Rashi Rosenstock, M.D
Dr. Rashi Rosenstock earned his medical doctorate at the Medical Sciences University of Central America with full honors, obtaining a Summa Cum Laude degree and the academic crown. He then served his residency in general surgery at the Calderon Guardia Hospital in Costa Rica, where he was admitted as the number one contestant nationally. In pursuit of his life-long dream, Dr. Rosenstock traveled to Brazil where he completed his three-year residency in Plastic Surgery in the world-renowned Ivo Pitanguy Institute.
Joseph Cohen, M.D.
Dr. Joseph Cohen is a Graduate of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California where he earned his Bachelors degree in Biology. He received his medical doctorate from the Universidad Autonoma de Centro America in San Jose, Costa Rica, and carried out his residency in General Surgery at the Easton Hospital in Easton Pennsylvania.
Dr. Cohen has published works in multiple journals relating to Cosmetic Surgery, including " Total Facial Rejuvenation with Ambulatory Techniques" and " Breast Augmentation with Local Anesthesia". Dr. Cohen is a member of The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, The American Academy of Restorative Hair Surgery, and The International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS).
Dr. Rodrigo Araya
Born and raised in Costa Rica, Dr. Araya is an honours graduate from the Autonomous University of Central America(Costa Rica). He completed his General surgery training for the University of Costa Rica as Resident at the San Juan de Dios General Hospital. His Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic surgery residency was completed at the Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico City) and the General Hospital of Mexico, where he studied with a number of well known cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons.
Dr. Araya is certified by the North American Board of Plastic Surgeons, Diplomatic, North American Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery as well as the Mexican Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery. He maintains his private practice in the San José suburb of Guadalupe. Dr. Rodrigo Araya continues to bring his skills and knowledge to a higher level by attending at least 3 Plastic and Reconstructive surgery related seminars yearly, mainly in the United States. He shares his knowledge and expertise with his colleges at periodical seminars, which take place at Cima Hospital and Clínica Biblica.
Christian Rivera M.D.
Dr. Christian Rivera, one of Costa Rica's leading plastic surgeons and a recognized expert in the field of plastic surgery, specializing in face lift, breast augmentation, breast lift, chin surgery, abdominoplasty, ear surgery, eyelids, nose surgery and the latest surgical procedure, Vibroliposuction.State-of-the-art surgeries are performed in the new, fully equipped University Hospital.
Gabriel Alberto Peralta
Dr. Gabriel Alberto Peralta is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with the Costarican College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has trained with some of the best plastic surgeons in the world. His dedication, love and passion for plastic surgery helped him earn the title of Doctor Honoris Causa in Health Science in 2006.
Dr. Gabriel Peralta has been in practice since 1987, and specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face and body. He has practiced in Costa Rica since 2000 and performs an average of 300 surgeries per year. He is a Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), Costarican Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ACCPRE), Ibero Latinamerican Federation Of Plastic Surgery (FILAC), International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), and the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).
Dr. Ronald Pino
Dr. Ronald Pino is a Certified Plastic Surgeon and member of The American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASPRS), with post-graduate education in prestigious universities and hospitals in the United States; Cornell University, University of Miami, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and Mercy Hospital in Miami.
Dr. Pino regularly attends the American Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Society meeting and performs over 350 aesthetic plastic surgeries per year in Costa Rica.
Hector Rivera Gonzalez, M.D.
Dr. Hector Rivera Gonzalez is the current Chief of Reconstructive Surgery of the Hospital Dr. Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia and works for the National Institute Seguros. He studied at the University of Costa Rica and the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico. Dr. Gonzalez has over 25 years of experience and has trained many specialists in their field.
Dr. Juan Ramón Poveda Xatruch
Dr. Juan R. Poveda is an active member of the Costa Rican Association of Plastic Surgery Reconstructive and Aesthetics and of the Federation Iberian Latin American of Plastic Surgery. He works in Reconstructive Surgery at Dr. Rafael A. Calderón Guardia Hospital and Clínica Católica Hospital.
Dr. Juan Ramon Poveda uses the SMARTLIPO system which has reduced recovery times, minimum post-operative side effects, and is less invasive and less traumatic compared to traditional procedures.
Miguel Alfaro, MD
Studies at the University of Ann Arbor, Michigan; University of Denver, Colorado; University of Columbia, Missouri; and University of Costa Rica, have earned Dr. Miguel Alfaro worldwide recognition as a renown plastic surgeon. In his role as a professor at the Medical School of the University of Costa Rica, the University of Toronto, and the University of Melbourne, Dr. Alfaro is up-to-date with all of the latest medical procedures.
Dr. Miguel Alfaro is member of the prestigious Oncological Society, the Mastology Society, the International Plastic Surgery Society, the International College of Surgeons, the International Society for Burn Injuries, and the Ibero-Latinamerican Society for Plastic Surgery. In addition to having been president of the Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Society, he has been a member of the Scientific Bioethical Committee, the Costa Rican College of Surgeons and the Mal Practice Committee of the same college. Dr. Alfaro is former Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the National Hospital San Juan de Dios, in Costa Rica; a 400-bed teaching university. He also served for 20 years as the Chief of the Plastic Surgery Service and Chief of the Burn Unit at the National Hospital San Juan de Dios.
Dr. Manuel-Enrique Chacón Bolaños
Dr. Bolaños is a Specialist in Reconstructive, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery. He is a Certified Plastic Surgeon and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and a Professor in the Anatomy Department at the Costa Rica University. Dr. Bolaños has 30 years experience.
Dr. Manuel-Enrique Chacón Quirós
Dr. Quirós is a specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, a Certified Plastic Surgeon, and Member of the French College of Plastic Surgery (Université de París) and International Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS). He did his Fellowship in Facial Surgery and specializes in a modern procedure using the Harmonic Scalpel (www.harmonicscalpel.com)for faster recovery time.
Dr. Arnoldo Fournier, M.D., F.A.C.S., M.D.
Dr. Fournier is one of the pioneers in cosmetic and aesthetic surgeon in Costa Rica and has more than 20 years experience.
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