

 


Dr. Carlos Leiton: Orthopaedic Surgeon

 

  • Medical Graduate from Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (UAP)- Mexico. June 1981.
  • Trauma and Orthopedics: Hospital Regional "20 DE NOVIEMBRE" I.S.S.S.T.E. MÉXICO, D.F. March 1986-Febuary 1989.
  • SUB-specialty in Arthroscopy Knee Surgery from the National Orthopedic Institute (I.N.O.) S.S.A. MÉXICO, D.F. February 1990.
  • The only Knee Surgery Specialist in Costa Rica.
  • Profesor in the Universidad Autonoma de Puebla from 1984 to 1987.
  • Over 12 Different seminars of Knee Surgery.

 


Dr. Ariel Rivera : Bariatric Surgeon

 

  • Board Certified General Surgeon by the Costa Rican College of Surgeons and Physicians
  • Medical school from the Autonomous University of Central America.
  • General Surgery at the University of Costa Rica after achieve the University Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery at University Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg, France.
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Mini-fellowship at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
  • He has performed more than 1500 laparoscopic procedures, including pancreatic, Spleen, Roux-in-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, surgery, colon, gastric and hernia surgery, among others.
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Professor in the General Surgery National Residence Program (University of Costa Rica),
  • Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine (Hispanoamerican University. Costa Rica), Professor of Semiology (Autonomous University of Central America. Costa Rica)
  • Member, Founder & Professor of the Center of Training and Investigation in Laparoscopic and Related Techniques (CIELTA) Costa Rica.
  • Member, Founder & Professor of The Bariatric Center of Costa Rica
  • Medical Science, PhD at University of Salamanca. Salamanca, Spain Master Degree in Human Anatomy at University of Medical Science, San José, Costa Rica.

His Associations:

  • Fellow International College of Surgeon (FICS),
  • Society American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES),
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS),
  • International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO),
  • Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (ALACE)
  • European Association for Transluminal Surgery (EATS).

 


Dr. Adolfo A Afonso : Neurosurgeon

 

  • University of Miami, School of Medicine. Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Medicine. Division of Pain Medicine. Clinical Fellowship on Pain Medicine. Miami, FL.
  • University of Miami, School of Medicine. Jackson Memorial Medical Center.  Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Medicine. Residency.  Miami, FL.
  • University of Miami, School of Medicine. Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Department of Medicine. Internal Medicine Internship.  Miami, FL.
  • Universidad of Costa Rica, School of Medicine. Internado Universitario.Grado Profesional de Doctor en Medicina y Cirugía.  San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Universidad de Costa Rica, Facultad de Medicina. Grado Académico en Medicina y Cirugía San José, Costa Rica.
  • Universidad de Costa Rica, Facultad de Medicina Grado Académico de Bachiller en Ciencias Medicas.  San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Florida Medical License
    License Number ME 86323
    Florida Health Department
    Florida, USA

Credentials and Academy memberships:

  • Member of the Florida Society of Anesthesiologist.
  • Member of American Academy of Pain Medicine.
  • Member of American Pain Society.
  • Member of American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.
  • Member of American Society of Anesthesiologists.
  • Member of American Heart Association.
  • Member of Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica.
  • Certified by ECFMG.  Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. USA.
  • Member of American Medical Association.
  • Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
  • Member of International Medical Graduate Section, American Medical Association.

 


Dr. Miguel Alfaro Plastic Surgeon

 

Professional Experience:

  • 03/2004-TO DATE Chairman Department of Surgery, Hospital San Juan de Dios, 800 adult bed University Hospital
  • 1987-1990 Chairman Department of Surgery, Hospital San Juan de Dios
  • 1984-2004 Chief of the Plastic Surgery Service and Burn Unit, Hospital San Juan de Dios
  • 1980-1984 Chief of the Plastic Surgery Clinic, Hospital San Juan de Dios
  • 1976-1980 Assistant, Plastic Surgery, Hospital San Juan de Dios

Education:

  • 1971-1976 General Surgery and Plastic Surgery, USA General Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • General Surgery University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
  • Plastic Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
  • 1969-1971 General Surgery, Hospital San Juan de Dios, Costa Rica
  • 1968 Medicine and Surgery, University of Costa Rica

Member of:

  • International College of Surgeons
  • Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Association
  • Plastic Surgery Association for Iberoamerica
  • Fellow International College of Surgeons, American College of Surgeons
  • Founding partner, Costar Rican Association of Mastology
  • Costa Rican Association of Oncology
  • Post graduate Council, Costa Rican Social Security
  • CENDEISSS, Costa Rican Social Security
  • Regional Representative of the Internacional Society of Burn Injuries
  • Technical Council, Hospital San Juan de Dios
  • Directors Council, Hospital San Juan de Dios
  • Board of Directors, Hospital CIMA SAN JOSE
  • Research Committee, Hospital San Juan de Dios
  • Formerly member of Scientific Committee of the Costa Rican College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1979-1983
  • 1987-1990, Department of Ministry of Health that distributes money from lottery among the hospitals of the Social Security system, 1986-1990
  • President, Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Association
  • Mal Praxis Institutional Committee, 1993-1995

 


Dr. Alberto Arguello  Plastic Surgeon

 

  • Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
  • Co-chairman of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Clinica Biblica Hospital.
  • General secretary of the prestigious Costa Rican association of Plastic Surgeons.

