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Oscar Méndez Blanca

Oscar Méndez Blanca

PsychiatryNeuropsychiatry

Patient Demographics: Adult

"The workings of the brain and the mind are challenges that I enjoy with each and every case addressed."

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  • Torre Médica Momentum Pinares, Psiquiatría Biológica CostarricenseCurridabat, San José, Costa Rica
    Across Walmart in Curridabat; 3rd Floor, Office C-25
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    09/23/17
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    09/24/17
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    09/25/17
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    09/26/17
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    09/27/17
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    09/28/17
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    09/29/17

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Procedures (1)

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¢60000.00
Price may vary depending on patient condition, clinic and treatment.

Medical conditions (16)

Anxiety
Bipolar disorder
Briquet's syndrome (hysteria or omatization disorder)
Bulimia
Dementia
Depression
Medicine dependence
Neurosis
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
Panic attack
Paranoid personality disorder
Personality disorder
Phobia
Psychotic behavior
Schizophrenia
Suicidal behavior

General Info

About me

The contact with people in difficult times and the capacity to help was always something I admired in doctors from a very young age. For this, I was motivated to become a doctor.

Languages

Español

Education

Degrees
  • Psychiatry Specialty. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2009
  • MD. Universidad Internacional de las Americas (UIA). January 2002
Fellowships
  • Neuropsychiatry at Universidad Autonoma de Mexico - National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery Manuel Velasco, Mexico

Courses
  • Bloc Course: "Frequency of Gastaut-Geschwind and Klüver–Bucy Syndromes, Affective Disorders and Hostile Behavior in Epileptic Patients. Correlation with Epileptic Focus, Disease's Years of Evolution and Crisis Frequency". XVI Annual Meeting of Medical-Surgical Activities, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery Manuel Velasco, Mexico, November 2012

  • Participant: "Bipolar Spectrum", Medical Congresses of San Carlos Medical Association, Costa Rica 2009

  • Participant: "Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration". Seventh Academic Congresses "Psychiatry - Neurology - Borderlines", Mexico 2012

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED7373 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Positions
  • Professor and Tutor of Medicine at UCIMED, since 2010
  • Professor of Medicine at Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, 2010-2011
  • Professor of Medicine and Masters in Clinical Psychology at UNIBE, 2010-2011
  • Invited Professor, Medicine Courses at Universidad de Costa Rica, 2012
Publications & Presentations
  • Aguilar-Venegas L, Perez-Esparza R, Tapia M, Mendez O, Ahunca L, Romans l, Orozco D, Sachdev P, Ramirez-Bermudez. The borderland territory between neurology and psychiatry in a clinical neuroscience center. General Hospital of Psychiatry. 2012
  • Carlos Esteban Alvarado-Abarca , Oscar Méndez-Blanca , Raúl Bonilla-Montero, Juan Valverde-Espinoza .Revisión de Caso Clínico y de la Literatura: Demencia Rápidamente Progresiva causada por Enfermedad por Priones. Revista Neuroeje, junio 2012
  • Oscar Méndez Blanca, Luis Carlos Aguilar Venegas, Jesús Ramírez-Bermúdez, Beatriz Martínez-Romero. Frecuencia de los Síndromes de Gastaut Geschwind, Klüver-Bucy, trastornos afectivos, y conducta hostil en pacientes con epilepsia. Correlación con el foco epiléptico, años de evolución de la enfermedad y frecuencia de las crisis. Archivo de Neurociencia. 2011

Reviews (5)

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Oscar Méndez Blanca
(Thu, Jan 19, 2017)

"Un excelente médico. Humanista, integral. Muestra interés por sus pacientes y mantiene disponibilidad de comunicación directa."

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(Thu, Feb 4, 2016)

"Excelente trato, se le nota la profesionalidad y muy importante no a perdido el concepto de la medicina, que es ayudar al paciente!"

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(Mon, Jan 12, 2015)

"Me parece utuvo un trato muy humano lo que me agrado mucho"

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(Mon, May 12, 2014)

"Muy satisfecho con la consulta. Muy profesional y atento."

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"Fue un gusto , por favor reportarme el avance ! Gracias"

Oscar Méndez Blanca
(Thu, Oct 10, 2013)

"Excelente profesional, con un gran carisma. Muy atentó. 100% recomendado."

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