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Francisco Poblete Otero

Francisco Poblete Otero

General Surgery

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

"The surgeon must understand and critically evaluate the new technology available, change its classical behavior when evidence shows that the benefits are greater for patients, and not be outdated for convenience or fear of change techniques."

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  • Centro Médico Del ParqueAlajuela, Costa Rica
    50 meters north from Pops Ice Cream Store at Alajuela's Central Park, next to Tributación Directa
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Procedures (24)

Gastrectomy sleeve
Gastric bypass surgery
Hernia eventration laparoscopic surgery
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Consultation
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Colon diverticulitis surgery
Diagnostic laparoscopy
Epigastric hernia surgery
Gastroesophageal reflux laparoscopic surgery
Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy
Laparotomic hemicolectomy
Low anterior colorectal resection surgery
Meckel's diverticulum surgery
Rectovaginal fistula surgery
Segmental colectomy
Umbilical hernia surgery
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Medical conditions (16)

Appendicitis
Gallstones
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Inguinal hernia
Morbid obesity
Adrenal tumor
Colon cancer
Colorectal cancer
Diverticula
Gallbladder cancer
Gastric cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Liver cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Thyroid cancer
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General Info

About me

I'm Dr. Francisco Poblete, a specialist in general surgery and advanced laparoscopy. My passion for surgery is reflected in my treatment of patients and the dedication that I conceive in each surgery I perform.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in General Surgery. Universidad de Santiago de Chile - Escuela de Medicina, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Santiago. 2006
  • MD. Universidad Internacional de las Americas (UIA). 2001
Fellowships
  • Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2007

  • Administration of Health Organizations at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2003

Courses
  • Advanced course of minimally invasive: “Minilaparoscopy and Single Incision”

    September 2013

  • Course: Hands-on in Bariatric Surgery, Medellín Colombia

    July 2012

  • Course: “Topics on hematology IV: Development and Implementation of Clinical Guidelines for the Appropriate use of blood and blood components”. Costa Rican Association of Hematology. San José, Costa Rica

    September 2008

  • Course "Nutrition in Surgery". LXXVIII Chilean and International Congress of Surgery, XXXVII Colorectal Chilean Conference and Third Day Chilean Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Society of Surgeons of Chile

    July 2006

  • Postgraduate Course "Digestive Surgery Critical Decisions of High Complexity". LXXVIII Chilean and International Congress of Surgery, XXXVII Colorectal Chilean Conference and Third Day Chilean Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Society of Surgeons of Chile

    November 2005

  • Course of Vascular Surgery. IL Annual Congress of the Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgenos. Santiago de Chile

    May 2005

  • Trauma Course for General Surgeon: "Practical Solutions to Frequently Asked Questions". IL Annual Congress of the Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgenos. Santiago de Chile

    May 2005

  • Postgraduate Course in Trauma Surgical Techniques. LXXVII Chilean and International Congress of Surgery, XXXVI Colorectal Chilean Conference, II Conference of Chilean Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and XII South American Congress of Thoracic Surgery. Society of Surgeons of Chile

    November 2004

  • Course: Advance Trauma Life Support (A.T.L.S.) Committee on Trauma, American Collage of Surgeons, Chilean Chapter. Santiago de Chile

    October 2004

  • Course: "Decision Making and Optimization Results in Surgery". XLVIII Annual Congress of the Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgenos. Santiago de Chile

    May 2004

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6863 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Positions
  • Coordinator of Program of Surgical Internship at Universidad Hispanoamericana from March 2010 until October 2012
  • Coordinator and tutor of Surgery I at Hospital San Rafael de Alajuela, since september 2010
  • Professor at the Laboratory for Research and Training in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Universidad de Costa Rica, since June 2012
  • Professor of Anatomy at Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica, from may 2002 until march 2003
  • Chief Resident of General Surgery at Hospital San José, from 2005 until 2006
  • Coordinator of the Teaching Surgical Pavilion at Hospital San José from 2005 until 2006
  • Assistant Specialist of Surgery at Hospital San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica, desde 2007
Publications & Presentations
  • Poblete-Otero, F. Tumor de Frantz-Gruber, un tumor sólido pseudopapilar del páncreas poco frecuente. Acta Médica Costarricense. Volumen 53, No 3, Julio-Septiembre 2011.
  • Poblete-Otero, F. Hiperplasia focal nodular, resolución quirúrgica y complicaciones trasoperatorias. Revista Médica de Costa Rica y Centroamérica LXVI, 2010.
  • Poblete-Otero, F. "Trauma Hepático por arma de fuego". Tesis para optar por especialidad en Cirugía General. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. Mayo 2007.

Reviews (5)

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Francisco Poblete Otero
(Tue, Sep 12, 2017)

"Me parece excelente , tal y como lo esperaba, muchas gracias Doctor"

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Francisco Poblete Otero
Francisco Poblete Otero

"Muchas Gracias."

Francisco Poblete Otero
(Mon, Jun 26, 2017)

"Descubrí este Centro médico por una amiga anestesista de mucho tiempo, me recomendó al Dr.Poblete quién me recibió de forma muy amena y profesional!Ojalá todos los médicos fuesen tan profesionales y motivados por su trabajo como él lo es!"

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Francisco Poblete Otero
Francisco Poblete Otero

"Fue un placer atenderle."

Francisco Poblete Otero
(Sun, Dec 14, 2014)

"Super profesional, excelente trato con el paciente"

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Francisco Poblete Otero
Francisco Poblete Otero

"Es un placer antenderle."

Francisco Poblete Otero
(Tue, Sep 16, 2014)

"Excelente atención por parte del dr. Poblete. Muy amable y abarca cualquier duda!"

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Francisco Poblete Otero
Francisco Poblete Otero

"Vas a lograr tu meta! Sigue así."

Francisco Poblete Otero
(Tue, Sep 16, 2014)

"Si, la atención fue buena y el médico amable y explícito. Tuvimos una buena comunicación."

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Francisco Poblete Otero
Francisco Poblete Otero

"Para mi, fue un placer atenderle."

Francisco Poblete Otero