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Roberto Herrera Guido

Roberto Herrera Guido

Pediatric Surgery
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"I believe in the responsibility that I have every time a parent honors me to safeguard the health of the most precious thing they have"

Patient Demographics
Babies, Children
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  • Hospital Metropolitano, San JoséSan José, Costa Rica
    300 meters south of Hospital San Juan de Dios Building Torre Médica. Floor 5. Office 6.
    Wed 22 Sep
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  • Hospital Metropolitano, LindoraPozos, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
    300 meters north from Pozos Catholic Church, Santa Ana, San Jose Building Torre Medica. Floor 2. Office 24.
    Wed 22 Sep
    Thu 23 Sep
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    Sun 26 Sep

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Procedures (86)

Price may vary depending on patient condition, clinic and treatment.
Cryptorchidism Surgery
Ectopic abdominal testicle surgery
Inguinal hernia repair
Open appendix surgery
Abscess debridement and drainage
Anal abscess drainage
Anal fistula surgery
Anoscopy with biopsy
Arteriovenous fistulas
Axillary drainage
Benign cutaneous tumor removal (epidermic cyst, nevus, lipoma, angioma)
Burn treatment
Catheter placement by venesection.
Chest aspiration drainage (pneumothorax, hemothorax, pleural effusion, etc. )
Colon diverticulitis surgery
Lower GI Endoscopy
Complex tendon suture without graft
Congenital cervicofacil fistula cyst surgery
Diagnostic laparoscopy
Epigastric hernia surgery
Evaluation of benign tumors
Exploratory laparsocopy
Gallbladder surgery
Gastroesophageal reflux laparoscopic surgery
gluteal abscess drainage
Hisrchsprüng disease (congenital megacolon).
Hydrocele with hernia surgery
Ingrown toenail surgery
Inner labia or labia resection surgery
Intestinal Atresia Surgery
Intestinal hernia resection surgery
Kidney cyst surgery
Laparoscopic abdominal exploration
Laparoscopic surgery for intra-abdominal cysts
Laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cysts
Laparoscopic surgery for persistent urachus
Laparotomic cholecystectomy
Lymph node biopsy
Meckel's diverticulum surgery
Molluscum contagiosum (MC), acrochordon, or ruby point removal
Mucus biopsy
nail hematoma drainage
Papilloma electrocoagulation (EC)
PICC Catheter placement type
Pleurodesis by thoracoscopy exploratory
Polymastia surgery
Polythelia surgery
Postoperative surgery laparoscopically flanges
probes thoracic
Rectovaginal fistula surgery
Resection of chest and mediastinal masses
Segmental colectomy
Small sized wound suture
Spermatic cord torsion surgery
Strangulated eventration hernia surgery
Subcutaneous biopsy
Subcutaneous foreign growth removal
Testes nonpalpable scanning laparoscopic
Therapeutic bronscopic foreign growth removal
Thumbnail central catheter with reservoir (for cancer treatment).
Thumbnail Hickmann- Boviac type central catheter
Thyroglossal duct cyst and fistula surgery
Thyroid surgery
Total colectomy
Umbilical hernia surgery
Urethral dilatation
Vaginal atresia or aplasia surgical correction
Vaginal, juxta, or paracervical cyst removal
Vascular rings repair
Vulva benign tumor removal
Vulva enlargement
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Medical conditions (27)

Abdominal pain
Craniofacial malformations
Lip and palate malformations
Abdominal distension
Adrenal tumor
Cancer in infants
Colon cancer
Colorectal cancer
Esophagus disease
Gallbladder cancer
Gastric cancer
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hiatal Hernia
Inguinal hernia
Kidney cancer
Kidney stone
Liver cancer
Molluscum contagiosum
Pancreatic Cancer
Penis cancer
Pleural tap
Supernumerary surgery
Thyroid cancer
Tongue tumor removal
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General Info

About me

If I have to operate my son I pretend that the person in charge is accountable, has experience, solid background; also that he likes working with children. If I think as a dad, this is how I want the surgeon of my son to be


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  • Especialidad en Cirugía craneo facial. University of Texas - University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dallas, TX. December 1994
  • Specialty in Pediatric Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - CENDEISSS. February 1991
  • Medicine and Surgery Degree. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. February 1983
  • Cirujano Craneofaxilofacial

  • Advance best care in Medicina. Baylor University Medical Center December 2005


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica
    cod. MED2769 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • International Fellow Dallas Children´s media center
  • Costa Rican Association of Pediatric Surgery
  • National Academy of Medicine
  • American Cleft Palate Association
  • Founder of Hospital Metropolitano

Reviews (1)

Average Rating:

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

"Es una persona que sabe cómo atender a los niños, que ellos sientan confianza por él y tiene una clara y directa comunicación con los padres, se toma su tiempo para explicar detalladamente los pasos a seguir y procedimientos. Estoy muy feliz de conocerlo y de llevar a mi hijo con él."

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