Surgical Training, Memberships and Professional Appointments, with rotations in outstanding American schools, including visiting residences.

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • M.D. Anderson Center at the Houston Medical Center, Houston, TX.
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Shriners Burns Hospital, Galveston, Texas
  • New York City, New York, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital,
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), annual seminars and symposiums.
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), annual seminars and symposiums.
  • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Costa Rica.
  • Certified Specialist, Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Costa Rican College of Doctors and Surgeons.
  • Member, Costa Rica Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
  • Associate Professor, University of Costa Rica.
  • Faculty, Clinica Biblica, Costa Rica.

 


Dr. Gustavo Chavarria Plastic Surgeon

 

  • General Medicine: Autonomous University of Central America, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • General Surgery: University of Costa Rica, Hospital San Juan de Dios.
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: National Autonomous University of Mexico, Hospital General de Mexico.
  • Certified by the Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates, USA, 1990.
  • Professor in Surgery Universidad de IberoAmerica since May 1998. Profesor of Surgery at Universidad of Medical Science, "Andres Vesalio Guzman" since 2002.
  • At this time he practices as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Hospital Clinica Biblica, Hospital Mexico (in San Jose) and the National Rehabilitation center in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Continuous Medical Education:

  • II National Medical Congress, San Jose, Costa Rica, November-December 1992.
  • Lip and Cleft Palate Clinic, Guanajuato, Mexico, October, 1994.
  • XXVI National Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Puebla, Mexico.
  • X Actualization in Burned Patient procedures and XV National Congress Mexican Burns Association. Vera Cruz, April 1995.
  • International Symposium in Breast Reconstruction. Mexico D.F. October 1996.
  • Symposium: Inheritance and Cancer. Mexico D.F. October 1996.
  • Symposium: Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Mexico D.F. October 1996.
  • Pretest course for residents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery. January 1997.
  • I Glycolic Acid Peeling Seminar, Neostrata. August, 1997. San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Course in Plastic Surgery. Costa Rican Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery. June 1998.
  • Facial Aesthetic and Body Contouring Course. Costa Rican Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery. July-Agosto 1998.
  • III Aesthetic Surgery Course "Dr. Jose M. Arguedas Soto". May 1999.
  • Breast Reconstruction Course. Academic Foundation of the Iberolatinamerican Federation of Plastic Surgery.
  • Speaker at Postgraduate Course in General Surgery. Management of Burns. Physician College of Costa Rica. April 2003.
  • Speaker at Plastic Surgery Symposium. Management of Basal Cell Carcinoma. Hospital Clinica Biblica, May 2003.
  • Speaker at IV Central American Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Breast Augmentation, June 2003.
  • Speaker at IV Costa Rican Rehabilitation Medicine Congress. Tendon Transfer in Cerebral Palsy May 2004.
  • Participant in Plastic Surgery Symposium. Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Association. December 2005.
  • Participant in "Corporal Contouring Techniques". Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Association. February 2006.
  • Participant in the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 18th Congress. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August, 2006.
  • Participant in Plastic Surgery Symposium. American Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Francisco, USA. 2006.

Affiliations:

  • Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. ISAPS.
  • Member International Candidate, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. ASAPS.
  • Member of the Association of Plastic Surgery of the Mexico General Hospital.
  • Member of the Costa Rican Association in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • Member of the Association of Residents and ex-residents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Fernando Ortiz Monasterio.
  • Associate Professor Postgraduate Program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. University of Costa Rica.

 


Dr. Graciela Cotes Bariatric Surgeon

 

Undergraduate Studies

  • Doctorate in Medicine: Universidad Autónoma de Centro America UACA. (Costa Rica).
  • Internship Hospital San Juan de Dios, January – December 1985
  • Residency: Hospital San Juan de Dios, April 1987 to January 1992

Graduate Studies

  • Specialist in General Surgery. School of Doctors and Surgeons from Costa Rica 1992
  • Specialist in Gastroenterologic Surgery. School of Doctors and Surgeons from Costa Rica.
    2002.
  • Specialist in Proctology. School of Doctors and Surgeons from Costa Rica. 2006.

