EDUCATION

  • Physician and surgeon at Universidad Metropolitana, Colombia.

  • Social service at Colombia, 1990.

  • Plastic and reconstructive Surgeon at Universidad de Costa Rica.

  • Graduated with honors 1998, Universidad de Costa Rica.

  • Resident chief of plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Hospital San Juan de Dios 1997.

  • Certified and registered by Costa-rican Government and Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.

CONFERENCES AND PAPERS

  • Wounds healing. Hospital Calderón Guardia, 1995.

  • Biology and phisiopathology Flaps, 1995.

  • Biology and phisiopathology Grafts, 1996.

  • Facelift advances, 1997.

  • 12th Ibero latino-american Congress of plastic surgery y VI international Course of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery (FILACP). República Dominicana 1998.

  • The best form for choosing the breast implants size. Diagnóstico Vida y salud, official magazine of colegio de médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica, 1999.

  • Brow-lift: A new approach. Diagnóstico Vida y salud, Official Magazine of Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica, 1999.

  • Ultrasound assisted liposuction for gluteal contouring, Diagnostico Vida y salud, Official Magazine of Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica, 1999.

  • Acne treatment with ND-YAG erbium laser, Diagnóstico Vida y salud, Official Magazine of Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica, 1999.

  • Treatment of Hyper-hidrosis axillary, only one session, Diagnóstico Vida y salud, Official Magazine of colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica, 1999.

  • Tummy-tuck with design, Diagnóstico Vida y salud, Official Magazine of Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica, 1999.

MEMBERSHIPS - FULL MEMBER

  • Ibero-Latin-American Federation of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. (FILACP)

  • Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,Costa Rica

  • Worldwide Confederation of Plastic Surgery

  • International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and
    Aesthetic Surgery IPRAS College of Physicians and Surgeons..

  • Vice president of Plastic and Reconstructive
    Surgeons Association , Costa Rica 2010.

TRAINING COURSES AND SYMPOSIUMS

  • Hand surgery, Colombia-Venezuela surgeons workshop. Colombia, 1996.

  • New concepts: nose surgery. Hospital Clínica Bíblica. 1997.

  • Advanced cardiac support, 1997.

  • “1st Peeling course on Glycolic acid”, 1997.

  • Body contouring and aesthetic facial congress, 1998.

  • Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction hospital jerusalem, 1998.

  • 1st. International Meeting in plastic surgery, Body Contouring implants, hospital CIMA San José , Costa Rica 2001.

  • Cráneo-maxilofacial Surgery Course, AO Centro-Americano 2003.

  • Facial Aesthetic surgery, Las Vegas, 2008.

  • Speaker at the LXXIII National Medical Congress 14 al November 18, 2011.

  • Speaker at the critical care in private practice, III Congress Hospital CIMA, 2013.

  • Costa Rican-Nicaraguan Third Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

  • Continuing Medical Education Program, Clinical Sessions Hospital Cima 2010.

  • 26th National Congress of Plastic Surgery, Colombia, 1997.

  • Second course "Peeling with glycolic acid."Costa Rica, 1998.

  • Prospective Reseach about ultrasound-assisted liposuction in Costa Rica (35 cases). 12th Iberolatino-American Congress of Plastic Surgery, Dominican Republic, 1998.

  • 6th international course on plastic and reconstructive surgery (FILACP). Dominican Republic, 1998.

  • 21st Central American Congress of Dermatology, 1998.

  • 1st Symposium of Central America ultrasonic assisted liposuction, International Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery, Hospital Jerusalem Costa Rica, 1998.

  • 3rd National Congress in Plastic Surgery Costa Rica, 2001.

  • 12th Latin American Congress of BOTOX and applications Cancun-Mexico, 2002.

  • Cellulite Symposium XIV, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2005.

  • IV Central American Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2004, Costa Rica.

  • XV Congress of Aesthetic Medicine, Argentina, 2005.

  • VIII Symposium about implants and peelings, Argentina, 2005.

  • AOCMF High Energy Seminar 2011.

  • Botox Evolving Application Workshop, 2011.

  • Cardiac support Basic, Intensive Medical Services 2011.

  • Continuing Medical Education Program, Hospital Cima, Sessions 2012.

  • Continuing Medical Education Program, Clinical sessions, Hospital Cima 2013.

  • Chief of the CIMA San José plastic surgery department, since 2011 until 2015.

  • Highlights of Plastic Surgery, Panama, march, 2017.