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Roy López Arias

Roy López Arias

Urology

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

"I am a specialist in Urology and Minimally Invasive Surgery dedicated to providing effective health care to preserve and restore the health of my patients with human quality, advanced technology and academic vanguard"

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  • Hospital La CatólicaGuadalupe, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
    Guadalupe Goicochea in front of the courts of Justice Building Sector 4. Floor 2. Office 11.
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  • Hospital Clínica Bíblica, Centro Médico Avanzado de UrologíaSan José, Costa Rica
    Central Alfredo Volio Street between 14th and 16th Avenue; Omega Tower, 3rd Floor
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¢55000.00
Price may vary depending on patient condition, clinic and treatment.

Medical conditions (11)

Bladder problems
Burning during urinating
Chancroid
Cystitis
Delayed ejaculation
Genital warts
Kidney stone
Premature ejaculation
Sexual development disorder
Testicular torsion
Ureteral obstruction

General Info

About me

I studied medicine for vocation and chose Urology because urinary part has always been an interesting area of study. Similarly, I have always felt academically attracted for the possibility of performing surgery to improve the health of my patients.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Urology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. August 2008
  • MD. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. June 2001
Courses
  • Central American and Caribbean Meeting in Urology Experts - Cancun, Mexico

    2013

  • American Congress of Urology (AUA) - San Diego, CA

    2013

  • American Congress of Urology (AUA) - Atlanta, GA

    2012

  • Advances in Laparoscopic Urology, Endourology, Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery and Robotic Surgery - Caracas, Venezuela

    2012

  • First Central American and Caribbean Urology Experts Meeting - Cancun, Mexico

    2012

  • Laparoscopic Urology Course - Medellin, Colombia

    2011

  • SIU Congress - Société Internationale d’Urologie. Berlin, Germany

    2011

  • Instructor Course of Laparoscopic Urology - Centro de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Laparoscopia y Técnicas Afines CIELTA, Universidad Autónoma de Centro América UACA. San José, Costa Rica

    2011

  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy Course on Live Donor - Rotterdam, Netherlands

    2010

  • Latin American SOLCIMI Congress - Santiago, Chile

    2009

  • Advanced Theoretical-Practical Laparoscopic Urology - Instituto Médico La Floresta. Caracas, Venezuela

    May 2008

  • Central American Congress of Urology

    2008

  • Basic Theoretical-Practical Laparoscopic Urology Course - Instituto Médico La Floresta. Caracas, Venezuela

    2007

  • Refresher Course on Advanced Prostate Cancer - Unidad de Postgrado en Urología, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica

    2005

  • Basic Radiation Protection Course for Operators of Conventional Radiology Services - Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica

    2005

  • Operation, Use and Management of Extracorporeal Lithotripter Course - Dornier. San José, Costa Rica

    2005

  • Refresher Course in Pediatrics - Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica

    2004

  • II National Medical Congress - Colegio Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica

    2003

Trainings
  • Hospital Rotation

    Hospital Rotation - La Floresta Medical Institute, Center for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Robotic Laparoscopy. Caracas, Venezuela. April - June 2008

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6446 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • American Urological Association (AUA)
Positions
  • Resident of the Department of Urology - Hospital México, Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica. 2004-2005
  • Resident of the Department of Urology - Hospital Calderón Guardia, Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica. 2006-2008
  • Resident of the Department of Urology - Hospital San Juan de Dios, Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica. 2006-2007
  • Resident of the Department of Urology - Hospital Nacional de Niños, Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica. 2007
  • Attending Specialist of the Department of Urology and Laparoscopy - Hospital Calderón Guardia, Caja Costarricense del Seguro Soial. San José, Costa Rica
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Honorary Professor - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica
  • Professor - Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Hispanoamericana. San José, Costa Rica
  • Professor of Laparoscopy Course - Centro de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Laparoscopía y Técnicas Afines CIELTA, Universidad Autónoma de Centro América. San José, Costa Rica
  • Professor of Laparoscopy Course - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica
Publications & Presentations
  • Single-Port Transvesical Simple Prostatectomy: Initial Clinical Report. UROLOGY 72 (5), 2008
  • Robotic Repair of rectovesical fistula secondary to open radical prostatectomy. Rene Sotelo, Robert De Andrade, Oswaldo Carmona, Juan Astigueta, Roy Lopez, Rafael Clavijo, David Canes. JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLGY Volume 22, Supplement 1, November 2008
  • A novel training model for laparoscopic urethro-vesical anastomosis in the chicken: a bottom-up aproach. Rene Sotelo, Juan Astigueta, Roy Lopez, Oswaldo Carmona, Robert De Andrade, Alejandro Velasquez, David Canes, Inderbir Gill JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLGY Volume 22, Supplement 1, November 2008
  • Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery Simple Prostatectomy: Initial Report Rene J. Sotelo, Juan C. Astigueta, Mihir M. Desai, David Canes, Oswaldo Carmona, Robert J. De Andrade, Otto Moreira, Roy Lopez, Alejandro Velásquez, and Inderbir S. Gill. UROLOGY 74 (3), 2009
  • Manual de normas y procedimientos en urología actualización 2010. Inmunoterapia intravesical con Bacilo Calmette Guerin (BCG)
  • Prostatectomía radical laparoscópica: primeros dos casos realizados por urólogos costarricenses. Acta méd. costarric vol.55 no.2 San José abr./jun. 2013
  • Laparoscopic Anatrophic NephrolithotomyDevelopments of the technique in the era of minimally invasive surgery. JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLGY
  • Nefrectomía Laparoscópica: Impacto de su implementación, Acta méd. costarric vol.55 no.2 San José abr./jun. 2013
  • Disfunción eréctil, Revista vida saludable. Edición junio-julio 2013

Reviews (2)

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Roy López Arias
(Tue, Jun 28, 2016)

"En general me pareció excelente, definitivamente altamente profesional."

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(Wed, Jul 16, 2014)

"Excelente, muy profesional y un servicio de caldad."

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Roy López Arias
Roy López Arias

"ESA ES NUESTRA CONSIGNA QUE LOS PACIENTES RECIBAN UNA ATENCIÓN PERSONAL PROFESIONAL, BUEN TRATO Y LO ULTIMO EN AVANCES MEDICOS Y QUIRURGICOS"

Roy López Arias