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Ariel Rivera Aguerri

Ariel Rivera Aguerri

General Surgery
Laparoscopy (minimally invasive surgery)
Bariatric surgery
Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"I believe in experience, knowledge and technology at the service of surgery. Surgical treatment of certain diseases, requires close communication with the treating physician for a rapid recovery of the disease."

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  • Hospital CIMA, Escazú, Consultorio Dr. Ariel Rivera AguerriEscazú, San José, Costa Rica
    San Rafael de Escazú; Building Torre 1. Floor 3. Office 3.
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    09/20/20
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    09/21/20
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    09/22/20
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    09/24/20
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Procedures (13)

Consultation
¢50000.00
Diagnostic laparoscopy
Gallbladder surgery
Gastrectomy sleeve
Gastric bypass surgery
Gastroesophageal reflux laparoscopic surgery
Inguinal hernia repair
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy
Low anterior colorectal resection surgery
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Medical conditions (8)

Appendicitis
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hiatal Hernia
Inguinal hernia
Morbid obesity
Hemorrhoids
Lung cancer
Thyroid cancer
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General Info

About me

The doctor - patient relationship, in my opinion, is a fundamental part of the treatment. The experience acquired during the years of professional practice and the years of study over time, allow better long-term results. They are 31 years of professional practice.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Doctorate PhD in Medical Sciences. Universidad de Salamanca. September 2006 - January 2016
  • Anatomy Mastery. Universidad de Ciencias Médicas. January 2006 - February 2008
  • Specialty in General Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. June 1997
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad Autónoma de Centro América - Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Medicas. San José. December 1985
Fellowships
  • Basic Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery at the Center of Endoscopic Surgery of Calixto Garcia Hospital in Havana, Cuba

  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Courses
  • Course: One Month Training at the Colorectal Department of Baylor Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 1999

  • Course of Colorectal Surgery. University Hospitals of Valencia and Sagunto. Valencia Spain. 2006

  • Mini-Fellowship Program in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. University of Texas. Southwestern Medical Center. Dallas, Texas 2006.

  • Curso de Cirugía Bariatrica. U. del Rosario. Colombia, 2005

  • Course of Bariatric Surgery. Hosp. San Camilo Sao Paulo, Brazil 2004

Trainings
  • Diploma Degree

    University Diploma in Laparoscopy Surgery. European Institute of Telesurgery / Louis Pasteur University. Strasbourg France, 2004

  • Internship

    Fellowship Principios Básicos en Cirugía Laparoscopia. Centro de Cirugía Endoscópica. Hospital Calixto García. Habana, Cuba. 2000

  • Hospital Rotation

    Rotation Gastric Cancer Project. Max Hospital Peralta JICA / UCR. Cartago, Costa Rica. 1998

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED3930 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Awards
  • 2016 Cum Laude Probatus. Diploma PhD.
  • 1992 Mejor Examen Nacional de Plazas de Residentes 1992
  • 1987 Cum Laude Probatus. Diploma Doctor en Medicina
  • 1987 Diez Mejores Promedios. Generación 1987. Escuela Medicina .
Positions
  • Attending General Surgeon: Hospital San Juan de Dios in San José, Costa Rica 1998-2008
  • Professor: Emergency Medicine at Universidad Hispanoamerica de Costa Rica-Facultad de Medicina since 2001
  • Professor ad honorem: Internship Surgical Program at UACA-Hospital San Juan de Dios, 1993-2003
Publications & Presentations
  • Trauma Hepático Revisión. Hospital San Juan de Dios 1993
  • Trauma Esplénico Revisión. Hospital San Juan de dios 1994
  • Embolismo Pulmonar en Paciente Quirúrgico. Hospital San Juan de Dios, 1995
  • Cirugía en Paciente Anciano que sobrepasa Expectativa de Vida en Costa Rica. Hospital San Juan de Dios 1996
  • Apendicitis Acuda en el Anciano. Hosp.San Juan de Dios 1999
  • Apendicitis Aguda en Adulto Mayor. Revista Medica de Costa Rica Y Centro América. Enero 2006.
  • Calidad de Vida y Tolerancia Alimentaria Post Operatoria en el Paciente Obeso Tratado Mediante Gastrectomía Tubular Laparoscópica. 2016. Tesis Doctoral