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Alfonso Lozada Díaz

Alfonso Lozada Díaz

Neurological Surgery

Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Eldery

"I believe in ethics, accountability and surgical experience; I believe in personal attention to the patient and family. The main goal of my practice is to restore health and quality of life for each of the patients who come to my office and rely the help I can provide for them ."

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  • Clínica UNIBETibás, San José, Costa Rica
    UNIBE School of Medicine, 200 meters east of ICE in Tibás Building Principal. Floor Planta Alta.
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  • Hospital CIMA, Cons. Dr. Alfonso Lozada DiazEscazú, San José, Costa Rica
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  • Hospital La Católica, Cons. Dr. Alfonso Lozada DíazGuadalupe, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
    Guadalupe Goicochea in front of the courts of Justice; Main Building, 1st Floor, Office 109
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Procedures (6)

Consultation
¢60000.00
Cervical spine fracture surgery
Minimmaly invasive vertebral column surgery
Skull base surgery
Surgery for dorsolumbar spine fracture with spinal cord injury
Price may vary depending on patient condition, clinic and treatment.

Medical conditions (22)

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

General Info

About me

I studied Medicine and then specialized in neurosurgery, this allows me to offer services in diagnosis and treatment in diseases of the brain and spine. My practice focuses on learning and performing surgery of lumbar disc herniations, Instrumentation of Cervical and Lumbar Spine, through different techniques adapted to each individual patient. Within these techniques minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic surgery and open surgery are included

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery (Spine and Brain Surgery). Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. March 2001
  • MD. Universidad Industrial de Santander - Escuela de Medicina. January 1992
Fellowships
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - IMSS Hospital De Traumatología Lomas Verdes. Naucalpan, State of Mexico, Mexico. December 2001

  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía. DF, Mexico. December 2002

Courses
  • VIII Advanced Course in Endoscopic Lumbar Spine Surgery

    December 2014 - December 2014

  • VII Advanced Course of Endoscopic Surgery and Lumbar Spinal Instrumentation - Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva CLEMI. Bogotá, Colombia

    January 2014

  • VI Advanced Course of Endoscopic Surgery and Instrumentation in Lumbar Spine - Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva CLEMI. Bogotá, Colombia

    December 2013

  • IV Advanced Course of Endoscopic Surgery in Lumbar Spine - Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva CLEMI. Bogotá, Colombia

    February 2012

  • II Advanced Course of Minimally Invasive Lumbar Spine Surgery - Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva CLEMI. Bogotá, Colombia

    January 2011

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6711 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Neurosurgery MD6711
Positions
  • Director of the Spine Clinic, Hospital San Juan de Dios

Reviews (7)

Average Doctor Rating

Alfonso Lozada Díaz
(Thu, Sep 21, 2017)

"Trato y comunicación excelente, lo recomiendo totalmente."

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(Mon, Aug 7, 2017)

"Muy atento el doctor. amicable y se tomo buen tiempo para explicarme todo sobre mi dolencia."

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(Sat, Nov 5, 2016)

"Excelente trato por parte del médico, se atendieron todas mis dudas de manera detallada y el conocimiento medico mas que demostrado. 100% recomendado"

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Alfonso Lozada Díaz
Alfonso Lozada Díaz

"Gracias, siempre es para mí un placer atender y ayudar a cada uno de los pacientes que depositan su confianza en mis conocimientos y experiencia."

Alfonso Lozada Díaz
(Wed, Jun 8, 2016)

"El doctor además de muy profesional en sus explicaciones, fue de trato muy amable."

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Alfonso Lozada Díaz
Alfonso Lozada Díaz

"Gracias, con todo gusto"

Alfonso Lozada Díaz
(Tue, May 31, 2016)

"Un excelente profesional, muy humano, con un gran carisma, lo recomendare a todas mis amistades!!"

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Alfonso Lozada Díaz
Alfonso Lozada Díaz

"Gracias muy amable . Siempre a la orden ."

Alfonso Lozada Díaz
(Tue, May 31, 2016)

"Es un excelente profesional, de una gran calidad humana."

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Alfonso Lozada Díaz
Alfonso Lozada Díaz

"Gracias muy amable por su mensaje de satisfacción en mi atención médica. Siempre será un placer atenderle"

Alfonso Lozada Díaz
(Tue, May 31, 2016)

"Recomendado, buen doctor. El ambiente del lugar, excelente."

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Alfonso Lozada Díaz
Alfonso Lozada Díaz

"Gracias un placer atender con responsabilidad a cada uno de los paciente que confían en mí como doctor"

Alfonso Lozada Díaz