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Santiago Manzanal Quesada

Santiago Manzanal Quesada

Orthopedics and Traumatology

I focus on:

  • Knee surgery
  • Hip

My license

  • MED9503 ยท Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica
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Hip arthroplasty with Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR)
Hip fracture surgery
Knee and Hip Prosthesis Surgery
Online Medicine
Total knee arthroplasty with prosthetic implant
Achilles tendon surgery
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery
Articular hyaluronic acid injections
Articular infiltration
Carpal tunnel surgery
Conservative Treatment of Column Pain
First consultation
Injections with platelet-rich plasma
Knee arthroscopy
Knee cardilage surgery
Kneecap stabilization
Meniscal suture
Periarticular infiltration
Plaster placement
Post surgery follow-up
Prosthetic bone replacement
Reductions of simple fractures
Shoulder arthroscopy
Shoulder fixation surgery
Small sized wound suture
Torn meniscus repair surgery
Treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee with viscosupplementation
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About me

The opportunity to help a patient improve their quality of life is invaluable. The most rewarding thing about being a doctor is when the patient trusts my work and feels satisfied with the results.

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My studies

Specialty in Orthopedics and Traumatology. Universidad de Costa Rica. August 2009 - August 2014
Doctorate in Medicine and General Surgery. Universidad de Ciencias Médicas. 2002 - 2008

My courses

Reconstrucción Articular De Cadera Y Rodilla - Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid, España June 2016 - June 2017
AO Recons: Principles of complex knee and hip arthroplasty - Marseille, France 2017
Workshop in Knee Arthroplasty - Madrid, Spain 2017
AO Trauma - Fundación Santa Fé University Hospital. Bogóta, Colombia May 2016
American Orthopedic Association Congress - Orlando, Florida, USA 2016
II International Course on Hand Surgery. San José, Costa Rica, 2013 2013
Course: AO Advanced Trauma for the Surgical Treatment of Fractures. San José Costa Rica 2012
Costa Rican Congress of Orthopedics. San Jose Costa Rica 2012
Course AO Trauma Principles in the Surgical Treatment of Fractures. San José Costa Rica 2010
Emergencies and Emergencies in Sports Medicine. San José, Costa Rica May 2008
"Anterior Hip Course", Long Beach,California, USA November 2021
“AO Trauma Course - Advanced Principles of Fracture Treatment” San José, Costa Rica August 2019
“Surgeon To Surgeon Visitation and Educactional Visit”, Zimmer Biomet Institute, Indiana, USA June 2019
Current Concepts In Joint Replacement - Cleveland, USA May 2019
“Hip Preservation Techniques”, Cali, Colombia June 2018
Current Concepts In Joint Replacement - Las Vegas, USA May 2018
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My internships or trainings

Postgraduate DegreePostgraduate in Orthopedics and Traumatology - Universidad de Costa Rica. 2009-2014
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I worked on:

Orthopedic and orthopedic surgeon - San Vicente de Paul Hospital. Heredia, Costa Rica. 2014 - Currently
Medical resident in orthopedics and traumatology and Chief Resident - Mexico Hospital. 2009-2010 / 2013-2014
Medical resident in orthopedics and traumatology - San Juan de Dios Hospital. 2011-2012
Physician resident in orthopedics and traumatology and Chief Resident - Nacional de Niños Hospital. 2012-2013

I am affiliated with:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Costa Rican Orthopedic and Traumatology Association (ACOT)
AO Trauma Latin America

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My awards

2014 Graduation with Honor in the specialty of Orthopedics and Traumatology - Universidad de Costa Rica.

My publications

Congreso Médico Nacional - Jacó, Costa Rica 2017
Profesor de Posgrado De Ortopedia Y Traumatología - UCR
Expositor Congreso Nacional de Ortopedia de la ACOT - Guanacaste 2021
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