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Alfio Piva Rodríguez

Alfio Piva Rodríguez

Neurological Surgery

Head and neck cancerSpine sugerySkull base surgery
Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"Security and the best treatment quality. To provide our patients and their families a caring, honest and humane manner in which we take the time to explain in detail about any sufferings and eventual treatment."

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  • Hospital CIMA, Centro NeurológicoEscazú, San José, Costa Rica
    San Rafael de Escazú; MOB 1 Floor 3 Office. 10
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    11/25/17
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    11/26/17
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    11/27/17
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    11/28/17
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    11/29/17
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    11/30/17
    Fri
    12/01/17

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Procedures (6)

Consultation
¢55000.00
Cervical spine fracture surgery
Minimmaly invasive vertebral column surgery
Posterior fossa surgery
Skull base surgery
Surgery for dorsolumbar spine fracture with spinal cord injury
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Medical conditions (19)

Aneurysm
Arteriovenous malformations
Artificial disc
Brain tumor
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
Craniocervical junction abnormalities
Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
Hydrocephealus (water on the brain)
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease
Lumbar disc hernia
Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrow channel)
Neck pain, shoulder and hips
Pituitary gland disease
Sciatic nerve pain
Spina bifida (split spine)
Spinal column tumor
Spinal cord injury
Tethered spinal cord
Trauma and skull fracture
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General Info

About me

Dr. Alfio Piva is a professor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Costa Rica and proudly highlights its academic relationship with the system of graduate and medical residency at the University of Costa Rica; an institution that has been the governing body for years in the academic development of medicine in Costa Rica.
Dr. Piva is a prominent neurosurgeon with an active surgical practice in surgery of the brain and spine, who has also completed formal training in Ophthalmology. This last is dedicated exclusively to the treatment of diseases of the eyelids, the orbit and neuro-ophthalmology.
In Neurosurgery Dr. Piva devotes special attention to the treatment of spine disease, brain and pituitary tumors. Dr. Piva has one of the most successful private practices in neurosurgery, offering the most advanced treatment techniques for disorders of the spine and brain.
He studied his graduate degree in the United States at the University of Southern California, and his years of study abroad not only provided invaluable academic contacts that have endured through the years, but also great friendships with teachers and colleagues who still admire his dedication to the meticulous care of his patients and passion for academics, and good medical practice.
Objective: The welfare and patient education. Effective and timely diagnosis and treatment strategy according not only to the patient's disease but their quality of life.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Orbital Surgery. University of Southern California - School of Medicine, Los Angeles. December 2004
  • Ophthalmology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. December 2002
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery (Spine and Brain Surgery). Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. December 1999
  • MD. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. May 1993

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED4276 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Ophthalmology
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • European Society Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Latin American Club of NeuroOphthalmology (CLAN)
  • Panamerican Oculoplastic Association
  • Ibero-American Association Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Costa Rican Association of Neuroscience
  • North American Spine Society
  • Costa Rican Association of Neurosurgery
  • Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society
  • North America Skull Base Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society
  • European Society Oculoplastic and Orbit Surgery
  • Panamerican Association Ophthalmology

Reviews (9)

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Alfio Piva Rodríguez
(Mon, Oct 23, 2017)

"Es un excelente profesional con un alto sentido de humanidad, me siento muy satisfecho de la consulta con el doctor Piva y me da confianza y sin duda continuare bajo su cuidado para la situación de mi consulta."

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(Mon, Oct 2, 2017)

"Recomendado es excelente. Un trato muy bueno y explica con dedicación."

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(Sun, Jun 25, 2017)

"Excelente profesional! Va al grano y es muy claro en explicar la situación. 100% recomendado."

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(Wed, Apr 13, 2016)

"Excelente, se nota que es todo un profesional, muy buen trato muy amable evacuo mis dudas, se ve muy positivo en su criterio y sin lugar a duda lo recomiendo"

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(Wed, Jan 6, 2016)

"Muy buen trato y el médico me aclaro con detalles todas mis dudas."

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(Mon, Oct 5, 2015)

"Una excelente atención, explica con detalle y es muy agradable su manera de atender... Te da mucha confianza!!!!"

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(Mon, Apr 20, 2015)

"Agradezco la fina atención brinda desde que ingresé al edificio con la atención del vigilante hasta que me retiré del centro. Muy satisfecho con la atención brindada"

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(Thu, Aug 22, 2013)

"Excelente, sin duda un gran profesional!"

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(Thu, Jun 20, 2013)

"excelente!"

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