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Juan José Zúñiga Vargas

Juan José Zúñiga Vargas

Orthopedics and Traumatology

Shoulder surgerySpine sugery
Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Eldery
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  • Hospital Metropolitano, San JoséSan José, Costa Rica
    300 meters south of Hospital San Juan de Dios Floor 1. Office 6.
    Thu
    09/21/17
    Fri
    09/22/17
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    09/23/17
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    09/24/17
    Mon
    09/25/17
    Tue
    09/26/17
    Wed
    09/27/17

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¢45000.00
Price may vary depending on patient condition, clinic and treatment.

Medical conditions (9)

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

General Info

Languages

English, français, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Orthopedics and Traumatology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. March 2008
  • MD. Universidad Autónoma de Centro América - Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Medicas. San José. December 2000
Fellowships
  • Child Spinal Deformities - Garrahan Hospital. Buenos Aires, Argentina August 2011

Courses
  • AOSpine Advanced Symposium, Cervical Spine - San José, Costa Rica. May 6th and 7th, 2016

    May 2016

  • Speaker at the AOSpine Advanced Course , Spine Sagittal Balance - San José, Costa Rica. November 31, 2015

    November 2015

  • National Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology - Playa Conchal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. October 15th to 17th, 2015,

    October 2015

  • Cadaver Workshop, MIS Spine Surgery a Hands on Course - Palm Beach, Florida, United States. June 26th, 2015

    June 2015

  • AOSpine Advanced Cadaver Course - Palm Beach, Florida, United States. August 29th-30, 2014

    August 2014

  • XI Eduardo Luque Update Course on Spinal Surgery - Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación. Distrito Federal, Mexico. Enero 2014.

    January 2014

  • AOSpine Advanced Cadaver Course - Palm Beach, Florida, United States. August 29th-30, 2013

    August 2013

  • Course Lecturer in Pathology Spine - Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica

    February 2012

  • XI SILACO Congress of the Ibero Latin American Spine Society. Buenos Aires, Argentina

    October 2011

  • AO Spine Advanced Symposium: "Same problems, current approach". Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

    August 2011

  • IX Refresher Course in Spinal Surgery "Eduardo Luque" - National Institute of Rehabilitation. Distrito Federal, México

    January 2011

  • I International Symposium on Musculoskeletal Oncology

    July 2010

  • AO Spine Course, Degenerative Disc Pathology. Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    May 2010

  • AO Course on Spine Principles. Panama City, Panama

    June 2008

  • Practical and Theoretical Workshop on External Fixation - San José, Costa Rica

    March 2008

  • AO Alumni Symposium, Intramedullary nailing of Femur. San José, Costa Rica

    February 2007

  • AO Course Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Fractures. Panama City, Panama

    September 2006

  • AO Course on Principles of Surgical Treatment of Fractures. Panama City, Panama

    September 2005

  • IX Central American and Caribbean Congress and VI National Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

    October 2002

  • III National Meeting in Orthopaedics. San José, Costa Rica

    October 2001

Trainings
  • Internship

    Internship in Rehabilitation - CENARE. San José, Costa Rica June 2001

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6575 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Positions
  • General Physician. Clínica Marcial Fallas - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica February 2001 to April 2002
  • General Physician. Hospital San Juan de Dios - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica May 2002 to February 2003
  • Attending Physician. Hospital México - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica March 2003 to February 2005
  • Attending Physician. Hospital Calderón Guardia - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica March 2005 to January 2006
  • Attending Physician. Hospital Nacional de Niños - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica February 2006 a April 2007
  • Attending Physician. CENARE - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica Mayo 2007 a Julio 2007
  • Attending Physician. Hospital San Juan de Dios - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica August 2007 a February 2008
  • Orthopaedics Specialist. Hospital Max Peralta - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. Cartago, Costa Rica March 2008 to June 2009
  • Orthopaedics Specialist. Hospital San Juan de Dios - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica since June 2009
  • Undergraduate Professor of Surgery. Faculty of Medicine - Universidad Autónoma de Centro América. 2013 - Present
  • Graduate Professor of Orthopaedics. Faculty of Medicine - Universidad de Costa Rica. 2014 - Present
Publications & Presentations
  • Colecistectomí­a abierta versus laparoscópica Experiencia en el Hospital San Juan de Dios, AMC, vol 44, julio-setiembre 2002
  • Resultados de la Fijación por ví­a posterior con tornillos pediculares para las fracturas de columna dorso lumbar tratadas en el Hospital San Juan de Dios entre el 2004 y el 2007
  • Reporte de Caso: Osteomielitis Cronica por Paracoccidioides Brasiliensis, Revista Clinica de la Escuela UCR - HSJD, 2013 vol.3,N.IX

Reviews (8)

Average Doctor Rating

Juan José Zúñiga Vargas
(Mon, Jul 17, 2017)

"Es el mejor ortopedista que hasta ahora me ha atendido, tanto en conocimiento como en calidad de persona. Estoy muy satisfecho con el servicio e incluso con el trato del personal administrativo."

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(Tue, Feb 28, 2017)

"Excelente persona, buen servicio. Lo único fue un atraso de mas de media hora, pero nada que se pueda culpar al doctor o a las de recepción. Muy amable. Y las de recepción también super amables. El consultorio limpio, super recomendado el doctor."

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(Tue, Dec 13, 2016)

"la puntualidad es importante, me atendieron cerca de 40 minutos tarde de la hora que me citaron"

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(Wed, Nov 30, 2016)

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(Wed, Nov 30, 2016)

"excelente servicio y trato profesional, ¡recomendado!"

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(Wed, Nov 30, 2016)

"La atención fue regular, tal vez es que el especialista en columna, y madre, tiene un problema en el supraespinoso (tendón)"

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(Wed, May 11, 2016)

"Excelente servicio. Me atendieron de manera puntual. La secretaria muy amable"

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(Thu, Oct 15, 2015)

"Muy buena la atención recibida, puntual a la hora de la cita."

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