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Cristhian José Castro Artavia

Cristhian José Castro Artavia

Orthopedics and TraumatologyHand & Upper Limb Surgery

Hand surgeryElbow sugeryArm surgery
Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Eldery
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  • Hospital La Católica, Cons. Dr. Cristhian Castro ArtaviaGuadalupe, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
    Guadalupe Goicochea in front of the courts of Justice; Adjacent Building, 4th Floor, Office 416
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  • Hospital CIMA, Cons. Dr. Cristhian José Castro ArtaviaEscazú, San José, Costa Rica
    San Rafael de Escazú; Tower 2, Floor 6, Office 605
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    09/21/17
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Procedures (1)

Consultation
¢50000.00
Price may vary depending on patient condition, clinic and treatment.

Medical conditions (13)

Carpal tunnel syndrome
Fractured fingers
Fractured hand
Fractured wrist
Trauma consultation
Bowed legs
Flat foot
Fractured bone
Fractured hip
Lumbar disc hernia
Neck pain, shoulder and hips
Scoliosis/Kyphosis
Sprain

General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Orthopedics and Traumatology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2003
  • MD. Universidad Autónoma de Centro América - Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Medicas. San José. January 1997
Fellowships
  • Superior Member, Microsurgery and NeuroOrthopedics Unit at Vall D'Hebron Hospital, Barcelona Spain

Courses
  • Course: AO Trauma. Handling of Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures. November, 2011

  • Course: AO Trauma. Surgical Treatment of Fractures. Mexico, September, 2011

  • Course: Extreme Fractures. June 2012

  • Course: Hand AO Surgery. Venezuela, May 2012

  • First Course of Hip Surgical Pathology. Costa Rica, August 2011

Trainings
  • Hospital Rotation

    MAZ Hospital, Zaragoza Spain

  • Hospital Rotation

    AO at Trauma and Orthopedics Hospital in Lomas Verdes, Mexico

  • Hospital Rotation

    Hand Institute, Virgen de la Torre Hospital. Madrid Spain

  • Hospital Rotation

    Trauma, Hand Surgery and Reconstruction Service, St. Vinzenz-Hospital. Cologne Germany

  • Internship

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED5206 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Member: Costa Rican Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, since 2004
  • Latin American Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • International Affiliate Member: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, since 2009
  • Member: AO Trauma Latin America
Positions
  • Award: Graduated with Cum Laude Probatus Distinction - MD (UACA) 1997
  • Award: Graduated with Honors - Orthopedics (UCR) 2003
  • Award: 1st Place for Freelance Research, "Técnica de Hastings para manejo de la Fractura Luxaciones de la IFP". XV National Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Costa Rica, September 2011
  • Assistant of Surgery Course, Orthopaedics Section - Universidad Iberoamericana, since 2002
  • Professor of Surgery Course, Orthopaedics Section. 2004-2009
  • Professor of Surgery at the Orthopaedics Section - UCIMED, since 2010
  • Secretary of Board of Directors at Costa Rican Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2009-2011
  • Director and Speaker: 1st International Course of Hand Surgery. Costa Rica, April 2011
  • Speaker: Costa Rican Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Congress. "Efficiency of Shoulder Arthroscopy Ultrasound", 2001
  • Presenter: Refresher Course: No Traumatic Emergencies in Surgery, Costa Rican College of Surgeons, June 2005
  • Speaker: XIV National Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology "Dr Pierre Aime Jacques", Focused on Complications and Consequences of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Speaker: LXVI National Medical Congress, Costa Rica, November 2004
  • Speaker: VI International Congress of Medicine, November 2004
  • Speaker; III National Medical Congress by Video Conference, November 2004
  • Speaker: XIV National Pre-congress of Ortopaedics and Traumatology "Dr Aime Jacques Pierre", Focused on Handling of Fractures in Geriatrics, September 2010
  • Speaker: XIII Congress of Ortopaedics and Traumatology "Dr Eduardo Spesny Betik", October 2009
Publications & Presentations
  • Manual de Cirugía Ortopedica y Traumatologia, SECOT. 2° Edicion, 2010. Editorial Panamericana.
  • Pie plano Rígido: Coalición Tarsal. Acta Ortopédica Costarricense; Vol 3, Nº2 Abril-Junio, 2004 pag 15-18.
  • Disrupción del Pubis durante el Parto Vaginal Acta Ortopédica Costarricense; Vol 4 , Nº2 Abril-Junio, 2005 pag 5-9.
  • Coautor de RPI: Libro de Repaso Pre-internado con preguntas, respuestas, temas clave y recursos bibliográficos/ Juan Ignacio Padilla Cuadra y Edgar Izquierdo Sandí, comp.- San José, C.R.: Editorial UNIBE, 2001, pp: 110 y 113. 11

Reviews (5)

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Cristhian José Castro Artavia
(Thu, Jul 20, 2017)

"Atencion excelente, trato amable y sobre todo mucho profesionalismo de parte del medico, a mi criterio un excelente doctor"

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(Thu, Jul 20, 2017)

"Doctor Cristhian nos atendió muy bien aún nos acompañaba al lugar de imágenes médicas para los rayos equis y nos inspiraba confianza en sus recomendaciones y diagnosis."

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(Mon, Oct 17, 2016)

"Me dio buenas recomendaciones; no tuve que esperar mucho, pero me gustaría que los médicos fueran más puntuales o la comunicación de los administrativos en ese aspecto fuera más clara."

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(Thu, Jul 14, 2016)

"Todo el personal fue muy amable desde información hasta los de vigilancia."

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(Fri, Mar 20, 2015)

"La consulta fue una cortesía del Dr. Castro como colegas y no fue conbrada"

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