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Juan Antonio Botero Zaccour

Juan Antonio Botero Zaccour


I'm specialist in:

  • Interventional pulmonology

My license

  • MED8096 · Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica
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  • Hospital La CatólicaGoicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
    San Antonio de Guadalupe, Goicoechea, frente a los Tribunales de Justicia. Building Sector 4. Floor 2. Office 12.
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Forced spirometry
Lung fluid drainage
Simple spirometry
Therapeutic bronscopic foreign growth removal
Thoracic tumor evaluation
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About me

I became a doctor with the goal of helping people, pneumology allows me to fulfill as professional and human being. I'm always looking to offer the best to my patients with human quality and constant education and medical update to keep the highest world standard.

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My studies

Subspecialty in Pulmonology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2011
Specialty in Internal Medicine. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2010
Doctor and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2003

My courses

European course: Advanced pleural techniques November 2016 - November 2016
Latin American Congress of Thorax July 2016 - July 2016
Iberoamerican Symposium of Basic and Advanced Bronchoscopy April 2016 - April 2016
European Congress of Pulmonary Interventionism - Barcelona, Spain May 2015 - May 2015
Central American Congress of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery - San José, Costa Rica March 2015
European Congress of Pneumology - European Respiratory Society, Barcelona 2013
Course of the American Thoracic Association: Sleep Apnea 2011
Central American Congress of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery, El Salvador 2010
Management course of acute coronary syndrome 2009
Thoracic Imaging 2009
Tobacco Treatment Course 2009
Central American Congress of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery, Costa Rica 2009
XIII Rheumatology Costa Rican Meeting 2009
Basic Course on Mechanical Assisted Ventilation 2008
XII Costa Rican Rheumatology Meeting 2008
Basic Course in Electrocardiography 2008
XI Costa Rican Rheumatology Meeting 2007
Symposium on Obesity: 21st Century Epidemic 2006
Advanced Cardiac Support Course 2005
Advances in Pharmacology Course 2004
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My internships or trainings

Hospital RotationHarvard Medical School - 2002
InternshipInterventional Pneumology Training Period at the University Hospital of Bellvitge Barcelona, ​​Spain. 2013
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I treat these patients:


I treat these medical conditions:

Chronic cough
Cough with phlegm or mucus
Lung cancer
Bronchial thermoplasty
Coughing up blood
Difficulty breathing
Lung lining (pleura) disease
Pleural tap
Recurrent respiratory infection
Shortness of breath
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I worked on:

Medical assistant in Pain Medicine and Palliative Care. CNCD and CP 2003-2004
Company Doctor. North-american Cultural Center 2004
Resident Physician of Internal Medicine and Pneumology. San Juan de Dios Hospital 2003-2011
Assistant Physician of the Emergency Service. Hospital Clínica Católica
Professor of Internal Medicine and Pneumology. Universidad Latina 2010
Medical Specialist Coordinator Pneumology. Hospital San Vicente de Paul
Undergraduate Professor of Internal Medicine. Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica 2012-2014
Medical Specialist of Internal Medicine. Banco de Costa Rica
Undergraduate and Graduate Honorary Professor - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica
Attending Specialist of Pneumology - Costa Rican Social Security, Hospital Rafael Angel Calderón Guardia. San José, Costa Rica. 2016

I am affiliated with:

Costa Rican Association of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery
Member: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
Latin-American Thoracic Society (ALAT)
European Respiratory Society

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My publications

Análisis de factores relacionados con la necesidad de resolución quirúrgica de derrames pleurales paraneumónicos en pacientes internados en el Hospital San Juan de Dios desde Enero del 2004 hasta Diciembre 2008
Estudio comparativo de rentabilidad diagnóstica para adenopatías toráxicas, entre biopsia por aguja fina transbronquial con y sin guía con US endobronquial en el servicio de Neumología del Hospital México
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