Certificates and Diplomas

  • III International Symposium in Surgery and Bariatric Medicine. Clínica los Condes.Santiago de Chile August 2006.
  • VII Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Postgraduate Course of Colon Surgery by Laparoscopy, Loews Hotel, Miami Beach, FL. July 11 2006.
  • VII Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Posgraduate Course of Contemporary
  • Bariatric Surgery, Loews Hotel, Miami Beach, FL. July 15 2006.
  • VII Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Postgraduate Course. New Tendencies
    and Controversies in Laparoscopic Surgery, Loews Hotel, Miami Beach, FL. July 12 the 2006
  • VII Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Loews Hotel, Miami Beach, FL. July 2006.
  • Course of Formation in Advanced Endoscopic Surgery. Auditory and Rooms of Surgery of the Hospital Clínica Biblica. March of the 2006.
  • X Practical Course in Colorectal Surgery, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia, Valencia –- Spain, March 2006.
  • Up date in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Hospital Clínica Bíblica, Costa Rica, February 2006.
  • Bariátric Surgery by Laparoscopy type "Gastric Bypass" Clínica de Cirugía para la Obesidad. Colombia. November 2005.
  • Postgraduate course "Hands On" of "Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon and Rectum", Universidad Nacional del Nordeste. Corrientes, Argentina, September 2005.
  • Annual Convention of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeonns, Philadelphia Marriot Hotel, PA. April - May 2005.
  • First Basic Course of Cirugía Laparoscópica, carried out of the 09 at the 13 of September of the 2002 in the Hospital San Juan de Dios.
  • Course of Gynecological Laparoscopic Surgery, Center of Endoscopic Surgery, Hospital Universitario "General Calixto García", Havana - Cuba, May 2004.
  • Postgraduate Course on "Treatment of Groin and Ventral Hernias with Meshe", Hospital México, Costa Rica. October 2003.

Work Experience

  • 2006 to date. Chief of Surgery and Sub Director Hospital Clínica Santa Maria, San José Costa Rica.
  • 2004-2006. Attending Colorectal Surgeon. Hospital Clínica Bíblica. San José, Costa Rica
  • 1995 to date. Attending General Surgeon, Emergency Department , Hospital San Juan de Dios. CCSS. San José, Costa Rica.
  • 1994. Attending General Surgeon, ad honorem. Assisting Dr- Augusto Andre Trias in Private Practice as Plastic Surgeon, in Clinica del Pilar, Barcelona, España.
  • 1992-1993. Attache Associe, Service of Digestive Surgery of Professor Jean Claude Sarles, Saint Marguerite Hospital, Marseille, France.
  • 1992. Attending General Surgeon. San Juan de Dios Hospital. CCSS. San José, Costa Rica.
  • 1987 -1992. Resident of General Surgery. HSJD. Program of Posgrado CENDEISS, University of Costa Rica. 1987 at 1992..
  • 1986. General Practitioner. CCSS. Hospital de La Anexión. Nicoya, Costa Rica.
  • 1985. General Practitioner. CCSS. Valle de la Estrella, Limon, Costa Rica..

Professional associations

  • Costa Rican College of Physicians.
  • Costa Rican General Surgeon Association.
  • Member of the Recertification Doctor's Committee. Costa Rica. 2001
  • Member Founder of the Association of Specialists in Surgery, Hospital San Juan de Dios.
  • Fellow International College of Surgeons.
  • Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgeons. (ALACE).
  • Centro Bariatrico de Costa Rica.
  • Member of IFSO. Internacional Federation for Surgical Obesity.

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Destination

We have over 50 different tours you and your friends can take in the central valley to enjoy yourself as you stay in Costa Rica.

Luxury Hotels

  • White House Costa Rica
  • Dantica
  • Marriot Los Suenos
  • Ramada Herradura
  • Hilton Cariari
  • La Condesa

 


Hotels

 

  • Best Western Irazu Hotel
  • Tennis Club Hotel
  • San Jose Palacio
  • Vista Dei Vaile
  • Palma Real
  • Rincon Del Valle

 


Beach Hotels

 

  • Tambor Beach Hotel
  • Fiesta Premier Papagayo
  • Fiesta Resort Puntarenas
  • Langosta Beach Hotel
  • Allegro Papagayo
  • Hotel Ocotal

 


Recovery Centers

 

  • Che Tica Ranch.
  • Paradise Cosmetic Inn
  • Casa de Mariposas
  • Villa Plenitud
  • Villa le Mas

 


Apartments

 

  • Apartahotel El Sesteo
  • Apartahotel Colaye
  • Apartahotel Cristina

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