Doctor Gustavo Chavarria – Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery:
If you are looking for plastic and/or reconstructive surgery, you will be in good hands with Doctor Gustavo Chavarria:
If you are looking for high quality, plastic surgery, you will find that Doctor Chavarria is one of the foremost cosmetic surgeons in the Americas. In fact, Doctor Chavarria is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, ASAPS.
However, high quality cosmetic surgery does not mean high prices, especially when you use the services provided by Medical Tours Costa Rica. By using our services, you will find that plastic and reconstructive surgery prices are only a fraction of what is usually charged in the United States, Canada, and Europe for a similar procedure.
Education and Training:
General Medicine: Autonomous University of Central America, San José, Costa Rica.
General Surgery: University of Costa Rica, Hospital San Juan de Dios.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: National Autonomous University of Mexico, Hospital General de Mexico.
Certified by the Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates, USA, 1990.
Doctor Chavarria has been a professor of surgery at the Universidad de Ibero América since May, 1998. He has also been a profesor of surgery at the Universidad de Ciencias Médicas, “Andres Vesalio Guzmán,” since 2002.
At this time, he performs plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery at Clinica Biblica Hospital, Hospital Mexico (in San Jose) and the National Rehabilitation center in San José, Costa Rica.
Continuous Medical Education and training:
II National Medical Congress, San José, Costa Rica, November-December 1992.
Lip and Cleft Palate Clinic, Guanajuato, Mexico, October, 1994.
XXVI National Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Puebla, Mexico.
X Actualization in Burned Patient procedures and XV National Congress Mexican Burns Association. Veracruz, April 1995.
International Symposium on Breast Reconstruction. Mexico City, October 1996.
Symposium: Inheritance and Cancer. Mexico City, October 1996.
Symposium: Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Mexico City, October 1996.
Pretest course for residents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery, January 1997.
I Glycolic Acid Peeling Seminar, Neostrata, August, 1997. San José, Costa Rica.
Course in Plastic Surgery. Costa Rican Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery, June 1998.
Facial Aesthetic and Body Contouring Course. Costa Rican Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery, July-August 1998.
III Aesthetic Surgery Course “Dr. Jose M. Arguedas Soto”, May 1999.
Breast Reconstruction Course. Academic Foundation of the Iberolatinamerican Federation of Plastic Surgery.
Expositor in Postgraduate Course in General Surgery. Management of Burns. Physician College of Costa Rica, April 2003.
Expositor in Plastic Surgery Symposium. Management of Basal Cell Carcinoma. Hospital Clinica Biblica, May 2003.
Expositor in IV Central American Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Breast Augmentation, June 2003.
Expositor in IV Costa Rican Rehabilitation Medicine Congress. Tendon Transfer in Cerebral Palsy, May 2004.
Participant in Plastic Surgery Symposium. Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Association, December 2005.
Participant in “Corporal Contouring Techniques”. Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Association, February 2006.
Participant in the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 18th Congress. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2006.
Participant in Plastic Surgery Symposium. American Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Francisco, USA, 2006.
Doctor Chavarria’s Publications:
Doctor Chavarria’s Publications are in Spanish, but you can use Google translate
Daño muscular por isquemia y repercusión repetidas. “Problemática del análisis histopatológico” En Cirugía Plástica, (Muscle damage by repeated ischemia and reperfusion. “Problems of histopathological analysis” in Plastic Surgery)Vol 5, Num 3, 1995 pp 92-95.
Isquemia y repercusión repetidas en el músculo serrato de rata. En Revista médica del Hospital General de Mexico (Repeated ischemia and reperfusion in the rat serratus. In Medical Journal of Hospital General de Mexico). Vol 58, Num 3, 1995 pp. 112-117.
Utilización de Colgajo escapular para la reconstrucción de la mandíbula. Reporte de un caso. En Acta Médica Costarricense (Using scapular flap for reconstruction of the mandible. A case report. In Costa Rican Medical Act).
Ulceras por presión: Manejo quirúrgico en pacientes de un Centro Nacional de Rehabilitación durante el período de Agosto 1997 a Agosto 1999. En Cirugía Plástica Iberolatinoamericana (Pressure Ulcers: Surgical management in patients of a National Rehabilitation Center during the period August 1997 to August 1999. In Ibero-American Plastic Surgery). 28: 63-68. Enero, Feb, marzo 2002.
Reconstrucción mamaria con colgajo recto abdominal: Reporte de los primeros 15 casos. En Acta Médico Costarricense (Breast reconstruction with rectus abdominis flap: Report of the first 15 cases. In Costa Rican Medical Act). Vol 44, N1, Jan-Mar 2002. Third Prize for the best scientific article during 2002.
Doctor Chavarria’s Affiliations:
Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, ASAPS.
Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, ISAPS.
Member of the Association of Residents and exresidents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Fernando Ortiz Monasterio.
Associate Professor Postgraduate Program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. University of Costa Rica.
Member of the Association of Plastic Surgery of the Mexico General Hospital.
Member of the Costa Rican Association in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
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